splash-panel

This is a great use of a splash panel - providing a wide view of the apartment in such a way that the viewers get an appreciation of what the police are looking at.

(Heavy Metal issue #145, July 1993 - Page 34 Apocalypse: The Eyes of Doom by Gimenez)

anonymous asked:

Is there a reason you utilize whole-page pictures/frames less often in recent time? I've been rereading the comic and i noticed that came up fairly often, which I think is a good thing. They always look great!(example ch01_16 or ch02_57) Also, the chapter preview for chapter 11 is still online ;-)

In comics parlance those are called splash pages :) I love them but I feel pressured to deliver more content on each page, since we have the page-at-a-time pacing. Making people wait two days for a single splash - essentially a single panel - feels cruel and unsatisfying.

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EC Weird Science #6 “Sinking of the Titanic!” Complete Story Silverprint Proof Group (EC, 1951). Wally Wood handled the art chores for this EC version of that fateful night in 1912, and the time traveler who attempts to change history. This set of original 1951 Silverprint proofs includes all six story pages, with each page hand-colored by Marie Severin. Overall condition is Very Good, with penciled notations on every page, and tanning/staining on a few…