Kick off for "Astounding Art" Exhibition and Sale before the NYCC!
New York--Illustration House opens their "Astounding Art" sale with a bang by having three of the featured creators on site February 5th, courtesy of Eva Ink Artist Group and Illustration House, right before the beginning of the mammoth NYCC.
Join creators Michael Golden, Mark Texeira and Steve Scott at the opening February 5th from 5-7pm; view original art, have books signed, and just hang out and mingle at one of the most prestigious galleries in Manhattan.
Comics creator Michael Golden is featured on the "Guest of Honor" roster for the NYCC, marking the artists return to the convention after two years! Co-creator of the X-Men's Rogue, Bucky O'Hare, and Spartan X, among much more, Michael is renowned for a whole series of ground-breaking books that have influenced our industry at various pivotal points, as well as inspired numerous generations of top-selling artists. Just a few of these well-loved stories include Dr. Strange #55; The 'Nam, Avengers,"Micronauts" and G.I. Joe, among much more.
Known for his work on the Ghost Rider, Moon Knight, Black Panther, and much more, Mark Texeira, also a NYCC "Guest of Honor," has a knack of bringing the reality, mood and feel to any story he tackles. His fine art style has also graced numerous album covers, magazine covers, paperback books, movie tie-ins, and gaming merchandise. His clients include such companies as Def Jam Records, Marvel Entertainment, Dynamite, Harris, DC… and pretty much every publisher we could name. His brush has brought life to such characters as Vampirella, Conan, and Batman as well as his creator-owned character Pscythe.
Comic artist Steve Scott may be the newest addition to Eva Ink Artist Group, but he certainly is not new to comics! You have no doubt seen his work for the hit "Smallville" TV show as well as his sequential work for New Warriors, Hourman, JLA, She-Hulk, and Indiana Jones among much, much more!! Steve has the distinction of providing some of the only art for the movie tie-in to Batman: Dark Knight, featuring Heath Ledger's unforgettable Joker turn. Look for more of Steve's work on the gallery/convention circuit, as well as an upcoming gallery show in Europe!
Other amazing works featured in "Astounding Art" include pieces by John Buscema, Jeff Jones, J. Scott Campbell, Gene Colan, Paul Gulacy, Jack Kirby, Roy Krenkel, Alex Nino, Bruce Timm, Boris Vallejo, and Basil Wolverton, among others.
Don't miss this exciting unveiling of sequential art, and hope to see you at the opening!
Thursday, February 5, 2009
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
110 West 25th St.
New York, NY