Apr 13th 2011 By: Andy Khouri
A favorite amongst comics professionals for his superlative technique and striking style, Kevin Nowlan
is an artist whose work is always a pleasure to see. Among his career highlights include the Jack B. Quick portions of Alan Moore's Tomorrow Stories
, inking Joe Quesada to superstardom in 1992's Batman: The Sword of Azrael
, and designing the logo for Mike Mignola's Hellboy
, arguably the most recognizable and excellent logo in creator-owned comics history.
logo debuted sometime in the early 1990s, but in all that time he's rarely drawn Hellboy himself. Thankfully, on sale now
is a brand new Hellboy one-shot, "Buster Oakley Gets His Wish,"
drawn and colored by Kevin Nowlan himself from a script by Mike Mignola. You can check out a beautiful preview below. It's about a guy who really
HELLBOY: BUSTER OAKLEY GETS HIS WISH
Writer: Mike Mignola
Artist: Kevin Nowlan
Colorist: Kevin Nowlan
Covers: Kevin Nowlan, Mike Mignola
Sucked into a giant spacecraft full of mutated livestock, Hellboy must fight his way through giant robots, strange webbing, and evil aliens to get back to terra firma!
* Art by comics great Kevin Nowlan!
* The perfect title to attract new customers!
* Ask your local retailer how you can get a copy of this special variant cover issue!