This is one of the drawings Gerard Way did for the Umbrella Academy proposal, attesting to his artistic skills. It sure helped Ba's choice to accept the job, since the proposal was so visual and with such moody images. It really made us dive into that strange new world, and that's really what the images should do.
Gerard talks a little bit more about this project at the Dark Horse website with editor Scott Allie. Check it out, as it helps see the guy as a comic-book writer instead of just the frontman of My Chemical Romance .
While you're at it, tell us what you think of the recent issue of Casanova, out today all over the US in fine comic book stores.