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 30, 2011


Last post of 2011! I tried to go with a much simpler style of Superman. Let me know what you think and have a Great New Year! Thanks to everyone who checks out my art-work and come back in 2012 for more drawings!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Iron Fist (steel phoenix colors)

I decided to try and push past my "artist-block" so I drew one of my favorite characters. I gave him different colors just for fun. Enjoy!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Top Mouse Holiday Card 2011

Happy Holidays! Here is this years Holiday card, I hope everyone enjoys and has a wonderful holiday season!

Sunday, December 11, 2011


Here is piece of Gambit! My colorist, asked that i draw him, so that he could color it. I think it came out really sweet! Let me know what you think!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Team Up Spidey 2099 & Batman Beyond

Here is a splash of Spidey 2099 & Batman Beyond! Originals on 17x22 (2 comic book boards) Pencils and inks by me, colors by Timbo Slice, one of his best jobs!

Thursday, December 1, 2011


Here is my latest TMNT drawing of Leonardo! I just wanted to draw him for fun, going to edit the colors later. Let me know what you think!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Thundercats Legend & New

Here is the first of several team-ups I am planning on drawing! Classic Lion-O and New Lion-O! Let me know what you think! Thundercats Hooooo!

Monday, November 28, 2011

New Thundercats Lion-O

Here is my first attempt to draw and color the new style Thundercats. This is Lion-O, I have some cool ideas to work out! Let me know what you think!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Viking Thor

Here is Thor in a more traditional Viking style. I thought this style looked better. Tried my hand at using gradients and more details on photoshop. Let me know what you think & have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Scarlet Beyond

Here is a different take on Batman Beyond! My friend Danny (aka Cubs hat guy) had an idea to mix Scarlet Spidey & Batman Beyond, this is what I came up with! Bats sporting a cool hoodie! Going to play with this idea more!

Friday, November 4, 2011

Beast Man

One of Skeletor's henchmen, Beast Man! I tried to make him look scary, but not menacing and keep the look from the cartoon. Let me know what you think!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Usagi Samurai

Samurai Usagai! I'm having fun with the whole Samurai thing! The symbol on his chest is the one that he wears on his gi. Let me know what you think!

Man At Arms

Here is one of the He-Man characters that I've been working on! Going to color it both in marker and Photoshop, Let me know what you think!

Monday, October 31, 2011

Bandana Avenger Crew TMNT

Here is the Bandana Crew as TMNT! Used the standard colors and then made some variations! I hope everyone has a Happy Halloween! "Bwah-ha-ha"

Headless Horseman (pencils)

Happy Halloween! Here is my version of the Headless Horseman, going to ink it and colors later. Let me know what you think.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Darkwing Duck

Something different, i got a request to draw Darkwing Duck, and here it is, I can draw Disney style too! Enjoy!

Thursday, October 13, 2011


I saw a tattoo like this and thought it was a great design, so I drew my own and then adjusted the levels after it was scanned. Let me know what you think!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Cartoon Heroes

I had to put this team together! He-Man, Lion-O, Snake-Eyes, and Leonardo! This would make an Awesome Story! Going to work on another Team shot! Enjoy & please comment!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Halo Peach

What does Master Chief do on his down time? Well he is a Master Chef! Just had to do this for Fun!

Friday, September 30, 2011

Bandana Gears

I found this sketch on a board, so just for fun and since Gears of War 3 came out, here is Bandana as a gear! Enjoy!

Monday, September 19, 2011

Bandana Avenger Rampage

Here is a new Bandana Avenger look! He is sporting the New Quinton Rampage Jackson Walk-out T-shirt! Thought this was cool, being a big Rampage Fan! Hope he wins!

Friday, September 16, 2011

Star Wars Bandana Jedi Skills

Here is the Newest Bandana Avenger Star Wars comic! Jedi skills would be so handy! Enjoy!

Thursday, September 15, 2011


Here is my first attempt at drawing Yoda. Not bad!? Well I gave him a Purple lightsaber (T.Slice's idea) and it looks cool! Let me know what you think!

