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    Artist August: Evan “Doc” Shaner [Art Feature]

    By | August 31st, 2014
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    Today brings Artist August to a close, and what better way to do that than with “Flash Gordon” artist Evan “Doc” Shaner. Long someone that every artist has fawned over for his clean, powerful art with a pitch perfect ability for delivering a story, with his work on “Flash Gordon” we’ve found an artist find a project that has matched his sensibilities in a way that makes everyone realize what many did long ago: that “Doc” Shaner is one of the absolute best artists in comics.

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words though, and what’s the point of me telling you what you already know, or something that you’re going to find out soon. “Doc” Shaner ain’t nuthin’ to fuck with, to quote the characters from his work with Nate Cosby, “Buddy Cops”. Find out below in an art feature that shows off some of his very best work, and once you check that out, make sure to pick up “Flash Gordon” to see not just great art, but one of the most fun comics around today. You won’t be sorry.

    Page from Flash Gordon #1

    Happy Holidays

    Batgirl

    Vultan

    Superman

    Kermit

    Page from Flash Gordon #1

    Five Favorite X-Men

    Captain America

    Doom Patrol

    Captain Marvel

    Page from Flash Gordon #1

    Shazam

    Lane! Kent! Olsen!

    Five Favorite Avengers

    Batman and Damian Wayne


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    David Harper mainly focuses on original content, interviews, co-hosting our 4 Color News and Brews video podcast, and being half of the Mignolaversity and Valiant (Re)visions team. He runs Multiversity's Twitter and Facebook pages, and personally tweets (rarely) @slicedfriedgold. By day, he works in an ad agency in Anchorage, Alaska, and he loves his wife, traveling and biscuits & gravy (ordered most to least, which is still a lot).

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