Monday, April 12, 2010
The Guardians - Nanook
The next promo pinup for Johnny Canuck and the Guardians of the Northern Light, Nanook is one of only a few original characters in the series. The book is mostly a re-imagining of the forgotten superheroes of Canada's comic book Golden Age, but Nanook has no 1940s counterpart and stands on her own. So, she was created by Templeton and Cutler I guess. That's pretty neat.
Nanook's a snow elemental, a powerful Inuit deity who possesses the body of a mild-mannered government agent Thor-style, and has the ability to summon a... well, maybe I won't say, but it's awesome.
I should probably mention these garish little logos I've been doing are by no means official, it's just me trying to learn Illustrator for fun or profit.