Lily Renée Phillips, Pioneering Comic Book Artist, Dies at 101

A refugee from Nazi-annexed Austria, she started a new life in New York drawing powerful, glamorous heroines and broke barriers in a male-dominated field. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-14 17:51:10 UTC ]
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Tim Sale, Comic Book Artist Who Reimagined Batman, Dies at 66

Series like “Batman: The Long Halloween” influenced big-screen images of the hero, while “Superman for All Seasons” was another fan favorite. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-18 01:12:50 UTC ]
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Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88

His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-16 17:59:07 UTC ]
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Spider-Man Comic Book Artist Steve Ditko Has Died at 90

Comic book artist Steve Ditko has died at the age of 90, the New York Times reports. Ditko was best known for his work creating Spider-Man, who debuted in the Marvel comic book series Amazing Fantasy in 1962. Although Spider-Man was initially conceived by artist Jack Kirby, Kirby’s version was... Continue reading at Slate

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NI comic book artist's Marvel-lous dream job

Ruairí Coleman, from County Armagh, has worked on everything from Thor to Iron Man. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-09-24 05:42:24 UTC ]
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Sid Jacobson, Comic Book Writer With Range, Dies at 92

His portfolio included the adventures of Richie Rich and graphic treatments of 9/11 and torture by the C.I.A. He also wrote dozens of songs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-06 15:16:54 UTC ]
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Dredd zone: the anarchic world of comic-book artist Steve Dillon

His groundbreaking work on such seminal characters as Judge Dredd, Preacher and Punisher is being celebrated with a posthumous show of his remarkable legacyThere are few artists who exemplify the anarchic, irreverent and anti-authoritarian British take on the comic book the way Steve Dillon... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-30 13:00:06 UTC ]
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Comic Book Legend Neal Adams Has Died at 80

From creating iconic superheroes and groundbreaking storylines to fighting for creator rights, Neal Adams was a legendary comic book artist. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-02 13:00:02 UTC ]
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Leonard Kessler, children’s author whose books endured, dies at 101

A writer and illustrator, he created more than 200 books for young readers, including the ode to individuality “Mr. Pine’s Purple House." Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-26 04:19:15 UTC ]
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Leonard Kessler, Colorful Children’s Book Author, Dies at 101

He crafted tales of everyday life for early readers. His “Mr. Pine’s Purple House,” first published in 1965, later inspired a new publishing company — and Jeff Bezos. Continue reading at The New York Times

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This Sports Brand Turned a Pioneering African Olympian into a Comic Book Superhero

Ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Swiss sportswear brand On brought the pages of a graphic novel to life to introduce a new hero to the next generation of athletes. The 10-minute film, entitled "Black Ice," is about Akwasi Frimpong, the first skeleton athlete from Ghana and only the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-01-20 13:08:00 UTC ]
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Takao Saito, 84, Dies; Created a Japanese Comic Book Superstar

Over a half-century and in more than 200 collected volumes, his manga tales of Golgo 13, a globe-trotting assassin, steered Japanese comics toward adults. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-01 21:58:31 UTC ]
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Comic Book Writers and Artists Follow Other Creators to Substack

A group of creators will publish new comic book stories, essays and how-to guides on the platform as a way to connect directly with fans. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-08-09 18:28:08 UTC ]
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How One Afro-Latina Comic Book Artist Is Changing The Marvel Universe

Natacha Bustos didn't see Black or brown characters in the comic books she read growing up. Now, she's the one creating powerful superheroes like "Moon Girl" in hopes of inspiring young girls of color. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-28 12:49:38 UTC ]
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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-24 22:57:45 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at British Council global

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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 22:50:30 UTC ]
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The Artist Bringing Native American Representation to Comic Books

“I’m doing the same thing that my ancestors did. I’m just telling the stories that I care about, that I love and that are relevant to me,” Jeffrey Veregge says. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes. Continue reading at BBC News

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Australian Wonder Woman comic book artist tells Avatar director to calm down

Australian comic book artist Nicola Scott is hitting back at director James Cameron's recent criticism of the Wonder Woman movie, telling him he needs to "calm down". Continue reading at Stuff

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