Monday, February 25, 2013

BLOG Classic Comic Strip Goldtiger Rediscovered… Sort Of - Guy Adams and Jimmy Broxton

"Which is where Guy Adams and Jimmy Broxton come in. Together they’ve discovered Goldtiger, a lost cult newspaper strip from the 1960s. Packed full of action, style and casual violence, Goldtiger was the last great work of Antonio Barreti and Louis Shaeffer, a writer and artist team who seemed consumed by Goldtiger and the controversy surrounding it. Now, thanks to Guy and Jimmy’s efforts, this subversive story of action, death, sex and fashion has sprung to light. They’re currently running a KickStarter to finance a full reprint of the long overlooked series. Except, of course, they’re not. What they are doing is creating an entirely new strip pretending to be a ’60s newspaper strip, and creating the mythology of its creative team’s increasingly horrifying lives to go with it. " 4 out of 5