When is art born? It’s almost like asking “what is art?”. Our passion for comics brings two art forms together – writing and drawing. Is one “art” without the other?
All this talk about art-collecting “grails” (see previous two Blogs) prompted me to think of the other side of the coin: Bad Stuff We Like. Or call it Guilty Pleasures.
[IMPORTANT NOTE FROM MIKE: As I was writing this, I found out about the passing of one of my artistic idols and personal heroes, the great Frank Frazetta. In order to do justice to his influence (and because I’m too upset now) I’m going to wait till next time to do a proper tribute. Thank […]
Let’s get right into it… So here’s a question I hear debated all the time: Which is more important in comics, story or art? I can answer that in one word: WRONG! The phrasing isn’t correct. You see, the art is PART of the story. That’s why art in comics is also called “storytelling” and […]