SOLD ON: Monday, 08/24/2020 8:05 PM
COMMENTS: Joe Giella pencils, inks and colors; undated; image size 20" x 24.75"
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Joe Giella pencils, inks and colors; undated; image size 20" x 24.75"Beautiful, iconic full color Superman illustration by Silver Age legend Giella. This is a spectacular piece, it's size does not come across in a scan, this will display exceptionally well. Pen and ink and watercolor on paper or thin board, done in two sections and affixed to a backing board. Art is in excellent condition. Signed by Giella.
Joe Giella is an American comic book artist best known as a DC Comics inker during the late 1950s and 1960s Silver Age of comic books. Giella's career began in the 40's at Hillman and later working with C.C. Beck on Captain Marvel stories at Fawcett. He would also assist on Captain America, Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and other stories at Timely. It was the Silver Age where he would come to his most prominence, working at DC on many of their biggest titles, including Batman, Green Lantern and Strange Adventures, working often with artist Carmine Infantino.