Joined: Jan. 2004
|Posted: Feb. 20 2004,11:58 am
I make comics, and a lot of them are on-line at http://www.opi8.com under the heading "White Noise"... so I'm looking at other people's stuff constantly. ¬†Right now, I'm very taken with:
***Jon Morris: http://www.ape-law.com/jeremy ¬†I had the good fortune to do a story with John on the www.opi8.com site for the White Noise collection of comics called "When Your Gravity Fails." ¬†He's a brilliant cartoonist with a very warm, expressive style. ¬†His strip about the youngest son of Frankenstein, "Jeremy" was a well-loved webcomic institution for years. ¬†Check out http://www.wheoum.com for his latest work.
***Steve Lieber: http://www.unrewarding.com/steve/ ¬†I've never been so lucky as to work with Steve, but he is super-great, and one of the most talented (and charming) men in comics. ¬†His work with Greg Rucka on "Whiteout" earned him a well-deserved Eisner award.
***Theo Galaday: http://www.galaday.com/ ¬†I did a comic with Theo called "Wulf and Eadwacer" for the White Noise collection on www.opi8.com - he currently works, I believe, for an animation company in Texas. ¬†The amazing thing about that gorgeous painted style of his - it's not painted! ¬†He does everything digitally! ¬†As far I know, he works pretty exclusively on a whackum tablet, and then just adds layers and layers and layers of color with Photoshop. ¬†He's an extraordinary talent.
***Trevor Brown: http://www.babyart.org/ ¬†Trevor Brown produces seriously twisted art, most of it airbrushed, that has been featured in a series of Japanese books that I have snatched up eagerly for the last couple of years now. ¬†Man... this stuff is doubleplusevil... and it's great.
***James Woodward: http://www.vonphantasi.com ¬†I've done a couple of comics with James, both for his project, "These Things Happen" and for the White Noise collection (both at opi8). ¬†He's got a wonderful way with watercolors and an unerring sense of composition.
Well, five different artists is probably enough to start with, but man.... there are so many more. ¬†Seriously, this is what I think about all day. ¬†