Two Jim Steranko Marvel Artist’s Editions Are On Their Way From IDW Publishing

JIM STERANKO MARVEL ARTIST’S EDITIONS ARE ON THEIR WAY!

Steranko Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist's Edition

IDW To Produce Two Deluxe Books Of Artist’s Classic Works

 

Great news emerged today from New York Comic Con 2013IDW Publishing is planning on releasing not ONE, but TWO Marvel Artist’s Editions by the great Jim Steranko!

The first book, Steranko Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist’s Edition, due to be released in May 2014, will feature Steranko’s Nick Fury run on Strange Tales from issue #151 through #162 and measure 15” x 22”.

The second book, Steranko Nick Fury and Captain America Artist’s Edition, which does not currently have a release date, will feature Nick Fury stories from Strange Tales 163-168, Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D #1, 3, & 5, and 3 issues of Captain America. This book will measure 12” x 17”.

These are near-exact reproductions of the original art by Jim Steranko in their original size.

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Classic Page – Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 by Jim Steranko

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1

by Jim Steranko!

Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 by Jim Steranko

Welcome to the Classic Comic Book Page! We scour our memories and hundreds of comic book issues to bring you pages that we think are classics.

Here’s a 2-page spread from Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1 “Who is Scorpio?” (June 1968) from Marvel Comics, written and illustrated by Jim Steranko and inked by Joe Sinnott.

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Jim Steranko Marvel Covers and Art Gallery

SterankoFeb09ComicConByK72ndstJim Steranko was one of the great comic book “Pop” artists that enjoyed notoriety in the late 1960’s. Although he worked in the industry for a relatively short time, his impact on the style and design at the time was enormous.

Steranko combined both a dynamic and surreal style that was rather unique and instantly identifiable.  His influence can still be seen today in artists like Paul Gulacy and many others.

He is clearly one of the great influencers of modern comics.

Here are just some of the fantastic covers and pages he created during his brief tenure at Marvel Comics. If you know who Steranko is, this will bring back fond memories. To those who have never heard of him, now is the time to discover some of his great work!

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Great Comic Book Covers #2 – Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #1

Great Comic Book Covers #2 presents Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD #1 (June 1968) by Jim Steranko. The drawing style and layouts that Jim Steranko brought to comics was a very dynamic look compared to the old panel designs that were previously employed. His larger than life characters and all-out action illustrations revolutionized the way …

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