Art For Art's Sake….

Published On July 10, 2011 | By Richard Bruton | Animation, Art For Art's Sake, Comics

Comics and T’Internet…..

From The Strangeness Of …. Brendan McCarthy… a toned down version of McCarthy’s usual style on IDW’s Rocketeer Adventures series. Also news of a bran new Reboot series, including conceptuals by McCarthy and a brand new cover: Via Mark.

Terry Wiley’s fictional 80s carcrash of a band “Boutique X” from the awfully, awfully good Verity Fair comic, posted over at Nelson Evergreen’s Bloody Godawful Bands blog…. join in, suggest your own:

From The Little Prince website: Geoffo brings together two very different worlds – Antoine De Saint-Exupéry’s Little Prince and David Tennant’s Doctor Who:

Geoffo is the artist on Vic Boone, written by Shawn Aldridge  – who was good enough to send over a digital copy a while back – sadly I just haven’t had the time to look over it yet, but there’s definitely a nice vibe about the idea of a private eye working a 50s sci-fi world – this old Vic Boone piece by Jeff Winstead:

And here’s a page from the new VicBoone by Geoffo:

Gorgeous Rick Veitch Shadow commission:

Even after almost 20 years a young Kitty  Pryde and her pet dragon takes me right back to that most wonderful time of teen life when I read Chris Claremont and Paul Smith on Uncanny X-Men. One comic, 12 issues and an annual each year and that was it – everything I needed to know about the X-Men – no huge crossovers, no multiple titles…… oh, twas a golden time.

I shall stop this now….. here’s Colleen Coover’s Kitty & Lockheed….

Des Taylor Wonder Woman from F-Yeah Grant Morrison Tumblr:

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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.

One Response to Art For Art's Sake….

  1. Joe says:

    how adorable is the Little Prince/Doctor Who mashup? Two childhood nostalgic memories brought together, rather lovely.