Some of the best comics come from the simplest ideas. Those ideas that seem to straddle the line between inventive and obvious so delicately, you want to hit yourself for not thinking of it first. Image's Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham is built around such an idea. The concept is lip-smack
For the past 70 years, comic books have often been considered one of the lower forms of popular art, so it's not really a surprise that my love of comics would lead me to an appreciation of the more over-the-top side of commercial illustration. I've mentioned my pure, undying love of the ridiculous art of the VHS box before, but there's one area that combines technical brilliance and lurid subject matter better than any other: The Pulp Cover!
On sale this week is the first issue of a curious new Marvel Comics miniseries that's so elusive and mysterious that it very nearly escaped our notice. Appropriately, it's called Mystery Men, and it reveals the heretofore unknown history of the Marvel Universe as it was in the 1930s. Written by David Liss, the Edgar Allan Poe Award-winning a
Here at ComicsAlliance, we're always on the lookout for artists who put a new spin on some of our favorite things, and not since chocolate and peanut butter have two things come together as nicely as when comic artist Tim Doyle created a set of prints based on the films of Quentin Tarantino.
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