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Year of the Artist, Day 288: Greg Ruth, Part 4 – The Lost Boy

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Greg Ruth, and the comic is The Lost Boy, which was published by Scholastic and is cover dated September 2013. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 287: Greg Ruth, Part 3 – Conan #46

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Greg Ruth, and the issue is Conan #46, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated November 2007. These scans are from Conan volume 0: Born on the Battlefield, which was published in June 2008. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 286: Greg Ruth, Part 2 – Freaks of the Heartland #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 Greg Ruth, and the issue is Freaks of the Heartland #6, which was published by Dark Horse and is cover dated November 2004. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 285: Greg Ruth, Part 1 – Sudden Gravity

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Greg Ruth, and the comic is Sudden Gravity, which was published by Caliber Comics in 1998/1999. These scans are from the Dark Horse reprint, which is cover dated July 2006. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist archive!

Here is a listing of all the artists featured in my daily posts, “Year of the Artist.” Easy-peasy!
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Review time! with The Lost Boy

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“One must hide when the sun gets higher / I don’t know what this madness means”
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Committed: 5 New, Must-Read Comics

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Over the last month, I embarked on a mission to find some great new comic books aimed very specifically at children (but still engaging for my adult self). The books I chose were Greg Ruth’s The Lost Boy, Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints, Paul Pope’s Battling Boy, Steve Niles and Dave Wachter’s Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem, and the ongoing anthology Cartozia Tales. I wanted to find works which would be effective at entertaining both young children and adults (no small feat), drawing in a young audience to enjoy the medium, without alienating existing readers. While all of the books I chose do function very effectively as all-ages books, there is absolutely nothing childish about them, these are great comic books by any standard. Continue Reading »

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