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Covers | Lady Mechanika: La Dama de La Muerte #1 (Benitez Productions)

The coloring on these covers for this upcoming series is spectacular! It should feature some of Joe Benitez’ best work yet. According to Joe the first issue just went to print so we should see it at the end of the month! (S) Joe Benitez, M. M. Chen (A) Martin Montiel, Peter Steigerwald (A/CA) Joe Benitez After suffering a tragic loss, Lady Mechanika takes a trip to a small Mexican village just in time for their Día de los Muertos celebration. But the festivities turn truly deadly after the arrival of the Jinetes del Infierno, the mythical Hell Riders. A very special Day of the Dead Lady Mechanika three-part story! In Shops: Sep 28, 2016

Thinkbook 1 | Art Can Make Your Day

#ruckology #artjunkie First in a series of weekly brainjuice leakages, an upload from my cerebral mainframe to yours. Art. Man, it really can make your day. Be it visual, audio, audio-visual, practical or virtual. Art just has that uncanny ability to touch the soul, spark the imagination and be a general catalyst to positive things in our lives. I’m a sucker for the stuff and spend an inordinate amount of time mentally immersed in it on a daily basis, whether it’s my own or that of others. Over a decade ago I used to go by the handle artjunkie online. In fact that was the name of my first ever blog (on Livejournal) some eons ago. I am certainly an art junkie for life, no doubt. We’re certainly in some dark times these days, socially and politically. Do yourself a favor and try to make time to consume your favorite kind or art, better yet, discover some new art. Btw, hello and g’day, my friends. I am going to attempt to do this on a weekly …

Gallery: THE PRIVATE EYE – New Prints section Available NOW!

Art by Marcos Martin Coming in via e-mail yesterday was a notice informing me that there are new digital prints available featuring art from the run-away hit digital comic series The Private Eye, created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Marcos Martin (with colors by the exceptional Munsta Vicente). Above is the only black and white offering which goes for $50 (plus $10 for shipping). Head on over to the Panel Syndicate Shop page to check them out and maybe purchase one or all of them.

Gallery: Dan Brereton’s THE NOCTURNALS

The cover (sans text) to Nocturnals: Carnival Beasts OGN (Image) – Artwork by Daniel Brereton Dan Brereton’s THE NOCTURNALS was one of my absolute favorite comic book series from the 1990s. Sadly I have not had the pleasure of reading this Image Comics graphic novel published in 2002 (during a brief time when I largely away from comics). Someday I’m going to have to do a column on this awesome sci-fi/supernatural/noir series. [Test post]

Album Cover Art: Mastodon’s “The Hunter”

Album cover artwork for Mastodon‘s forthcoming album The Hunter has been revealed. Mastodon is a band well known for featuring great album art, perhaps most spectacularly on their 2009 magnum opus, Crack the Skye. The Hunter is due out September 27th. Crack the Skye (2009) Oblivion [single] (2009) Divinations [single] (2009) Blood Mountain (2006) Leviathan (2004) Remission (2003)