“Dr. Strange” (4) 12 p 19 (December 2016)

Dr. Strange (4) 12 p 19 (December 2016)
by Chris Bachalo (1965-) and Victor Olazaba
12 x 17 in., ink on paper
Coppola Collection

In the olden days, the penciled page was physically handed (in the studio) or shipped to the inker, and the combined work appeared on the same physical page.

These days, everyone works from home and communicates electronically. The pencil artist can scan and send a high-resolution copy of the penciled page, and the inker can print it out in blueline format (light blue does not photocopy or can be easily eliminated during scanning) for inking. So there are two original art pages: the penciled and the blueline-inked.

“Blood in the Aether: Chapter One”

Doctor Strange is on the brink of death, his magic nearly depleted. And Baron Mordo is about the return to take advantage of that.


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