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SPIDER-CALACA Poster Comic by javierhernandez SPIDER-CALACA Poster Comic by javierhernandez
New Poster Comic for March:

THE SPIDER-CALACA

One of my CALACAS FOR JUSTICE characters. Mash-ups of Dia de Los Muertos calacas and classic superhero archetypes. (I won't specify WHICH archetypes, naturally!)

If you want to read a little more about the Spider-Calaca and the other CALACAS OF JUSTICE, check out my blog [link]
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L-gwasawn Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
This is my first time seeing some calaca characters of yours and a mexican spider-man version look really awesome, especially the humor. Lol...
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javierhernandez Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Professional Artist
Thanks. And I'm glad the comic gave you a laugh!

And I have a few more Calacas to share with everyone... Stay tuned!
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MarshallPlex Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
great work man! Love the color pallette and cartooning! I really hope you release these as a book! I will definitely purchase!
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javierhernandez Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Professional Artist
Yes, my comic was a lesson for the kids of the world: What's worse than failing?

Never getting a chance to prove yourself!!

Thanks!
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Comickpro Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Haha poor Spider-Calaca! He didn’t even get to do anything XD I love the expression on his face in the last panel too...he likes scorning his bad luck but also kinda embarrassed. Great work!
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javierhernandez Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Professional Artist
Thanks, Luis. Working on a humor story is so much fun. (As you know!) There's a liberating freedom to it, but at the same time, you're walking a tightrope regarding hoping you're being funny and not too lame. At least for me.
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LuisEscobar Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Professional Filmographer
I second what the comments above said. I love this. I especially like that it's a humor comic. It's such a fun goofy style. And it falls under parody so you're safe to boot.
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javierhernandez Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Professional Artist
Hmm, for some reason, as of this minute, the revised art file I uploaded doesn't seem to have taken effect yet. Is there a delay with DeviantArt regarding edits? It's been 10 minutes and the new file isn't visible yet.

I'll check back later in the day.....
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javierhernandez Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Professional Artist
Jason and Jose, thank you, sirs!

Coming a month after The Wake, it was really fun to let loose with a humor strip. And who don't love calacas?!

Jas: Sometimes, as you put it, things just work out perfect. Professor Pulpo should give a certain 8-limbed corporate character a run for his money!

Thanks to Mr. Gonzalexx, I've fixed a typo! And I also gave the colors a slightly darker, richer hue. Normally I don't like to go George Lucas and tinker with a project once it's done, but I felt a little adjustment just makes it look better, without changing the fundamental aspect of the comic.
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gonzalexx1 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
I love this "world" you created, man. And the funny style rocks. This has great potential. Great stuff, Jav. Best of luck with the Calacas!
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jasinmartin Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Professional
Wow Javi, you've outdone yourself!
By far my fave poster comic yet!!!

Not only are the art/colors lookin good, there's some really inspired things going on here (beyond the Calacas For Justice, and Spider-Calaca, which you already know I love)!!
Vic Ventura??!! Nice!!!
Professor Pulpo (I can't believe the Spanish works out so well in your favor!!!), and to have him have skeleton, sorry, calaca arms coming off his head/skull?!? Genius!!!
And poor Vic, he's an even worse crimefighter than his corporate comics counterpart!!!!
Well played!

Can't wait for more Calacas For Justice, and more poster comics!!!
Is it April yet?
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