Thursday, January 03, 2008

Long Overdue- Jack Staff returns

There are so many incredibly talented illustrators in mainstream comics, but so few cartoonists. Tragically, "cartoony" is the worst thing you call an comics artist these days. Paul Grist is one of the intrepid souls who draws superhero stories with an unapologetically cartoon style, reminiscent of some unholy recombination of Bruce Timm and Pat Boyette. He's relaunching Jack Staff this month, and here's hoping he inspires other cartoonists to try their hand at genre material. Sadly, the animation and video game industries seem to scoop up all the guys with Paul's chops and we never end up being able to enjoy their work.

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