Tag Archives: art

David Mack On Kickstarters, The 20th Anniversary Of Kabuki, And Remastering Youthful Projects At San Diego Comic Con

By Joshua Stone Leading into this year’s SDCC, there were certain creators I was hoping to be able to get some time with to conduct an interview. One of these people was David Mack. Mack, best known as the creator …

Lost, Presumed Stolen – Rom, By John Dell

UNFINISHED Have you seen this artwork? JLA artist John Dell tells us, I noticed the piece missing three days ago, more than likely it was removed at a store signing or a Gulf Coast show within the last year. I …

Breaking Down Clichés And Truth-Telling The Creative Life In The Temple Of Art – David Mack And Bill Sienkiewicz In The Bleeding Cool Double-Interview

The Temple of Art is a documentary project and book project, currently crowdfunding, the brainchild of photographer Allan Amato that arose out of his photographic portraits of artists in a variety of multi-modal mediums. It has grown to encompass some …

The Events of San Diego’s Chuck Jones Gallery – Including A Night With Hanna Barbara Icon Bob Singer

By Nikolai Fomich [The Gallery] San Diego’s Chuck Jones Gallery, home to hundreds of classic art pieces by Jones and other animation legends, will be holding several events throughout Comic Con. On display at the Gallery are Jones originals many …

The Good, Bad, And Different At Anime Expo, Plus Photogallery

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent This was my second year attending the nation’s largest convention dedicated to anime and manga, the Anime Expo (AX) held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 3 – 6. …

Jason Pearson Draws The Superman/Batman Scene From Dark Knight Returns

This is what you get when you commission Jason Pearson to draw the climatic scene from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. He writes, Here’s a commission for a Dark Knight-Batman and Superman piece. I really wanted to do Batman in …

French Original Comic Art Set To Rock The Marketplace At Christie’s In Paris

Christie’s Auction House in Paris is having its first sale of comic book material in April. And there are going to be some seriously large wallets to be carried to this display of European comic book art. The cover of …

Drew Struzan And Bob Peak Art On Display… At A Cemetery?

Two of the legends of movie poster art, Drew Struzan and Bob Peak, are getting an exhibit of their work at the Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale, CA. The exhibit, called The Masters Of Movie Art runs January 24th through …

Frank Cho Banned From Facebook Over Topless Pterodactyl Picture

Okay, admittedly, it’s not the Pterodactyl that’s topless. But Frank Cho writes; I just got suspended for 3 days from Facebook AGAIN. My crime – posting a DRAWING of a topless woman holding onto a pterodactyl. Some asshole with a …

Pretty Pictures: Robert Chew

I was rereading We3 last weekend, so maybe I came across these at just the right time. Robert Chew’s lush landscape painting of beasts and birds, mechanised accompanied by human… soldiers? Owners? Programmers? Companions. Anyway, pretty pictures by anyone’s definition. …

Hugo Pratt’s Corto Maltese – A Pop Culture Hound Goes To Malta

Chris Thompson writes for Bleeding Cool; My love affair with Hugo Pratt‘s Corto Maltese really took hold on my most recent trip to Italy. Although beloved by the French, Pratt was an Italian who spent his formative years in Venice. …

Commission And Be Damned – The Green Princess

Johnny Lee Achziger writes for Bleeding Cool. Certain creator names redacted at his request; Back in the mid 1970s I wrote a book called “The Green Princess” and since I couldn’t sell it (it wasn’t all that great), I decided …

Blogger Answers Bleeding Cool with Commission Woes

There was quite a lot of feedback to Rich’s piece recently on taking your chances when it comes to art commissions. Anj, a blogger for Supergirl Comic Box Commentary, posted the following piece in response. Bleeding Cool is reprinting Anj’s blog with …

Commission And Be Damned

Lots of comic book artists take private commissions for work, often using trademarked characters they’ve worked on, often charging hundreds, even thousands of dollars. It can pay better than a publisher page rate, and the more successful you are as a comic …

Fake Brendan McCarthy Paradax Art On eBay

Found on eBay Brendan McCarthy: ”I really put my greatest effort into making sure that the Paradax comic was going to look amazing. It’s a great personal favourite of mine. Paradax 1 and Strange Days 2 I think aresome of …

Seth Reedy – A New Rob Granito For 2012?

Seth Reedy is a comic book artist. Ish. He makes himself available for work and promotes himself readily online, taking comissions and tattoo work. But some of his examples seem a little… familiar. Yet he claims all the credit for …

Academy Of Art University – Piecing Together Figments

The comic industry is growing in a lateral way, leading business in a new direction that is hard to track or predict. It’s certainly a very interesting time to be a comic book creator. Comic books have generally been regarded …

A Look Inside Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The Director’s Cut

Coming up later, lots of discussion of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. I got to speak to both director Timur Bekmembetov and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith at the weekend, and will be bringing you news of what we spoke of. Firstly, though, …