Rafael Albuquerque Archives

"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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Batgirl #41 #ChangedTheCover
Here was the cover to Batgirl #41 by Rafael Albuquerque. Not any more DC media partner CBR who first ran the cover has now run the following releases from Rafael Albuquerque and DC Comics My Batgirl variant cover artwork was designed to pay homage to a comic that I really admire, and I know is a favorite of many readers[...]
Relentlessly Hard Boiled – Preview X #23 From Dark Horse
You just can't help but think "poor guy". This run of X, written by Duane Swierczynski, with art by Eric Nguyen and gorgeous cover art by Rafael Albuquerque, shows some pretty excellent visual storytelling already. Issue #23 is described thus by Dark Horse: The city zone destroyed in the battle between the Archon and the Mark has become[...]