For Reference #01: Comics Spread w/ Inserts

As my student Mudmee was looking for references of comics spread pages with panel inserts, here’s a collection of pages for future reference. My thanks to the members of the Facebook group Oubapo & Constrained Comics.

300 by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, Dark Horse Comics (US), 1998.
We3 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely, DC Comics / Vertigo (US), 2004. (Via Karen Green and James Moore)
Powers by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, Image Comics (US), 2000.
Promethea by Alan Moore, J. H. Williams III and Mick Gray, America’s Best Comics/WildStorm (US), 1999-2005.
Promethea by Alan Moore, J. H. Williams III and Mick Gray, America’s Best Comics/WildStorm (US), 1999-2005.
Whale Hunters by Jadet Kamjorndej (จเด็จ กำจรเดช) from สำนักพิมพ์เวลา / Time Publishing (TH), 2022.
Elektra Lives Again by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, Marvel Comics (US), 1990.
Portrait d’un buveur by Jérôme Mulot, Florent Ruppert and Olivier Schrauwen, Dupuis (BE), 2019 [Portrait of a Drunk, Fantagraphics (US), 2020]. (Via Bruno Diogo)
Portrait d’un buveur by Jérôme Mulot, Florent Ruppert and Olivier Schrauwen, Dupuis (BE), 2019 [Portrait of a Drunk, Fantagraphics (US), 2020]. (Via Bruno Diogo)
Portrait d’un buveur by Jérôme Mulot, Florent Ruppert and Olivier Schrauwen, Dupuis (BE), 2019 [Portrait of a Drunk, Fantagraphics (US), 2020]. (Via Bruno Diogo)
The Sandman: Overture by Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III, DC Comics / Vertigo (US), 2013–2015.
Here (expanded version) by Richard McGuire, Pantheon Books (US), 2014. (Via Bruno Diogo)
Blue In Green by Ram V and Anand RK, Image Comics (US), 2020. (Via Bruno Diogo)
UOS by Benjamin Adam, Éditions 2024 (FR), 2021. (Via Bruno Diogo)
Spirou et Fantasio: Machine qui rêve by Tome & Janry, Dupuis (BE), 1998.
Eight Lane Runaways by Henry McCausland, Fantagraphics (US), 2020. (Via Bruno Diogo)
Eight Lane Runaways by Henry McCausland, Fantagraphics (US), 2020. (Via Bruno Diogo)

Undertaker vol. 06: Salvaje by Xavier Dorison and Ralph Meyer, Dargaud (FR), 2021. (Via Bruno Diogo)

Ironwolf – Fires of the Revolution by Howard Chaykin, John Francis Moore, Mike Mignola, P. Craig Russell and Richmond Lewis, DC Comics (US), 1999. (Via Guzmán Bell)
 Outland by Jim Steranko, Heavy Metal magazine (US), 1981-1982. (Via Kohell Kohellius)
 Outland by Jim Steranko, Heavy Metal magazine (US), 1981-1982. (Via Kohell Kohellius)
Arq vol. 12 by Andreas, Delcourt (FR), 2009. (Via François Belsoeur)
Arq vol. 4: Racken, original artwork, by Andreas, Delcourt (FR), 2000. (Via François Belsoeur)
Arq vol. 4: Racken by Andreas, Delcourt (FR), 2000. (Via François Belsoeur)
Batmen Eternal part 3 (in: Detective Comics vol. 1 #978) by James Tynion IV, Javi Fernandez and John Kalisz, DC Comics (US).
Kabuki by David Mack, Caliber / Marvel Comics (Icon Comics), 1994 and 2004-2009. (Via AntiA C. Valentine)

Not Final Art (but Art nonetheless) – 2

Eisner - A Contract with God
A Contract with God” (1978) by Will Eisner. USA. Original artwork.

Llloyd - The Horrorist 2
The Horrorist” (DC Comics, 1995-1996). Art by David Lloyd and script by Jamie Delano. UK (for American publisher) Original artwork.
Copyright ©2005 DC Comics

Otomo - Akira 2
Akira” (1982-1990) by Katsuhiro Otomo. Japan. Original artwork.

Harkham - Poor Sailor 2
Poor Sailor” (2003) by Sammy Harkham. USA. Original artwork.

Mazzucchelli - DD Born Again 230-14-18
Daredevil: Born Again” (Marvel Comics, 1986). Art by David Mazzucchelli and script by Frank Miller. USA. Original artwork.
Copyright ©1986 Marvel Comics

Ware - Building Stories
Building Stories” (2012) by Chris Ware. USA. Original artwork. LARGER SIZE OVER HERE.

“Sin City: Silent Night” by Frank Miller, USA, 1995


Sin City: Silent Night by Frank Miller (USA) in: Sin City: Silent Night, Dark Horse, November 1995. This short story is dedicated by Frank Miller to Italian cartoonist Hugo Pratt. Re-published in Booze, Broads, & Bullets, Dark Horse.

Dear students, Sin City: Booze, Babes, and Bullets is available @ Kinokuniya bookstores.

Copyright ©1995 Frank Miller/Dark Horse

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“Sin City: The Customer Is Always Right” by Frank Miller, USA, 1994


Sin City: The Customer Is Always Right by Frank Miller (USA) in: Sin City: The Babe Wore Red and Other Stories, Dark Horse, USA, November 1994. Re-published in the collection Booze, Babes, and Bullets, Dark Horse.

Dear students, Sin City: Booze, Babes, and Bullets is available @ Kinokuniya bookstores.

became the opening scene of  starring

The short story “served as the opening sequence for the movie adaptation SIN CITY (directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller in 2005), which featured Josh Hartnett and Marley Shelton. The sequence served as the original proof of concept footage that director Robert Rodriguez filmed to convince Frank Miller to allow him to adapt Sin City to the silver screen (source)” Watch the film sequence HERE.

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Film still from the opening sequence for the movie adaptation Sin City, which featured Josh Hartnett and Marley Shelton.

Copyright ©1994 Frank Miller/Dark Horse

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