Samsung Behold Cellphone Ad Shows Comics

Just saw this mobile phone ad plugging the Samsung Behold II Android smartphone as a tool to help an artist make his comics.

What do you think? I get a wannabe Frank Miller vibe from it — maybe that’s just the hat and the nose. I like the part where the jogger becomes a hooded hero, showing how real-life things can be transformed by imagination. Some nice art, too. Wonder who did it?


6 Responses to “Samsung Behold Cellphone Ad Shows Comics”

  1. Rivkah Says:

    Not big on the art style, but that was still neat! Don’t see comics used to sell things very often, do we?

  2. Johanna Says:

    I was shocked to see something that engaged with making comics to that extent, especially since this phone isn’t very well-known. (I guess that’s why they need ads.)

  3. Nick Marino Says:

    i saw this last week during American Idol! somewhere online somebody said it was Jae Lee… which i could see. but honestly, i’m thinking it might be the guys behind MTV’s LIGHTS: Audio Quest motion comic, Tomm Coker and Daniel Freedman.

  4. Who is that artist? | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment Says:

    […] gotten a few emails and seen several blog posts on this advertisement for T-Mobile's Android-powered Samsung Behold II, which features an […]

  5. Tr1balzer0 Says:

    Here is listing on everyone involved. I can’t find the actor, I assume it is an actor or CP Smith because there are no images of CP Smith I can find. It may also be Colby Bluth…

    http://www.splendad.com/ads/show/3510-Samsung-Graphic-Artist

    http://www.cgarena.com/archives/news/samsung_graphicartist.php

  6. Johanna Says:

    Oh, neat, thanks for adding those credit links!




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