Raulo Caceres on Providence, Including Unpublished Cover Art

Though Jacen Burrows is far and away the primary artist who created nearly all the visuals associated with Providence, a few others made worthwhile contributions. Colorist Juan Manuel Rodríguez played a huge role in making Burrows art come to life. Michael DiPascale worked with Burrows to paint Weird Pulp and Ghoul variant coversSusanna Peretz, Mitch Jenkins, and others created the ghoul photograph at the end of Providence 7.

Then there’s Raulo Caceres who did the artwork for the nine “Century” variant covers. Deep in Caceres’ website, there is unpublished artwork for a tenth Providence cover.

Unpublished Providence cover art by Raulo Caceres

Facts in the Case of Alan Moore’s Providence recently interviewed Caceres  Continue reading

Providence 11’s $40 Century Variant Covers by Raulo Caceres

Providence #11, Century Variant 07 - Mountains of Madness; art by Raulo Caceres
Providence #11, Century Variant 07 – Mountains of Madness; art by Raulo Caceres

Just announced today: Avatar will be publishing a series of ten extra variant covers for Providence #11. This new limited edition set are “Century” variant covers drawn by Raulo Caceres, artist of Moore-curated anthology Cinema Purgatorio‘s Code Pru. Each cover depicts a scene from Lovecraft fiction. Each Century issue retails for a whopping $39.99, with the set of ten retailing for just $285. While supplies last, purchase Century variants at Comics Cavalcade.

Facts Providence has a new page specifically for annotations of these Century covers.

These Century variants are the only Providence artwork so far that is not the product of Providence’s hard-working artist Jacen Burrows. Though perhaps Mitch Jenkin’s photograph at the end of Providence #7 also counts in this category.

The Century covers bring the expected total of Providence covers to 99. There are twelve issues with seven regular variations (regular, Dreamscape, Pantheon, Portrait, Weird Pulp, Women, and Ancient Tome) plus four ghoul covers for issue #7. That is not counting collected editionsContinue reading