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ICAF at CCS: More Details…

The International Comic Arts Forum is at CCS This Week! As announced last month, and in more detail yesterday here at Myrant

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Swamp Thing Portrait…

Swamp Thing Portrait…

Swamp Thing portrait, oversized (12 x 12″), archival inks on Bristol board.

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Sketches for Sale…

I’ll be posting the summer/fall harvest of new Bissette sketches for sale on Myrant and in the Comic Art Fans Gallery at the end of this month. More images, links, to come, as the scans are ready and go up.

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More on Jack Kirby/Marvel Comics: What Is Co-Creation?

Bear with me, now, as we pursue the meat of the matter—creatively, legally, morally, ethically. Let’s table conjecture for a time, and just talk about facts—or, at least, one set of facts as set out by two co-creators of a number of comicbook characters. What goes into co-creating a character, when a writer and artist collaborate?

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Marvel “Wins,” Kirby Family Loses—Next Step?

Steve Bissette writes: If one fan in a Batgirl costume can make a difference, we have all the inspiration we need—as if all of Jack Kirby’s work weren’t enough, or just the Marvel Comics part of Jack Kirby’s massive body of work, particularly into the third week of millions packing into cinemas to see Captain [...]

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Color Tyrant for Jeff…

A color sketch/signature I did for my Texan cartoonist pal Jeff Smith ( “the other Jeff Smith,” as he puts it) on the title page of the rare, signed limited edition of Comic Book Rebels (co-authored with Stanley Wiater back in 1993); Jeff shared this scan from his copy with me today, and I’m doing the same with you.

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Teen Angels Pick of the Week, Panel to Panel Discussion

Teen Angels & New Mutants: Rick Veitch’s Brat Pack and the Art, Karma, and Commerce of Killing Sidekicks is beginning to enjoy some online love.

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Mighty May-Pole Power!

S*p*rman & Friends Spurt! Prepare for Summer Superheroes Spew With Superheroes Spewing…

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Singing in the Brain 4

Singing in the Brain 4

It’s not all ugly mugs and black crows; some of the doodles done during Lynda Barry ’s CCS workshop session meditated on leaves, butterfly wings, turtle shells—all the symmetry and beauty of nature and God’s creation, folks. Of course, my scrawls forever fall short of the real things, particulary when they’re doodles dawdled out during tuning out the world to listen to fellow storytellers read…

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First Review: Teen Angels…

Teen Talk Matt Kennedy Tears Into Teen Angels at Forces of Geek

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