Christopher Sebela has a sinister skill for weaving horrific scenarios throughout his comics.
Howard Chaykin is honest—often brutally so. If any writer or artist currently working in comics today is positioned to write an honest account of the industry and all of its realpolitik ramifications, it’s Chaykin.
Jack Kirby and Stan Lee. The Hernandez Brothers. Wendy and Richard Pini. Denny O’Neil and Neal Adams. Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie.
A special kind of exasperation emerges from seeing fictional characters in do-or-die situations fail to understand the monsters they’re up against.
Police wear body cams when they murder people. Immigration officers tear families asunder. Government officials swarm a trans-country border. Internet hordes decide the fate of the unjust. A nation is torn. The New World is a snapshot of our reality past its boiling point, then cranked to 11.