Is Marvel’s new LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS miniseries an homage to WE3? The miniseries will be written by Chris Eliopoulous.
NC: I just know Frog Thor’s in it. That makes me happy.
CE: Lockjaw, the aforementioned Frog Thor or Throg, Redwing, Falcon’s bird, Lockheed, Niels, Speedball’s cat, who now goes by Hairball, Zabu and perhaps the most underappreciated animal in the Marvel U–Ms. Lion.
NRAMA: From an artistic standpoint, does the notion of creating a comic filled with animals pose any unique challenges? For example, did it require a lot of extra reference work?
NC: We initially thought life-drawing would be the way to go. But we brought a parrot in the office and it pooped on Ralph Macchio’s head. So we decided to draw from pictures off the internet after that.