17.05.11 by Jeff

Michael DeForge

Comic book artist Michael DeForge. Toronto.

Comic artist Michael DeForge

Comic artist Michael DeForge

Comic artist Michael DeForge

Comic artist Michael DeForge

Comic artist Michael DeForge

Comic artist Michael DeForge

Comic artist Michael DeForge













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • totally amazing talent on comics scene…
    i love his work and his stylization of characters…

  • Funnily enough, my initial reaction was: “it looks like Pierre La Police meets Manga”. Not a bad thing, altogether.

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  • Jim

    Wow, love this. Messy but in a good way.

  • Wonderfully weird! Such a sexy lady by the end

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  • This is pure beauty.

  • NAMBO

    Very Cool! This inspires me to keep making my zine!! :)

  • This is really darn cool.

  • DJ

    very very nice!

  • Ellen

    the last one, “queen,” the idea of selfish materialism has been presented so many times in so many different formats but his piece takes it on in such a strange new way it made a fresh impact on me and I was like “oh no she’s breaking of that poor animals teeth for her fingernails!” It got to me. Go Michael DeForge!

  • The real queen comes up! Very genius!

  • to ellen: yes this strange ideas is abslutly fantastic in michael comics..
    He twist very ordinary old idea to very interest story in totally spectacular drawings !

  • I love this concept and style!! This is pure comic art!

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  • hahaha! this is so unbelievably awesome! Love the stylization, texture work, everything. All of them made me laugh out loud in my office.

  • Absolutely beautiful drawings.

  • jacqueline

    i wonder what happened to that piece of pizza? lol

  • This is very strange. Even off-putting in a way, but if I put my surrealistic glasses on, it suddenly starts to be a pretty amazing. Great work, great imagination.

  • Love the edgy design and colors. sweet shoes.





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Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Here’s this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. If you’re going to share your work please take an extra second to leave a nice comment on someone else’s work!

Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio! The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

 1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

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Artist Spotlight: Roby Dwi Antono

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A selection of surreal work by artist Roby Dwi Antono, based in Yoyakarta, Indonesia. Would love to see more work from this part of the world. Wow. If you know of others please send recommendations! More images below.

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Photographer Spotlight: Fred Lahache

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A selection of recent work by Paris-based photographer Fred Lahache (click here for previous post). More images below!

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Artist Spotlight: Sarah Awad

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A selection of paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Sarah Awad (click here for previous post). More images below.

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