Last week was the annual self-inflicted idiocy/torture that is 24-hour comics day. The day when a LOT of comic artists around the world decide, like the insane people they are, that the thing they would most like to do is draw a full 24-page comic in 24-hours.
Obviously this is madness. But it’s bloody good looking madness in many case. So this week, instead of the usual selection of art from around the Internet, I thought I’d post a few choice examples of the 24-hour comics 2012 here….. most of them I’ve grabbed from 10centticker, which is hosting/collating a lot. Bless them for putting them altogether – but if you have one you’d like a mention for – hit the comments.
First up, and simply amazing is Darkness by Boulet. 24 Hours. 24 HOURS. Bloody hell, that’s just incredible, polished, beautiful stuff…
Likewise, equally amazing… Dan Berry with Cat Island. Although, like he says, his hand paid the price. (Worth it though.)
Now for a few familiar names… Philippa Rice:
Raina Telgemeier (whose Smile is a huge, huge success at the school library – onto our 4th copy now -by far the most borrowed graphic novel we have – yet STILL it hasn’t been officially released by Scholastic in the UK. Madness):
And finally, Stuart Immonen, possibly the only sane one amongst them all: