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And then I realized I was making Mario Kart fan fiction (comic inking, etc. crits?)
So I've recently been working on a fun little project with some friends that's sort of Mario Kart-as-Mortal Kombat, born of a weekend playing Mario Kart and watching Mortal Kombat. It was a "kool" weekend (eh, eh?)
The idea was to write bits for each character leading up to the kart tournament; while the others are writing prose, I figured it would be a good opportunity to try drawing a comic. Thing is, I'm really not a visual artist-- but I always wanted to try and create a comic. So: I came here, read some of the inking links in the tutorial thread, bought some pens and kinda winged it. Here are the first two pages:
Note: The overall tone is supposed to be pretty hammy and overly dramatic (hence things like toad's stubble/sunglasses, Lakitu smoking, the dialogue).
Thoughts? Is the action clear?
Some things I've noticed myself are the perspective getting wonky at times, and my not really knowing how to best represent folds in Toad's jacket.