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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“Spiral #9” (1996)

 

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While a simple enough concept, Ranalli sees the project as a reflection of the inherent randomness of life and our inability to control the results or elements of a situation no matter how hard we might try! See more of Ranalli’s work below or on display at Classic Photographs Los Angeles January 21-22.

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Book Giveaway: Cut That Out

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We also have a copy to give away to one of you guys! We wanna know what your current favourite art book is? Let us know by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post. We’ll pick a winner two weeks from today (open to all readers based in North America and Europe).

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