Namor by Ted Naifeh.
When I take over Marvel, Ted will get the Sub-Mariner all to himself.
Metal Men by Roger Langridge.
I would fully be on board for a MM comic done by him.
More recent Batman illustrations from Mazzucchelli. Notice how his style has evolved…almost Alex Toth-ish.
Mazzucchelli was Toth-like WAY before 2007; just look at Batman: Year One. By ‘07 he had moved way beyond this stylistically- look at Asterios Polyp. Great stuff just the same, and nice to see he can revert when he wants to.
232-page black & white 8” x 11.25” hardcover • $34.99
S. Clay Wilson’s taboo-busting, eyeball-blistering comics changed the course of the medium. Best known for his Checkered Demon character and as one of the co-founders of the seminal Zap Comix anthology, Wilson cannonballed the collective — which includes legendary underground cartoonist R. Crumb — to even greater heights of artistic depravity. The first of three volumes, this documentary-style biography — told both in his own words and in firsthand accounts from his peers — and retrospective includes Wilson’s childhood drawings, his early contributions to Zap, his collaborations with William S. Burroughs, and his work for Arcade. Preeminent underground comics scholar Patrick Rosenkranz (Rebel Visions) paints a revealing portrait of the Midwestern artist who hid his shyness behind an outré persona — and held a cutlass to the throat of the establishment.
SUPER-ENIGMATIX ~ The thrilling serial continues!
Missed any of it? You can read the whole story in order from the beginning here:
Yesterday was the birthday of artist Marc Hempel, who became a favorite of mine via stints on The Sandman (“The Kindly Ones” arc) and the miniseries that this page came from, Breathtaker. His expressionistic style is always fascinating, though I’ve seen far too little of it in recent years.