It is written by john layman with art by rob guillory and published by image. I can clearly recall the very first moment that my love of comics and comic art coalesced into a thing. Warrior princess and thundercats, as well as crossovers like marvel zombies vs. And, although the superhero movie business is booming, opportunities in traditional publishing are declining, and. After first gaining attention illustrating the epic comics series alien legion vol. It also means hes a hell of a detective, as long as he doesnt mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit, and why. I saw it with bill sienkiewicz on moon knight, likewise with frank miller, john romita jr. Video interview of chew comic book artist rob guillory youtube. Advocate staff photo by leslie westbrook rob guillory is an awardwinning and bestselling comic book artist, known for his work on the series.
Rob guillory born june 2, 1982 is an american comic book artist. Weve collated the topearning comic book authors and artists, check it out. Lafayette comicbook artist rob guillory leaps into the. Gil kane, a comic book artist who infused the atom, green lantern and other characters with vibrant new life even as his own artistic aspirations propelled him to draw comic books. Tony chu is cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. Carlos explains sequential art and shares his responsibilities and salary as creative director of prime vice studios. The official site of comic book artist rob guillory. But that wouldnt be anywhere near enough to take him into this top earners list.
Chew artist living the dream drawing comic books shreveporttimes. In the world of comic book artists, alex ross is a superhero. With no prior training, he dove into the world of illustration when he returned. Its an editors dream to be able to chart upward a penciler or writers development. A comic book artist who makes the invisible visible the. Marielle hellers brilliant 2015 film the diary of a teenage girl should appeal to comics fans not only because its based on the hybrid novel. This is as much a solid crime novel, as a witty joyous comic book with so much to offer across the board. Any chew book going forward would be different, then. Video interview of chew comic book artist rob guillory at the melbourne toy and comic con sunday, october 2, 2016.
Lafayette comicbook artist rob guillory leaps into the unknown. Food and drug administration fda agent, tony chu, who solves crimes by receiving psychic impressions from food, including people. Comic book artist rob guillory works in his lafayette. Before anyone cries outrage at why george perez and walt simonson are not on this list, despite continuing to produce amazing work, please remember that were just talking about seminal works from the last 25 years. Gil kane, comicbook artist, is dead at 73 the new york. After working on chew with writer john layman for eight years and a whopping 64 issues, guillory is launching his first solo series for image.
Rob guillory original art for sale comicarttracker. Hes been called the norman rockwell of comics and has put his imprint on superman, spiderman, aquaman and captain america. It is written by john layman with art by rob guillory and published by image comics. Few other artists were approaching comic book storytelling with the verve and innovation scott was back then.
To celebrate the last 25 years in comics, were looking back at the greatest comic book artists from the last quarter century. This issue marked the return of spidermans nemesis venom, but it was todd mcfarlanes art that sealed the deal for me. Chew chewie chan is a storyboard and comic book artist who has worked on a number of projects. Unlike your average comic artist, troy chin grew up not fond of drawing. Rob guillory fell in love with his great uncles comic book collection when he was about 4 years old and made his first comic book out of. Image is a comics and graphic novels publisher formed in 1992 by 7 of the comics industrys bestselling artists, and is the 3rd largest comics publisher in the united states.
Its absolutely true, and its something i myself have done in the past. In short, comic books were in a staggeringly different place. In fact, in my piece about the diminishing role of artists in comics, i lamented the fact that there arent artists who do tremendously long runs anymore, and by doing so, i exposed my ignorance of what a comic book artist s life is really like. Nick derington and dave stewart batman universe batman has been drawn by a staggering number of artists over. The second of my two favorite comic books, chew has an off the wall premise, with a comically dark setting. Inside the studio of legendary comic book artist alex ross. The series has won two eisner awards and two harvey awards chew s first issue was released in june 2009, and the series. Follow us for more awesome comic art, or check out our online store. Born, raised, and currently based in lafayette, louisiana, guillory is most known for his art on chew, published by image comics. Synonyms for comic book artist include cartoonist, animator, artist, humorist, illustrator, satirist, caricaturist, gagster, comic artist and comics artist. Games developers at large studios tend to make a relatively good living from their work. I havent read nearly enough comics to be qualified to judge that. Once an editor for wildstorm, a branch of dc comics, layman turned to writing comics fulltime in 2002, mainly for marvel comics he also worked on several comic books based on licensed properties, such as xena. Comic book crunch, on the other hand, revolves almost entirely around income.1015 79 1013 814 847 1519 236 1171 1311 1157 405 776 41 1096 379 806 1383 196 1205 636 1199 697 1398 81 6 52 296 1111 90 1180 589 1240 428 1328 750 1477 773 41 757 1091 773 1430 660