Paul Pope

Sequential Wednesdays #17 – Comic-Con: A Recounting

Another year, another Comic-Con touches down in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp district and billows the hell around and makes a metric ton of people really excited.  I love being one of those people and for as long as Comic-Con remains in the beautiful marina of San Diego’s downtown area, I will continue attending; no matter […]

Sequential Wednesdays #16 – San Diego Comic-Con 2013

It’s finally here!  I’ve attended San Diego Comic-Con in mid-July for about the past 11 years and it’s never been stale.  Sure, there are lines out to Tijuana and back, but there’s really nothing wrong with that – I’ve met some friends in these lines!  Sure, it’s overwhelming, but I love being completely subsumed into […]

Sequential Wednesdays #15 – A Brawling Youth & His Magical Wardrobe

“Read the book.  Help the people.  You already know what to do…slay the monsters.” Paul Pope is a comic creator who has essentially calcified the notion of first-look recognition.  His art of splashing squalor threatens with deadly surreality to burst through the portal of the page and drown the reader in quintessential glory.  Once you read one […]