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Art Of Luis Garcia Hc (07/17/2024) Dynamite

Art Of Luis Garcia Hc (07/17/2024) Dynamite

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ART OF LUIS GARCIA HC (MR)
(W) Roach, David (A) Garcia, Luis (C) Garcia, Luis
DYNAMITE
StockID: 119440 SKU: JUN240383

Luis Garcia was one of the most talented artists of the legendary Spanish Invasion which transformed Warren comics in the 1970s- creating artwork that was both stunningly attractive and astonishingly realistic. Garcia drew for all the Warren titles but was particularly associated with Vampirella magazine where his innovative artwork and gift for drawing beautiful women was a highlight for several years. But his career encompassed far more than just horror comics; starting off as an artist of seductive romance strips- he went on to find fame in France drawing for Pilote magazine- was a pioneer of autobiographical and political comics- created some of the earliest and most accomplished graphic novels and then changed careers completely to become a world class painter. For the first time anywhere in the world The Art of Luis Garcia brings together each phase of his career to create the first comprehensive retrospective of his amazing artwork. Each chapter details his work and life with historical analysis from artist and author David Roach (The Art of Vampirella- Masters of Spanish Comic Art)- together with commentary and reminiscences from Luis Garcia himself. It is a story that brings together his life as a child prodigy in S.I.'s mythical Barcelona comic studios and working as a model for romantic fotonovela's- meeting Salvador Dali and John Lennon- moving from swinging London to Hippy Communes- hanging out at Studio 54 and teaching the techniques of Old master Painters like Velazquez. The book is illustrated throughout with some of Garcia's finest artwork- almost entirely shot from the original pages- and includes several complete stories- some translated into English for the first time. It is a fitting tribute to one of the most creative- ground-breaking artists in comics- and beyond.

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