Monday, February 27, 2012
The Academy Awards were on last night, but those were not the only awards being given yesterday: not too long before Oscar night started, I found out I won the 2011 Commie, the comic book Oscars of Geek Speak, for the Best Artist category!
BEST ARTIST: FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Francavilla’s dark pulpy art looks like Jack Kirby and Joe Kubert’s finest line work doused in orange neon and black shadows, moody yet oh so vibrant. Such sumptuous art elevated some equally awesome comics in 2011, most notably Detective Comics and Black Panther: The Man Without Fear, the latter written by San Antonio novelist David Liss.
I wanted to share it in here because, c'mon, a raygun shaped award has to be shared! :)
You can see all the other Commies winners here:
Thank you so much, guys, and pls allow me to publicly thank everyone who has been giving love and support to all my work in 2011, from my lovely wife to the publishers to the readers. Here's to hope you will enjoy my new work and new stories (have you pre-ordered The Black Beetle already? :)) in this new year as well. :)
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Above is a promo art and a little preview of the penultimate chapter of the Captain America and Bucky story James Asmus, Ed Brubaker, and I are telling, title "OLD WOUNDS". We finally get to "meet" Adam III and things are going to get really bad.
Captain America and Bucky #627 is out today in all the fine comicshop around the Country: make sure to go pick up a copy or two - it's good, ole style, solid comics at the good old $2.99 price :)
One more issue to go: the explosive conclusion of this story will be in stores next month in #628.
Artwork © 2012 Francesco Francavilla