Hail and welcome, Amiculi!
I thought I'd share some more of the progress from the first volume, including posters and prints from the book that I'm inclined to think might be fun to offer for general consumption at a later date. You can be the judge!
Also, below is some new page art of Page 30 from the book, one of my absolute favorite pages so far:
More to come! It's been awhile since I've done a new "Roman Debauchery Fun Fact"; maybe that'll be in the next post as a change of pace.
More to come!
We are one-third of the way through lettering for Volume One, and the pages are looking great!
As a taste, here are the completed Pages 21 and 28! More news to come!
Just wanted to show the inks for my favorite Amiculus images so far, and to introduce an element, if not a character, that plays a big part in Romulus's story, and his psyche: The Statue.
This foreboding sculpture was based in part on the statue of Augustus at the Porta Prima, but the feel of him was based on the Colossus of Barletta, depicting an unknown late Roman emperor. You'll see why I chose it as the model for a menacing figure:
Right now, it's probably all a little abstract without color, lettering, etc., but without giving too much away, I have a feeling it will be one of the most intriguing parts of the book.
Travis Horseman is a writer, actor, and an incurable graphic novel junkie. His love of comic books, theater and classical history have largely driven the course of his life, and he is doing his darnedest to unite them in Amiculus: A Secret History.