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"stunningly rendered by Alison Sampson, whose art bears favorable comparison with such European masters of the comics form as Alberto Breccia, Alex Nino and Sergio Toppi."

contact email: alissamp@googlemail.com
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Posted
10 hours ago
On 01 Sep '14

Here are bits of two things I ‘ve done recently and which are out soon/ At the top, i have drawn a story written by Fred Van Lente in October’s Anniversary issue of Creepy, The Executor, published by Dark Horse. I’ve wanted to draw this comic for so long and when it has finally come up, I feel very honored to be part of such an important issue. Also, the whole premise of the story was something I loved, and it was both a chance for me to draw a licensed character (.. at least two) and do some cartooning. And it was funny.. and… stuff… I’d like more of that kind of thing, but I don’t really want to give whats in the story away. But it does have the best fight I’ve ever drawn. I don’t know who did the cover, but I think it might be Peter Bagge…

The lower image is part of what I have made for the Thought Bubble Anthology that Image will bring out, in aid of Barnardos, in October, to time with the Thought Bubble Festival, which follows the next month. Ales Kot asked me to illustrate a poem, so I teamed up with Genesis colorist Jason Wordie to make something experimental, and also, quite long- its five pages, at tabloid size, designed, drawn and hand lettered by me and strewn with Jason’s luminous colors and Ales’ writing.. More on both of these later. I think Jason and I are going to bring out a print for sale based on this work and we will put up info on that here, too.

Both of these comics are super-quality, so if you want to order them, I think we’d all be very happy (an Barnados too). I’m not named on either of the solicits, but I am in there. Here are the Diamond codes, both are $3.99:

50th Anniversary Creepy

Thought Bubble Anthology

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Posted
1 month ago
On 04 Jul '14

Here’s tomorrow’s cover for the UK’s Guardian, with my illustration for Zadie Smith’s write up of JG Ballard’s Crash. It’s cool how abstract it has come out- fighting a lot of text, it needed that. I was delighted to be asked to do this- Ballard is very much up my street design and story-wise. If anyone out there wants to adapt some of his work to comics (or publish an adaptation), I am here.

# alison sampson  # jgballard  # theguardian  # cover  # art  # crash  # zadiesmith  # abstract  
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Posted
3 months ago
On 22 May '14

There is some of my original art up for sale here, with pages from Genesis and Shadows and of course, lots of horses. Well, some horses.

Enjoy, and maybe consider buying some art. There is a ‘buy my art’ button on my site for finding the page again, too.

The above pages are from the 2014 Eisner-nominated Outlaw Territory 3 anthology.

Edit at 07.17.14: Outlaw Territory 3 has just been nominated for a Harvey Award. Thanks to Michael Woods for putting the whole three volumes of it together- a labour of love.

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Posted
3 months ago
On 11 May '14
2nd teaser for an upcoming project with steve niles - winnebago graveyard
*edited to add a link to dee cunniffe’s fantastic motion version here.

2nd teaser for an upcoming project with steve niles - winnebago graveyard

*edited to add a link to dee cunniffe’s fantastic motion version here.

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Posted
3 months ago
On 11 May '14
teaser for an upcoming project with steve niles - winnebago graveyard
i am so excited about this.

teaser for an upcoming project with steve niles - winnebago graveyard

i am so excited about this.

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Posted
3 months ago
On 11 May '14
Comics Alliance featured my work in their Hire This Woman column.
Thanks Janelle!

Comics Alliance featured my work in their Hire This Woman column.

Thanks Janelle!

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Posted
3 months ago
On 11 May '14

Colors by Ms Marvel colorist, and might have been colorist for Genesis, Ian Herring. +++

Line art for Shadows, a story written by Matthew Dow Smith for the In The Dark anthology, published last week by IDW, and edited by Rachel Deering.

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Posted
3 months ago
On 11 May '14

Line art for Shadows, a story written by Matthew Dow Smith for the In The Dark anthology, published last week by IDW, and edited by Rachel Deering.

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Posted
3 months ago
On 11 May '14
Here’s the previously unreleased art I handed in for the Gatefold cover.
Genesis just missed the top ten bestselling graphic novels for April.
(this is amazing news).
Here is an update post from over on our Genesis blog, with more art, reviews and process material.
It may well be the most visually unorthodox Image book I’ve read. - Bleeding Cool
Thank you to everyone who has supported our book. I’m hoping that it can stay available, given it is -now- a freestanding graphic novel (Thank you, Image Comics).
There has been some interest in the original art for the project. I can confirm that art will be for sale through Splashpage Art (dealer of Mike Mignola and many more) and I’ll put up a link when that’s more set up.
I’m also going to be at Thought Bubble in Leeds this autumn and I’ll have original art with me then (assuming I have some left).
As ever, Genesis can also be bought digitally, DRM free, here.

Here’s the previously unreleased art I handed in for the Gatefold cover.

Genesis just missed the top ten bestselling graphic novels for April.

(this is amazing news).

Here is an update post from over on our Genesis blog, with more art, reviews and process material.

It may well be the most visually unorthodox Image book I’ve read. - Bleeding Cool

Thank you to everyone who has supported our book. I’m hoping that it can stay available, given it is -now- a freestanding graphic novel (Thank you, Image Comics).

There has been some interest in the original art for the project. I can confirm that art will be for sale through Splashpage Art (dealer of Mike Mignola and many more) and I’ll put up a link when that’s more set up.

I’m also going to be at Thought Bubble in Leeds this autumn and I’ll have original art with me then (assuming I have some left).

As ever, Genesis can also be bought digitally, DRM free, here.

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Posted
4 months ago
On 28 Apr '14

A pin-up for Rob Williams and D’Israeli’s creator owned comic, Ordinary, plus the black and white art. Coloured by Ruth Redmond and published by Titan Comics in the UK and US, summer 2014.

See also the FP International blog, where this was originally posted online, with some more of my work.

# ordinary  # titan comics  # rob williams  # d'israeli  # pinup  # inking  # new york