[Originally written as part of a comic library blog/fundraiser.]
It’s always interesting to see an artist’s rate of change over time; will they adopt new styles or tools as they get older? Will they settle into a set of tics? Kyle Baker, a model of flexibility ever since his time as a Marvel inker, is always experimenting: pure linework, airbrush, computer modeling; superheroes, sitcom, humor, bloody history. But he retains an essential rhythm and clarity of expression that marks all of his work.