Off Panel #134: The Depths with Esad Ribić

Artist Esad Ribić guests on this week’s episode of Off Panel, as he joins to discuss his art and his upcoming Image series, VS. He discusses his path to making American comics, his influences outside of comics, the Croatian comics scene, his approach to comic art, why he’s turned to creator-owned after a long stretch at Marvel, the appeal of VS, his line art getting painted by someone else, attribution of art storytelling choices, world building, the impact schedule has on his art, his Hawaii art book for Louis Vuitton, and more.

Thanks for listening to this week’s podcast with artist Esad Ribić. You can find his work in the upcoming VS, which arrives in comic shops everywhere February 7th.

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Header image is from the VS preview image, art by Esad Ribic. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.