Fun For All Ages

Before I’m accused of being a sourpuss, I want to emphatically state for the record that I loved A-Babies Vs X-Babies. It was a really great book that can be enjoyed on a lot of levels and you know what? It was a damn fun read.

With the terms “dark and gritty” being thrown around so much these days, it’s nice to be able to take a step back and have fun with a book like A-Babies Vs X-Babies. It’s one of the reasons that I’ve become so interested in Silver Age comics in the last few years. The stories are so far out there and just downright fun and silly, you can’t help but have a great time reading them. I like dark and edgy as much as the next guy, but darn if it isn’t nice to just have fun with a comic once in a while.

I’ve also really been digging the Skottie Young baby variants. In a lot of cases, much like the “Art Appreciation” variants, they are making me look twice at titles that I normally wouldn’t pay any attention to. Which, I suppose, is the point.

Also, effective immediately, I will punctuate the ending of all meetings, conversations and e-mails by flipping over a table.

You have been warned.

Today’s page comes to us from sunny California, via Jacob Crippen:

As founder of Jar Factory, Jacob Crippen is an up and coming talent quickly rising through an industry densely populated with superstars and visionaries. Over the years he has worked for many high profile companies including Marvel and DC Comics with Hack Shack Studios(Ultimate Spiderman, Ultimate X-men, Trinity), High Tower Comics(Smart Bullets), Scherr Design, Merkabah Productions(When Angels Deserve to Die), and Mess Bucket Comics(The Arcane: Awakening) on projects ranging from sequential and concept illustration, to portraits and interior design.

Have a great week everyone and if you are on the Eastern side of the continent, here’s hoping you’re doing all right and staying dry!


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