The Art of Jock

September 9, 2019 - Comment

Discover the artwork of acclaimed comic, poster, and concept art illustrator Jock, from his work on DC Comics’ Batman and Marvel’s Wolverine to films such as Ex Machina, Dredd, and The Dark Knight Rises. Mark Simpson, known by his pen name Jock, is an internationally recognized three-time New York Times best-selling artist and Eisner Award

Discover the artwork of acclaimed comic, poster, and concept art illustrator Jock, from his work on DC Comics’ Batman and Marvel’s Wolverine to films such as Ex Machina, Dredd, and The Dark Knight Rises. Mark Simpson, known by his pen name Jock, is an internationally recognized three-time New York Times best-selling artist and Eisner Award nominee. The Art of Jock delves into the prolific artist’s catalog, showcasing not only the best of his extensive sketches and published images, but also personal notes from Jock himself that provide insight into the often philosophical inner workings of his creative process. Featuring interviews and quotes from colleagues and long-time collaborators, including Scott Snyder, Alex Garland, and Stephen King, this is an extensive look into the mind and method of one of the most critically acclaimed illustrators working today.

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Anonymous says:

Stunning! Although this book was a little expensive, it is definitely worth it! The art work is absolutely stunning and I have spent hours looking through it, looking at every pen stroke.The text is good too and details how Jock approaches his art. I really love the use of clear plastic overlay on some of the pages, where you can see the initial comic sketch and then lift the overlay to see the finished art work underneath.Whether you are an artist, a comic fan or just enjoy great art, this…

Anonymous says:

Sumptuous book. What a book!If you are a fan of comic artist Jock then this book is a must.Jock is one of THE top artists working in comics today and this tome is packed to the brim with artwork from Jock’s comic back catalogue as well as his movie work and Mondo prints.Many pages of Jocks fantastic artwork are beautifully presented within its pages. I especially like the extra touches such as the acetate overlays of his ink work over the colour rendering.Cannot…

Anonymous says:

Stunning You almost want to buy two of these, so you can cut one up and plaster all over your walls. (Actually, maybe a third, so you can put up both sides of the page)I’m a big fan of Jock’s work and have some of his original comic book artwork, but seeing so much of it collected, in one place, is stunning

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