Hello and welcome to What Are You Reading? Our guest this week is Spanish artist Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque, who drew the comic Elle for Soleil. He’s also working on a story for the upcoming Skullkickers #18 with J. Torres.
To see what Alberto and the Robot 6 crew have been reading, click below.
Looks like mine wasn’t the only mind blown by the appearance of Grant Morrison as a villain in the trailer for My Chemical Romance’s upcoming album Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. Demo artist Becky Cloonan took a crack at drawing Morrison’s dandy-in-the-underworld alter ego on the Drawbridge blog. And since Cloonan is supposedly involved in some sort of Killjoys comics project from MCR frontman/Umbrella Academy writer Gerard Way and co-writer Shaun Simon, methinks this isn’t the last we’ve seen of this world via Cloonan’s brush…
Artist Glen Brogan shares his rendition of the White Violin, from Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s Umbrella Academy.
“…the brilliance of her design is so iconic that it’s hard to not want to draw her,” he said on his blog. “I’m sure even if many of you haven’t read the books you’ve seen her image looking at you from a comic store shelf and found it hard not to think ‘What is that?’ Her design makes the comic look like something that has already long been established, even when it was brand new, so I give many kudos to the artist and writer for that.”