SOLD ON: Tuesday, 08/28/2018 1:07 PM
COMMENTS: Pg. 10; Carmine Infantino pencils, Tony DeZuniga inks; 1978; image size 10" x 15"
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Pg. 10; Carmine Infantino pencils, Tony DeZuniga inks; 1978; image size 10" x 15"
High School of Art & Design alum Carmine Infantino got his start in the industry working Timely, a precursor to Marvel Comics, where he would do spot work on anthology features, in his first work at DC he helped create Black Canary and began his long-running involvement with the Flash during his Golden Age era, as well as illustrating the original Green Lantern. After the post-war comic book slump Infantino collaborated with writer Robert Kanigher and editor Julius Schwartz to help bring back superheroes and launch the Silver Age by updating the Flash in the pages of Showcase, the reboot was a huge success and led to the superhero rebirth that has continued into the modern day, Infantino's ability to capture speed and movement on a page made his Flash believable and engaging. Carmine was promoted to Art Director and then Publisher at DC over the course of his illustrious career,
Tony DeZuniga is a Filipino comic book artist who's best known for his work with DC comics and co-creation of the character Jonah Hex.Tony is also known as the first Filipino comic artist to be accepted by American publishers which paved the way for future artists from the Philippines.