Frank Miller turned into one of those comic book artist that don't need any presentations. He's not only did some of the best comics from the 80's and 90's , but also a really awesome storyteller, writing great stories as The Dark Knight Returns and Sin City. You can see more from Frank Miller at his Official Website.
Virgil Finlay is probably one of the most memorable science fiction and horror illustrators from the 50's and 60's. Virgil got really famous for his extremely detailed pen and ink technique, being a great influence for many comic book artist on the following decades. Despite the fact VIrgil don't have a offical website, you can know more about him on his Wikipedia profile. \
Brian Churilla is a comic book writer, artist and colorist residing in Portland, Oregon. Brian already had the opportunity to work with companies as Marvel, Image comics and Boom, nowadays he's more about a comissioned/freelancer comic book artist, but he still awesome as ever. You can know more about Brian on his Official Website.
Although most people think that comic book artists work mainly for big companies as Marvel or DC, this is actually untrue. Dan McDaid, for example, is more about a commissioned comic book artist, working more on freelance projects than regular issues. I really admire him for this, as he has lots of freedom to mix and remix elements of the comics universe. You can check more about Dan at his Blog.
Matt Haley already worked with Marvel, DC Comics and Black Horse as a outstanding penciler and inker for comics as Batgirls, Superman and Wonder Woman. His clean and modern style is probably one of the most interesting of the comics recently. You can see more artworks form Mat at his Official Website or at his Comic Art Community Profile.
John Cassaday is a self-taught illustrator from Fort Worth, Texas. His best known for his work at DC Comics and Marvel Comics during the early 2000's, I personally dig a lot his style. You can see more of John's artwork at his Website
I got in touch with Angel Medina comic book art when I was around 10 years old and was reading a Spawn comic. I was stoked with all the details, shading effects and colors. Since then, I remember Angel's artwork whenever I think on a had comic book style. You can see more of Angel's artwroks at his Website.
Whenever I think about the best comic book artists of the last decade, the name Salvador Larroca come into my mind. Larroca is not only a great master of style, but what makes me praise him the most is the fact he got a really good skill on humanizing super-heroes. Check him out! For more comic art pics from Larroca, please access his Comic Art Community Profile.
Mateus Santolouco is a one of the emergent comic book artist from Brasil. Along with Rafael Albuquerque, he already had the opportunity to draw great comics as American Vampire and TMNT. I can't describe his style in other words than monstruous and epic. You can see more graphic frenzy at his Devianart Profile.
Michael Cho is a nominated illustrator that, although he nowadays work more as comissioned illustrator, he already had some good time as a book cover illustrator, with web comics and as cartoonist. Also, his outstanding retro style is undeniably influenced by comics. You can sse more of CHo's work and creative proccess at his Blog.
Jack Kirby, along with Stan Lee are the main responsible for giving birth and concepting many Marvel charachters, such as The Avengers. Jack passed the away in 1994, but his legacy as one of the gods of the comic book art is speechless. There are lots of information regarding Jack at the Jack Kirby's museum website, but you can also found a lot of artworks at his Comic Book Gallery Profile.
If there's a comic book artist who actually defined the 60's and 70's comic art, this guy it's probably Jim Steranko. Combining art genres such as pop art, op art, psychodelia with regular comic art, not only he gave a fresh air on this kind of art, but also pushed the boundaries of what could be done. You can get to know more about this comic book master at his Website.
Although the initial dream of Bruce Timm was to become a comic book artist, he actually turned into the great animator behind the DC comics animated series for TV such as Batman Beyond, Batman Adventures, Superman and Justice League. Later he would do some comics based on the same series, anyway his influence on the comics area is undeniable. You can sse more of Bruce's drawings at his Comic Art Community profile.
Despite the fact that Shane have already worked with DC comics and other big companies like Cartoon Network, he's nowadays a Illustrator more than a comic book artist. But it's undeniable the influence he had on his character design, having a unforgettable trace that mixes 50's comic book art, pin ups and minimalism. Shane doesn't have a website at the moment, but you can see more of his work on Cartoon Retro.
I really like when comic book artists try to transcend the basic function of only drawing comic stories and get on other areas as advertisement, concept art and design. Alvin Lee is best known for helping to shape some of our favorite Capcom series characters, his style it's really peculiar, but quite versatile at the same time. You can see more of this sutnning artist on his Website and DevianArt Profile
This is quite interesting, but here I am presenting to you guys another great comic book artist who have been highlighted on the late years, as Rafael Grampa, he's also from Abduzeedo hometown, Porto Alegre. Most of you may know Rafael from his late work on the award winner comic American Vampire, but beside Vertigo he also made some great works on comics for Marvel and DC. You can see more of Rafael's artworks at his Website. Rafael Albuquerque is the critically acclaimed Eisner and Harvey Award winner co-creator of Crimeland (Image Comics, 2007), Mondo Urbano (Oni Press, 2010) and the NY Times Bestseller, American Vampire ( DC Comics/Vertigo, 2010) written by Scott Snyder and Stephen King. Making comics since 2003, Rafael has worked with all major publishers in the business, illustrating popular books such as Blue Beetle, Superman/Batman for DC Comics, and, recently, The Uncanny X-Force for Marvel. Rafael lives in Porto Alegre, south of Brazil, at least for now (Rafael's Website).
Today I have the honor to present this gifted irish comic book artist. Having a quite distinguishable artwork, with the use of flat colors, halftones and a lot of brush strokes, his work got a mix of the comics from the 70's / 80's but at same time with a really fresh feel on it, check it out. For more awesome artworks by Declan, please access his Devianart Profile or his Blog.