§ Nice art: Chip Zdarsky and Ramon Perez, good Canadian citizens, have created a variant cover for Civil War II: Choosing Sides #5 starring dreamboat Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in a fetching pose. Zdarsky and Trudeau are evidently very close friends. “I didn’t want to do a stuffy cover — just like a suit and […]
§ Nice art: Inkbrink #5 is an anthology of poetry comics available for preorder now. There are many contributors and you can see them all (and more art in this link. Yet again our submission pool brought us more excellent work than we could hope to print, and as a result this will be our largest […]
"Jim Woodring using the big pen" @iheartSAM #GraphicMasters (photo: @fantagraphics) pic.twitter.com/hfKJHVAT4Y — SAM (@iheartSAM) June 10, 2016 § We’re going through a pretty horrific time in our nation’s history right now, and it’s a time of grief and fear. The rise of hatred and violence weighs heavy on my mind, along with the need to […]
§ Nice art: Arthur Adams posted a piece of Avengers art on his Facebook page and people went nuts! In case you missed it, Art Adams is a very important artist in comics history. Although he was much influenced by Mike Golden, it’s Adams highly detailed, fine-lined art that formed the inspiration for most of […]
§ Nice art: Brett Booth’s design for the new Wally West. More concept art for Donna Troy and other Teen Titans here. Every time we train together I forget he's 61 years old. So much respect for this guy. #JKSimmons #OldManCranking A photo posted by Aaron Williamson (@aaronvwilliamson) on Jun 2, 2016 at 8:52pm PDT § 61-year-old […]
§ Nice Art: Darwyn Cooke’s Brief History of Mainstream Comics – I’m not sire of the origin of this, but it’s a great way to remember Cooke. § Many comics friends gathered at this weekend’s MegaCon to remember Cooke as well. It looks like he was celebrated in style. § Elsewhere, reading the news was a […]
§ Nice Art: My Girl a recentish comic by by Sophia Foster-Dimino about dreams and work and life and struggle. Like all off Foster-Dimino’s work its evocative and allusive and rewards contemplation. § A few weeks ago Michael Davis wrote a mild-mannered think piece called Why Are We Still Complaining About Dan DiDio?. This weekend, […]
§ Nice Art: John Patrick Green has a new book out this week Hippopotamister, and it’s a really gorgeous and charming book from the Teen Boat creator. It’s about a hippo who leaves the zoo and tries to get a job, and all that entails.