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Art For Art’s Sake

Published On September 1, 2013 | By Richard Bruton | Comics

Art. So much lovely, lovely art. And some really horrible stuff, but we wouldn’t offend your eyes with that. Especially your eyes, oh dear, were you out on the sauce last night? ’cause you look bloody awful this morning….. sit back, pour yourself a really strong coffee and let the great art wash over you….

For those of us coming to the end of a long summer holiday…. a little Eisner

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John Allison: Realised that I’d never drawn the Fantastic Four, so I had a go. I’m sure they don’t look like this any more. It is possible that they never did.

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Steranko experiments with the form, #1: Captain America #111 (which Stan Lee cheekily puts his name on). (Via Bendis)

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Rocket Raccoon – Kevin Macguire (Via Comics Blah)

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Fiona Staples – Saga:

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Dazzler by Bill Sienkiewicz. (Via I Love Comic Covers)

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Spider-Man by John Romita Jr. (Via I Love Comic Covers)

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Plastic Man #7 cover by Scott Morse (Via Comic Art Appreciation)

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Richard Sala – new Dracula project:

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Ben Caldwell (Via Lulu)

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Shoujo Batgirl by Kate Bresnahan – buy a print here (Via Ben Towle)

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Indiana Jones and the Curse Of The Cosmic Cube – Dan Hipp (Via Bendis)

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New Mutants by Dan Blouin.  (via Bendis)

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We’ll end this week with a few passed over this way by Joe… writer Ray Fawkes also does a fair line in sketch work… John ConstantineDream, Delirium

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About The Author

Richard Bruton
- Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he's written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard's day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children's graphic novel library in the country.

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