[comics] Skin … The Forbidden Planet blog remembers Skin the long out-of-print comic from Peter Milligan and Brendan McCarthy‘McCarthy’s art is astonishing, from the brutal leer on Martin’s face in one scene to the psychedelic, drug-fuelled sex scene with the young skinhead and some hippies (aided in no small part by Carol Swain’s brilliant colouring) which is a great example of how bloody amazing McCarthy’s art often is. Both art and story combine perfectly to tell a powerful tale of a disturbing subject and do so while denying the reader the normal emotional crutch of having a loveable but put-down hero to root for…’

Remembering Milligan and McCarthy’s Skin

This entry was posted on Friday, November 27th, 2009 at 8:55 am and is filed under Brendan McCarthy, Comics.

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Great book. I remember John Romita Jr stopping me in an elevator in the Bloomsbury Crest in London at UKCAC, asking what I was reading, and being completely unaware of it.

A real era-defining comic.

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