A very different sort of illustration from what we’re used to from artist Sunny Lee (http://sunny615.deviantart.com/).
I went around Dragoncon looking at different artists and immediately was struck with how clean his pencil work is. As a terribly messy sketcher, I was intrigued.
I decided to ask him to draw the Count, because he draws from the superhero genre. In other words — he offers a very male perspective on what should be a manly character.Most of the time I suspect comic artists at conventions get requests to do superhero stuff. So I bet this was an interesting exercise for him as I provided very little guidance other than “kind of wolfy”, “kind of Victorian,” and explained that the Count had a medium build (like Gambit of the X-Men.)
I like to think of this as “The Count when his life was really really bad. As in, he killed and ate people all the time.”