Who?

bitcoin hong kong regulation Come on now. It's Nick freaking Pitarra! Freelance illustrator extraordinair and part time student. You can currently check out my work in Marvel's Astonishing Tales. Feel free to leave comments and feedback on anything you see below. Thanks for stopping by!

2/23/09







bitcoin hk We recently finished up the KATIE THE CRIME FIGHTER proposal. Here's the cover and another page, with the old images. I really enjoyed working on this, Jeremy Johnson has been a great collaborated and has wrote a great little story. And the incredible Mike Birkhofer and his wonderful colors just make these pages shine.

2/10/09




bitcoin trading platform hong kong Issue 1 of Astonishing Tales came out last week! Here's a few black and white pages by me from the story. I'm going to hold off on posting anything else until the story concludes (you got to go buy it to check out the rest)!

1/28/09


I just saw the article for the digital release for Part 2 of Astonishing Tales - MOJOWORLD up at Marvel! Very cool. Again...slick colors by Nathan Fairbairn.

12/28/08



I just saw my art work on Marvel's front page ticker thingy! They even put together a cover of sorts for the digital release of the title. So freaking cool. Yeah I'm a dork and screen captured the ticker. Here's the article.

11/19/08

ASTONISHING TALES #1

ASTONISHING TALES #1
Written by C.B. CEBULSKI, DANIEL MERLIN GOODBREY,CHRIS SEQUERA, & JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by KENNETH ROQUEFORT, LOU KANG, CHEW CHAN,NICK PITARRA, and JONATHAN HICKMAN
Wraparound Cover by KENNETH ROQUEFORT
Variant Cover by MARC SILVESTRI
The Marvel Universe is about to get even more astonishing with this anthology that delivers super-sized thrills every month! First up, fan-fave C.B. Cebulski and superstar Ken Roquefort (Madame Mirage) get gritty with a no-holds-barred Wolverine/Punisher tale you have to see to believe! You like Iron Man? GOOD! We've got a double dose of the Iron Avenger as Tony Stark and Arno Stark, Iron Man of the year 2020, headline two tales of corporate and high-tech intrigue. Finally, Cannonball and Sunspot of the New Mutants get sucked into the wildest adventure of their short lives when they spend their summer vacation in...MOJOWORLD!!40 PGS./Rated T+ ...$3.99

My first professional comic work just got solicited! I'm teaming up with creative madman Jonathan Hickman and colorist extraordinaire Nathan Fairbairn on a super cool Cannonball and Sunspot team-up story(6 parts in all). Mojoworld is never going to be the same! I can't say enough about the work those guys have done, along with editors John Barber and Mike Horwitz. It's been such a wonderful experience. And of course the icing on the cake...this cover by Kenneth Rocafort is freaking BADASS.

10/26/08

The Creature & Frankenstein


Playing around with markers, still not very good with them, but they're fun to use. For this week's TenTon Studio's Sketch Challenge.

9/26/08

FIGHT


A violent panel from a fight I recently drew.

9/5/08

Children's Book Pages!


Another children's book illustration to go along with the bottom two page spread. Wonderful colors by Mike Birkhofer.

8/25/08

HONEST ABE


Just got a WACOM INTUOS3 tablet! I'm going to start working on my Photoshop skills...doodleing , making art edits, learn to flat...and then eventually learn to color. Here's one of my very first sketches on it(obviously I have a long way to go) Abraham Lincoln!

8/15/08

BLAST-OFF!





A spread for a children's book proposal. I tried to bolden up my style and simplify it, I got the "bold" right I think...only the "simple" part didn't stick. But the boldness does distract from the busy detail...so it kind of worked out anyways.

8/13/08

GODZILLA


For the weekly TenTonStudios Sketch Challenge. The craptacular colors are on an overlay.

8/10/08

MOJO



Just got some colors back for my work with MARVEL. I'm super excited to see all of this coming together. Jonathan Hickman has written one very funny story. I'm smiling like an idiot while drawing this stuff and just trying to keep up in the art department. While Nathan Fairbairn is going all out on colors. It's been such a great experience all around...and I can't wait until early next year when this story starts hitting the shelves.

WITH GREAT POWER




I did these samples for Marvel. I got a little imaginative with the script. It said a whale monster is attacking the city. Debris is falling, people looking up in fear,and all that jazz. Some how I figured the whale would be sporting a boat charm bracelette , and thus fishing stuff and a boat would be falling toward the crowd. The real comic is out and is illustrated by the great Tony Harris, WITH GREAT POWER mini-series from Marvel Publishing.

ZERO KILLER











I was oh so close to taking over the last few issues of ZERO KILLER published by Dark Horse Comics,when it went on hiatus early in the year. My prelim work came up short, I penciled and inked both the sequentials in two days...and spent about a week on a bunch of character sheets. The better ones are posted above.

CONMAN











CONMAN is a very cool SciFi/Ultra-Violent SuperHero concept written by Jason Baroody, Penciled and Inked by Me. So far it's only a pitch looking for a home.

6/23/08



Hi I'm Nick, I draw comic books! I'm currently working with Marvel. My work is some what similar to Seth Fisher, Geof Darrow, Frank Quitely, and other Moebius inspired artists. I also love the creative mad genius that is Mike Allred and the master of cartoony energy Arthur Adams. This blog is my baby step before I get an actual website. I'll try and post art and anything interesting here. Big thanks to my pal and collaborator Jason Baroody for setting this bad boy up for me,he's a big sweety (if you know what I mean). If you're interested, you can check out more of my work here...
CrazyCoolArt!

Thanks for viewing!

~nick