Justin Peniston Talks ”Rocket Queen and the Wrench’

Justin Peniston Talks ”Rocket Queen and the Wrench’

Justin Peniston creator of Rocket Queen and the Wrench sat down with Comics Bulletin: “Jason Sacks for Comics Buletin: Rocket Queen has a strong focus on family. That’s obviously an important theme to you. I’m sure it’s obvious why, but I’d love to hear your reasons. Justin Peniston: Well, I’d be lying if I said that family, particularly dysfunctional family, wasn’t a theme in a LOT of what I write. In Over My Dead Body, I revisit the concept of the father-child relationship over and over again (and isn’t that what Frankenstein is really about?). The Family Secret is about a divorced mom trying to raise her kids, at least one of whom yearns for the approval of her father.” Click here for the full...
Jok talks to Comics Bulletin!

Jok talks to Comics Bulletin!

“Jason Sacks for Comics Bulletin: How did you approach creating these characters? Jok: I had the original descriptions from Shon that gave detailed clues about characters’ backgrounds, but just a few hints on physical likeness and features. And it worked perfectly, as this is the way I prefer to approach character designs: psychologically-oriented profiles give me better clues on how they should look and, most importantly, they help me build expressions and body language. Clothing and prop choices are also relevant, of course, (especially with a project like “Big Game Hunters”). But the connection goes beyond outfits and just nicely-drawn people.” Read the entire article...