Many Deaths of Scott Koblish
Marvel Comics artist Scott Koblish (Deadpool, Spider-Man) has been illustrating his own demise for many years in morbidly funny, 4-panel black-and-white comics. He’s the one person struck by a comet, suddenly overrun by a pack of baboons, resting under the precarious rock tipped by a single bird, or the target of his daughter’s (of course homicidal) teddy bear come to life. Though it’s always Scott on the receiving end, the comics perfectly capture that irrational feeling we all have that everything can go very wrong in one irrevocable instant. Slapstick, surreal, and eerily plausible, with extended scenarios and pops of color throughout, this collection of cosmic reckonings shows that, if the end is nigh, at least you’ll die laughing.
Scott Koblish is an Eisner-nominated cartoonist, Guinness Book of World Records holder, and comic artist who has worked on titles such as Deadpool, Spider-Man, Captain America, Thor, and many others. He lives in Los Angeles.
“In four-panel pages he has imagined himself being defenestrated, knocked down in the street, knocked off a mountain, murdered by monkeys, scorpions, cats, aeroplanes, eaten by monster trees and plain common or garden monsters.” Herald Scotland
|Publication Date||1 May 2018|
|Illustrations||colour illustrations throughout|