joel carroll

Best Art Ever (This Week): New-Look Batgirl Fan Art Edition
It's always nice to have a good news day in comics -- and DC probably agrees after the rapturous reception to yesterday's announcement of the new direction for Batgirl from the new creative team of Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher, Jordie Bellaire, and new discovery Babs Tarr (who we&apos…
Cartoonists Celebrate Harold Ramis With Touching Tributes
Like everyone else, the staff of ComicsAlliance was deeply saddened this week by the death of Harold Ramis. As an actor, writer and director, Ramis had a hand in crafting some of the films that shaped our lives and our sense of humor, including Caddyshack, Animal House and, of course, Ghostbusters, …
The Complete Jack Kirby Character Sketchbook (Summer 2013)
 
For the past few years, I've been taking a sketchbook to conventions across the country and getting pieces of art with a single theme: Characters created or co-created by the King of Comics, Jack Kirby. After 52 sketches, you'd think I'd be running out of characters, but with only a couple repeats,…
Best Art Ever (This Week) – Superman 75th Anniversary Edition
We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great images on sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and seemingly infinite art blogs that we've created B…
Joel Carroll Draws Super Cute Super Heroes [Art]
In a world where far too few superhero designs look like they could cleanly fit into a scene from Crayon Shin-chan, one artist took it upon himself to unleash a doodle army upon the internet and fix that situation forever. That artist's name is Joel Carroll, and his Wolverine, Batgirl, Black Ad…