Futuropolis by Emmanuel Lepage

Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Emmanuel Lepage

Born in 1966, French comic artist and writer Emmanuel Lepage, whose work Springtime in Chernobyl is being re-published this June by IDW Publishing, began developing his talent as an artist at just 13, He worked hard, aided by careful guidance of the creator of Bizu, Jean-Claude Fournier. In 1983, the newspaper Ouest-France started featuring someContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Comic Artist Emmanuel Lepage

Les Scorpions du désert by Hugo Pratt

Comic Creator Spotlight – The Picasso of Comics, Hugo Pratt, by Keith Page

Artist and writer Keith Page shines a light on the work and impact of Corto Maltese creator Hugo Pratt, on his own work and that of others… Hugo Pratt (1927 – 1995) was a most unusual comics creator by British and American standards and little of his work is available in an English translation. HisContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight – The Picasso of Comics, Hugo Pratt, by Keith Page

It Was the War of the Trenches - Sample Art

Comic Creator Spotlight: “Working Class Heroes” – The Comics of Jaques Tardi, by Keith Page

Artist and writer Keith Page shines a light on the work of the award-winning French artist Jacques Tardi… Jacques Tardi spent his early years in post-war Germany, his father a career soldier. The atrocities of the 1914-18 war, retold him by his Corsican grandfather, haunted his childhood dreams before becoming one of the major themesContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: “Working Class Heroes” – The Comics of Jaques Tardi, by Keith Page

Comic Creator Spotlight: Commando Cover Artist “Dalger” (Alfredo de la María)

Thanks to several Commando and comic art fans, we can reveal the real identity of the artist who provided the stunning cover to Commando 5202, “The Joker” a reprint of a story first published back in 1994 with interior art by Gordon C. Livingstone, on sale now in all good UK newsagents. Uruguayan “Dalger” perContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Commando Cover Artist “Dalger” (Alfredo de la María)

Zeroes by Martin Eden - Cast Spread

Comic Creator Spotlight: Martin Eden’s Zeros web comic project heads to print

Martin Eden, the creator of the much-praised British independent comic series O Men and Spandex, has a new comics project out now – Zeros, an all-ages comic about a world where everyone has a super-power. Everyone, it seems, except a class of school-children at the Powertown Institute… But why not? “Zeros is set in a near-futureContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Martin Eden’s Zeros web comic project heads to print