2013 Fetish Favorites: Cover Artists Fetish Five

Since I’m late doing my “best of list” from 2013, you all should know by now why the following names and titles show up here, so I won’t belabor with my own personal gushing this time. This is more “at-a-glance” and for comparison and archival purposes. There are more cover artists than interior artists, so this is always a hard list to pull from, and there’s always someone you forget to mention. These top my list. 1. Adam Hughes – Fairest and various others     2. Dave Johnson – 100 Bullets: Brother Lono, various B.P.R.D. series and various variants   3. Francesco Francavilla – Afterlife with … Continue reading 2013 Fetish Favorites: Cover Artists Fetish Five

2013 Fetish Favorites: THE PRIVATE EYE — Best Digital Comic Series

“My brothers in comic book worship, I have found the latest scripture & it’s great. This digital tome of graphic literary goodness is worth the $2.99 I PayPal’ed on it.” – Brandon Rucker, March 2013 That bit of hyperbole is what I tweeted to my Comics Illuminati brothers after I had read Brian K. Vaughan & Marcos Martin The Private Eye #1, a surprise, bold new digital-only comic featured on their Panel Syndicate website (with impressive color work by Munsta Vicente). In an unprecedented move from established comic book creators, this new digital comic was offered with a “pay what ya … Continue reading 2013 Fetish Favorites: THE PRIVATE EYE — Best Digital Comic Series

2013 Fetish Favorites: SEX CRIMINALS — Most Original New Comic Series

To me Sex Criminalsfeels like it was created by direct descendants of both Gilbert and Jamie Hernandez of Love and Rockets fame, but minus the Latino aspects. The narrative from a female character’s perspective is very sound and flawless. The sexual aspects handled with skill and great knowing humor. And in the first issue, Suzie’s origin-flashback, the trials and tribulations of youth were informed and executed with accuracy. The high concept of two people who can stop time when they have an orgasm finally finding each other and naively thinking they can use this special power to embark on a … Continue reading 2013 Fetish Favorites: SEX CRIMINALS — Most Original New Comic Series