Evan Hayden comics
2021  CG, Wacom, marker, sumi, publisher-provided artwork  manga lettering, book design
  This was a very special project for me. I only get the chance to do a manga project for my friends at Last Gasp every few years, and when I do, it's always something unique. "Unique" is definitely the word to describe Heaven's Door. It's Keiichi Koike's first full book to be released in English, and it's amazing. It's all about trips - time trips, drug trips, death trips, dream trips... Very avant-garde and creative. I used all my lettering tricks on this one and fine-tuned everything like crazy. Lots of hand-drawn text, experimentation with warping dialog text, and a wide variety of sound effects and dialog styles. I wish all my projects could be this fun!

Heaven's Door Extra Works © Keiichi Koike
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  In addition to the lettering, I also handled all the graphic design on this book, inside and out. If you'd like to check that out, it's in the Design section.  



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