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The Art of Humberto Ramos

Posted in Whatever with tags , , on 11/13/2014 by McCutcheon

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Of all the reasons to like comic books, the art is most of it. If you don’t like comics for the art, why do you like comics in the first place? Go read a book with no pictures, loser!

And while many great artists stretch the limits of what it seems like the infamous medium would normally do, some strike that perfect balance of dynamism, fluidity, and style. This is what legendary comics’ artist Humberto Ramos does. While keeping with the splash page frenzy of the 90s, where style was held waaay over substance, Ramos still manages to tell a story with each and every panel.

Below is a small collection of his art. See what you think. Continue reading

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The Art of Yoji Shinkawa

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , , , , , on 04/15/2014 by McCutcheon

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If there’s one thing I love, it’s barbeque. If there’s another thing I love, it’s the smell of gasoline (The forbidden fruit). But if there’s only one more thing I can say that I love, I guess I’ll say that I love good art.

I don’t necessarily mean weirdo art house art where you’re meant to analyze and interpret what you think the artist was trying to convey by crapping on a mattress. I really just mean art. Like a guy took a pencil, a brush, or whatever; put it to a sheet of paper and created something really cool. That’s what Yoji Shinkawa does and if you don’t know him, you should get to know him. Continue reading