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The Ultimate Tattoo

For years I have been a big admirer of tattoos. I have always been fascinated by artwork and pictures (even made it a career) so it seemed right up my alley. I watched all the Miami-, New York- and London-Ink shows and was envious of friends with cool tattoos. So why did I remain inkless? Putting something permanent on your body, something that (in theory) will always stay there is not something you should decide lightly.

What if you regretted it later? What if it goes out of style? What if you’re marriage ends and you have a giant portrait of your wife on your back? And it doesn’t seem like my favourite football (soccer for you American heathens) team is going to win a championship any time soon. So what to do? I needed to know that what I put on my body would be something that had meaning and I would never regret. But I never figured out what that should be and so, to my own displeasure, I remained a blank canvas.

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Until now…

Because ever since we started working on Captain Ultimate it felt like something special. An all-ages comic with a positive message and lots and lots of fun. A project I am extremely proud of. And that’s when I knew, I found my tattoo.

And so, two weeks ago I finally went ahead with it. Unbeknownst to almost everyone, I made an appointment and headed to the tattoo-shop. Even my Captain Ultimate collaborators Joey, Ben, Adam and Ed didn’t know until I was sitting in the chair and sent them a picture of my current whereabouts. Needless to say, they approved 😉


Now, two weeks later, the bloodbath that was my arm has healed and you can see the end result in all its moustachioed glory. And I couldn’t be happier. I am as proud of the tattoo as I am about the comic and know it will be a constant reminder of an amazing period of my life.

(you know, that guy that who draws all the pictures)

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Captain Ultimate #6 Preview

It’s Christmas in July! Find out the TRUE story of last Christmas as good ol’ Kris Kringle crash lands on Christmas Eve and turns to Captain Ultimate and Milo for help! Plus: Trouble in the Super Revenging Society?!

Buy Captain Ultimate #6 on Comixology!

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Captain Ultimate #5 Cover Debut

Hey everyone! We know it’s been a while but issue #5 is on the way very soon! As a sign of good faith, we wanted to show off Boy’s amazing cover, our favorite one yet!

Captain Ultimate #5 Cover

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Captain Ultimate #4 On Sale Now!

Happy Halloween, everybody!

We had two releases in the month of October so that we could bring you this ultra-sweet Halloween Spooktacular featuring an evil punk rock band, Shakespeare, hot rods, and, of course, buckets and buckets of candy. Captain Ultimate #4 is on sale now on Comixology for only 99 cents! You can check out a preview of the issue here.

Buy Captain Ultimate #4


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Captain Ultimate #4 Preview

It’s the very first Captain Ultimate Spooktacular! Milo goes trick-or-treating to load up on some totally sweet candy, but the adventure is cut short when an evil punk rock band interrupts the festivities! What’s Captain Ultimate’s favorite kind of candy? Is punk dead? Find out in this action-packed Halloween issue!

Buy Captain Ultimate #4 on Comixology!

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