Whilce Portacio Archives

Bad Idea Trying To Get All Image Comics Founders To Follow Rob Liefeld
Jim Valentino, we loved The Last Shadowhawk and need more! Whilce Portacio, you and Brian need to keep doing Bishop, Legends wasn't enough! Marc Silvestri, that new Batman book is insanely gorgeous! Erik Larsen, we're Dragon for life You're all so cool." Okay, so… Jim Lee is exclusive to Warner Bros as President and CCO of[...]
Whilce Portacio Returns To Bishop For X-Men Legends, Credits
Previously stated as being created by Whilce Portacio and John Byrne for Uncanny X-Men #282, and published in 1991, Bishop was a time-travelling mutant from the future with a mission And while he has been portrayed as a black character, he was originally intended by Portacio to be Filipino in origin Portacio stated that he was specifically inspired by[...]
Free SDCC Poster For Those Who Kickstart Whilce Portacio's Stone Omnibus
The plan was for the Kickstarter for Whilce Portacio's Stone Omnibus to launch today, on Black Friday But you know what they say about the best-laid plans On Thursday, when setting up the Kickstarter for the book that would collect the original Stone series with tons of additional material, someone at Anomaly Productions pressed the[...]
Whicle Portacio Joins Marvel's Voices: Identity
Whilce Portacio time! Marvel's Voices: Identity #1 was solicited with artists "Marcus To, Jason Loo, Creees Lee, Lynne Yoshii, and more." That has now been updated to read "Jason Loo, Mashal Ahmed, Whilce Portacio, Marcus To" and delayed a little until August the 25th For a comic book celebrating the work of Asian American and[...]
Rob Liefeld To Ink Larry Hama &Be Inked By Kevin Eastman & Neal Adams
Rob Liefeld's final issue of Snake Eyes: Deadgame, issue 5 published by IDW, will see guest artists inking his work on the series, including Kevin Eastman, Ryan Ottley, Eric Canete, Karl Kerschl, Neal Adams, Jerry Ordway, Whilce Portacio, Karl Kesel, Art Thibert, Philip Tan, Dan Panosian, Dan Fraga, Ed Piskor, Marat Mychaels, Jim Rugg, Tom Scioli,[...]
J Scott Campbell's Rogue/Psyclock Tops $15K For Hero Charity Auction
Scott Campbell/David Nakayama art featuring Rogue and Psylocke of the X-Men has just hit $15,100 after 42 bids. Hero Initiative Charity Auction While the Matt Wagner/Tim Sale Spider-Man/Green Goblin jam original art is doing pretty well at $3,839.89 after 39 bids. Hero Initiative Charity Auction There's a lot of love for the Mike McKone/Tom Raney Green Lantern/Sinestro watercolour pieces[...]
The X-Men's Bishop Was Based On
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
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
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 CONNER JUSTIC LEAGUE #24 Written by Dan Abnett Art by Ian Churchill Cover by Paul Pelletier, Sandra Hope NIGHTWING #24 Written by TIM SEELEY Art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA and MINKYU JUNG Cover by PAUL RENAUD Variant cover by CASEY JONES SUICIDE SQUAD #21 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by GUZ VAZQUEZ Variant cover by WHILCE PORTACIO ACTION 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 $149.99 Then "bobbybacon2336" sells one for $25. Then "t_lucky817" sells another for[...]
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
You can see the thinking, sat at the Image Comics booth at a variety of comic conventions across North America… all that travelling, all that fuss, all that money – and then you have to share attention with Marvel, DC, Twilight, Robert Downey Jr… what would it be like to have all that attention for[...]