underground comix

Underground Comix Art From Graham Nash Collection Brings In Big Bucks

If you’re into comic books, you’ve no doubt heard of R. Crumb, the prolific artist most known for his underground comix movement, including Zap Comix. He also gave the world the counter culture characters Fritz the Cat and Mr. Natural. Original artwork from him is always fun to come by, and they command top dollar […]

Cyberpunk’s Influence On Brian Wood’s Channel Zero And The Couriers

By Bart Bishop Graphic novelist Brian Wood’s Channel Zero (2000) and The Couriers (2003) fuse baroque sequential art with misanthropic prose. Wood’s surface influences of “punk rock” and cyberpunk are demonstrated in his aesthetic choices, utilizing the zine methodologies of early “underground” comic books and punk magazines and taking clear visual inspiration from the works […]