Web Arted Mar 27th

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly at the Heritage 2015 February 19 - 21 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction.

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly at the Heritage 2015 February 19 – 21 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction.

This is the final weekly Web Arted. We’ve had a solid 3.5 year run of exciting art every week but the column has run its course.

The Cat issue 3 page 2 by Paty Greer and Bill Everett.  Source.
The Cat issue 3 page 2 by Paty Greer and Bill Everett. Source.
Tarzan Family issue 64 by Joe Kubert.  Source.
Tarzan Family issue 64 by Joe Kubert. Source.
Hellboy: The Conqueror Worm issue 4 page 28 by Mike Mignola.  Source.
Hellboy: The Conqueror Worm issue 4 page 28 by Mike Mignola. Source.
Crisis On Infinite Earths issue 1 pages 10-11 by George Perez and Dick Giordano.  Source.
Crisis On Infinite Earths issue 1 pages 10-11 by George Perez and Dick Giordano. Source.
Justice League Of America issue 2 cover recreation by Murphy Anderson.  Source.
Justice League Of America issue 2 cover recreation by Murphy Anderson. Source.
Strange Adventures issue 150 page 13 by Murphy Anderson.  Source.
Strange Adventures issue 150 page 13 by Murphy Anderson. Source.
Captain America issue 136 page 7 by Gene Colan and Bill Everett.  Source.
Captain America issue 136 page 7 by Gene Colan and Bill Everett. Source.
Showcase issue 97 cover by Joe Staton and Dick Giordano.  Source.
Showcase issue 97 cover by Joe Staton and Dick Giordano. Source.
Barbarella by Milo Manara.  Source.
Barbarella by Milo Manara. Source.
Strange Adventures issue 150 page 6 by Murphy Anderson.  Source.
Strange Adventures issue 150 page 6 by Murphy Anderson. Source.
Moon Of Gomrath cover by Jeff Jones.  Source.
Moon Of Gomrath cover by Jeff Jones. Source.
Captain America issue 136 page 3 by Gene Colan and Bill Everett.  Source.
Captain America issue 136 page 3 by Gene Colan and Bill Everett. Source.
Captain Action issue 2 splash by Gil Kane and Wally Wood.  Source.
Captain Action issue 2 splash by Gil Kane and Wally Wood. Source.
Journey Into Mystery issue 110 page 5 by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta.  Source.
Journey Into Mystery issue 110 page 5 by Jack Kirby and Vince Colletta. Source.
Paradise X issue 12 cover by Alex Ross.  Source.
Paradise X issue 12 cover by Alex Ross. Source.
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Scott VanderPloeg
Scott works in I.T. but lives to eat and read. His other ramblings can be found at AE Index and eBabble. Art collection at Comic Art Fans.
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6 Comments

  1. Much apologies for not having commented before this, esp. in light of your impending departure, but as an artist & art teacher, I have always enjoyed & appreciated this compendium of fine art & have downloaded more than a few images to add to my screensaver throughout the years.
    Thanks very much for your hard work & your mad culling skillz.
    Always good stuff & it will be missed.
    Be good & be well.

  2. My sentiments are shared with the commenter above. This column was one the highlights of my week and far superior to other weekly “best art” offerings by competing sites like Comic Alliance and Multiversity.

    Looking forward to reading more of your work on this site and eBabble.

  3. thanks scott. willi is to fritz what colletta is to kirby. i always defended his take on kirby toning down his bursts of energy. it was very effective on the asgard series.

  4. Hey Scott
    This is the first inkling I have had that you will be ending your posts. You will be sorely missed. Your weekly compendium of fine art has been one of the great joys of my life of late. I love your heavy emphasis on Kirby for one thing! I have saved more than just a few images for my files. Also, your inclusion of Pooh and Christopher Robin and Piglet on the bridge took me totally off guard! It was hard enough when Ivan finished his hundredth post, but I hope, like him, you will pop in for a visit once in a while.

    all the best, mel

  5. Thanks to all for the kind words about this column. Unfortunately for the amount of work required it gets a small amount of hits each week.

    I’ll be dedicating more time to original art Auction Highlights and other new features.

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