Frank Miller, James Harvey, the art of coloring, the artists reputation and….a mystery


The other day we told you about a Frank Miller DKIII variant cover that had everyone talking about its (depending on your point of view) minimalist and/or shockingly incompetent art style.

After some twitter discussion, artist James Harvey took it upon himself to show that Miller’s recent work might be suffering from a misplaced coloring esthetic.

And then all hell broke loose.

Must Read webcomic alert: Masterplasty by James Harvey


James Harvey is an English artist, whose “MASTERPLASTY” is a prequel to the forthcoming ZYGOTE, which will be published next year by Blank Slate. Harvey’s done some work previously for VICE Magazine and Madefire. He’s also the guy behind Bartkira, the Simpsons/Akira mash-up—so clearly at the center of where it’s at. MASTERPLASTY is about an […]

Behold: Bartkira! An intriguing comics jam proposal


Ryan Humphrey posted this fantastic Simpson/Akira mash up comic on his tumblr last night and it’s been picking up a healthy number of notes since. The comic (which you can see below) is really striking, mainly, I think, because of those splashes of colour against that rich cream background, in the sense of drama and dynamism Humphreys […]