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ANDY CLARKE - BATMAN AND ROBIN

Posted by Bob Tilley Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Always at the top of my stack is Batman and Robin and I'm very excited about British artist Andy Clarke coming on board with Grant Morrison.


CBR have just posted an interview with Clarke to talk about his run on the title from issue #10 this week and his love for Batman including some cover concepts.

CBR News: You're certainly no stranger to Batman, as you've illustrated such books as "Batman Confidential" and "Detective Comics," but this time around, Dick Grayson is under the cowl. Are there any major differences when drawing Dick as opposed to Bruce Wayne?

Andy Clarke: I think the differences are quite subtle, visually. I think that maybe Dick isn't quite so physically powerful as Bruce, so that helps get across that, despite the similarity of the suit, there's a younger, less experienced guy inside it.
What is it about the Batsuit that is the biggest challenge as an artist, and what are the elements of Batman's look and feel that you most enjoy?

On the surface, it's a reasonably straight-forward design. It's not fussy, which gives it that iconic look. It's just a damn cool costume. I try to make it look as threatening as possible - particularly the cowl. I like putting in the furrows above the eyes - that constant frown - it gives it a bit more texture. But to begin with, the first few times I got to draw Bats, it took a while to get what I wanted. The costume is quite simple, but within that there are elements that can take a while to come to grips with. That's why it's great to be drawing him again - it gives me another chance to build on what I've done before in past stories where things weren't quite as successful as I would've hoped.

What about Robin? How can you best describe Damian Wayne's presence as the new Robin patrolling Gotham City?

He scares me. There's just something about Damian, this young kid that you just wouldn't wanna mess with. Attitude is the key, I think, and trying to draw him with as much of that as possible. That's it for me anyways.


For the entire interview click here...

(Source - CBR)

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