In this new chapter of Carlos Parra’s “Dark New World“. You will be introduced to many new characters. Enter “The Carnies“, a group of marauders who have survived the initial zombie infestation that hit Las Cruces, NM. “Sometimes the monsters do have smiles on their faces.” Here are my first Character Designs sketches of ‘The Carnies” for the upcoming zombie comic book. Carlos wanted the feel of “A Clock Work Orange” mixed with creepy looking carnies. I was given sketch samples of their different pained faces, from there I designed their looks. At this point, the Carnies as individuals do not have names. Which I think actually makes them a bit scarier.


I’m currently workings the first few pages of the comic book. The Carnies are making a huge impact in the lives of the survivors. In the future I will post some of the sequential page thumb nails, but not too many. Don’t want to give away the story.