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Who Are Your Favorite Comic Book Artists? Options
iSteve
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My three favourites are:
Chris Bachalo





Skottie Young




Joe Madureira





I love artists who use a more gestural, expressive line. It is something I have been working really hard at incorporating into my own work.


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chiller67
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 11:31:36 AM

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I can't resist anything by Alex Ross, George Perez or Frank Quitely. Difficult to narrow it down to one. OK then. Frank Quitely.
Xylob
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 1:50:00 PM

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John Byrne.
For me his Superman is THE Superman.


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Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 2:44:49 PM

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Xylob wrote:
John Byrne.
For me his Superman is THE Superman.

There is something I really like about John Byrne's style.

My favorite is Neal Adams. I also really dig Mike Grell and pretty much anybody else showing a lot of Neal Adams influence.

I like a lot of different styles but Neal Adams is my favorite.

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Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 3:43:06 PM

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There are alot of different people I like.
Jim Lee and Marc Silvestri are probably my favorites.Then there is Norm Breyfogle,Stephen Platt,David Finch,Michael Broussard,Kenneth Rocafort,
Alex Ross,Todd Mcfarlane,I must admit that I also like Liefeld's work on New Mutants and X-force anything that he has done since is utter garbage.Tony Daniel's work on The Tenth and his current work on Batman is great but his work on X-Force was horrible,Randy Queen,Ian Churchill, Steve McNiven's current stuff is good but his early work was less than stellar,John Cassady,Butch Guice is a long time fav of mine,Michael Turner
I'm also really horrible for not knowing who draws certain titles like for example I love the style that DC comics were drawn in the 80's but I don't know who all the artists were.I know Byrne drew Superman but I don't know who drew Green Lantern,Booster Gold,Blue Beetle,Captain Atom but they all had the same style to them.

chiller67
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 4:43:29 PM

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Oh man, forgot about Mike Grell and Dave Cockrum. And John Byrne. This is impossible Laughing
Xylob
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 4:43:58 PM

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Capekiller wrote:
My three favourites are:
Chris Bachalo





Skottie Young




Joe Madureira





I love artists who use a more gestural, expressive line. It is something I have been working really hard at incorporating into my own work.

I can't stand "art" (especially in comics etc) that needs to be interpreted. I don't want to spend 10 minutes looking at panel trying to figure out what the hell I'm suppposed to be looking at... Keith Giffens 'work' in the Trencher books was atrocious.

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BurningDoom
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 4:45:17 PM

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I like most the guys that everyone else likes, sorry for not being original. But I like what I see.

My Top 10 Artists:

Alex Ross:


Boris Vallejo/Julie Bell (married and the same exact style, they're the same freaking artist practically):


Joe Jusko:


Greg Horn:


Jim Lee:


Michael Turner:


Marc Silvestri:


David Finch:


Ethan Van Sciver:


The Hildebrandt Brothers:


Todd McFarlane:


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chiller67
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 4:49:16 PM

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Can't really argue with BurningDoom. Every image is great. Applause
Bernie32
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 5:45:12 PM

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Finch , Turner, Bagley, Lee are my favorites..

although I don't put Dillon in their category talent-wise, I enjoy his stuff.

and I love Ross covers.

CCRob
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 5:46:43 PM

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Gabriel Ba
Fabio Moon
Mike Allred
Mike Mignola
Jason Shawn Alexander
Humberto Ramos
Xylob
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 7:12:09 PM

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I love Bisley's work on Slaine:


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redartz60
Posted: Sunday, December 13, 2009 7:55:22 PM
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This is even tougher than choosing writers. My top 10, in no particular order:
Will Eisner
Skottie Young
Gilbert Hernandez
Barry Windsor-Smith
Mike Wieringo
Paul Rivoche
John Byrne
Terry Austin
Steve Ditko
Jack Kirby
Perhaps it would be easier to make selections according to genres; I tend to be rather eclectic.
Shizz
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Keepin it simple. My fav of all time is Jim Lee. I would kill for him to back to Uncanny.
SpidermanGeek
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CCRob
Posted: Monday, December 14, 2009 5:57:13 AM

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Xylob wrote:
I love Bisley's work on Slaine:



His work in the Halo Graphic Novel is the best work of his I've personally come across.
plex
Posted: Monday, December 14, 2009 9:55:01 AM

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Moebius, Guy Davis, Dave McKean, Art Adams, Bernie Wrightson, George Perez, just a few off the top of my head.
punisherfan1138
Posted: Monday, December 14, 2009 2:19:30 PM
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John Romita

Mike Zeck

Hugh Haynes

Michael Golden

Tim Bradstreet

I always thought they made the Punisher look the best.

Xylob wrote:
I can't stand "art" (especially in comics etc) that needs to be interpreted. I don't want to spend 10 minutes looking at panel trying to figure out what the hell I'm suppposed to be looking at... Keith Giffens 'work' in the Trencher books was atrocious.


Let's start a LEAST FAVORITE COMIC ARTISTs THREAD, so we can all have another go at Howard Chaykin and Rob Liefeld.Devil
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