Lady Mechanika: a Steampunk comic book

Sean Madden Reader Find

By Sean Madden in New Illustration on Thursday 9 February 2012

The coolest Steampunk comic book creation out there. From the talented arm of Joe Benitez, it’s packed with absolutely killer art and storylines that make you wish there was a movie to go drool over. Until there is, catch up on the last four issues, all with collectable alternate covers.

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Casanova: Avaritia by Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba

USF Reader Find

By USF in New Illustration on Saturday 5 November 2011

The difficult love/hate relationship shared by super-spy Casanova Quinn and his soon-to-be arch enemy Luther Desmond Diamond mirrors my own relationship with this, the third volume of Matt Fraction’s mind-bending creator owned series. This book is devastatingly good, the kind of thing that makes you want to throw your arms in the air and walk away from trying forever.

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Forming: a new comic book by Jesse Moynihan

Pedro Lourenco Reader Find

By Pedro Lourenco in New Illustration on Wednesday 2 November 2011

Book wise, this is one of this year’s highlights for me. To be able to grab my printed copy of this cosmic-mythological comic book that started as a weekly website feature. Beautifully done by London’s Nobrow Press, this was worth the wait. Jesse Moynihan is a fantastic creator of worlds.

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DC Comics controversy

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 7 October 2011

The above comic sums up pretty well the recent controversy surrounding the reboot of various DC comic titles such as the Teen Titans, in which characters such as Starfire and Catwoman are depicted as fanboy sex objects. Read also this longer, but very well-put and heart-felt breakdown of the situation by Laura Hudson.

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Mickey Mouse against the Worms

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Thursday 22 July 2010

Italian artist Vacon Sartirani specializes in all things wormy, sluggy, and grotesque, often interjecting his writhing creatures into more recognizable pop images. His Mickey Mouse against the Worms series re-writes old Disney comics to feature slimy, writhing, faceless monsters.

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