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What's New In The New 52: Rafael Albuquerque Joins ANIMAL MAN

What's New In The New 52: Rafael Albuquerque Joins...

By Bob Harras Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Welcome to What's New in The New 52 – where you, the fans, get a sneak peek at the stuff that crosses our desks. This little feature is a way to keep you all in the loop about what's new, different and exciting in The New 52 – whether it's a character design, cover, splash page or panel.

You already know that beginning with October’s issue #25, artist Rafael Albuquerque will joining writer Jeff Lemire on the creative team of the acclaimed and New York Times bestselling series, ANIMAL MAN. Today, we’re giving you a first look at Albuquerque’s distinctly creepy and beautiful interior art for the series.

If you’re a fan of Albuquerque’s AMERICAN VAMPIRE material, you’ll more than love his interpretation of ANIMAL MAN. Blending his unique blend of horror with his remarkable ability to convey emotion, Albuquerque is truly bringing his A-game to this series. Just look at how brilliantly expressive his work is!

But this interior art sneak peek is not the only treat we have for you Albuquerque fans today. In the gallery above, take a first look at a house ad that will begin to run in the back of our books in a few weeks. This specially commissioned piece of artwork finds Albuquerque drawing a “For Your Consideration” poster for Buddy Baker’s Best Actor nomination at the Hollywood Film Awards. But will Buddy win this prestigious award? And how will that impact his family?

Find out soon,
Bob