Forming: a comic book by Jesse Moynihan

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By Jack Teagle in New Illustration on Wednesday 7 December 2011

I’ve been reading Jesse Moynihan’s comics online for a long time and I’m a big fan. He recently had his comic Forming collected and published by Nobrow Press. Finally being able to hold his work and seeing it all there in front of you makes you realise how make of a task he’s taken on […]

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Clyde Peterson

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By Bright Archer in Video on Saturday 2 July 2011

I’ve admired the work of Clyde Peterson: be it as a musician, filmmaker, animator, or writer of brilliant comics, for many years now. Here’s one recent, awesome as always example. Perhaps it will make an admirer out of you, too.

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Japanese comic artist Yuichi Yokoyama

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By Peter Berkman from Anamanaguchi in New Illustration on Friday 17 June 2011

Yuichi Yokoyama is a Japanese comic artist published by Picturebox in Brooklyn. I fell in love with his book, Travel, last year, and saw he had a new one out when I was at Free Comic Book Day.

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David Mack’s graphic novel: Kabuki the Alchemy

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By Ken Tanaka in New Design on Tuesday 7 June 2011

David Mack is one of those rare comic book creators who has mastered both writing and art. Mack’s art isn’t what you will typically find in a comic book. He uses a mix of collage, pencil, ink and varied mediums to form his intricate and unique fine art style. His latest graphic novel, Kabuki the Alchemy, […]

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Jaime Hernandez’s comic series, Locas

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By Oli Barrett in New Illustration on Friday 13 May 2011

I re-read both the Hernanadez brothers collected works about once a year and there’s not a lot between them. But somehow the subject matter and sheer storytelling verve of Locas tips the balance for me. I’m constantly in awe of how they both can chronicle the lives of huge casts of characters. The hardback collections of Locas and Palomar are absolutely essential.

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Crimes against Hugh’s Manatees

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Tuesday 19 October 2010

If I were an unassuming, mild-mannered girl working in a hip publishing company, I might print some of these daily Crimes Against Hugh’s Manatees comics out and tape them up in my cubicle. Since I’m not, I’ll have to put them up in my special hidden place where the monkeys are.

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City of Abacus? comic book giveaway

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By Zolton in New Prizes on Friday 25 June 2010

We have three signed copies of the first issue of City of Abacus?, a comic book pop singer VV Brown recently created with David Allian and illustrator, Emma Price. To enter, Just Like any post on the LAEM homepage, then leave a comment under this giveaway with the city you live in.

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Lisa Ramsey

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By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Thursday 23 April 2009

Brooklyn-based illustrator Lisa Ramsey creates fantastic and elaborately themed comics, many of which are very tongue in cheek but always beautifully drawn.

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Jashar Awan’s superhero website

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By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Friday 13 February 2009

Illustrator Jashar Awan now has a new website devoted solely to his butt kicking superhero comics and moody graphic novels. This is the kind of stuff that will appeal immensely to the childhood superhero fanatic in all of us.

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