An Exclusive Look Inside The Art Of Painted Comics

Posted by May 30, 2016 Comment

Dynamite has a new coffee table book coming out this week that focuses on the art of painted comics. That’s even the title, Art of Painted Comics. The book is written by Christopher Lawrence and takes a look at the works of painters like Alex Ross, Frank Frazetta, Joe Jusko, Bill Sienkiewicz and many more. The 300 page tome looks at the history of paintings in comics and pulp covers going all the way back to the days of Doc Savage and The Shadow magazines.

Art of Painted Comics
writers: Christopher Lawrence
artists: Alex Ross, Frank Frazetta, Joe Jusko, Michael William Kaluta, Bill Sienkiewicz, Neal Adams, Julie Bell, Joseph Michael Linsner, Greg Hildebrandt, Simon Bisley, and so many more!
cover: Alex Ross
300+ pages • $49.99
The MOST comprehensive premium hardcover of the greatest painters in comics! Overseen by Alex Ross, Painted Comics is the hardcover coffee table art book which offers a complete history of painted comics. It is an overview of the topic: a glimpse into a world that has, to date, been regrettably overlooked; a sampling of artistry that will foster an appreciation of the mastery of the men and women behind the images that have long held our collective imagination.

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(Last Updated May 30, 2016 12:12 pm )

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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