Archive for ‘Motorcycle Art’

October 16, 2020

Logan

Blade Sharpening

– X-Man Wolverine sharpens his retractable claws whilst speeding along the highway. The black Triumph Bonneville provides Weapon X with transportation. Illustration by Adi Granov.

October 10, 2020

Orange Streak

Seven

– Cool illustration of a cafe’d Triumph Bonneville under a turquoise backdrop.

October 8, 2020

The Biz

Drokk!

Dynamic composition depicting PSI Judge Anderson riding her Lawmaster through a Gotham quadrant of Mega City One with The Batman on pillion. Cape battering in the wind. Dredd scowls ominously. Art by Simon Bisley.

September 19, 2020

After Akira

Manga Anime Inspiration

Quick sketch of a Tiger and it’s rider in Shōtarō Kaneda style from the cult Japanese Akira film.

August 27, 2020

Sun & Tiger

Feline Fun

– Entertaining graphic of some striped cool cat ripping over the rugged font of the Triumph logo.

August 18, 2020

The Daily Star

Newspaper Strip

Back in the eighties there was a comic strip drawn by the extremely talented Ron Smith of the judicial escapades of Judge Dredd; lawman of Nega City One from 2000AD, now heading into its fifth decade of publication. The strip appeared weekly in the Daily Star newspaper allowing the commoner to delve into the classic character and his world. Ron’s ink work is pure perfection and his representation of Joe renowned. This quick story published in late October 1981 is about the capabilities of a Judge’s motorcycle.

August 15, 2020

Atomic Bacterial Chemical

A.B.C.

A classic of early eighties British comic book stories was the droids of Ro-Busters and ABC Warriors. One of the horde was Deadlock the Grand Wizard of the Knights Martial, an order of robot mystics of unknown origin who are worshippers of the god Khaos, the embodiment of chaos. This cover art of a collection of strips is an awesome graphic piece depicting one of the Martian War storylines. A chopper tearing along Valles Marineris looks the part.

August 13, 2020

Howay Kettle!

Cuppa!

Sometimes just a simple brew is all you need.

July 13, 2020

World of Wheels

Comic Book Adventures

Sixties pulp motorcycle magazine covers. If it’s two wheeled, goes breakneck fast, is dangerous shenanigans then it’ll be in these publications.

July 2, 2020

John ‘n’ Tom

One man and his cat

– wonderful imagined future of the mischievous Calvin and his sardonic pet tiger Hobbes on an adventurous escapade. The flights of fancy Calvins imagination drew the pair of them into are legendary in Bill Watterson’s strip published in worldwide newspapers between 1985 and 1995.

June 17, 2020

Ink Sketch

Pure ‘n’ Simple

Just love this black ink sketch of a lass and her vintage Triumph motorcycle. I’m going to give this spare graphic look a go.

June 1, 2020

Conceptual Cycle

LawMaster

sketch of Judge Dredd’s mode of transportation across Mega City One. This one by the hand of BIZ (Simon Bisley). A variation of the original Carlos Ezquerra concept.

May 31, 2020

Biz

The Adventure of Johnny Biker

In the late eighties comics evolved from pen and ink drawing to full blown painted illustration blowing the mind of impressionable readers. One of the greats at this effort was British artist Simon Bisley who transformed: the ABC Warriors; Slaine with his Hornéd God series; Dredd & Batman graphic novel; Lobo; and this one from 1992’s Dredd Megazine. a combination of fantasy artist Frank Frazetta; secessionists Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele; and Marvel Comic artist Bill Sienkiewicz.

May 27, 2020

He is The Law

Prog 1

The first time we were introduced to Joe Dredd. He was storming out of the comic page on his Lawmaster. 2000ad 26th February 1977

May 16, 2020

How well do I know my motorcycle?

Knowledge is Power!