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When Everything Is Pink: Sarah Stern On Color And Creativity
Sarah Stern is an up-and-coming talent in the world of comics. She primarily provides color art for comics like Goldie Vance and Brave Chef Brianna, but she's also created storyboards for animation, and recently created a webcomic, Cindersong, which she writes, illustrates, and colors herself.
Color Is Literally Magic In Chris Bachalo's 'Doctor Strange'
The most recent volume of Doctor Strange by Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo has provided an updated and fresh take on the classic character, casting him more as a man of action than ever before, and setting him against impossible odds.

While the stories have been exciting, one aspect of Doctor Strang…
Superhero Color Theory: Secondary Characters
Last time in Superhero Color Theory we explained why our main heroes look the way they do. Now it's time to look at the secondary colors and how they often, but not always, signal the presence of a bad guy. Obviously it makes the most sense visually, that to stand apart from a primary colored (…
Matt and Sharlene Kindt Go Below the Surface of 'Dept H'
Following the end of his widely acclaimed Dark Horse series Mind MGMT, creator Matt Kindt decided to try something completely different for his next project --- a claustrophobic thriller set in 'real time'. Each issue of the upcoming Dept H is set during a 24-hour period in an underwater s…
Decoding #TheDress with Color Artist Nathan Fairbairn
The Dress. For a little while there, in between one story and the next, the dress was all anyone seemed to be talking about --- or more specifically, a picture of a dress. Some people swore that the dress in the picture was white and gold; others felt certain it was blue and black. Color, which we t…
Colorist Nathan Fairbairn Explains 'Pax Americana' Process
I'm sure more than one comic came out this week, but you wouldn't know that form my Twitter feed, where all anyone is talking about is Pax Americana, the latest chapter of Multiversity by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely and Nathan Fairbairn. Using the old Charlton Comics characters that insp…
Is A Recolored Comic Still The Same Comic?
 
This week, Marvel posted a few preview pages from its newly "remastered" first issue of Miracleman. Before the images were even officially released Wednesday, fans had gotten a hold of the new images and posted comparisons to the original black-and-white versions from the magazine Warrior…

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