Welcome to issue 26 of the Holodeck. This week as part of our ongoing interview series with those who have shaped Star Trek in comics and to help us prepare for our Hive review we are pleased to welcome to the Holodeck Joe Corroney.
In the interview, Joe tells us about how he started drawing, his love for Star Wars, how he discovered Star Trek. Also, we discuss his work on Federation: The First 150 Years and of course Hive written by Brannon Braga.
Joe has also drawn for IDW’s ongoing Star Trek series and has created some amazing covers for stories such as Year Four, Missions End, The Last Generation.
Joe has been providing Lucasfilm with official Star Wars artwork for books, games, trading cards, comic books, posters and magazines since 1997.
Other comic books he’s illustrated include True Blood, GI Joe, Fallen Angel, 24: Nightfall, Doctor WHO, Angel and Spike Vs. Dracula for IDW Publishing, Farscape for BOOM! Studios, Buckaroo Banzai, Kolchak The Night Stalker and The Phantom for Moonstone Books and Crimson Dynamo for Marvel Comics.
He was also the instructor for the Comic Book Illustration Course at the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio for ten years and has taught the Ohio State University’s Summer Comic Book Workshop as well. Joe runs a full-time illustration studio.
The two books Joe mentioned in the interview were:
Hi-Fi Colour for comics which you can find on Amazon and Master Digital Colour.
Also, there is a website where you can find out more called Master Digital Color
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