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Year of the Artist, Day 283: Steve Rude, Part 3 – World’s Finest #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Rude, and the issue is World’s Finest #1, which was published by DC and is cover dated June 1990. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 282: Steve Rude, Part 2 – Vanguard Illustrated #2 and GrimJack #6

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Rude, and the stories are “Sales Call, Part Two” in Vanguard Illustrated #2 and “Munden’s Bar” in GrimJack #6, the first of which was published by Pacific Comics and is cover dated January 1984 and the second of which was published by First Comics and is cover dated January 1985. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 281: Steve Rude, Part 1 – Nexus #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Steve Rude, and the issue is Nexus (volume 1) #1, which was published by Capital Comics and is cover dated November 1981. These scans are from the trade Nexus: As It Happened, which was published by Rude Dude Productions in 2009. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 280: David Mazzucchelli, Part 5 – Asterios Polyp

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is David Mazzucchelli, and the comic is Asterios Polyp, which was published by Pantheon in 2009. Enjoy! (There’s a tiny little bit of Not Safe For Work stuff below the cut. Very mild compared to what we’ve seen recently, but still.)
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Year of the Artist, Day 279: David Mazzucchelli, Part 4 – Zero Zero #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is David Mazzucchelli, and the story is “Stop the Hair Nude” in Zero Zero #2, which was published by Fantagraphics and is cover dated May-June 1995. Enjoy! (Oops, I have to break out the Not Safe For Work warning again. You thought I had to retire it because I used it so much when I did Tim Vigil, but it’s a true yeoman, and it’s back out there now to warn you – your boss might not enjoy you checking this out at the office. Note the name of the story, for crying out loud!)
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Year of the Artist, Day 278: David Mazzucchelli, Part 3 – Batman #405

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is David Mazzucchelli, and the issue is Batman #405, which was published by DC and is cover dated March 1987. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 277: David Mazzucchelli, Part 2 – Daredevil #206

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is David Mazzucchelli, and the issue is Daredevil #206, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated May 1984. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 276: David Mazzucchelli, Part 1 – Master of Kung Fu #121 and The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones #14

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is David Mazzucchelli, and the issues are Master of Kung Fu #121 and The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones #14, both of which were published by Marvel and are cover dated February 1983 and February 1984. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 275: Tim Vigil, Part 4 – Faust: Love of the Damned #15

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Tim Vigil, and the issue is Faust: Love of the Damned #15, which was published by Rebel Studios and is cover dated December 2012. Enjoy! (For the last time with Vigil, I have to warn you that this is Not Safe For Work. See how I make sure things are copacetic for you?!?)
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Year of the Artist, Day 274: Tim Vigil, Part 3 – Faust: Love of the Damned #12

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Tim Vigil, and the issue is Faust: Love of the Damned #12, which was published by Rebel Studios and is cover dated October 2001. Enjoy! (Once again, I have to break out the Not Safe For Work Warning. Seriously, people, it’s as bad or worse as two days ago. Don’t get fired!)
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Year of the Artist, Day 273: Tim Vigil, Part 2 – Zero Tolerance #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Tim Vigil, and the issue is Zero Tolerance #1, which was published by First Comics and is cover dated October 1990. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 272: Tim Vigil, Part 1 – Faust: Love of the Damned #1

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Tim Vigil, and the issue is Faust: Love of the Damned #1, which was published by Northstar and is cover dated 1989 (although my copy is the reprint from Rebel Studios, which came out in 1991, and Wikipedia has a cover date of this issue as November 1987, so take that as you like). Enjoy! (And seriously, if you’ve never heard of Faust, I can’t stress enough that there’s some Not Safe For Work stuff in this post. I’m really serious, here! I mean, it’s probably Not Even Safe For Home, depending on who might be looking over your shoulder. Okay? Okay.)
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Year of the Artist, Day 271: Al Williamson, Part 5 – Epic Illustrated #27 and 34

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the stories are “Relic” from Epic Illustrated #27 and “Out of Phase” from Epic Illustrated #34, both of which were published by Marvel and are cover dated December 1984 and February 1986. I found these stories on the blog Ragged Claws Network here and here. Enjoy! (Oh, and there’s some Not Safe For Work shenanigans below. Comics artists are just filthy old men, aren’t they????)
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Year of the Artist, Day 270: Al Williamson, Part 4 – Classic Star Wars #2 and Return of the Jedi #2

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the issues are Classic Star Wars #2 and Return of the Jedi #2, the first of which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated September 1992 (but reprints strips from 1981), and the second of which was published by Marvel and is cover dated November 1983. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 269: Al Williamson, Part 3 – X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Al Williamson, and the series is Secret Agent Corrigan, which were published by King Features Syndicate in June to August 1969. These scans are from X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan by Al Williamson and Archie Goodwin volume 1: 1967-1969, which was published by IDW/The Library of American Comics in August 2010. Enjoy!
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