Comics Illustrator of the Week: Moebius


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Comics Illustrator of the Week: Moebius

Featured Art(top):   Amazing Spider-Man #800 variant cover

Origin:  With the release of the aforementioned ASM 800, this week, we are presented the perfect opportunity to celebrate one of the grand-masters of sequential storytelling, Jean Giraud AKA MOEBIUS!(1938-2012)  He’s responsoble for such classics as The Incal(w/ writer/director Alejandro Jodorowsky), the western comic Blueberry(w/ Jean-Michel Charlier), and groundbreaking sci-fi magazine Heavy Metal(Metal Hurant, originally in France).  Recently, Dark Horse Comics has been publishing comprehensive editions of some of Moebius’ most personal work, beginning with The World of Edena, and continuing with the multi-volume set, Inside Moebius.

Base of Operations: France

Media:  All

Credits:  Arzach, Cheval Noir, H. P’s Rock City, Silver Surfer: Parable(w/ Stan Lee), Taboo, and many more!

Links:  www.moebius.fr  ::   Moebius CB database

For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com – Andy Yates

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Categories: Comics

Author:Andy Yates

Andy is a freelance illustrator, and animator. He writes about comics at comicstavern.com. See his work at plumdill.tumblr.com.

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