More sketchy goodness

Best bud John Hartwell has taken up the challenge and agreed to try doing up a Sketch of the Week every Friday. You can find his artistic postings on Facebook right here every Friday. John has illustrated numerous RPG books for the likes of Iron Crown Enterprises, HERO Games, Steve Jackson Games, and more. He's a righteous rock-and-roll illustrating stud, so show him some lovin'.

He's also posted a challenge:

Alright, time for a little geek trivia with the Sketch of the Week. First person to identify this old school Marvel character gets...well...a hearty slap on the back and a bucket o' geek pride.

(Hint, his dastardly plans were foiled by a certain foursome who are, quite frankly, fantastic.)

And the image is:

6 Responses to More sketchy goodness

  1. Steve M. says:

    Wow, old school is right. Would that happen to be Kurrgo, the Master of Planet X?

  2. John says:

    Boom! Well done! That is indeed, Kurrgo, Master of Planet X!

    One of the more oddball, off-the-cuff characters that I think Kirby ever created. I took my reference from FF #7, though I understand he made an appearance a few years later in another Marvel magazine. I can almost see Kirby banging the pages out over a weekend, Stan Lee throwing in some dialogue according to the King’s notes, it’s sent off to the printer and neither of them ever think of the character again. Clearly, he hasn’t been missed.

  3. coyote says:

    great sketch man

  4. Connor S. says:

    … What the f***? lol

  5. The Imp says:

    Looks like an anthropomorphic Tribble…

  6. spidercow2010 says:

    Puny humans! You all mock Kurrgo now, but when the space armada arrives from Planet X, you will feel his wrath! WHERE WILL YOUR TAUNTS BE THEN?