Comics Artist/Writer Michel Fiffe of COPRA. Taking Risks & Making Monsters
“Realism is unfortunate”- Michel Fiffe
Michel Fiffe is the creator/writer /artist of the action series COPRA. He’s worked with Marvel and DC on top of fully producing Panorama for Dark Horse, Bloodstrike: Brutalists for Image Comics, and Zegas for Fantagraphics.
We talk about the development of comics art styles in-depth and a graph he made attempting to chart where some of his favorite artists’ style fall on a scale of realistic to cartoony, messy to clean. So get artsy with us!
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