With hundreds of comics released to stores every month, a great cover can make a big difference. That tiny rectangle needs to grab the eye, set a mood, convey an idea, and entice a reader to pick the book up and look inside. It takes a great cover artist to get all of that right.
ComicsAlliance continues its look back at some of the best cover work in 2013 from some of the most talented cover artists in the industry. This week we pick highlights from the work of Nathan Fox (Collider/FBP), Francesco Francavilla (Black Beetle), Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals) and John Paul Leon (The Massive).
The story of life after "The Crash," a catastrophic ecological disaster that's left the world in ruins (and just awfully damp), The Massive launched earlier this year to become one of Dark Horse's most popular creator-owned series. Written by Brian Wood, Captain Callum Israel's quest to find his Das Kapital's l
The story of life after "The Crash," a catastrophic ecological disaster that's left the world in ruins (and just awfully damp), Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson's The Massive launched earlier this year to become one of Dark Horse's most popular creator-owned series
On sale this week from Dark Horse is The Massive #1, beginning the ongoing voyage of the Kapital and its crew as they seek their lost sister ship, the titular Massive, in the wake of "The Crash," the kind of apocalyptic ecological disaster that's been predicted for many years. Co-created with artist Kristian Donaldson
Nearly a full year since the project was first announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego, The Massive #1 is finally setting sail from Dark Horse Comics next week. Created by Brian Wood (DMZ, Ultimate Comics X-Men
Created by Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson, The Massive is a new ongoing series that depicts life after "The Crash," the kind of apocalyptic ecological disaster that's been predicted for many years. Naturally (no pun intended), The Massive's environmental themes make it the
It's going to be a lovely July, when Dark Horse beautifies new comics racks with illustrations by such auspicious artists as Peter Bagge (Reset #4), Massimo Carnevale (Conan the Barbarian #6), Gilbert Hernandez (Fatima: The Blood Spinners #2), Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT), and J.P. Leon and Rafael Grampá (The Massive #2). Naturally there are some great comics behind the images, including some by Brian Woo
On sale now is Dark Horse Presents #8, the latest issue of Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series. Featuring no distracting advertisements, the 80-page book contains material by such reliably entertaining comics creators as: Neal Adams, Andi Watson, Al Gordon, MJ Butler, Beau Smith, Tony Puryear, Geof Darrow, Thomas Yeats, Mark Wheatley, Eduardo Barreto and Tony Puryear
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