Jan 9th 2013 By: Andy Khouri
is a talented and versatile artist whose work has appeared all over the American comics industry for many years, and whose biggest break we're pleased to announce has finally come with a new stint on the standout Marvel NOW title Deadpool
. Hawthorne will be following the esteemed Tony Moore on the second arc of Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan's action/comedy book starring Wade Wilson, the anarchic "Merc with a Mouth" whose recent adventures have seem him go to war with the zombified corpses of America's dead presidents. A contributor to such adventure titles as Conan: Road of Kings
and G.I. Joe: Origins;
darkly funny comics like The Exterminators
, The Un-Men
, Fear Agent
and The Goon;
and just straight up violent-and-dark-as-hell comics like Grendel: Red, White & Black
, Hawthorne is a fine choice for the uniquely gruesome and frequently hilarious Deadpool
. His romcom with Antony Johnston, Three Days in Europe
, is also a great little book (if you can find it).
run begins in April, and is heralded by this teaser image illustrated by the legendary Arthur Adams. Click on for the higher-resolution version.
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