Friday, November 5, 2010

Chris Giarrusso - Silver Surfer

Chris Giarrusso - Silver Surfer - 2010.05.15 Wild Pig Comic Con, Springfield, NJ

Chris Giarrusso has drawn the Mini Marvels, featuring Marvel superheroes as children, at Marvel Comics.

Giarrusso has also created G-Man, published by Image Comics, a kid superhero whose powers come from a magic cape. Giarrusso's comic style is influenced by Chareles Schulz, Erik Larsen and his brother Dave.

Silver Surfer was created by Jack Kirby, first appearing in Fantastic Four #48, 1966.. Surfer would become a recurring character in the Fantastic Four comics. The Silver Surfer was launched on a solo career in 1968. The Silver Surfer would be the main adversary in the Fantastic Four's second movie, with the Surfer being played by Doug Jones.

Doug Jones was appearing at Wizard-Big Apple Comic Con, NYC 2010.10.02 and signed the Silver Surfer cover.

Jones, besides the Surfer has portrayed Abe Sapien from Hellboy, El Fauno and the Pale Man from Pan's Labyrinth. Jones first appearance was as a thin clown in Batman Returns.

The Silver Surfer stamp's artwork is credited to Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott.

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