Sean Murphy drops truth bombs on Comics’ ongoing money problems and more

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In the debut issue of Sktchd.com’s Off Panel podcast interview series, David Harper sat down with Sean Gordon Murphy, prolific illustrator of titles including The Wake and Hellblazer: City of Angels. Recently, he collaborated with Mark Millar on Chrononauts, a time-hopping action miniseries that was optioned for a movie deal before the release of its first issue. While Murphy is known as one of the most talented artists in comics, he’s also one of the most brutally honest, and this podcast is full of truth bombs about the harsh realities of working in comics.

NYCC ’13 The Beat Podcasts! More To Come NYCC Interviews 2

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Straight from the convention booth of Publishers Weekly at New York Comic Con, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part two of our New York Comic Con interview special, Calvin speaks with Laurence Maslon creator of Superheroes! – both book and PBS […]

Are you worthy of being Sean Murphy’s apprentice?

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One of Vertigo’s biggest names  is opening a small window of opportunity for all you amature comic artist looking for that big break and helping hand. Five lucky applicants will go through a two week apprenticeship with Sean Gordon Murphy in Portland, ME. Klaus Janson — comic book legend and educator — is one of the listed […]

Nice Art: Sean Gordon Murphy Has Been Taking Commissions

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Whilst everybody else has been preparing for the War of San Diego this weekend, Sean Gordon Murphy has slipped in and stolen the spotlight for himself. The artist has taken time from his current series The Wake to create and publish a number of commissions over the last few days, and they’re stunning. He’s posted […]

5 Recent Graphic Novels You Don’t Want to Miss

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These graphic novels have been chosen because they were all released in the past 6 months and equally combine qualities of well-crafted concepts and remarkable artwork to create solid visual narratives. They aren’t the only great graphic novels that have been released in recent months, but they are notable, and worth considering as near-misses if […]