Grendel: Black, White & Red

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Dark Horse Comics, 2000 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 190 pages
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Grendel. A name synonymous with crime and violence. Hunter Rose. A name familiar with wealth and privilege. Two identities, one Devil. Acclaimed Grendel creator Matt Wagner crafts a series of tales that spotlights those the Devil has influenced and intimidated, a grim grimoir of punishment and revenge illustrated in stark black, white, and blood-red that brings together a virtual who's who of talented artists, including John Paul Leon, Tim Sale (Batman: The Long Halloween), Duncan Fegredo (Kevin Smith's Jay & Silent Bob), D'Israeli, Ho Che Anderson, C. Scott Morse, Bernie Mireault, Paul Chadwick (Concrete), Tim Bradstreet, David Mack, Guy Davis (Sandman Mystery Theatre), the Pander Brothers, Stan Shaw (Sunglasses After Dark), Jay Geldhof, Teddy Kristiansen, Jason Pearson, Mike Allred, Woodrow Phoenix, Troy Nixey, and Chris Sprouse. Also includes long out-of-print Devil's Vagary, illustrated by Dean Motter.

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Review: Grendel: Black, White, and Red (Grendel)

User Review  - Justus - Goodreads

A fun book, bot for some reason I find the writing really adolescent. Love comics in general but maybe I'm becoming a snob. The art however is really fun to see since there are so many styles from so ... Read full review

Review: Grendel: Black, White, and Red (Grendel)

User Review  - Shannon Appelcline - Goodreads

These shorts start off pretty interesting, and there are some great shorts throughout. "Devil's Requiem", with its focus on Jocasta is strong; while "Devil's in the Punctuation" is great for its look ... Read full review



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Matt Wagner is an art director, owner and curator of Hellion Gallery in Portland, Oregon. He has over a decade of experience traveling to Japan to seek out undiscovered artists and frequently debuts Japanese artists in the States. His first trip to Japan in 1999 sparked an appreciation for Japanese art and culture and he now travels to Japan several times a year to host art shows and look for emerging talent. Wagner is the author of two books, The Tall Trees of Tokyo and The Tall Trees of Portland.

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