It's possible that Rian Hughes has become best known to American comics readers for his numerous logo and typeface designs for clients like Valiant, Archaia, DC Comics (Tangent, Batman And Robin), Vertigo (The Invisibles) and Marvel (Captain Britain, Invincible Iron Man), but the Device founder is a celebrated illustrator in his own right. Not too long ago Image Comics compiled and released a collection of his Tales From Beyond Science, a short series of variously insane and beautifully illustrated one-off stories that explored concepts such as the Bermuda Triangle and the 13th month, originally published in 2000 AD in the early '90s. Now Image is preparing to release its next volume of Hughes' exquisitely stylized work in Soho Dives, Soho Divas, an art book collecting Hughes' pinups, sketches and studies of models and other imagery observed in the underground burlesque scene of London, England.
Art: IGN has a first look at Frank Quitely's variant cover for The Walking Dead #100, which drops in July. Good luck sleeping tonight, or ever again.
Movies: 20th Century Fox will release the as-yet-unnamed X-Men: First Class sequel on July 18, 2014.
Upcoming: Drawn & Quarterly has acquired the rights
From a Slimer with boobs to a "The Killing Joke" Barbara Gordon flashing her batarangs, we've been pretty resoundingly scarred by the often-insane "geek burlesque" trend. In the case of the Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, however, a raunchy battle between evil ex Roxy Richter and Ramona Flowers seems plausible enough... if you're into slash fiction.Posted by Yo
Geeky burlesque has been thriving of late in places like Los Angeles and New York City, which is logical given the at least perceived confluence of creativity and shapeliness in either locale. In accordance with pop culture entropy, however, the initial undress of inherently attractive comic book, video game and science
Nerd burlesque is all the rage these days, and our friends at Asylum recently attended the Epic Win's Holy Sh*t...Batman! Burlesque show in New York City, and brought back photos of its burlesque interpretations of Batman characters like Two-Face, The Joker, Riddler, and Harley Quinn.