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, and some of it’s endearingly silly. All of it’s awesome.
With all the movies, toys, video games and cartoons floating around, you can't swing a pair of Hulk Hands these days without hitting something with the Avengers on it. And sure, that's all well and good for Marvel's top tier characters (and Hawkeye), but what about the more obscure heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe? When will they get their chance to shine?
Fortunately, there's someone hard at work on showing us exactly what that would look like. In a serie
Artist Thomas Perkins has worked all over the place professionally, contributing to TV projects ranging from Without a Trace and Dexter to Heroes. He's got one heck of a mad scientist's art lab, though, full of concept work, tokosatsu madness and superhero tribute pieces. Take, for example, his co
It's exactly two weeks until DC Comics releases Justice League #1, just the first of no fewer than 52 new series launching or relaunching in September as part of "The New 52," a bold and controversial initiative whereby the publisher is retooling, redesigning and in some cases wholly rebooting many of its classic titles and characters in an effort to aggressively engage new readers. The move has inspired co