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This weekend, I'll be attending the BigWow Comics Fest on May 17-18, represents my first (non-San Diego) con appearance in California in a very, very long time! If you'll be at the show, feel free to drop by and say hi! General Big WOW info here: www.bigwowcomicfest.com/

I'll be set up at Table 421H for all your signing, sketching and saying-hi needs. No panels, no shenanigans, just two days of straight behind-the-table time, guaranteed! Here's the Big WOW floor map: www.bigwowcomicfest.com/exhibi… As you can see, my table's position in the hall is "back, and to the left... back, and to the left," a la Oliver Stone's JFK.

While I'll bring at least one full of Empowered volumes and one-shots, I'll mainly have a healthy supply of my 2011 sketchbook Empowered: Extra Sketchiness on hand, in case you never snagged a copy. Some images from the 28-page book:
 EMPOWERED+NINJETTE hi-contrast by AdamWarren EMPOWERED's vorppy Emp by AdamWarren Ridd1e's EMPOWERED cosplay by AdamWarren

Note that rikki , the ace cosplayer upon whom the third pic above is based, will be attending the show as well! Alas, she won't be wearing her Emp costume this time around...
Empowered by Riddle1

I'll also be hauling along original art of various sorts, from cheap roughs to cover art to that one giant clump of Dirty Pair vellum-based inks that no one ever wants to buy, alas. Plus, who knows, I might be taking on some sweet commissions while I'm there! (Or, if no interest is afoot, slaving away at the script for the Airwolf/ Knight Rider crossover I'm currently writing for Lion Forge Comics.) Wheeeee!

-AW
  • Listening to: COMEDY BANG BANG (podcast)
  • Reading: BATTLE ANGEL ALITA: LAST ORDER; REAMDE
  • Watching: THE RETURNED
  • Playing: ODIN SPHERE yet again
  • Eating: King's Spicy Kimchi
  • Drinking: Aitch Two Oh, yo

What's your opinion on the ornately verbose speech patterns of EMPOWERED's Caged Demonwolf? 

56%
1,137 deviants said Pour it on, baby! To paraphrase Billy Idol: "Too much Demonwolf is not enough."
33%
657 deviants said As long as the Sin-Sensing Celestial's vocabularily rococo rants are deployed in moderation, I can deal
8%
159 deviants said A little (VERY little) of him goes a long way, as the Blazing-Eyed Devilgoat's ultra-alliterative, thesaurus-abusing dialogue often hurts my brain
3%
65 deviants said Other (clarify in Comments below)

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Adam Warren
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United States
Current Residence: Out in the boondocks (cue the howling coyotes in the distance)
Favourite genre of music: Whatever just popped up on "shuffle"
Favourite photographer: The Hubble Space Telescope, Jeanloup Sieff
Favourite style of art: Whatever works, baby
Operating System: Windows 7 (with its surprisingly solid speech-recognition software, BTW)
MP3 player of choice: 5th gen Nano (despite the remarkably annoying "Shake" feature, which I finally disabled)
Shell of choice: Adamantium, just like my (robo)dawg Ultron's
Favourite cartoon character: Kei and Yuri, natch
Personal Quote: "Whuuuut?" -Cloud Strife, ever-so-sensitively replying to Tifa
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Crithim Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
so going to comic con this year
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Divals Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to ask, but I dread the answer... is Emp Superdead?
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Hersiali Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
I need ask a question but are anime characters stronger then Comic book ones...  
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RaptorRed79 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
Greetings Mr. Adam Warren  I just wanted to say thank you for the awesome work you have done in your Empowered series.  I have been collecting it ever since I discovered it at an anime con I was at a couple of years back. 

I had not even thought to look to see if you where on Devianart until I came across a piece by :icondarkereve: who had done a tribute piece to your work on The Dirt Pair, another awesome series that I really need to find and read.   I look forward to future Empowered high jinks and wanted to say  Thank you for creating an Awesome Comic series.I salute you! 
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Dr-Sleep Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014
Big fan of Empowered and have all the volumes and one shots. The latest "internal Medicine", however, is a disappointment. The color art by Brandon Graham is horrible. It looks like something an elementary school art student might churn out. The black and white was as good as always, but the color was a real let down.
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KiteBoy1 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Adam! How's it going for you? :) :wave:
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MeftYagami Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Lastima que en mi pais es bastante dificil conseuir tu trabajo, y más en mi idioma, pero aun asi me da gusto saber que puedo disfrutar de tu arte asi como parte de tu trabajoAKCat-ball (Acchi kocchi) AKCat-yawn (Acchi kocchi) 
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Orinknight Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ordered vol 8 of empowered as an intro to the series, i love it, now I want more volumes!!
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1800madness Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

I love Empowered.  To me, I see a great, emotional story about the life of a real hero, truly uncensored.  You took Emp from a fetish pin up, ant turned her into something real, and honest.  In an interview, you said that Emp, in real life, would be a whiney person, too insecure, and in constant need for attention.  I don't agree.  Because I think that if Emp could have gotten the outfit she wanted, instead of the fedx envelope from the sky, she would be the best hero in you're world.  But the suit renders her all but nude.  Exposed to all.  At the end of the day, nobody really wants that, except the people who are paid for it. 

 

  Poor Emp cant seam to catch a break.  And I can already see how her whole world is going to crash down upon her.  But, I hope that dose not happen, even if, it is going to. 

 

  I'm not going to lie, either.  I have cried over a few things in Empowered.  That, really, dose not happen, at all.  But, this is 1800madness, and all he dose is fetish work.  And unfinished projects.  "Yea Me!"

 

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bookdriver Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
I got a lot of attention for the Battle Chasers pencil layout since your tweet. I've put up scans for my Gen 13 Magical Drama Queen Roxy layouts today. 

I was on my way to Seattle for Emerald City already and just saw they announced Kenichi Sonoda will be there, too. Hope he will be doing some drawing there. 
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