If you, like me, are a sucker for sea tales (or if Mark Twain was also your boyfriend in a former life) then you must go check this out.
Read it once for pure pleasure, then read it again. The whole thing is a lesson in mystery writing, draftsmanship, panel building, and just plain dreamy. There's even been two swear words, so I'm in heaven.
And you can have Mark Siegel's art in your house! They have four prints available at a ridiculously low price. I have 'Wounded Mermaid' and am thinking I need at least 'Don't Call Me Captain' and maybe something from an unreleased chapter to round out my collection.
The link section is full of smart bits like a widget showcasing other great artists who wow in black and white. And I can't WAIT to see what the 'Handwritten Love Letters' section yields.