Hereís a pair characters (next to be posted in a few) I havenít drawn in quite some time. The inked illo for this, and the next posting, were actually drawn in 2001 but I didnít get around to coloring them till now. I had some time to belt these out and it was great to see these two characters come to life again. Theyíre both part of the Genuaa I.P.I.O. which is the Inter-bloc Private Investigations Organization on the planet Indus and they are both main characters in the next chapter of Theos: Theos Ke Basilea, all of which is primarily set on Indus rather than Polemos. Theyíre both very much classic film noir characters and Basilea will have an even heavier noir vibe than Theos Ke Polemos will. Whatís kinda funny and cool about Louander here is I designed his look all the way back in 1993 and when I began updating him this was the first illo I did to take him into the look and feel of my current style. Some time after looking at an issue of Premier magazine I saw an article about Joaquin Phoenix and seeing the photos of him I was like, damn itís Loander O_O So I have been slightly basing Lou on Joaquin a little since but he always looked this way for the most part.
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