Comic Art Now: The Very Best in Contemporary Comic Art and Illustration

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Ilex, 2008 - Comic books, strips, etc - 192 pages
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In Comic Art Now showcases comic book creators. From superlative superheroes to heart-stopping horror, the artwork is divided into popular comic-book genres. The book takes a holistic approach, incorporating small, self-published projects, through independent artists work, right up to big established names. What qualifies them for inclusion is the quality of their work, regardless of genre, labels or preconceptions.

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Very good comic art samples, especially those in Flash and the like, or what you may consider 2D vector animation techniques. I would be nice if it had some art tutorials, though. Other than that, excellent portfolio of selected artists.

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Dez Skinn is editor of Comics International, having previously been editorial director at Marvel UK. His career in the comics industry spans thirty years, producing titles such as Dr. Who Weekly, Hulk Comic, Warrior, MAD Magazine, Buster, Conan, Star Wars Weekly, 2000 A.D. Presents, Judge Dredd, and Spiderman. He has won over twenty Eagle awards, the most coveted prize in the international comic book industry.

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