Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Documentary: The Masters of Comic Book Art (1987)

From 1987, here is The Masters of Comic Book Art, a direct to VHS Tape documentary about comic book artists hosted by Harlan Ellison.

Meet the heroes behind the superheroes as award-winning(sic) author Harlan Ellison introduces ten of the world's greatest comic book artists. Exclusive interviews and samples of their sensational art reveal the philosophy and creative process behind their finest characters, stories and series. Trace the evolution of comics - from the 'Golden Age' beginning in the '30s to today's best selling graphic novels - with The Masters Of Comic Book Art, featuring: 

Will Eisner (The Spirit, A Contract With God)
Harvey Kurtzman (Mad, Little Annie Fanny)
Jack Kirby (The Silver Surfer, The New Gods)
Steve Ditko (Spider-Man, Mr A)
Neal Adams (The Batman, Green Lantern/Green Arrow)
Berni Wrightson (Swamp Thing, Frankenstein)
Moebius (Arzak, Heavy Metal)
Frank Miller (Ronin, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns)
Dave Sim (Cerebus The Aardvark)
Art Spiegelman (Maus, RAW Magazine)

Handy toggle guide:

Will Eisner 4:06 | Harvey Kurtzman 8:46 | Jack Kirby 14:13 | Steve Ditko 19:31 | Neal Adams 26:29 Berni Wrightson 31:53 | Moebius 37:27 |Frank Miller 42:36 | Dave Sim 48:39 | Art Spiegelman 53:44

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