I was lucky enough to meet "The King" a few times over the years and was always impressed with his kind and grateful interaction with his many fans. Here is a short clip from a long out-of-print documentary called The Masters Of Comic Book Art highlighting the greatest in the field introduced by science fiction writer Harlan Ellison.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
(2012): Amazing Spider-Man #328 (Todd McFarlane) Cover sold for $657,250!
(2011): Batman: The Dark Knight #3 page 10 (Frank Miller) Splash page sold for $448,125!
(2012): Fantastic Four #55 page 3 (Jack Kirby/Joe Sinnott) Panel page sold for $155,350!
(2013): Vampirella #5 [ "Cornered"] (Frank Frazetta) Painted cover sold for $286,800!
(2012): Calvin and Hobbes 10/19/1986 Comic Strip Sunday sold for $203,150!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Probably best known for his dynamic superhero comic stories with DC Comics, Ric Estrada was a Cuban American artist who worked for most of the major American publishers in his long and varied career, including EC, Dell, Hillman, St John, Ziff-Davis, and Warren. He also worked in comic strips, political cartoons, advertising, storyboards, and commercial illustration. Though his favorite genre to draw was war art, which he excelled at with DC Comics, I was always impressed with his breezy stylized romance tales as shown here on this ten page example from Young Romance #155 from 1968...