Source: Rachel Grubb (Press Release)
“A Life Behind The Mask” is a comedic look at heroes and villains as they go about their lives in and out of their masks and capes, as they go about the same trials and tribulations of everyday occurrences as we all do except they approach things a little differently than most of us.
The web series will rotate around a different super hero and villain every month as they deal with their everyday lives in and out of their alter egos and try to manage a variety of everyday events in their own unique way and approach.
The series will feature a variety of women throughout the entertainment world that span the spectrum of models, actresses, and scream queens; Comic Book Divas will feature the likeness of the women to bring the characters personalities to life.
Well known B movie poster artist Dennis Willman is drawing and coloring the web series, Dennis Willman’s art style brings a believable look to the characters this plus the added aspect of the women lending their likenesses adds to the realism of the heroes and villains in “A Life Behind The Mask”.
Dennis Willman has worked on a host of movie projects and worked with many of today’s top scream queens including April Burril, Bianca Barnett, Elske McCain, Scarlet Salem, and many more.
Rachel Grubb is a actress, producer, writer, and director; she has been in the movie and horror industry for many years; she is credited with several projects ranging from in front and in back of the camera.
Rachel Grubb can be seen in such movies as; “Horror House”, “Tales Of The Dead”, “Horror Vault”, “Camp Kill”, she is also in the upcoming “Bad Girls Burn In Hell” and “Scream Queen Campfire”; .in addition Rachel Grubb is also owner of Silent But Deadly productions.
Rachel Grubb portrays “Jolly” She is the clown that enjoys the fact that she can scare you and your kids at parties and the circus, Jolly also has a twisted sense of humor and while she is criminal she has a odd sense of justice.
The character of Jolly is, of course, a play on Harley Quinn and the Joker. Instead of symmetrical patterns I went with offset loops and odd shapes to create the jester motif.
The horns are indeed a nod to Harley Quinn, but their design is a nod to Tim Curry’s portrayal of The Lord of Darkness.
The photo reference of Rachel was a very intense, semi-evil shot that reminded me of how Tim Curry can express death on wheels with a smile.
Rachel can emote like he does, so her face make-up was made to resemble the make-up Curry wore as Pennywise in “IT.” Her fishnet stockings are from a template that I created a few years back that can be distorted and warped to match the shape of the legs (I think I created it for a Ginger-Stein illustration…).
The trick is “mucking up” the template to match the pencil work and the painting of the composition. The balloons are another nod to Pennywise, and I hope the character comes off as fun and unique, yet scary in her own right.
Comic Book/Web Comic, and Rachel Grubb fans will enjoy the latest installment of Rachel Grubb portrayal of “Jolly”; fans are also able to buy Rachel Grubb’s prints that feature the actress as her character that features art work by Dennis Willman.
To read “A Life Behind The Mask: Jolly In “A Day At The Movies” and purchase Rachel Grubb’s prints visit http://comicbookdivas.com/alifebehindthemask/
“A Life Behind The Mask: Jolly In: A Day At The Movies”
Written and Created by Jeff Hughes
Art by Dennis Willman
Featured Actress: Rachel Grubb
Published by Comic Book Divas
See Also: A Look At Upcoming Episodes Of Comic Book Divas A LIFE BEHIND THE MASK / Are You Ready For A Gun Toting Goldilocks? To Go Gaga Over Scarlet Salem? / The First Look At Comic Book Divas GINGER-STEIN: RISE OF THE UNDEAD / “A Life Behind The Mask” - "Amazonia In: Power And Responsibility" From Comic Book Divas / The Women Who Spend Their Lives Behind The Mask / A Special Sneak Peek - Queen Rapunzel From "Goldilocks In Zombie Land" / The First Character Sketch From "Goldilocks In Zombie Land" / Goldilocks Is Through With Bears....Now She's Hunting Zombies
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