In our digital age, it's easy to think of pixels as the building blocks of art, but classic-minded crafters will be quick to remind you that cross-stitching was all about 8-bit before it was cool (not really, they're mostly just nice people with needles)
Less than a year old, Marvel's new Hawkeye series has already become known for the top-level artistic talent it offers on a regular basis, from David Aja's smart and stylish covers and interior work through guest art by the likes of Javier Pulido, Steve Lieber and Jesse Hamm. Now, another modern master is signing up for a stint on the book, with the great Francesco Francavilla joinin
Over the past few months in the pages of Hawkeye, Matt Fraction, David Aja and Javier Pulido have been telling smaller stories about what the Avengers' resident archer does on his days off, focusing on smaller scale stories that emphasize Clint Barton's role as the regular person on a team of super-soldiers and gods. When Hurricane Sandy hit New York at the end of October, causing billions of dollars of damage and profoundly affect
As much as we've enjoyed imaging our own Pokémon/Marvel Comics mahsups here at ComicsAlliance, there are always more skilled artists embracing their mutual fandoms to celebrate. Take Feriowind, who has coupled the stars of The Avengers movie with adorable pocket monsters in a series of illustrations you may love with all your heart (gold) and soul (silver). The Avengers/Pokémon pairings are fun because th
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The power of cosplay at New York Comic Con: Our own Chris Sims spotted three cosplayers dressed as Misty Knight, Hawkeye and a slightly afro-challenged but nonetheless resplendent Luke Cage on the convention floor
Based on the reaction here and elsewhere, I think it's safe to say that Matt Fraction and David Aja's Hawkeye #1 is the best received Marvel Comics premiere issue since last year's Daredevil launch by Mark Waid and Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. The new take on the Avengers' resident archer finds Clint Barton balancing stylishly illustrated superheroics with humorously written Just-a-Dude problems, a