About Michael Dolce

Michael Dolce is a professional Writer, Artist, Colorist, Web Guru and all around Awesome Dude. He created Descendant for Image Comics and The Sire for After Hours Press. He has written for Zenescope and Wizard Magazine and colored projects for Image Comics, Silent Devil and The Force Media. He currently writes for AMNY and Inquistr.com and is hard at work on some brand new comic book and creative projects. Follow him on Twitter: @Michael_Dolce Follow him on Periscope: @Michael_Dolce Follow him on Instagram: @mdolce64 Follow Secrets Of The Sire on Facebook: Facebook.com/SecretsoftheSire

Blogging while drunk

It's not quite as dangerous as driving...but it's close... No but seriously, I'm watching this god awful Thursday night game (f'real why is Jacksonville on national TV again???) And I'm thinking and blogging and tweeting. The comic book industry is changing much like the music industry has already. I can't help but remember the convention [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00December 15th, 2011|

Using References in Comics

For those of us not blessed with the artistic prowess of Jim Lee, we need to resort to little tricks of the trade to make our stuff look...well, professional. Namely: reference. I can spot a million miles away an artist that is either not using reference or using other comic books art AS reference. It [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00November 17th, 2011|

Image Comics’ Hack/Slash Trending Upwards; Former Sire Artist Dan Leister at the Artistic Helm

Former Sire artist Dan Leister handles art chores on Image Comics' Hack/Slash. As BleedingCool.com reports, the series has actually risen in sales as the series has progressed, following its move to Image this year. We wish Dan nothing but the best here at Mikebooks.com! You can read the full article here: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/03/12/hackslash-trending-upwards

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00September 26th, 2011|

Image Comics’ Hack/Slash Trending Upwards; Former Sire Artist Dan Leister at the Artistic Helm

Former Sire artist Dan Leister handles art chores on Image Comics' Hack/Slash. As BleedingCool.com reports, the series has actually risen in sales as the series has progressed, following its move to Image this year. We wish Dan nothing but the best here at Mikebooks.com! You can read the full article here: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2011/03/12/hackslash-trending-upwards

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00March 12th, 2011|

The Pipeline: Brand New Bubba Pin-Up

This is a Bubba: The Redneck Werewolf pin-up I colored over Dan Leister artwork. The piece itself is about 5 years old so be kind to Dan. I, on the other hand, took 5 years to color it. I'm worse than Joe Mad!

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00January 30th, 2011|

Dissecting “Hack/Slash” With Tim Seeley via ComicBookResources.com

More good stuff surrounding former Sire artist Daniel Leister's new book Hack/Slash. Tim Seely comments on Dan's work and the future of the title. From Comic Book Resources: In his continued effort to keep the story moving forward, Seeley teamed up with former Grimm Fairy Tales artist Daniel William Leister to pencil "My First Maniac" [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00January 29th, 2011|

Secrets of the Sire Blog: issue Seven, Page 2

I will be showing you start to finish page 2 of the upcoming Sire #7 drawn by yours truly! It's the first Sire art I've personally worked on in 4 years (besides sketches) Hope you like what you see. The empty panels will be filled with artwork from previous issues as the story opens with [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00January 24th, 2011|

Secrets of the Sire Blog: New Updates

We're getting closer and closer to the Sire's return. As it stands I want to get this right before launching anything and July 1st is closing fast. Will we get this launched in time? Can't say for sure. What I can say is a whole crew of talented artists are working on bringing this to [...]

2011-01-21T02:50:02-04:00January 21st, 2011|

Secrets of the Sire Blog: Sire 7 New Page

Just a little tease on a Sunday night. Fresh off the hard drive, Sire #7, page #4. Drawn by Michael Bencic w/colors by yours truly. Who's the mystery villain? Well come back here this Wednesday to sink your teeth into the new issue of The Sire! Featuring a kick ass cover drawn by an industry [...]

2019-02-20T13:27:54-04:00January 17th, 2011|