O’Reilly “Head First Design Patterns”

I painted a cover image for O’Reilly’s “Head First Design Patterns – Building Extensible & Maintainable Object-Oriented Software” by Eric Freeman and Elisabeth Robson, with Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates! Shipping soon!


Flash Cover Recreation Commissions

Here are two Flash cover recreation commissions I recently did for a client.Cover recreations are available. Inquire here.


O’Reilly Head First series

I’ve been asked to do cover illustrations for O’Reilly Media‘s Head First series of computer programming books. C#, Fourth Edition is the first is the first in the series. The fun, caricature style paintings are something that I don’t normally do, but it’s fun and will continue to be a challenging project.Information on purchasing the […]


Thundercats! Ho!

Thundercats #8 cover (1987). Pencils by me (from layout by John Romita). Inks by Tom Palmer. Why did Palmer sign the piece “J. Thomas”? Not really sure. When I met him (maybe after this cover was done), and introduced myself he mentioned something that he thought Marzan was an alias of Romita’s. I guess he […]