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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 Best Art Ever (This Week), a weekly depository for just some of the pieces of especially compelling artwork that we come across in our regular travels across the Web. Some of it’s new, some of it’s old, some of it’s created by working professionals, some of it’s created by future stars, some of it’s created by talented fans, and some of it’s endearingly silly. All of it’s awesome.
Before you get too wrapped up in Zero Year, this Wednesday you'll have a chance to get caught up on Year One. Because that's how we do things in comics now: we go backwards. On sale this week is a brand new collection of two great Year One stories that sharpened up the continuity of their respective characters, and added new depth and clarity to backstories that were previously kinda flat and fuzzy. Batgirl/Robin: Year One gathers two separate miniseries that could each claim to be the definitive story for their Bat-family members: Robin: Year One by Chuck Dixon, Scott Beatty, and Javier Pulido; and Batgirl: Year One by Scotty Beatty, Chuck Dixon (same writers, different listing) and Marcos Martin. And let me tell ya, Batgirl and Robin are two great tastes that go great together.
Since the latest relaunch of Valiant Comics, many fans of the cult-classic series Quantum and Woody have openly wondered if a new series would be forthcoming. After Valiant released the entire run of Christopher Priest and MD Bright's original Quantum and Woody to ComiXology last fall, anticipation for a new series only grew further.
As of this morning speculation has turned into reality, as the publisher has revealed that a new Quantum and Woody series, written by James Asmus with art by Tom Fowler and Jordie Bellaire, will debut this summer with a cover by Ryan Sook and a variant cover by Marcos Martín. And, to the relief of many, Valiant has already promised there will be a goat.
Last October, Brian K. Vaughan announced that he and Marcos Martín were working on a new creator-owned project together, but did not reveal the title, publisher or release date. While there are still very few details
Comic-Con International has announced the nominees for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards -- popularly known as the Oscars of comics -- to be given out this year during the mighty San Diego convention. Categories range from Best Single Issue to Best Inker to Best Publication Design, and coming in
A few days ago, a friend of mine asked me if there were any new comics that he should be picking up, and when I immediately told him he should get Daredevil, he begged off. He told me that Daredevil's al
Although just two issues of Daredevil have been released so far, it seems very likely that the relaunched Marvel Comics series about a blind superhero lawyer will find itself on nearly everybody's best-of lists at the end of the year. Writer Mark Waid's fairly radical reinven
On sale in July is the first issue of the all-new Daredevil series from Marvel Comics. Written by Captain America: Man Out of Time's Mark Waid with artwork by the incredible Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin, Daredevil promises to be a heroic reinvigoration of the blind vigilante following a decade spent almost exclusively in noir territory. Marvel's released an advance preview of Daredevil #1 that you can check out after the cut, including a variant cover by Neal Adams.
First announced at C2E2 in March, the new D