A Ben Cohen Ink Comic


By Ben Cohen a “legendary master of the left field.” -BRP!

“Unintentionally misunderstood since 1975.” –Anonymous

“A big f@#k you, to the audience.” -B. Pendarvis

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Thursday, January 29, 2009


First off the semantics of this is frustrating, TPB v Graphic Novel v. Comic Book Comic Strips v The Funnies v Cartoons v Manga v Comics v Seqential Art...ok ok...in portest I will try to stay in the rules of graphic noves...this leves out a hell of a lot of great comics made over the past 100 plus years....bat anyway...actually I don't get the rules so whatever...ZAK started it...

Jim Woodring (Best comic ever been and ever will be made)

  • The Frank Book

Chris Ware (All around top of the game today...above statement aside)

  • Acme Novelty Library

Chris Claremont, Alen Davis, Mark Silvestri, Dave Mazzucchelli, Bill Sienkiewicz, Frank Miller and friends (The Men who made mine Marvel)

  • Uncanny X-Men

  • Excalibur

  • Captain Britain

  • Wolverine

  • Kitty Pride and Wolverine

  • Electra Assassin

  • Batman: The Dark Knight

  • Dare Devil

  • Sin City: Family Values

  • The Dark Knight

  • Batman: Year One

Los Hernandez Bro. (No one is closer to my aesthetic tastes...)
  • Love and Rockets

  • Penny Century

  • Dan Clowes (The one who gives Ware a run for his money)

    • Daniel Boring

    • Ice Heaven

    • Ghost World

    George Herriman (The one who made the best of comics first)

    • Krazy Katz

    Alen Moore (Still the best writer in the business)

    • Watchman

    • Promethea

    • Tom Strong

    • From Hell

    Adrian Tomine (The one I am jealous of and feel the strongest bond to through his work)

    • Optic Nerve

    Gruenwald and Ryan (Pure simple strip down grounded superhero stories)

    • D.P.7

    Hergé (The international genius)

    • Tin Tin

    Bill Watterson (The best a strip has ever been)

    • Calvin and Hobbs

    Joe Matt (From out of no ware a wonderful book)

    • Fair Weather

    Wendy and Richard Pini (I thought I was part wolf and part elf for a time)

    • Elf Quest

    Sparky Shultz with Seth (Seth has reframed his genius so I can see what everyone else sees...pure comics)

    • The Complete Penutes

    Jack Kirby (My favorite of the King of comics)

    • Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth

    Harvey Kurtzman and friends (These were the real stars of comics in the 50's and 60's)

    • Humbug

    Jeff Loeb and Tim Sale (They are like the wonder twins...but amazingly good)

    • Batman: Long Halloween

    Jessica Abel (A good cartoonist, but even a better teacher...this book is a wonderful lesson)

    • La Perdida

    Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch (Visually stunning with a hint of guts)

    • The Authority

    Ann Nocenti and Art Adems (One of my favorite characters ever at his conception)

    • Longshot

    jason (Poetry...typically without words...thank goodness he is prolific)

    • Tell Me Something

    • Why Are You Doing This?

    • The Left Bank Gang

    Katsuhiro Otomo ( I am ashamed to say this is the best of what Japan has to offer in my opinion based on ignorance...even though I admire the Japanese comic industry so much)

    • Akira

    Darwyn Cooke's (This is how DC hero's should be...plain and simple...I want to read his stint on the Spirit...)

    • The New Frontier

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