COMMENTS: Nowlan cover, Buscema/Sienkiewicz art (9/89)
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Nowlan cover, Buscema/Sienkiewicz art (9/89)
'The Michelangelo of comics'. Buscema was one of the mainstays of Marvel Comics during its 1960s and 1970s heyday, best known for his run on the The Avengers and The Silver Surfer, and for over 200 stories featuring the sword-and-sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. In addition, he penciled at least one issue of nearly every major Marvel title, including long runs on two of the company's top books, Fantastic Four and Thor.
Illustrator known for his impressionistic and groundbreaking abstract style, most closely associated with Moon Knight and The New Mutants, Sienkiewicz is a standout artist in comics, employing different medium for his art than the common comics book pencil and ink. He helped breathe an individual personality into Moon Knight who was previously regarded as Batman in white clothing. His work on Frank Miller's Elektra: Assassin is one of the peak achievements in 80's comics, Bill has worked in other fields besides comics, including album covers and Magic: The Gathering cards to name a few. Considered one of the great artists to rise out of the Bronze Age.
Kevin Nowlan is an American comics artist who works as a penciler, inker, colorist, and letterer. He has been called "one of the few artists who can be called 'artists's artist'", a master of the various disciplines of comic production, from "design to draftsmanship to dramatics". Although the majority of his work is as an inker, he has provided both pencils and lettering for various comics. He is a noted cover illustrator. Nowlan contributed character designs to Batman: The Animated Series, most notably The Penguin, The Mad Hatter and the Man-Bat.