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THE GREAT COMIC BOOK ARTISTS (Book) (Apr 1986) St Martin's Press

cover:  John Byrne
Date: Apr 1986
Cover Price: $12.95
Publisher: St Martin's Press (

Features a page on George Pérez

SF-novelist Goulart, author of more than 125 books, has written for both comic strips (Star Hawks and comic books, in addition to extensively documenting comics history (The Adventurous Decade. Here he offers alphabetical essays on the lives, careers, styles and works of 60 leading comic-book talents, ranging from the simple, bold lines of C. C. Beck (Captain Marvel) and the obsessively detailed art of Wallace Wood ("I would rather draw than eat") to graphic innovators Bernard Krigstein and Frank Miller (Ronin). Often quoting from a leading trade publication, Comics Journal, Goulart gives each artist a single page of copy facing a full page of art. This format is preferable to the many books about comics that negate the concept of sequential storytelling art by excerpting only single panels. (June Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.)

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    writer:  Ron Goulart
    art:  John Byrne
    George Perez
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    News: The Great Comic Book Artists

    March 04, 2006 11:23 pm
     From wattana
    An old book called Great Comic Book Artists has a Perez page in it. I saw it at the library

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    The Great Comic Book Artists by Ron Goulart.
    Copyright in 1986.

    On the back of this book is written: Ron Goulart, Author of over 125 books, is one of america's foremost comics historians and a respected science fiction writer.

    In Sixty lively, affectionate essays, Ron Gulart presents the Great Comic book artists: Their styles, their careers, their lives. Each essay is illustrated with a beautiful full-page sample of the artist's finest work, and a bibliography provides listings of the artists published works as a guide to collectors.

    Here are the stars of comics golden age, including George Carlson, Jack Cole, and Joe Shuster: The great EC comics artists of the fifties, such as Jack Davis, Harvey Kurtzman, and Bernard Krigstein: The artists of the Marvel comics renassance of the sixties, including Steve Ditko, John Buscema and John Severin: Timeless artists such as Will Eisner, Jack Kirby and Walt Kelly: And Today's superstars - Frank Miller, John Byrne, George Perez, and many more. From the 1930's to the present (1986) ,from suspense to superheroes, from the unsung cartoonists of the golden age to the fan favorites of today, here is the workd of comic books as seen through the lives of their creators - The Great Comic Book Artists.