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Web Arted Feb 3rd

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days. Daredevil issue 6 splash by Wally Wood. Source. Cosmic Odyssey by Duncan Fegredo. Source. Machine Man by Kalle Malloy. Source. Avengers ad by Jack Kirby. Source. Rocketeer…

Web Arted Jan 13th

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…

Creator rights

I found this column very hard to write. For while I agree that creators should be well compensated for their work, I also feel that the large companies do a lot of work in promoting and marketing characters as well.…

Top Graphic Novels 2011

The year is winding down so Pick Five will be focusing on top items for the remainder of the year to aid in reading and Christmas shopping. This week: top graphic novels.

52Q | #56: Creators, Deadlines and Consistency

DC's new program of keeping books on schedule by getting books done well ahead of publication and shifting creative teams seems to be working. Of course it also means writers and artists are being juggled around to keep things flowing. Marvel's approach seems to have artists taking turns, giving readers up to six artists in a six issue stretch. This week's 52Q: do you stick to a book when it has multiple creators or do you cherry pick issues based on your favourites? Would you rather see a small publishing delay for creator consistency?

Comic Book Docs

In this post is an idea I wish for someone to use because I have not the resources to do it myself. But we’ll get to that. I love documentaries. Okay, I love good documentaries, especially those about music.  Standing…