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The Popbot Collection (Popbot Collection)
Ashley Wood's robotic tour de force is collected here in this special volume, chock full of new extras and an all-new Wood cover. This collection offers up the sold-out first six issues of Woods' Popbot, which means appearances by Andy Warhol, Kitty and his band, a special appearance by Sam Kieth's the Maxx, and the typical array of freaks, misfits and hotties that populat...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published October 18th 2006 by IDW Publishing
(first published 2003)
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Sam Keith has nothing to do with this project... Ashley Wood is at his wildest again. Like Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill, this ambitious project functions at the higher level of its creator's wet dream. Anything fun and exciting Wood has ever wanted to write/draw about is inserted into this piece. Beautiful naked women, crazy neurotic robots and homocidal maniacs are all inserted with the frequent obscure reference to Warhol or Freud. Oh, and the artwork is brilliant...
Kieth first came to prominence in 1984 as the inker of Matt Wagner's Mage, his brushwork adding fluidity and texture to the broad strokes of Wagner's early work at Comico Comics. In 1989, he drew the first five issues of writer Neil Gaiman's celebrated series The Sandman, but felt his style was unsuited to the book (specifically saying that he "felt like Jimi Hendrix in The Beatles") and left, han...moreMore about Sam Kieth...