Comic Art and Works in Progress

This blog is a collection of comics, comic art done by Joe Cisneros, The Martial Artist Comic Book Artist. All characters are copyright their respective owners and are included herein for the purpose of scholarly review.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Bandana Holidays

To every1 who follows my blog, looks at it, twitter peeps, friends and family, Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year! Feliz Navidad y Ano Nuevo! Top Mouse Comics going strong!
thnks to TS, JL, BR, JA, DTC,AM, SBF, DF, RA, JB, DS GC!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

BA Online

Here is a new comic strip, about Bandana Avenger online! Enjoy! Again, Thanks to those who follow my posts, tweets, & use BA Profile pics!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Superman Anger

This was done just as a pencil sketch. I cleaned it up, inked and colored it. Let me know what you think!

Byakuya (Bandana Avenger style)

Here is yet another Bleach in Bandana Avenger style, I did the colors (real simple there are only3 colors) Let me know what you think!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Santa Bandana Avenger

Here for the Holidays is Santa Bandana Avenger! He is wearing a bandana under the Santa hat, believe it! Happy Holidays!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Super Danny

Here is a fun little comic strip I did for Danny. Here it is for the world to see. Let me know what you think!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Renji (bandana avenger style)

Here is a Bleach character renji, drawn in Bandana Avenger style. I had drawn him tiny, and then at Chicago-Con, I did a commissioned sketch of him. This time i made 1 for the blog!

Sunday, November 7, 2010


Here is a drawing of Venom. I did all the colors in marker. Let me know what you think!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Bandana Avenger Tanooki

Here is the last of the Halloween Bandana Avengers. This was the one I messed up and made a Ninja, the head was rounder, and the ink splattered where I was filling it in! It's Bandana Mario Avenger in Tanooki suit!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Fatbecks as Hit Girl

Here is Hit-Girl from the Kick @SS series. Several people asked about her. It's my friend Fatbecks dressed as Hit-Girl, seems appropriate. Let me know what u think!

TMNT Bandana Avenger Gang

Here is another Halloween Bandana Avenger pic. Its some of my friends as Ninja Turtles! Let me know what you think!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Bandana Ninja Avenger

Ok, let me explain, I was trying to draw something else and I kind of messed up, so I changed it completely. It had nothing to do with Martial Arts, but now its Ninja Avenger!
Don't mess with him!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Bandana Avenger Kick & Mist

Here is Bandana Avenger dressed as both Kick A$$ and Red Mist! Thanks to Danny for the suggestion. Enjoy!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Dr.Mid-Nite costume!

Here is my friend Danny from the comic shop. He is gonna get me back for this! He does not like owls, I thought of making him Owl-man, but thought this was funnier! He goes with Starman Bandana Avenger (JSA thing)! Enjoy!

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Bandana Avenger Starman

Here is Bandana Avenger dressed as Starman, the "cool" one! Another one of my personal favorites! Let me know what you think!

Friday, October 8, 2010

T Slice as Spidey

This is my writer/colorist (he did not color this, I did) Timbo Slice, dressed as Spidey. I'll try to get a bunch of these type of drawings up!

Bandana Avenger Iron Fist

Yeah! Bandana Avenger as Iron Fist, i think it works! One of my favorites. Let me know what other characters Bandana Avenger should dress as.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Bandana Avenger Spawn

For Halloween I will post several "costumed" Bandana Avenger pics, here he is as Spawn. Let me know if you think he is scary!

Friday, October 1, 2010


Hey every1, here is @SfxPryde (follow her on twitter), as a Bandana Avenger character, she is holding a copy of Nemeton, as should all of you! She was dressed as Kitty Pryde this past Wizard World.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Dr. Mickey Strange Mouse

Here is another Disney/Marvel mash-up! I was thinking what if Mickey was the True Sorcerer Supreme? Well now he is! Let me know what you think!

Friday, September 10, 2010

Iron Man

This was my 1st attempt in drawing Iron Man and Timbo Slice's 1st attempt coloring metallic armor. I think it looks cool, but there is always room for improvement!

Monday, September 6, 2010

Green Goblin

Here is the Green Goblin, the colors don't pop, like i wanted them to, (scanner settings?) anyway, his pose is cool. Let me know what you think!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Bandana Avenger Star Wars

Here is a comic I did for my colorist and his friends. Thanks to Timbo Slice, Sarah, and Josh! Enjoy, and yes colors by Timbo Slice.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Bandana Avenger Japan

Here is a new look Bandana Avenger. he is representing Japan this month and to stick with MMA, he is wearing a Pride FC T-shirt! What up!

