Rough Stuff #1



In stock



The out-of-print first issue of this magazine devoted to the pencil art of comic books. Artwork by Arthur Adams, John Byrne, Alan Davis, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, George Perez, and Walter Simonson, and Bruce Timm (who also contributes a color cover of Batgirl). Interview with Kevin Nowlan.

Celebrating the ART of creating comics! Edited by famed comics inker BOB McLEOD, each issue spotlights NEVER-BEFORE PUBLISHED penciled pages, preliminary sketches, detailed layouts, and even unused inked versions from artists throughout comics history. Our first issue features a who's who of Modern Masters including ALAN DAVIS, GEORGE PÉREZ, KEVIN NOWLAN, JOSÉ LUIS GARCÍA-LÓPEZ, ARTHUR ADAMS, JOHN BYRNE, and WALTER SIMONSON, plus a feature on animation and comics genius BRUCE TIMM! Included is commentary on the art, discussing what went right and wrong with it, and background information to put it all into historical perspective. Plus, before and after comparisons let you see firsthand how an image changes from initial concept to published version. So don't miss this amazing gallery of NEVER-BEFORE SEEN art, from some of your favorite series of all time, and the top pros in the industry!


Bruce Timm, et all

Condition & Attributes

Near Fine (moderate cover wear, very flat, tight, clean)


Timm, et all

Publishing Information

Raleigh, NC

Physical Description

11 inches
8.5 inches
112 pages
black & white
color wraps