Taken, of course, from the From Hell Companion. A very charming self-portrait-plus of the artist and his collaborator, Alan Moore. And of course, they would be chatting things up with a pint and a smoke, making me wonder when it becomes a Thomas Pynchon Versus...
Putting the test to the test.
The cover to Love & Rockets Volume 1 number 24 is my favorite, a perfect distillation of the indie rock – and indie comics – punk ethos. The best part is locating Monica and wondering how she wound up there.
Another chance to get re-acquainted with a cape classic, this time the socially relevant run of Green Lantern / Green Arrow from Denny O’Neill and Neal Adams. Is it everything I remember it to be?
Gym teacher versus physics instructor.
Another memorable image from The Eyes Of The Cat, written with Alejandro Jodorowsky.
One of my favorite moments from the show, managing to be both adorable and creepy.
While this single panel does not capture the organic layout, it does show the disturbing beauty of Crumb’s crosshatching and almost hallucinatory perspective. It’s a nightmare capturing existential dread and dis-ease, living up to the title of Sartre’s novel.
They’re both theater majors, I’m guessing.
Detail from a full-page illustration in the legendary Raw Magazine – and considering the size of Raw, that’s saying a lot. Meulen is one of the more stylish ligne claire artists I’ve encountered, and sometimes calls to mind Daniel Torres. The humor of this piece...
Re-acquainting myself with this everything-but-the-kitchen-sink epic featuring the World’s Finest team.
Just don’t walk on roofs…