Today sees the release of the latest issue of Love and Rockets, the alt-comics landmark by the Hernandez Bros. that has inspired and entertained for 35 years. Personally, it’s a series that’s run in the background of my life since I was very, very young. Around the same time I was learning the contemporary line-up of the X-Men, […]
As is tradition, this year’s Eisner Award judges have selected four cartoonists for entry into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame. They are: Milt Gross (early newspaper cartoonist known for such strips as Count Screwloose of Tooloose, Nize Baby, andThat’s My Pop!), H. G. Peter (original Wonder Woman artist), Antonio Prohias (creator of MAD’s “Spy […]
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I’m not sure if Jaime Hernandez has ever drawn the Archie characters “for reals” before, but it’s a very well known fact that Archie artist Harry Lucey was a HUGE influence on both Hernandez Brothers. So call this full circle as Jaime does a variant cover for the fourth issue of the revamped/real world Archie title by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples. Can you say…oh yes yes yes.
At The Factual Opinion, Tucker Stone and Michel Fiffe ponder whether LOVE AND ROCKETS #3 might just be the best comic by Jaime of all time. In which case it would be one of the greatest COMICS of all time.
As the last fitful days of summer slip away, this cover by Jaime Hernandez for the second issue of Marvel’s indie anthology, STRANGE TALES, will take you to that happy place where there is eternal sunshine and jollity. Heidi MacDonald Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, […]