1. Please tell us a little about yourself.
There's nothing too interesting to tell really :)........I'm 30 years old and live in Hudson County, New Jersey. I own my own business and I'm always pretty busy. I've been collecting comics since I was a kid and have also dabbled in statues and toys in the past.
2. What is your favorite piece in your gallery and why?
Ask any collector and its probably hard for them to pick just one favorite but the one that always comes to mind is my Lee Bermejo Marvel piece. Bermejo is so talented and this piece really shows off his skills. I was so use to seeing him do Batman and Superman that when the opportunity came along to own a piece by him with some of my favorite Marvel characters I couldn't pass it up. All that and its 5 pages long! It's the only piece I've ended up framing and displaying.
3. How long have you been collecting comic art and what prompted you to start?
Ive been collecting comic art for about 4 or 5 years now. I got into it by accident actually. I had been into comic books since I was a kid but didn't really know anything about original art or collecting it. One day I was reading a Wizard issue and they had a blurb somewhere about Jim Lee art and Albert Moy being his rep who sold it. I thought cool and went to the site to check it out; Jim Lee is one of my favorite artists. I was amazed by the pieces and that I could actually have one. I bought one or two pieces thinking I'd just have these to hang up and that's it, I wouldn't buy anymore. I was wrong obviously.
4. How do you store and/or showcase your collection at home?
I only have one piece hanging like I mentioned before. I bag and board all my art and put it in a flat storage file cabinet.
5. What are your top five most wanted original pages or commissions?
I don't think there is one specific page or cover off the top of my head that I can say that I definitely want. I'd love to get into trying to collect older Marvel covers; Spider-Man, Iron Man and Captain America. I'd really like some prime examples of work from a few artists though; Arthur Adams, Travis Charest, Adam Hughes, Todd McFarlane, John Romita Sr.
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