The fact that Jim Rugg is a pretty incredible artist isn't exactly news to anyone who's ever read Street Angel or Afrodisiac, but his latest project has blown away even a long-time fan like me. In Notebook Nerd, an art show at the IA
Batman: The Animated Series made classic, Golden Age-era animation look cool again, and Des Taylor's artwork wields the same vintage, expressive charm. Taylor shared some pages from his own comic, The Legend of the Blue Lotus, earlier this month, and the character shares a name with a classic Tintin story, as well as an
Marvel Comics readers know the precious joy of reading a good "What If...? " comic. Artist Madéleine Flores obviously enjoys such pleasures, too, as her hypothetical take on Iron Man shows.
In addition to speculating about an alternative uni-beam placement on Tony Stark, Flores has also tackled the contents of Batman's cowl ears. She's got the kin
Jack Kirby was unquestionably the greatest comic book artist who ever lived, and is largely responsible for shaping comic books as we know them today. But there's one aspect of the King's work that I absolutely love, even though it's often overlooked: The incredible "Next Issue" blurbs that he created for his comics. One of Kirby's greatest gifts was his
George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire books may not be ideal targets for children's book adaptations. If anyone every figures out a way to make such a project work, however, Brazilian illustrator Irena Freitas could do a fine job of bringing the inhabitants of Westeros to life 12-and-under readers. Freitas
It's hard to look at Bradley Wright's art and not realize that there are whole comic books out there that pack less story than a single page or panel from his portfolio. That's good for him professionally, though, because he's been paid to make concept art for games such as The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena and Syndicate.What's even more
The proton streams in Scott Balmer's artwork may be hot enough to melt your head, and the same can be said for quality of his psychedelic portraits. Balmer's graphically spastic riffs on The Legend of Zelda and action figure packages compress recognizable elements together like a box of liquefied crayons, and they rock like a clip out of Yellow Submarine.Even Balmer's tam