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Former Dungeons & Dragons Artist Robin Wood Passes Away
Sad news today in the world of Dungeons & Dragons as artist Robin Wood has passed away at the age of 67 If you're an old-school player of D&D or a reader of Dragon Magazine, then you know her artwork well as she created some of the most iconic imagery you'll see from the '80s[...]
Magic: The Gathering Artist Spotlight: Rebecca Guay
Greetings to fans, players, and collectors of Wizards of the Coast's ever-popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering! We have gotten a few chances so far to write up articles pertaining to various Magic artists From new and bold artists such as Seb McKinnon to older, iconic artists like Carl Critchlow, the game has a vast number[...]
Magic: The Gathering - Mike Raabe's Leshrac's Rite Art On Auction
Magic: The Gathering, the classic trading card game by Wizards of the Coast, has had a great many artists work on the art for its cards over the years Some artists are well-known, like Seb McKinnon or Rebecca Guay Others have been pivotal to the artistic process of the game, like Mark Tedin or Rob Alexander[...]
LRNZ – An Italian Artist Leading A New Renaissance
Mike Kennedy of Magnetic Press writes, Italy has bred some of the greatest artists the world has ever known — Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli, Donatello… the list goes on  Their influence on everything that came after them is unquestionable  Some of the most unique and original comic artists grew out of that long tradition[...]
Flash And Spider-Man Artist, Alberto Dose Passes Away
Argentinian comic artist Alberto Dose has passed away. Dose first came to prominence working with Carlos Trillo on the heroic fantasy comic Polución Nocturna in 1980. More recently he worked for DC with a run with Geoff Johns on The Flash and then with Marvel on Spider-Man's Tangled Web. A pulp crime-style artist, he then worked for IDW on titles such as Desperadoes:[...]
Deadpool Artist Reilly Brown's Newborn Baby Has Lost Everything In A Fire. Can You Help?
I'm confident that we'll figure something out one way or the other, but for the people who have asked how they can help, I'll humbly direct you toward my art dealer's site, www.AnthonysComicBookArt.com/artistgalleryroom.asp… – a few extra sales there could go a long way. You can also book commissions from Reilly Brown here for upcoming shows, and pay in advance. And[...]
That Artist/Writer Debate Just Keeps On Going (And Going And Going And Going…)
Writers v artists is a stupid argument that distracts from actual problems such as fair artist's credit Please stop muddy-ing the water. — Declan Shalvey BOG BODIES out MAY 20 (@declanshalvey) December 7, 2015 Well we would… but no one else seems to be It started yesterday (this time) with Tony Daniel, a writer/artist for DC Comics[...]
George Perez Updates Us After His Surgery
For those who have been following along, legendary comic artist George Perez has been suffering deterioration in his vision due to his diabetes and had to start wearing an eye patch He went into surgery on Friday to try and improve his vision He posted on update to his facebook page Well, I'm back! According to my[...]
Aspiring Artists Now Can Learn Andrew Loomis Principles for Dummies
Andrew Loomis wrote a series of books from 1939 to 1961 which helped shape several generations of artists. There have been many comic book artists over the years which have referred to the Andrew Loomis books of illustration as influencing their work Alex Ross (Kingdom Come, Marvels), Dave Stevens (The Rocketeer) and Steve "The Dude" Rude (Nexus)[...]
Fan Review of The Art of Todd McFarlane
And if you are an artist, thinking about putting out an art book, maybe give this a read through, just so you can see how to give your fans value for the money they spend. Jeffrey Sutman writes for Bleeding Cool I pre-ordered The Art of Todd McFarlane : The Devils in the Details  on August[...]
Another Artist, The Same Publisher, Another Lack Of Payment
Two days ago, I reported that an artist had been in touch with Bleeding Cool over unpaid bills for a comic they'd drawn last year, that now had stopped responding to them Ten minutes later, after an email from me, the publisher got in touch, offering a payment plan that was accepted. Shortly afterwards I was[...]
The Artist, The Publisher And The Lack Of Payment
There is an artist And a publisher One of the top ten publishers The artist signed on draw a couple of comics last year, under a tight deadlne, which they met They sent in their signed contracts as agreed and waited for payment And waited And waited They didn't get it. Emails were sent, new dates[...]