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Art For Art’s Sake

Published On May 4, 2014 | By Richard Bruton | Art For Art's Sake, Comics

Ready yourselves for no return to work tomorrow…

Original splash page by John Paul Leon from The Spirit #16, published by DC Comics, September 2011. (Via The Bristol Board)

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Groo by James Harren (Via Browse The Stacks)

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Jonathan Edwards – Tank Girl:

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Fred Hembeck (Via Browse The Stacks)

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And more Fred Hembeck Doc Strange goodness

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Duncan Fegredo art for Girl – 90s Vertigo……. (Via Joe Keatinge)

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A Bruce Timm cartoon showing 9 of the taboos that Batman The Animated Series was supposed to scrupulously avoid. As explained in 1998’s wonderful Batman: Animated by Paul Dini & Chip Kidd, the must-nots were guns, drugs, breaking glass, alcohol, smoking, nudity, child endangerment, religion and strangulation. (Via Colin Smith)

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Pascal Campion:

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Lee Weeks:

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The Shadow by Sean Gordon Murphy

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Stuart Immonen… brilliant and such variety…

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These from his Centrofolia books – buy them here.

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Tsutomu Takahashi (Via Mercurial Blonde)

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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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