Well anyone who has read my blog with any regularity already knows that I think J.H. Williams III is one of the very best artists working in comics today, but in this week's Wizard magazine (their year end best of issue) they proclaim him to be the artist of the year! J.H. would probably have a much easier life if he took shortcuts with his art or drew in a style that was "easier" and more fan friendly, but he has NEVER taken shortcuts, rather he's always pushing himself to find new ways to interpret a comics page or cover. J.H. doesn't just stick to the standard panel following panel layout scheme that most comic artists employ, but he's always done his experimental gorgeous art in such a way that isn't hard to follow in story terms. I'm happy that he's getting a bigger audience that is appreciating / understanding what J.H. does with his art.
The two pages I've included here are from the most current issue of Batwoman (Detective Comics #859), which is the second part of the three part Batwoman back story / origin that J. H. and Greg Rucka are doing. For the flashback sequences, J. H. has been drawing in a style evocative of the style David Mazzucchelli used when he did Batman Year One. The concluding chapter comes out December 23rd and this is easily shaping up to being one of the best origin / back stories for a character that I have read in years. Click on the images of course to see them in their full screen glory.
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Hope all of my friends going to the San Diego Comic-Con this week have a GREAT time!
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