Art For Art’s Sake #186: Howard Chaykin’s Got ‘A Study In Scarlet’ And More
by Richard Bruton
Art For Art’s Sake, a weekly celebration of the ninth art, ending this week with a look at Howard Chaykin’s Study in Scarlet.
Okay then, off we go… starting with Nicolas Amiard, manipulating the art of many famous cartoonists for an important message:
Each year during the summer, around 100,000 pets suddenly become unwanted and abandoned in France.
(Via Phillippe Bousquet)
Now, a few wonderful bits of comic art to brighten your weekend…
Thor by Alan Davis
Dave Johnson – Corto Maltese
Darwyn Cooke – FF
Mary Fleener –
Jaime Hernandez – who else?
Joost Swarte –
Kevin Nowlan – Madman
Kyle Baker – his much loved, way underrated Plastic Man
Paul Pope – Catwoman
Dave McKean – cover to Violent Cases
Conan – Barry Windsor-Smith
Brian Bolland – Riddler
Bill Sienkiewicz – Harley and the Bat
Babs Tarr – Gotham Girls
Jamie Hewlett – Tank Girl
Eduardo Risso – Wonder Woman
Will Eisner’s Spirit
Paul Smith – DD and Manhunter…
And we shall end with the great Howard Chaykin and his A Study in Scarlet Limited Edition Portfolio (Middle Earth, 1976).