Jan 18th 2013 By: Graeme McMillan
Less than a year old, Marvel's new Hawkeye
series has already become known for the top-level artistic talent
it offers on a regular basis, from David Aja
's smart and stylish covers and interior work through guest art by the likes of Javier Pulido
, Steve Lieber
and Jesse Hamm
. Now, another modern master is signing up for a stint on the book, with the great Francesco Francavilla
joining the series for two issues.
Francavilla, known for his work on DC's Detective Comics
and Swamp Thing
and currently wowing readers with his creator-owned Black Beetle
at Dark Horse, returns to Marvel for the first time since his stint on Black Panther: The Most Dangerous Man Alive
in April to illustrate the tenth issue of the hit series.
"On Hawkeye, we've been blessed with not only one of the biggest writers in comics with Matt Fraction, but also some of the best artists like David Aja, Javier Pulido and now Francesco Francavilla," said the book's editor Stephen Wacker in a statement accompanying Marvel's announcement of Francavilla's addition to the team. "Though he's only on the series for issues #10 and #12, Francesco is going to leave his mark on Clint with some of the most beautiful art you'll see all year!"
Hawkeye #10 is released in April, boasting this amazing cover by Francavilla: