Art For Art’s Sake #16 – Oh, Look At All The Gorgeous Comics…

by Richard Bruton

Art For Art’s Sake – where we round up all the very best of the artwork we’ve seen on the Internet over the past week. Seriously, there’s a huge amount of talent out there, all making comic art. So, enjoy, promote, link, go visit those involved. Comic art really is the best…

Now, first of all, how about this for a wedding commission, from Sandy Jarrell

Stephen Collins piece… ”When It All Started’, a comic for Prospect Magazine

PJ Holden, continuing his series of pieces where he takes a Tweet from someone and illustrates them.  This was from Nigel Auchterlounie…

Preacher image from Glenn Fabry

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind by Hayao Miyazaki

Appleseed by Shirow Masamune

Spider-Man (Via Charlie Brown) by Marco D’Alfonso (Via Browse The Stacks)

Cover by Dave McKean from James Bond 007: Octopussy #2, published by Titan, March 1988 (Via The Bristol Board) – Titan really did do a great job of getting some fabulous cover art back in the day.

The Shadow by Steranko (Via Spaceship Rocket)

Terry Moore – Supergirl (Via Comics Comics)

Tim Sale (Via Comics, Most of the Time)

Kevin Wada – Zodiac Force (Via ArtVerso)

Jill Thompson – Wonder Woman (Via Failed Mad Scientist)

Batman – Sean Gordon Murphy

John Watson – ‘Alfred vs Jarvis commission based on the cover to the Superman vs Muhammad Ali tabloid. The logos are based on the Batman and Avengers ones from 1978, the year the tabloid was published‘.

The genius of George Herriman (1880 – 1944).

Creator of the hugely influential Krazy Kat (1913-1944), he was responsible for a comic strip that played so deliciously with the medium and influenced generations of cartoonists even to this day. Brilliance on the page….

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