Rico Renzi Archives

Grim #1 Review: Enjoyable Familiarity
Stephanie Phillips, artist Flaviano, colorist Rico Renzi, and letterer Tom Napolitano sold over 75,000 copies of their first issue Rich called it Boom's biggest creator-owned launch of 2022. A cover to Grim #1 Credit: BOOM! Studios You win a No-Prize if you guessed that Grim's starting point is Death from Sandman Then again, you could argue that[...]
Quicksilver: No Surrender #5 cover by Martin Simmonds
This is more complex, and it requires the white-haired Avenger to confront things about himself which he won't like. This is a small detail, but I like how the comic almost has to stop itself from calling Quicksilver the "Fastest Man Alive" and instead call him the "Fastest Man in the World." It's kind of funny. The[...]
Quicksilver: No Surrender #4 cover by Martin Simmonds
He is keeping others out and, consequently and literally, keeping himself alone and in danger. The light creatures are still a bit dull as monsters go though. Quicksilver: No Surrender #4 art by Eric Nguyen and Rico Renzi Eric Nguyen's artwork continues to work very well for the book The smooth texture work and at-times blurred features lend[...]
Quicksilver: No Surrender #3 cover by Martin Simmonds
That said, there is some genius in how this book ties the physical threat of the energy creatures into Pietro's personal conflict. Quicksilver: No Surrender #3 art by Eric Nguyen and Rico Renzi All of this repetition leaves Eric Nguyen's artwork in the awkward place of feeling repetitive while still looking good in individual parts[...]
Quicksilver: No Surrender #2 cover by Martin Simmonds
The plot, like the world around Pietro, is at a standstill in this book. Quicksilver: No Surrender #2 art by Eric Nguyen, Rico Renzi, and C Brunner The artwork of Eric Nguyen continues to be quite dazzling in this issue The world is well-shaded, detailed, and has that ethereal vibe for which the premise calls Motion is[...]
Quicksilver: No Surrender #1 cover by Martin Simmonds
However, this is all only putting off him dealing with the fact that he is totally alone in this state. The threat that arises at the end is mysterious and vague, but it does have interesting potential as an existential threat to compound Quicksilver's loneliness. Quicksilver: No Surrender #1 art by Eric Nguyen and Rico Renzi Eric Nguyen's[...]
Thumper Is Deadpool's Sabretooth, And More At NC Comicon
By Jonathan Rich, Bleeding Cool Senior Southern Correspondent The final panel of NC Comicon didn't provide any earth-shattering revelations for what is next in the Marvel Comics universe, but there was some elaboration on the upcoming original Deadpool: Bad Blood graphic novel and the debut of that character's new arch nemesis Thumper. Rico Renzi, Jeremy Whitley, Chad Bowers,[...]
Howard The Duck Volume 0: What The Duck Is A Natural
Every characters is wonderfully detailed and sharp, and his comical and varied facial expressions make for some of the best moment in the book while Rico Renzi's coloring gives the book a bright and bold feel, his bright hues perfectly complimenting the already dynamic artwork Perfect for a book filled with bright spandex clad heroes[...]
Why Cover Credits And Royalties For Colorists Should Matter – Rico Renzi Speaks Out
By Devon Sanders Recently, artist Yanick Paquette drew attention to the fact that certain publishers don't pay any sort of royalty or give cover credits to some of comics' most important and hardest working creative, its colorists, and we covered it here at Bleeding Cool. I reached out to one of the medium's best, Rico Renzi, colorist[...]