Battling Boy: the new superhero comic by Paul Pope

Eric Collins Reader Find

By Eric Collins in New Illustration on Thursday 21 November 2013

I go to the comic store roughly once a month. Usually I walk around the store aimlessly in the hope of finding that inspiring story that I didn’t know exists: such as The Watchman, Akira, The Incal. usually I leave empty handed. That was not the case a few weeks ago. Paul Pope creator of […]

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Humanity captured through comics: art by Marc Pearson

Dave Mahler Reader Find

By Dave Mahler in New Illustration on Saturday 16 November 2013

I hope he doesn’t mind the comparison, but I see Marc Pearson as the Adam Elliot of comics. Not in that he’s an adorable gay man who brings up his dogs every time I hound him after a lecture (creepy stalker David, bad…). More in that his focus seems to be on struggling humans, doing […]

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Champion of Dema: a fantasy Afrocentric graphic novel

Hameed Adigun Reader Find

By Hameed Adigun in New Illustration on Tuesday 29 October 2013

Champion of Dema is an Afrocentric, fantasy graphic novel about a young man named Kade who’s forced to be a hero but keeps trying to escape his responsibilities. He tries to escape his duties at every opportunity he gets. Written by Hameed Catel from kirucomics, he has poured his heart and soul into this project, […]

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Deeply detailed comic illustrations by Plump Oyster

Dave Mahler Reader Find

By Dave Mahler in New Illustration on Monday 21 October 2013

Benjamin Sea, aka Plump Oyster, must be a very patient man. I tried ripping on his style this one time…and only one time. Because, my god, I can’t even fathom the time and skill that goes into his deeply complex, detailed and sprawling images. What’s amazing is that his images are so stylised yet still […]

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Hyper-detailed watercolour comics by Evie Cahir

Dave Mahler Reader Find

By Dave Mahler in New Art on Friday 27 September 2013

I’m jealous of Evie Cahir. It seems every day brings another interview and another hundred plus notes on tumblr. Her work is simply divine: intricate, hyper-detailed watercolour and graphite pieces that put the majority of the NGV to shame. Her use of line is exciting, skewing perspective in just the right places to remind you […]

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Acid Drop: a graphic novel by Daniel Isles

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By Daniel Isles in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 August 2013

This is a project I am currently working on called Acid Drop, with the intention to produce a beautiful quality book to be printed. It’s a crime/thriller graphic novel, focusing on professional killer, Charlie Cooper, who wants to retire from the game for good.  In order to do so, he must first fulfill his buy-out clause […]

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Pros and cons of marriage, according to Darwin

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Tuesday 2 July 2013

This graphic novel is a illustrated tour of the brain of the father of evolution. Arguments such as the pros and cons of marriage according to the theory of evolution is suddenly humorous and entertaining when paired with entertaining illustrations. Darwin: A Graphic Biography is a better way to teach school kids otherwise dry history.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo graphic novel

Leonard Corcuera Reader Find

By Leonard Corcuera in New Art on Friday 5 April 2013

With the release of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s graphic novel, we get four ideas of the iconic Lisbeth Salander: the one we imagined while reading the novel, the Noomi Rapace version, the Rooney Mara version, and now the graphic novels. How I wish Stieg Larsson was still alive so I can thank him […]

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Book of Sarth: an interactive music video graphic novel on the iPad

Sarth Reader Find

By Sarth in New Art on Friday 15 February 2013

When we started working on Book of Sarth, it was more of an experiment in music distribution, but it took on serious dimensions after Alex Smith started defining the story. Our collaboration was full of weird coincidences, Alex would show me a drawing and it would match lyrics I had written months earlier. Part of […]

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Raised by Raptors: a new graphic novel by Oliver Sykes and Ben Ashton-Bell

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Thursday 7 February 2013

Raised by Raptors is an epic, fantasy-adventure, graphic novel written by Oliver Sykes and illustrated by Ben Ashton-Bell. The story is set in fictional Mexico, where humans and dinosaurs co-exist during the Golden Age of the Mayan Civilization. The series focuses on the journey of a young Mesoamerican who is forced to flee her city […]

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The Boy with Eyes the Size of Miami Football Stadium

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By Robin Mann in New Products on Wednesday 26 September 2012

The Boy with Eyes the Size of Miami Football Stadium is a weird take on the children’s picture book. Andrew Gilmore is a British writer and artist. His art has been used by bands and featured in magazines such as Bizarre and Terrorizor.

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No Man’s Land: a graphic novel by Blexbolex

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By Sophie Roach in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 July 2012

Blexbolex is back with another beautifully illustrated graphic novel. This one, along the lines of his past work, is a dystopian crime novel taking place entirely within an unnamed protagonist’s psyche.

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Gängkrig 145: a graphic novel illustrated by Peter Bergting

Denimu Contributor

By Denimu in New Design on Thursday 19 April 2012

After reading Jens Lapidus’s Stockholm Noir Trilogy, I came across his spin off, the graphic novel Gängkrig 145 (Gang War 145), which is illustrated by Peter Bergting. My Swedish is far from great, but the visuals are exceptional: each frame a piece of art capturing the dark, urban mood of the Swedish underworld that differs from his usual fantasy style, as in The Portant.

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Salsa Invertebraxa: an epic new graphic novel

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By the tooth fairy in New Illustration on Saturday 12 November 2011

Salsa Invertebraxa, a truly epic graphic novel from artist/writer Mozchops , is finally published. It charts the odyssey of two invertebrate companions as they journey through a vibrant world of imaginary insects and flora. After an incubation of fifteen years, Mozchops has exquisitely crafted 200 paintings to tell this story of a beautiful, dangerous and mysterious world.

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Robot of Leisure graphic novel series

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By Kat in New Illustration on Saturday 5 March 2011

The Robot of Leisure graphic novel series tells a gentle tale of one robot’s pursuit of happiness and purpose.

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