So much happening today! The Walking Dead #100 is shuffling it’s way into stores, a new Blacksad tale is on the shelves, SDCC is kicking off and Batman is still awesome!
And awesome he shall remain under the watchful eye of Jonathan Layman!
Layman’s Chew has been one of my favourite books since I stumbled onto it a few years ago and to me is the title that really launched Image to it’s current status as the go-to place for “indie” comics. I have gobbled up (no pun intended) every issue since and list Chew as one of my top favourite books.
So, can Layman have that kind of success on the wildly popular Detective Comics? I say hells yes.
It’s obvious that Layman is a good writer who understands character and story very well. What he also gets is how to inject humor into that and I can’t wait to see if he can inject some of it into Batman. Just enough to set Detective apart from the other Bat-books and make for some fun stories.
After all, who wouldn’t want to see Batman hunt down some Chogs?
Today’s page comes to us from the world record holder for Gutters pages, Ryan Lee:
Ryan Lee is a freelance illustrator/designer diligently working out of his home studio surrounded by foxes and spiders in Northwestern Michigan. Since his graduation from the College for Creative Studies in 1999, he has been steadily working in various creative mediums including (but not limited to) illustration, advertising, graphic design, character design, fine art painting, and storyboards. Most recently, Ryan has refocused his work efforts on the comic book industry, a passion of his since he first picked up a pen as a child.
Enjoy the day, friends! With this much happening I’m sure it’ll be a good one! See you back here Friday!