Rafael Albuquerque

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Rick Remender Shares Art from DC Comics Pitches That Might Have Been

We even got to read part of a Namor pitch that was basically Frank Miller's Daredevil: Born Again meets The Little Mermaid, and a wild Hearts of Darkness sequel pitch that would have seen the invention of Cosmic Ghost Rider, Doctor Strange in a polyamorous relationship with Clea and Brother Voodoo, and vampire Wolverine and[...]

The Daily LITG, 4th December 2019 – Happy Birthday Rafael Albuquerque

The Daily LITG, 4th December 2019 – Happy Birthday Rafael Albuquerque

38 Comics & Storytelling + Figure Proportions & Actions 101, London, 6.30-8pm. Christmas Comics Exchange at Black Cat Comics and Games, Ontario - for $10 pick out a comic that you enjoy and would recommend to another person to try out, or one that you've been interested in reading and let us know you want[...]

Prodigy #1 Review: Mark Millar Lives Up to his Own Hype

SUMMARY: Writer: Mark Millar, Artist: Rafael Albuquerque, Colorist: Marcelo Maiolo, Letterer: Peter Doherty, Production: Melina Mikulic, Cover Artists: Frank Quitely, Rafael Albuquerque, Editor: Rachael Fulton, Publisher: Image Comics, Release Date: 5th December 2018, Price: $3.99.Mark Millar’s confidence is, of course, very annoying He unashamedly boasts about every new project and its imminent cross- media success[...]

Prodigy: Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque Team Up for New Netflix Comic

Scottish comic book mogul and Russian TV star Mark Millar will team up with superstar artist Rafael Albuquerque for the next Millarworld comic book project under Netflix Called Prodigy, the first issue will also feature a variant cover by Özgür Yildirim Here's how the new comic is described in the press release: In Prodigy, the world's smartest[...]

Batman #50 cover by Mikel Janin

Advance Review: Batman #50 – Profoundly Unsatisfying [Spoiler-Free]

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The day of Batman and Catwoman's wedding has arrived at last, and the two gather their witnesses and a judge to marry them off at dawn on a rooftop in downtown Gotham. While they prepare, Bruce and Selina individually reminisce about their times together, each other, and how their relationship has developed over […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of […]

Rafael Albuquerque talks Eddie Berganza

High-Profile DC Artist Rafael Albuquerque Issues Statement On Eddie Berganza

High-profile DC Comics creator Rafael Albuquerque has issued a heartfelt statement on Twitter in the wake of Buzzfeed's report on the sexual harassment allegations against longtime DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza Albuquerque wrote:https://twitter.com/rafaalbuquerque/status/929442513336848384https://twitter.com/rafaalbuquerque/status/929442760091893760https://twitter.com/rafaalbuquerque/status/929443095187480578https://twitter.com/rafaalbuquerque/status/929443117530599429https://twitter.com/rafaalbuquerque/status/929443190687617025https://twitter.com/rafaalbuquerque/status/929443244995481600Though allegations against Berganza have been reported before by Bleeding Cool and others, the Buzzfeed report comes amidst a sweeping tidal wave of sexual harassment[...]

Rafael Albuquerque Illustrate Neil Gaiman 'A Study In Emerald' Dark Horse

Rafael Albuquerque To Illustrate Neil Gaiman's 'A Study In Emerald' For Dark Horse

Dark Horse has a new comic book coming out from Neil Gaiman and Rafael Albuquerque Well, sort of Albuquerque will be adapting Gaiman's 2003 short story A Study In Emerald as a comic, according to a report from Paste Magazine.A Study In Emerald was originally released as part of the Shadows Over Baker Street anthology, which was[...]

All Star Batman

All Star Batman #11 Review – The Secrets Of Fathers And Sons

But in this second part of the latest All Star Batman arc, we actually get to see some of this history of Bruce Wayne's oldest ally, friend and, let's face it, father-figure - and it also adds some interesting new ideas.[caption id="attachment_670493" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover by Rafael Albuquerque[/caption]This story in an interesting way also feels[...]

"Burnside Is The Past" Thoughts On Batgirl Rebirth #1

Today brings the release of Hope Larson and Rafael Albuquerque's new Batgirl run After the success of last weeks Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, I was filled with positive feelings The tougher Barbara Gordon that I knew and loved from Gail Simone's run seemed like she had finally returned So, I was eager to see what Hope Larson's version[...]

A Good Deed A Day In Huck From Millar And Albuquerque This November

New York Times bestselling writer Mark Millar (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Kick-Ass, Jupiter’s Legacy) teams up with Eisner Award-winning artist Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire) for an all-new series full of heart and drama The series is entitled Huck, and is set in a quiet American town, where Huck uses his special gifts to do a[...]

The Joker Batgirl #41 Cover Hits eBay. Just The Cover.

When it was solicited the Joker variant cover to Batgirl #41 by Rafael Albuquerque caused considerable fuss Seen as the antithesis of the current take on the character, the creative team on the book appealed to DC to reverse their decision to use this cover and DC changed their mind Though the publisher waited for some[...]

It's Do Or Die Time In The Meld! Preview Ei8ht #4 From Dark Horse

May 20th is bringing out some exciting releases, and one of those will be the next issue of the multiple sell-out series Ei8ht drawn by Rafael Albuquerque, written by Mike Johnson and Alburquerque, with #4 It's no surprise the series has turned so many heads, from its time and dimension hopping premise to its truly[...]

American Vampire #6 & #7 Go Viral

But to my surprise, it's actually been in the pages of American Vampire's Second Cycle, written by Snyder and illustrated painstakingly in painterly style by Rafael Albuquerque, that I find the biggest example of this theme in the past couple of issues.Skinner and Pearl have been the magnetic forces holding the series together as it[...]

Speculator Corner: Diamond Previews And *That* Batgirl Cover

Occasionally the Diamond Previews monthly catalogue becomes a genuine collectible item, such as this catalogue with the first listing of The Walking Dead or this Kingdom Come covered edition. Well, today's has this listing. In the top left corner, that is likely the only official printing of that Joker variant cover, ever. What's it worth to […]

Lying In The Gutters – 23rd March 2015 – Rolling The Manhole Away

My family are off on holiday to South Africa for a few weeks. Suddenly everything feels very quiet. So this week, amidst all the controversy of covers and costumes, sexuality and sensationalism, the biggest story by far on the site was about a not-dead Turtle…  Top Twenty Traffic Stories Of The Week 1. The Death Of Donatello? […]

Albuquerque Was Asked To Make Batgirl Cover More Extreme

Well now.I understand, from a number of inside contacts, that the Batgirl Joker variant cover by Rafael Albuquerque that caused so much fuss this week was not the first version of that cover.The first version was a lot less extreme It still features Batgirl and The Joker But there was no gun pointing towards the crotch[...]

The Batgirl Joker Variant Issue Goes Global As #SaveTheCover

The story about DC Comics pulling the Batgirl #41 Joker variant at the request of its artist Rafael Albuquerque has been reported by The Guardian, Paste Magazine, Inquistr, Mary Sue, HitFix, and Daily Caller giving us the least accurate headline "Social Justice Puritans Convince Artist To Pull Batgirl Comic Book Cover" There is no sign[...]