Corben’s 35.5″ x 50.5″ painting from 1981 sold for seven times higher than Corben’s previous auction high.
In this exclusive interview, Phillips discusses all of the high profile projects currently on her “to do list: including DC’s Future State Harley Quinn, the on-going Harley Quinn series, Heavy Metal’s Taarna, Sensational Wonder Woman, AfterShock’s Nuclear Family, and Dark Horse Comics The Butcher of Paris collection.
This week’s picks include the end of a Superman era, the return of the Black Cat and Taarna, and sequels to two fan-favorite and critical hits, one based on Blade Runner and the other based in the foundations of the original super hero.
This week we have the origin story of one of the most popular villains of the last thirty years, the start of new storylines, and landmark milestones for some classics and recent favorites.
Corben’s distinct style, either in color or black and white, inspired many of the generation of artists that came of age during the late 70s and 80s, discovering his artwork through comic magazines such as Creepy, Eerie, and Heavy Metal. His unmistakable illustrations of tortured souls, physically perfect barbarians, and grotesque creatures continue to delight fans through many of the projects that the artist continues to produce.