Monday, September 12, 2011


I found this unfinished sketch and decided to work on it in memory of Spartacus star Andy Whitfield. The show was awesome, it was sad to hear his passing. Spartacus Lives On!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Alternate TMNT

Here is a New and different drawing. It is a change from the traditional Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as you can see, different colors and weapons! As usual I did the pencils and inks and Timbo Slice did the colors! Enjoy!

Friday, September 9, 2011

Hawkman (photoshop)

This is a much older piece, that my colorist was super excited to color, and here is the results! I think it looks Amazing! Let me know what you think!

Thursday, September 8, 2011


Just finished this one in under 1 hour! Everything from sketch, finishes, inks, and photoshop colors! Let me know what you think!

Ms Marvel (repaint)

I had drawn this some time ago and colored it with markers. I think this looks much better with the colors done on photoshop!

Sword of Omens Lion-O

I finished doing the colors and logos on Photoshop. I need to think of a background! Enjoy!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Spidey 2099

Here is Spidey 2099! I had drawn it some time back and only got around to finish inking it and coloring it in Photoshop. Let me know what you think!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011

Bandana Scarlet Spidey

Here is one of my favorite Spider-man costumes! I made this as a profile picture, the 1st time I drew him was in a Bandana Avenger comic. Let me know what you think!

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Bandana Avenger Philippines

Here is the latest Country that Bandana represents, The Philippines! I noticed that I had some audience there so I had to rep them! Enjoy!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Bandana Avenger Puerto Rico

Here is another Bandana Avenger representing Puerto Rico! These are getting easier to do, so more of an exercise in Photoshop! Enjoy!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Bandana Jedis

This was an old piece that I found while cleaning, an original design sketch before the 1st Bandana Star Wars comic! I decided to finish it!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Bandana Avenger Mexico

To go along with Bandana Avenger Brasil, I made BA Mexico! Para los mexicanos que gustan los libros de cómic!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Bandana Avenger Brasil

I was making Bandana Avenger pics with Country themes and had to make Brazil. Para brasileiros que gostam de livros cômicos
(for Brazilians who like comic books.) Enjoy

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Cassie Hack in color pencil

I had drawn this some time ago, & at Wizard World, Slice told me to ink it & He'd color it! Little did I know he could color w/ color pencils! Even Tim Seeley, said "NICE!"

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Friday, August 5, 2011

Bandana Photo

Here is a new Bandana Avenger Comic, just finished the colors. already getting a 2nd issue ready!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Robin (city run)

Here is a drawing that i did to practice perspective. Sent it to get colored, so I'll post that when that's done. Enjoy!

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Bandana Working

Here is a sketch i did some time ago. As you can see Bandana Avenger is not wearing a Bandana but a baseball cap (not the cubs) and he is working at his local comic shop! Enjoy!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Yachiru (bandana avenger style)

Here is the latest Bleach in Bandana Avenger Style! Yachiru, to go with Kenpachi! Let me know what you think!

Monday, July 18, 2011

Kenpachi (bandana avenger style)

Here is the latest Bandana Avenger style Bleach character!
Kenpachi! I like Ken-chan! Ha! Let me know what you think!

Friday, July 15, 2011

Kick A$$ (x-men style)

Here I changed Kick A$$ to be part of the X-men, as a friend (cubs hat guy) suggested. I also added the X-logo to make him "official." Let me know what you think!

Kick A$$ (original color)

Here is an updated Kick a$$. I redid the colors on Photoshop, as you can tell been doing lots of PS coloring! Let me know what you think!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Kanu (ikki tousen) color

Finished re-coloring this drawing also on Photoshop. I posted a marker colored version earlier this year. Let me know what you think of her!

Sabertooth (classic color)

Here is a previous post, that i finally got around to coloring, did this one on photoshop. Let me know what you think? Hit me on this blog, Twitter @TopMouseComics, and on facebook (become a fan of Bandana Avenger)!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Bandana Avenger Bleach Youroichi

After finishing 2 comics and sending them to print, i decided to keep working, here is my latest BA Bleach characters. Enjoy!