Like many, I first learned of Ben Dewey and his art through Autumnlands, where his luscious brushwork combines with Jordie Bellaire’s colors to breathe life into the animal-populated world. Since then I discovered his work as a cartoonist on Tragedy Series, Meowskertown, and interactive flowcharts where you can decide what kind of adventurer you are and […]
At the summer Image Expo one of the most notable announcements was Tooth and Claw by Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey. Not only did it mark the return of Busiek with a new comic for the first time in years, but Dewey’s art looked amazing. The story involves high fantasy, with animal protagonists and Game of Thrones level intrigue. The first issue is on sale today in a bargain format: just $2.99 for 40 pages of story. As you can see from the preview pagesk, this is one spectacular comic.
One of the best things comics do is world-building and this looks to be a strong examples of that by Busiek and Dewey.