Whilce Portacio


The X-Men's Bishop Was Based On

The X-Men's Bishop Was Based On Efren 'Bata' Reyes

Created by Whilce Portacio and John Byrne for Uncanny X-Men #282, published in 1991, Bishop was a time-travelling mutant from the future with a mission Yes, another one And while he has been portrayed as a black character, he was originally intended by Portacio to be Filipino in ethnic origin.Well at the Supermanila comic book[...]

Whilce Portacio Covers Killers for Valiant Pre-Order Bundle

Whilce Portacio Covers Killers for Valiant Pre-Order Bundle

For readers who pre-order Killers #1-5, they will not only get trade paperback style bonus content with each issue, but also exclusive variant covers for each one by superstar artist Whilce Portacio, fresh off his stint drawing the hit comic Major X at Marvel.To get in on this sweet Portacio action, readers must pre-order the[...]

Rob Liefeld's Huge X-Men Crossover Revealed? Major X Starts in April

And the X-Men are his first targets. Brent Peebles will illustrate Major X #2, and after that, Marvel says Whilce Portacio will "join the creative team."Here's what Liefeld himself had to say about it: This has been a very long time coming I did two-and-a-half years on NEW MUTANTS and X-FORCE, and we had a great time,[...]

x-o manowar Pre-Order Coupon

Juan José Ryp Joins X-O Manowar in September, Plus a Preorder Bundle with Exclusive Whilce Portacio Covers

A press release from Valiant provides more details: Released monthly from September 2018 through December 2018, each PRE-ORDER EDITION comes packed with trade paperback-style extras and bonus content, including creator commentary, behind-the-scenes looks at the creation of the comics, process character designs and artwork, and first looks at upcoming issues – plus exclusive covers by Whilce[...]

A Few DC Comics Covers For July, From Jenny Frison, Amanda Conner, Jill Thompson And More

BONE Cover by AMANDA CONNERJUSTIC LEAGUE #24 Written by Dan Abnett Art by Ian Churchill Cover by Paul Pelletier, Sandra HopeNIGHTWING #24 Written by TIM SEELEY Art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA and MINKYU JUNG Cover by PAUL RENAUD Variant cover by CASEY JONESSUICIDE SQUAD #21 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by GUZ VAZQUEZ Variant cover by WHILCE PORTACIOACTION COMICS #983 Written by DAN JURGENS Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC and[...]


The Image Revolution Is Available To Stream For Free On Amazon Prime, Hoopla

Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Ser Robert Liefeld, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, Whilce Portacio, and Jim Valentino left the books they were drawing at Marvel, created new characters that for the most part looked suspiciously similar to the ones they were drawing at Marvel, and ended up creating what is today the third largest comic book[...]

Keeping Comics In Comic Conventions – A Chat With Martha Donato Of NJCE

Among the artists participating are Jeff Shulz, Andy Smith, Rick Leonardi, Travis Hanson, Tony Harris, Whilce Portacio, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez, and Colleen Doran 100% of the proceeds will go towards the Hero Initiative, and attendees will need to bring CASH! Any unsold art will be auctioned off online after the Expo closes.DW: And now the[...]

Whilce Portacio Covers Pacific Rim: Tales From The Drift

Image Comics co-founder Whilce Portacio has done a variant cover for the first issue of Legendary Comics new series Pacific Rim: Tales From The Drift The series, based on the Guillermo del Toro film, will be written by Joshua Fialkov and drawn by Marcos Marz The issue goes on sale November 4th and will have[...]

This Week, Ben 10 Met A Rob Liefeld Version Of Himself

There's the Rob Liefeld Cable shoulder pads, Rob Liefeld Shatterstar face mask, Jim Lee Warblade claws and Gambit floppy hair over the top of masks, and Whilce Portacio Iron Man vents, in this week's episode of Ben 10, he comes up against the nineties excess of comic books, as he meets those responsible for his[...]

Image Co-Founder Setting Up Manila Studio And Is Looking For Artists

Image comics co-founder Whilce Portacio is putting together a new brick-and-mortar teaching/working art studio in Manila, Phillippines and he's putting out a talent search The search is going to run through out the month of March but he is looking for people to work at the location in Manila You can send submissions to whilcestudio@gmail.com[...]

Fake Wizard Spawn Sketches, Not By Todd McFarlane And Whilce Portacio

There have been a rash of very poorly executed "rough drafts" of the Wizard Magazine  #205 cover by Whilce Portacio and Todd McFarlane, with equally offensively bad McFarlane signatures on eBay.Firstly "sickbreed" sells one for $99.So why not relist another one for a minimum for $149.99Then "bobbybacon2336" sells one for $25.Then "t_lucky817" sells another for[...]

Images From Wake Up And Draw For Jack Kirby

Today would have been Jack Kirby's 96th Birthday. To honor the King, the Hero Initiative put together Wake Up And Draw, an event where artist simply draw an image with Kirby in mind and post it on Twitter with the hashtage #wakeupanddraw… The images will then be collected at one place to see and eventually auctioned […]

Being Non-Human – Talking To Whilce And Glen

I asked creators Glen Brunswick and Whilce Portacio a few bits and pieces inbetween panels.Whilce, congratulations on receiving an Inkpot award this year in San Diego, is it in a place of pride in your home?WHILCE: It's on the living room display table alongside my grade school girls numerous academic school awards, it’s the shiniest one...Glen's a[...]

Now Image Comics Has Their Own Comic Con Just Down The Road

what would it be like to have all that attention for yourself?The Image Expo is a comic book convention specialising in creator owned comics, and specifically those of Image Comics, being held in late February at the Oakland Convention Center, California on the last three-day-weekend in February, just down the Grove Shaftner Freeway from their[...]