The Art of Twisted Romance

Alejandra “Effy” Gutiérrez

Carla Speed McNeil

Trungles

Katie Skelly

Comics Illustrators of the Week: Twisted Romance Artists

Featured Art(top):   Twisted Romance #2 by Alejandra “Effy” Gutiérrez

Origin:  Prolific writer Alex de Campi defies convention once again with her Twisted Romance comics anthology.  She’s assembled an impressive group of contemporary artists to help bring her warped vision to life!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Andy is a freelance illustrator, and animator. He writes about comics at comicstavern.com. See his work at plumdill.tumblr.com.

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6 Comments on “The Art of Twisted Romance”

  1. February 14, 2018 at 11:07 pm #

    love the faux valley one

  2. February 19, 2018 at 11:35 am #

    How is it she “defies convention” do you believe Andy? The art is all well done, but what “convention” is being defied? Certainly it all speaks to if not panders to the patriarchal fetish as has already been established. Sexy vampiras have been making a splash since waaay back… The words “twisted” and “bad” with naughty kitty nuns is nuthin’ new…
    So basically it’s eye candy as per usual.
    Perhaps that’s enuff in the male dominated comic book world as you see it and these women aren’t as unconventional as you imagine?

    • Andy Yates
      February 20, 2018 at 12:36 pm #

      Interesting comment. So much to consider! When I said “defies convention”, I was referring to Alex de Campi’s writing style. She’s a fresh, original creative voice in contemporary comics, right now.

      • February 22, 2018 at 7:16 am #

        hmmm… maybe you should post an excerpt or two of her writing to “verify” that. As it is you posted the illustrations and only a teeny tiny “review.”
        i’m just sayin’…
        but so thanks for your consideration Andy.

  3. dbaylissillustration
    February 25, 2018 at 11:43 am #

    Brilliant!

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