Walter Simonson at the 2008 New York Comic Convention. The New York Comic Con held annually in New York City is a convention dedicated to comics graphic novels anime manga video games toys movies and television
|Birth name||Walter Simonson|
|Born||September 2, 1946 |
|Notable works||Manhunter (Paul Kirk)|
Walter "Walt" Simonson (born September 2, 1946) is an American comic book writer and artist. Events 44 BC - Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 44 BC - Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A comic book (often shortened to simply comic and sometimes called a comic paper or comic magazine) is a Magazine or Book of narrative After studying geology at Amherst College, he transferred to the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating in 1972. Amherst College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. The Rhode Island School of Design (abbreviated as RISD, pronounced /ˈrɪzdi/ is a Fine arts college located in Providence Rhode Island. His thesis project there was The Star Slammers, which was published as a black and white promotional comic book for the 1974 World Science Fiction Convention in Washington, D.C. (DisCon II). Washington DC ( formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D Some years later, he produced another version of the story in graphic novel form for Epic Comics, the Marvel Comics imprint that was a response to creator-owned lines of the early eighties. Epic Comics was a creator-owned Imprint of Marvel Comics started in 1982 lasting through the mid-1990s and being briefly revived on a small scale in the mid-2000s Marvel Comics is an American comic book company owned by Marvel Publishing Inc Creator ownership is an arrangement in which the creator or creators of a work of fiction retain full ownership of the material regardless of whether it is self-published or Simonson continued the adventures of the Star Slammers in a limited series in the mid-1990s as one of the founders of Malibu Comics’ short-lived Bravura label. Star Slammers was an American Comic book series written and drawn by Walt Simonson. Malibu Comics was an American Comic book publisher active in the late 1980s and early 1990s best known for its Ultraverse line of Superhero Malibu Comics was an American Comic book publisher active in the late 1980s and early 1990s best known for its Ultraverse line of Superhero
Simonson's first professional comic book work was producing war stories for DC Comics and other publishers. DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company He also did a number of illustrations for the Harry N. Abrams, Inc. edition of The Hobbit, including the title page drawing for Chapter 3, “A Short Rest. Harry N Abrams Inc is a book publishing company in New York City, New York founded in 1949 by Harry Nathan Abrams to publish high-quality art and illustrated books The Hobbit or There and Back Again is an award-winning fantasy ” The book was largely illustrated using stills from the Rankin-Bass television special adaptation, which featured character designs by his friend Lester Abrams. Rankin/Bass Productions Inc (formerly Videocraft International Ltd Gray Morrow also did illustrations for that edition, as did Charles Vess. Gray Morrow ( March 7, 1934 - November 6, 2001) was an American illustrator of Paperback books and Comics. Charles Vess (b June 10, 1951 in Lynchburg Virginia) is an American fantasy artist and comic-book illustrator who has specialized in the illustration Simonson’s breakthrough illustration job was “Manhunter,” a backup feature in DC’s Detective Comics written by Archie Goodwin. Manhunter is the name given to several different DC Comics Superheroes Antiheroes as well as the Manhunters, an entire race of Androids Detective Comics is an American comic book published monthly by DC Comics since 1937 best-known for introducing the iconic Superhero Batman Archie Goodwin ( September 8, 1937 &ndash March 1, 1998) was an American Comic book writer editor and artist Simonson was the first artist of the 1970s revival of Metal Men, and in 1979 drew an adaptation of the movie Alien, also in collaboration with Goodwin. The Metal Men are Fictional characters, a team of Robot Superheroes created by writer Robert Kanigher, pencilled by Ross Andru and Alien is a 1979 science fiction / Horror film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver.
