Review: Skottie Young’s Rocket Raccoon #1 — is it a ‘must have’?

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Tweet   By Nicholas Eskey ROCKET RACCOON #1 Writer, artist and cover: Skottie Young Colorist: Jean-Francois Beaulieu When thinking of furry-anthropomorphic characters in comics, my mind for some twisted reason can’t stray from the darker side of the comic realm. But thankfully the only thing that happens to be foul about this certain long tailed […]

Nice Art: Skottie Young, Paolo Rivera cover various Marvel comics

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Tweet Marvel is always generous with artwork in their emails, some of it quite notable. Over the last 24 hours they released this nice cover by Paolo Rivera for their Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration #1, an anthology celebrating the release of Marvel Comics #1 back in the day. The interior of the book includes Bruce […]

The Retailer’s View: On Rocket Raccoon Orders Topping 300,000

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Tweetby Brandon Schatz When Marvel first announced the Rocket Raccoon book, I was fairly excited. Pairing the character with Skottie Young just as interest would crest for the movie seemed like a no-brainer, one that I could use to sell a few copies to interested parties. I was expecting healthy sales, but nothing that would […]

Kaare Andrews draws Iron Fist

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Taking a break from filmmaking with some comics, artist Kaare Adrews is back with some sharp looking Iron Fist pages. RON FIST: THE LIVING WEAPON #1 comes out in April. Also included variant covers by Dale Keown, Mike del Mundo and Skottie Young.

First look at Skottie Young’s Rocket Raccoon interiors

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TweetAs announced yesterday, Skottie Young, Eisner winning artist, will be writing and drawing a ROCKET RACCOON ongoing series in July. And here’s some interior pages. Also of note: David Peterson (Mouse Guard) will be supplying a variant cover. Sold and sold. As defenders of the cosmos go, Rocket Raccoon has faced his fair share of […]

Skottie Young to draw Rocket Raccoon series

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That Rocket Raccoon exploitation we told you about is well underway, but when the exploitation takes the form of a series written and drawn by Skottie Young, it’s really really hard to complain. And note well: this is an ONGOING series, not a one-shot or mini. It’s Young’s first gig writing AND drawing for Marvel.

Good Work, Comics!

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TweetIs there nowhere in the world of culture which can stay positive for more than five minutes!? This week we found out that not even glam rock could provide us safety (now we’re firmly in the barren hair-straightened wastelands of the post-80s), with the news that Kiss and Aerosmith are now art war with each […]

Nice Art: Skottie Young’s Tumblr

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Tweet We always link to Skottie Young art whenever it hits our inbox, but you can tap right into the source right here.

Variant cover for A-Babies vs X-Babies establishes Marvel’s own "cutecore" line

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Tweet Somehow we missed the news that marvel is releasing a one shot called A-BABIES VS. X-BABIES #1 which is coming out next month. with a script by Skottie Young and art by Gurihiru. A new variant cover by Chris Eliopoulous has been released. Say what you will about this idea….this is an adorable cover. […]

Let's Speculate! Marvel's Six New Mystery Titles

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Six new books from Marvel in October? BUT HOW CAN WE EVER HOPE TO UNRAVEL THEM?!

Skottie Young, Adam Rex and Neil Gaiman team up, if you're interested

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In a new deal with HarperCollins, it’s been announced that Neil Gaiman will be writing five new books next year. And he’s bringing Adam Rex and Skottie Young with him.