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Art For Art’s Sake

Published On January 12, 2014 | By Richard Bruton | Comics

Is it really January already? Are we all feeling truly miserable after the holidays? Stick a coffee on, settle back, have some wonderful art…

Pascal Campion Thor - ”Just found some old unapproved cover sketches ideas for Thor ..I kind of liked that one actually.” Oh yes, that is fab…

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Shade the Changing Man #33 cover by Chris Bachalo - Via Bendis

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Rocket Raccoon #1 cover art by Mike Mignola and Al Gordon

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Daredevil by David Mazzuchelli

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Falling in Love #119 x Spider-Man by Marco D’Alfonso, after the late, great Nick Cardy (Via TTRPA)

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The Fantastic Four by Kris Anka

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And more Kris Anka… Uncanny X-Men 15 INH

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Plate from Michael Golden’s Doctor Strange portfolio 1983.Via The Bristol Board

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Simon Fraser depicts his and Robbie Morrison’s Nikolai Dante. (From the UKCAC97booklet.) Via Too Busy

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Evan Shaner Doom Patrol

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Michael Cho colour rough

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Garen Ewing: Illustration (colour version) for Jesse Bullington’s ‘Escape From the Mummy’s Tomb’ (for The Book of the Dead).

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David Collinson. Think about it…..

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Paul Duffield: Illustrations for a short story by John Dickinson.. wow…

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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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