He is best known for his work on Marvel Comics titles in the 1980s and 1990s such as The Mighty Thor and X-Factor (the latter being a collaboration with his wife Louise Simonson). The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. The 1990s collectively refers to the years between and including 1990 and 1999 Thor is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. X-Factor is an American Comic book series published by Marvel Comics. Louise Simonson (born Mary Louise Alexander, September 26, 1946 in Atlanta, Georgia, formerly Louise Jones, when married Thor in particular is often cited as a classic, as Simonson took nearly complete control of the series and produced epic, operatic stories that rivaled Jack Kirby’s best work and displayed an in-depth knowledge of Norse mythology. Jack Kirby (born Jacob Kurtzberg, August 28, 1917 &ndash February 6, 1994) was an American Comic book Norse mythology comprises the indigenous pre-Christian religion, beliefs and Legends of the Scandinavian peoples including those who settled on Iceland He also famously transformed Thor into a frog for three issues and introduced the popular supporting character, Beta Ray Bill, a monstrous alien warrior who unexpectedly proved worthy to wield Thor’s hammer, Mjolnir. This article is about the block cipher algorithm For the ultrafast laser pulse measurement technique see Frequency-resolved optical gating. Beta Ray Bill is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Mjolnir (mɨˈjoʊlnər is a Fictional weapon that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. He also took over as writer & artist on the Fantastic Four series for the next year-and-a-half from 1990-1991. The Fantastic Four is a fictional Superhero team appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics.
From 2000 to 2002, he wrote and illustrated Orion for DC. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Orion is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by DC Comics. He also wrote Wonder Woman (vol. 2) #189-194 in 2003, with artist Jerry Ordway providing art. Jerry Ordway (born November 28, 1957) is an American Writer, Penciller and Inker of Comic books He In 2002, he contributed an interview to Panel Discussions, a nonfiction book about the developing movement in sequential art and narrative literature, along with Durwin Talon, Will Eisner, Mike Mignola and Mark Schultz. Panel Discussions Design in Sequential Art Storytelling is a Book by Durwin Talon. Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as Fact. Comics (via Latin from the Greek "" kōmikos, of or pertaining to "comedy" from kōmos "revel" Durwin Talon (born London Ontario) is a Comics artist, Illustrator, Author and professor of New media. William Erwin Eisner ( March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an acclaimed American Comics Writer, Artist and Mike Joseph Mignola (born September 16, 1960) is an American Comic book Artist and Writer, famous for creating the comic
From 2003 to 2006, he drew the four issue prestige mini-series, Elric: The Making of a Sorcerer, written by Elric's creator, Michael Moorcock. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December 1939, in London) is an English writer primarily of Science fiction and fantasy who has also The four issues were published as a 192 page graphic novel in 2007 by DC. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. He continued to work for DC in 2006 writing Hawkgirl, with pencillers Howard Chaykin, Joe Bennett, and Renato Arlum. Hawkgirl is the name of several fictional Superheroines all owned by DC Comics and existing in that company's DC Universe. Howard Victor Chaykin (born October 7, 1950 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American comic book writer and artist famous for his Joe Bennett may refer to Joe Bennett (musician, British musician Joe Bennett (penciller, Brazilian comic book penciller
He has received recognition in the comics industry for his work. Simonson’s awards include Shazam Awards for Outstanding New Talent in 1973, for Best Individual Short Story (Dramatic) in 1973 for “The Himalayan Incident” in Detective Comics #437 (with Archie Goodwin), and the same award in 1974 for “Cathedral Perilous” in Detective Comics #441 (again with Archie Goodwin). The Academy of Comic Book Arts is an American professional organization of the 1970s that was designed to be the Comic book industry analog of such groups as the Detective Comics is an American comic book published monthly by DC Comics since 1937 best-known for introducing the iconic Superhero Batman Simonson and Goodwin also won the Shazam Award for Best Individual Story (Dramatic) in 1974 for “Gotterdammerung” in Detective Comics #443. All three winning stories were a part of the Manhunter saga.
His distinctive signature consists of his last name, distorted to resemble a brontosaurus. A signature (from Latin signare, " Sign " is a handwritten (and sometimes stylized depiction of someone's name nickname or even a simple
His earliest published art is believed to be in the early 60's comic "Magnus, Robot Fighter" in the fan letters page.
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