Arif Prianto Archives

GLAAD 2023 Comics Award Nominations Name More Than Just The Writer
Willow Wilson, Marcio Takara, Atagun Ilhan, Brian Level, Stefano Gaudiano, Jay Leisten, Arif Prianto, Ivan Plascencia, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou (DC Comics) Sins of the Black Flamingo, by Andrew Wheeler, Travis Moore, Tamra Bonvillain, Aditya Bidikar (Image Comics) Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, by Alyssa Wong, Minkyu Jung, Natacha Bustos, Rachelle Rosenberg, Joe Caramagna (Marvel Comics) Superman: Son of Kal-El, by Tom Taylor,[...]
X-Men: Gold #29 cover by Phil Noto
Kitty and Piotr have some cute moments, Iceman gets to be a badass, Storm is Storm and awesome, and Gambit garners a couple of laughs. X-Men: Gold #29 art by Geraldo Borges and Arif Prianto Artist Geraldo Borges and color artist Arif Prianto handle the bulk of the art in the book, with David Marquez and Matthew[...]
X-Men Gold #28 cover by Phil Noto
Rachel and Kitty get some cool moments too. X-Men Gold #28 art by Michele Bandini and Arif Prianto Michele Bandini's artwork is absolutely gorgeous in this issue It adds a sleekness, expressiveness, and energy to the comic which adds an extra jolt of life to the proceedings Arif Prianto supports Bandini's work with bright and well-contrasted colors[...]
X-Men: Gold #27 cover by Phil Noto
The reason Alpha gives for wanting to kill mutants especially left me rolling my eyes. X-Men: Gold #27 art by Geraldo Borges and Arif Prianto Geraldo Borges handles the art in the bulk of the comic with David Marques brought on board for a short flashback sequence Borges contributes excellent artwork with a lot of detailing and[...]
X-Men: Gold #25 cover by Ryan Stegman and Edgar Delgado
He might have exploded/been teleported. X-Men: Gold #25 art by Paulo Siqueira, Jose Luis, Cam Smith, Victor Olazaba, Arif Prianto, Java Tartaglia, and Juan Fernandez Paulo Siqueira and Jose Luis split the art for this book, and both artists put in great work They meld together well, and the comic is gorgeous for it The scenes are[...]
X-Men: Bland Design – The Generic Origin of Lydia Nance Revealed in X-Men Gold #22
We might as well get it over with and recap X-Men Gold… X-Men Gold #22 Writer: Marc Guggenheim Penciler: Diego Bernard Inker: JP Mayer Colorists: Arif Prianto and Java Tartaglia Letterer: Cory Petit Cover: Dan Mora and Juan Fernandez It's time for the most boring of all the X-Books, X-Men Gold We've discussed at length why this book is so bad[...]
X-Men: Bland Design – A New Status Quo Emerges in X-Men Gold #21
Let's see what's happening in X-Men Gold. X-Men Gold #21 Writer: Marc Guggenheim Penciller: Diego Bernard Inker: JP Mayer Colorist: Arif Prianto Letterer: Cory Petit Cover: Mike Deodato Jr and Nolan Woodard We were pretty hard on the previous issue of X-Men Gold, which saw Kitty propose to Peter in a moment that should have been highly emotional, but fell flat due to[...]
X-Men: Gold #21 cover by Mike Deodato Jr. and Nolan Woodard
Plus, the broad strokes of this issue are more or less reenacting the first appearance of this Brotherhood in X-Men Gold. X-Men Gold #21 art by Diego Bernard, JP Mayer, and Arif Prianto What really sells this one is the art Diego Bernard's artwork is downright incredible Each scene is loaded with detail and depth[...]
Paolo Pantalena Does His First DC Comics Cover
Possible a sketch to get ready for his new cover. Then on November 16th he posted the below image with the text: " Here's my first DC comics cover for Justice League vs Suicide Squad #1" and linking to where you can pre-order it (here). Then today he posted the colored version with the following text: "Final rendering[...]