We make a regular practice at ComicsAlliance of spotlighting particular artists or specific bodies of work, as well as the special qualities of comic book storytelling, but because cartoonists, illustrators and their fans share countless numbers of great pinups, fan art and other illustrations 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, awnd some of it’s endearingly silly. All of it is awesome.
The mail-order ads from comics of the 1950s and '60s have long been a source of great entertainment for comics fans and bloggers over the years, but writer Kek-W (2000 AD) and artist Shaky Kane (The Bulletproof Coffin) are making a whole comic out of them with the new Image Comics one-shot Cap'n Dinosaur, on July 16.
Bulletproof Coffin: Disinterred #4 by David Hine and Shaky Kane is is out this week from Image Comics, and it's the cut-up issue you may remember from that bold/heretical PR stunt where the creators cut out panels from an original copy of Fantastic Four #2. Cut-up technique, which was originally popularized by author William S. Burroughs and later use
To illustrate the concept behind an upcoming issue of their excellent Image comic, Bulletproof Coffin, creators David Hine and Shaky Kane have taken a pair of scissors and cut an issue of Fantastic Four #2 into pieces. COLLECTIVE GASP! The pair removed individual panels from the classic Jack Kirby comic and
Readers of Image Comics have no doubt noticed some conspicuous new house ads across the indie publisher's diverse line of mostly creator-owned titles. The promos feature not artwork or anything else that we're used to seeing in the form of a comic book advertisement, but rather photographic portraits of some of the creators of those comics paired with the slogan "Experience Creativity." The campaign is part of Image Publisher Eric Ste
Inspired by a love of 1960s U.S. pop culture and Silver Age aesthetics, Monster Truck by British artist Shaky Kane is a cross-country road trip of sorts, full of open spaces punctuated by neon and fired with the fascination and dread of a roadside attraction. This trip, however, runs throu
David Hine and Shaky Kane's Bulletproof Coffin from Image Comics is, wait for it, "the best comic you aren't reading." Yeah, I know, you've heard that before. Me too. But the truth is, Bulletproof Coffin is one of those comics that comes along rarely, where script and art are working in perfect concert to tell one story, and that story is something