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Beautiful Canvas

Illustrated by Sami Kivela
Published by Black Mask Studios
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Beautiful Canvas is the smash hit warped crime miniseries about Lon Eisley discovering the similarities and differences between her job as a hitwoman and her new role as a mother-to-be when she finds out her girlfriend is pregnant. Collects issues 1-4.

About The Author

Ryan K Lindsay writes comics. He has partnered with artist Sami Kivelä to create: EVERFROST and BEAUTIFUL CANVAS through Black Mask Studios, DEER EDITOR through his own ‘Four Colour Ray Gun’ imprint and a handful of Kickstarter successes, and CHUM through ComixTribe. He has partnered with artist Eric Zawadzki to create: ETERNAL through Black Mask Studios, and HEADSPACE, also with Sebastian Piriz, through Monkeybrain Comics/IDW. His other comics include: Aurealis and Ledger Award winning NEGATIVE SPACE with Owen Gieni through Dark Horse Comics, SHE Vol. 1 with Chris Panda through ComixTribe, GLOVES with Tommy Lee Edwards in the Vertigo CMYK anthology, as well as EIR with Alfie Gallagher, INK ISLAND with Craig Bruyn, STAIN THE SEAS SCARLET with Alex Cormack, and SKYSCRAPER with Mitchell Collins through Kickstarter for ‘Four Colour Ray Gun.’ He was selected as a participant in the DC Writing Workshop group of 2016. He’s written/edited analytical texts, including THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS: EXAMINING MATT MURDOCK AND DAREDEVIL through Sequart, and has had essays published in Criminal, Godzilla, Sheltered, Strange Nation, and Crime Factory. He is Australian and when not being a family man he hones his writing skills by sacrificing blood wombats to the outback spider fight clubs.

About The Illustrator

Sami Kivelä is a Finnish comic book artist who mainly appears in American publications. His best known titles are 'Abbott' (2018), 'Machine Gun Wizards' (2019), ‘Everfrost’ (2021) and 'Undone By Blood' (2020). He contributed artwork for 'Chum' (2016), 'Deer Editor' (2014 and 2016) and 'Beautiful Canvas' (2017), working with writer Ryan K Lindsay. Kivelä also drew several comic books for Zenescope Entertainment, including the 'Realm War - Age of Darkness' series (2014-2015), which is a part of the Grimm Fairy Tales Universe.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Black Mask Studios (March 13, 2018)
  • Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781628751826

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Raves and Reviews

"Visceral, and cinematic in its presentation and scope… It is visually stunning, with something interesting in every panel, and with a vibrancy in terms of art and colors that rockets it above most other books currently out."

– Newsarama

“Complex, layered... ‘Beautiful Canvas’ will have you scouring it’s beautifully drawn pages over and over.”

– Multiversity Comics

“Fantastically inventive.”

– DoomRocket

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