Anubis vs Beerus

Here's a mock-up of Anubis and Beerus, the god of death and the god of destruction. When I first started promoting my comic Anubis: Dog of Death at the end of October last year, I got an interesting comment on Instagram. The commenter felt that our Anubis (in his god form) looked a lot like... Continue Reading →

The Art of John Barry Ballaran

Incandescent Priest John Barry Ballaran is a 2D digital artist based in the Philippines, specializing in drawing and painting character art. Dark Souls, 'Prepare To Die' He has worked as an in-house artist for several studios in the past, with jobs ranging from creating background art for games; animating sprites; designing logos; arranging wedding album... Continue Reading →

Making Vertical Comics

I recently started sharing Anubis: Dog of Death on Line Webtoon, an internet comic portal. We got a lot of praise, but there was one thing they wanted us to change about the comic. They wanted us to make it vertical. The idea would be that we could space the comic out by separating and... Continue Reading →

Anubis Concept Art

These are some early pieces of concept art for the main character of Anubis: Dog of Death.   In Ancient Egypt, people often associated Anubis with jackals, due to their penchant for scavenging the meat of corpses in the graveyards, so John made our Anubis look much more like a jackal than most representations of the... Continue Reading →

The Doctor VS Anubis

This is the story about how the main character in Anubis: Dog of Death started out as a minor villain in my unmade 'Doctor Who' comic books. -   In the summer of 2016, I contacted the artist John Barry Ballaran, to order a painting for my girlfriend for Christmas. It would portray David Bowie... Continue Reading →

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