Cover gimmicks date back to the earliest days of comics, be it stunt-artists, strange substances (cardboard, Tyvek, chromium-tungsten alloys) or the dreaded variant edition. But legendary artist Neal Adams may have given us the best cover gimmick of all back in ’78 on the Treasury-Sized ‘Superman Vs. Muhammad Ali’, thanks to the magic of his oversized canvas: More than 150 celebrity cameos! (To avoid eyestrain, I recommend right-clicking and opening in a new tab.) With guest stars ranging from the Teen Titans to the sitting President Of The United States, this cover is a tour de force of rendering madness
Press Release Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams, in conjunction with Wizard World, Inc., will conduct a series of charity comics art auctions at Wizard World’s pop culture conventions across the United States, beginning at Austin Comic Con, Nov. 22-24, it was announced today by Adams and Wizard World Chairman & CEO John Macaluso. A portion of proceeds from the auctions, which will be comprised of pieces donated by Adams and other notable comics artists, will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Press Release Valiant is proud to unveil two retailer incentive covers for UNITY #1 by legendary artist and comics icon Neal Adams (Green Lantern/Green Arrow, Batman: Odyssey)! Arriving in stores on November 13th, the UNITY #1 Adams Variant and UNITY #1 B&W Adams Sketch Variant feature X-O Manowar locked in combat against the combined forces of Valiant’s first-ever super team – UNITY!
Press Release The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the return of Neal and Josh Adams as guests for this year’s show, taking place September 7-8, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Neal and Josh join the growing line-up of talent attending the 14th annual show.
Press Release Eisner Award Hall of Famer Neal Adams will create the fourth in a series of exclusive Wizard World variant covers of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead #1 comic, provided for free to all full-price attendees at Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, June 28-30 at Basketball City (Pier 36) in Manhattan. Wizard World and Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, have teamed to produce the line.
Press Release The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the addition of artist and creator-rights advocate Neal Adams, along with sons Josh and Jason, to the growing line-up of this year’s show. The 13th annual show will take place September 8-9, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Press Release One of the greatest comic book artists of all time, Mr. Adams brought a realism and intensity to the medium that had never been seen before. He turned the industry on its ear with his dynamic reinterpretations of Batman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow and the Spectre. His groundbreaking work on Deadman remains a touchstone for all the artists that followed in his footsteps. The issues of X-Men and Avengers that he was responsible for are considered by many to be the best of the runs.
This week, we are pitting writer/artists against one another. It’s fairly simple – of the two writer/artists presented, which could run circles around the other? Neal Adams (born June 12, 1941) is an American comic book and commercial artist known for helping to create some of the definitive modern imagery of the DC Comics characters Superman, Batman, and Green Arrow; as the co-founder of the graphic design studio Continuity Associates; and as a creators-rights advocate who helped secure a pension and recognition for Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Adams was inducted into the Eisner Award’s Will Eisner Comic
When New Avengers #16.1 arrives in stores, be prepared for the return of Norman Osborn, who is joined by Neal Adams on art. “Every single panel is so filled with life and vitality. The most diehard Neal Adams fans will be blown away because you are seeing things you have not seen from him before,” said Bendis in an interview with Marvel.com. “You will be begging for a Neal Adams Iron Fist book when you see this issue.”
Press Release Neal Adams, who was inducted into the Eisner Award’s Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 1998 and the Harvey Awards’ Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1999, has been added to the field of nearly 150 comic creators already scheduled to attend Wizard World Big Apple Comic Con, part of North America’s largest pop-culture tour, Saturday and Sunday at Penn Plaza Pavilion.
After a prolonged absence from the print medium, Dark Horse Presents returns. But will this return, with such creators as Paul Chadwick, Richard Corben, and Neal Adams, be a boon? Or a burden? Take the jump faithful Spoilerite to find out.