§ Nice Art: Fantagraphics has entered the “oversized, small coffee table of an art book” field with three volumes, one spotlighting Prince Valiant, one Charles Burns’ Black Hole and one, the art of Jaime Hernandez. Perhaps the nicest art of all. The AV Club takes a peek inside the book: Focusing on the visual aspects of […]
§ This page of “unfinished” Jack Kirby art from Simon & Kirby’s Stuntman has been making the rounds and why not…it’s a master class in everything. Stripped of the heavy black inks we’re most familiar with in Kirby’s published art, the pure composition, action and grace comes to the fore. The page reminds me of […]
A few weeks ago we alerted you to this epic Love and Rocket skirt, but it seems that Pin Up Girl Clothing is releasing an entire line of Los Bros. Hernandez clothes. WANT! The Love and Rockets Collection by Pinup Couture has 20 itesm and uses three fabric designs, one based on the “Dance Party” art, one […]
Depressed? Afraid for the future? Not sure where you’re going? Relax. All your problems are solved, as soon as you start wearing this Love and Rockets skirt, soon to be avilable from Pinup Girl Clothing. Art Director Sarah Dyer Instgrammed the joyous news.
The New Yorker has been on a recent run of covers by cartoonists, with Chris Ware and Daniel Clowes doing recent covers. Now Jaime Hernandez has joined the gang with a cover for the annual food issue. “I put both mustard and ketchup on my hot dogs,” Jaime Hernandez says of his image for the […]
The LA Times Book Prizes were awarded over the weekend and the graphic novel prize went to The Love Bunglers by Jaime Hernandez. This is fitting since the story, although denied a ton of traditional comics awards, is actually a timeless masterpiece. And as the Times put it, Hernandez is “one of Southern California’s signature artists,” with his work exploring so many aspects of SoCal life, from Latino culture to punk culture. Bravo.
Recorded at Publishers Weekly, it’s More To Come, the weekly podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s episode, the More to Come Crew discuss 2014’s San Diego Comic-Con including the long-awaited Eisner award vindication of Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, Image Expo […]
Well, this is pretty near the second coolest thing that ever existed. Writer Gabe Soria figured out all the music that was ever mentioned in Jaime Hernandez’es Locas stories in Love and Rockets and made a play list out of it. Here it is, the perfect punk and dark sounds track for your adventures driving […]
Fantagraphics has posted an except from Jaime Hernandez’s The Love Bunglers, coming in April. This reprints the story from Love and Rockets #3-4 which is one of the pinnacles of comics art, a heartbreaking but ultimately life-affirming story about how we conspire to run away from the things that we need and how things can […]
[warning: mild spoilers ahead for CREATOR-OWNED HEROES #8 and major spoilers ahead for BLACK BEETLE #1] Well, here it is. The final issue of CREATOR-OWNED HEROES. When you think “last issue”, particularly on a series meeting an untimely end, you might expect the rough edges left behind by a team just going through the motions […]