Recent Reviews:

ZED: VOLUME ONE- By SEAN CLEMENT at Diverging Comics

ZED #3, 4 & 5 - By Kerry at The Comic Queen

ZED #5 - By Randy Lander at The Fourth Rail

ZED #5 - By Sean Clement at Diverging Comics

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Previews' The Splash Page-- February 2005

Silver Bullet Comics - November 2004 - By Tim O'Shea

Newsarama - April 2004 - By Daniel Robert Epstein

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DVD - Short Animated Films


My Story for "Flight VolumeTwo"


FX Work for "The Iron Giant" (Copyright © 1999 Warner Bros.)

Two Disturbing Self-Portraits


Superdudes (Copyright © 2004 Supernation LLC)

Various Comissions


A Boyscout Patch

Mixed Media (Collage and Ink on Board)


Rejected Covers

Miscellaneous Art




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April 29th, 2005

Flight: Volume Two reviewed by Randy Lander at The Fourth Rail

"The first Flight roster was made up mostly of names that comic readers wouldn't know, even though a lot of these creators had worked on comic fan-friendly animated projects, or more widely seen commercial art or webcomics. With the reputation of Flight firmly established, volume two sees some more established names joining the roster. Michel Gagne, who has his own comic Zed as well as having done backups in Detective Comics, opens the book with the visually stunning wordless tale of a normal-looking fox enduring the dangers of his homeworld with the help of a mysterious alien. Doug TenNapel, of Tommysaurus Rex and Creature Tech fame, enters the fray with a bizarre and charming tale of two anthropomorphic friends throwing a tea party that reads like a cross between kids' cartoon Maisy and TenNapel's own twisted Earthworm Jim. Demo's Becky Cloonan delivers some visual poetry with lyrics by Greek cartoonist Vasilis Lolos that looks almost like a comic book version of a music video. And Bone's Jeff Smith delivers an all-too-brief but still fun four-pager about two friends walking through space while one suffers ultimately dangerous hunger pangs." (read more...)
-- Randy Lander

April 28th, 2005

Unused cover for ZED #6

Here's a picture of an unused cover I did for ZED #6.

I created the cover about a year before I actually did the inside pages. Once I completed the issue, I didn't feel like the cover worked stylistically with the inside of the book. It felt flat and boring.

Just before sending the book to the printer, I quickly put together a new cover (which I liked much better). I hope you'll agree. You can click on either picture for a larger view.

By the way, ZED #6 will be in stores in about a month. Don't miss it!

April 24th, 2005

Originals for Sale at Gallery Nucleus

Here are three original pieces of artwork I have for sale at Gallery Nucleus. Click here for more information. You can also click on any of the pictures for a larger view.

Rex's New Friend
Michel Gagné 2005
Ink and color pencil on paper
7.5" x 9.5" | Sold

Moebius Rabbit (Original from the book "Insanely Twisted Rabbits")
Michel Gagné 1992
color pencil on paper
4.75" x 4.75" | $300

Too Tall (original from "A Search for Meaning: The Story of Rex")
Michel Gagné 1997
Ink and Letratone on Paper
6" x 13.75" | $300

April 21st, 2005

The wait is over: Odd Numbers is now available!

Click here to view an 11-page preview.

All books ordered from our site are signed and discounted.

April 15th, 2005

Flight: Volume Two reviewed at The Fourth Rail

"Though maturity and thoughtfulness shine through in much of the material in this volume, most of the stories boast a charming innocence. Doug TenNapel's slightly surreal and twisted story of a tea party, for example, is hilarious, but it's the simplicity of the main character's motives constrasted against the more bizarre elements that from which the short story derives its strength. Though the mood shifts from story to story, there's an overall playfulness to the book that's rather soothing and welcome. Another recurring trait is a sense of the surreal, of a dream-like fluidity. Given that quality, Michel Gagne was the perfect choice to open the book. His cute yet organic style captures that weirdness perfectly but presents it in a most beautiful light." (read more...)
-- Don MacPherson

April 9th, 2005

Flight: Volume Two is almost at the stores!

Wow, check this out!

And if you think that's impressive, check out the Preview here!

April 7th, 2005

Frenzied Fauna Still Available from Last Gasp

In the recent months, I've received many emails asking if we were ever going to reprint Frenzied Fauna: From A to Z. The answer is: we simply don't know.

Well, I just found out that one of our distributor, Last Gasp, still has copies for sale. If you're missing the book and would like to complete your Gagné collection, this is your chance.

Click here to order from Last Gasp.


By the way, today is my birthday. I just turned 40. Wow, I'm old.

April 2nd, 2005

A New Look

Those who come here regularly will notice a big change in the home and news page. I have essentially combined both. This way, the main page will be a lot more informative and up to date. It should also make the website easier to navigate. Of course, the gut of the site will remain the same. That would be too much of a task for me to fix it all.

Kazu Kabuishi is the one who suggested I do this about a year ago. It's been in the back of my mind ever since.

Last night, I was looking at Kazu's "Flight" website, admiring the way the home page was set up. I uploaded the layout in my computer to analyze it.

Well, this triggered a chain of events and here we are. I feel like my new layout is a total rip-off of Kazu's site, but I don't think he'll mind.

April 1st, 2005

Flight Crew Exhibit at Gallery Nucleus

Last week, I received an email from Kazu Kibuishi telling me about an upcoming art show from the "Flight crew". He kindly asked me if I could submit a piece, since my name was already on the back of the promotional flyer.

Well, I just can't say no to Kazu, so I did a little ink and color pencil drawing of Rex with a strange monster, framed it and shipped it to the gallery. Click here for a larger view.

Unfortunately, I won't be able to attend the opening, but it should be a terrific show. If you're in the Los Angeles area make sure you check it out. Click here to see some of the artwork that will be featured. Pictured on the right is the flyer for the show, featuring a wonderful inkwash image by Jake Parker:

The FLIGHT gallery show will have its opening reception on Saturday, April 16th, from 7pm to midnight at Gallery Nucleus.

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