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A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days. The Spirit by Darwyn Cooke. Source. Kraven by Mike Mignola. Source. Powers by Michael Avon Oeming. Source. Secret Avengers cover by Art Adams. Source. Rawhide Kid splash by Jack Kirby. Source. Fantastic Fanzine cover by Jim Steranko. Source. Nick Fury by Dave Johnson. Source. Moon Knight by…

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days. Great stuff by Watterson, Mignola, Miller, Rude and many more!…

November 17, 2011 / / Reviews 0 Comments

Something out of the ordinary hits comic book shop shelves last month: Nursery Rhyme Comics from First Second. Having seen some previews and a substantial build up I anxiously read it through.   Chris Duffy brought together fifty contemporary cartoonists, letting them illustrate a nursery rhyme as they chose to.  Each interpreted and created as they saw fit, ranging from…

Last updated on November 14th, 2016 at 07:54 amWelcome back to Absolute-ly, a feature that focuses on what comic should receive the “absolute” treatment: any story from any publisher.  A call to arms of hardcover comic book fans. Mike Mignola was in the second phase of his career; after starting at Marvel he packed up and moved to DC.  While…

December 21, 2010 / / Minutiae 6 Comments

Last updated on November 23rd, 2011 at 08:51 pmDC solicitations for March 2011 went online yesterday and I was shocked, shocked, to see Absolute Promethea Volume 3 solicited. The final Absolute edition of Alan Moore’s epic collects issues #24-32 with the spectacular artwork of J.H. Williams III! ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale AUGUST 17, 328 pg, 8.25” x 12.5”, FC,…

I’m a big Mike Mignola fan, admiring his work since Marvel Fanfare.  The Amazing Screw-On Head was a one shot comic published in 2002 but somehow I missed it so I was anxious to pick up The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects hardcover.  Here’s the publisher’s blurb: When Emperor Zombie threatens the safety of all life on earth,…