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Hollow Ichigo (Bleach)

At Chicago-Con, one thing that caught lots of looks were my bleach drawings. Here is a sketch that I did during the con, i thought it looked tough, let me know.

X-Force X-23

Here is an X-23 I did to be used in the colored sketch book, that me and Timbo Slice put out at this years Chicago-Comic-Con. This is the inked version.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Bandana Avenger Brasil

Since it is the start of a new month I decided to change Bandana Avenger, he was patriotic last month, and celebrated Cinco de Mayo before! Now he reps 1 of his fave fighters Shogun!

Monday, August 2, 2010

American Vampire (study)

This is a study of the Cover for the comic, American Vampire by Rafael Albuquerque. I drew it from memory with several pens. I think it looks rugged! Solid comic, with great Artwork, pick it up today!

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Darth Maul in Color

This is an old drawing, that my colorist finished, I enjoy all the lighting effects! Check us out at Wizard Worlds, Chicago Comic Con, later this month!

Friday, July 23, 2010


Here is a new drawing of Usagi Yojimbo, yes he is one of my favorite characters to draw. How can you not like a samurai rabbit? Let me know what you think!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Nemeton #0

Here it is, the cover to indy book, Nemeton! Story by Timbo Slice and me, Art by me colors by Tim. Out next month!

Friday, July 2, 2010

Bandana USA

As to go with the season, Bandana Avenger is Patriotic too! He is enjoying a cool iced-coffee, so is Top Mouse. Enjoy and Happy 4th of July!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Supergirl Color

Here is another redone drawing with added color of Super-girl! She seems patriotic for the 1st post of this month! Enjoy, colors done by Tmbo Slice!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

A$$ K!ckin 2

This is an inked and colored version of the previous post. I changed the original colors of green and yellow, to black and red, and gave him real escrima sticks. Enjoy!

Friday, June 25, 2010

A$$ Kickin

It's been awhile since i posted, but almost done with my Indy comic, check out my 5 min sketch of Kick @$$, Don't mess with Him!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Team Speed

Check out this fast duo, All Speed all the time! GO GO GO! Let me know what you think!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Dead at17

This was a drawing I did some time ago, just for fun. Then I thought it would look cool inked. Timbo Slice on colors, looks almost real!

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Chi-town Hockey

This is an old drawing, I found it and decided to post it in honor of the Blackhawks making it to the Stanley Cup Finals! Go Hawks!

Monday, May 17, 2010

Aayla (in color)

Here is an older piece, but again colors by Timbo Slice! I really liked how this turned out in color!

Sunday, May 16, 2010


Here is a drawing of Cheetara from the Thundecats. I did the pencils and inks, and Tim finished it with colors. Let Me know what you think!

Friday, May 7, 2010


Check out my drawing of She-Ra(to go along with my latest Skeletor and He-man posts)! She is one bad @$$ Princess of Power! I did the the coloring on this one. Let me know what you think of her!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Bandana Avenger Cinco de Mayo

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Yeah, Bandana Avenger Celebrates May 5th! Keep checking back for more art work. Also follow me on Twitter, at

Friday, April 30, 2010

Hulk Smash in Color

Hulk Smash! Well he is not mad about the coloring! My drawing and Tim's coloring! He totally looks Crazy!

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Batman v Joker pt2

This is an old post that I drew, my friend/writer and now colorist, Tim, colored it on photoshop. He did an excellent job with this piece. As he writes, i draw, then he colors, Our book Nemeton is in the works!

Friday, April 23, 2010

Venom Jump

Here is one of my quicker sketches of Venom. I might ink it. Took about 3 minutes, let me know what you think!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Here is a drawing of He-Man's archenemy, Skeletor! I drew this some time ago and forgot about it. I found the pencils and inked them, so here he is. Let me know what you think!

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Superman Digital

This is the same drawing as before, but everything is done digitally (inks and colors). This was the 1st time i used a wacom tablet and pen! It is so much fun! Let me know what you think!

Superman Pencils

Here is a Superman drawing I did in pencil.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Bandana Baseball

Hey all you baseball fans out there! Thought this was kind of funny, since everyone I know is a Cubs fan! Great opening day for the Sox!