Soooo, to finish off the week of art, how about some Keith Giffen? I wanted to end big and trying to pick a few Kirby pieces would be too heart-breaking. I have loved Giffen’s work since I can remember and his ability to reinvent his style decade after decade is one of the most interesting things to follow in the US comics scene.
I tried to select some unpublished or rare illustrations. Some of them are from http://www.comicartfans.com, which, as always, feels like a trip down the missed opportunities boulevard …
Mr. Giffen, we all like your writing but try to get some art done more regularly, please! And if everything else fails, there’s always Kickstarter!!!
Darkseid Splash from DC Challenge #11
Batman features on a page from the Charlton character focused unpublished Blockbuster series
JLA illustration for an ad of Giffen & co’s last arc on the series, Breakdowns
Captain America Spotlight cover
Zemo vs Cap on the unpublished Captain America Spotlight #2 cover
Is this the only time Giffen drew Wolverine?
Pencils by Jason Pearson, inks by Giffen
Kirby as God for the cover of Victory #5, still unpublished
Time to highlight Mr. Aaron Kuder, already working for the big ones and with a great style that reminds the stylings of Frank Quitely or Tony Moore. Like the other artists featured this week, we can’t wait to see anything new that gets published …
Cover for the 1st issue of Marvel Universe Vs The Avengers
Variant cover for Batman Inc vol. 2 #1
Variant cover for Deathstroke
Variant cover for Batman #13
Page from the Spider-Man team up with Deadpool on Avenging Spider-Man 13
Another beautiful page from the Spider-Man team up with Deadpool on Avenging Spider-Man 13
Here is another great artist who’s been getting a bit more (very deserved) attention lately, Tradd Moore. If you want to enjoy more of his hyper-kinetic art, try either of the Luther Strode books (the only one in trade at the moment is The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, Vol. 1), the level of detail is insane!
Seems he’s getting more and more cover work from Marvel these days, so I guess sequential art from Marvel cannot be far behind.
Marvel vs Campcom pin-up
Astonishing X-Men Try-out. Seems like they were looking for someone to cover up for Jason Pearson …
I will try to post a few drawings by comic artists I like every day this week. We start with a few drawings of the excellent Rafael Grampá … Get yourself a copy of Mesmo Delivery if you haven’t, good stuff.