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The Inkwell Awards - 2010 Winners!!

With an exciting turnout in voting from September 15 to October 15, The Inkwell Awards are now able to release the ballot results from the six categories targeting ink artists for the third year.  Favorite Inker runner-up from the 2009 ballot, Mark Morales took the winning slot for this year for his work on various Marvel titles, doubling his percentage lead from runner-up Jon Sibal.  Dan Parsons took his first trophy win for his Dark Horse Star Wars work for The S.P.A.M.I category and was close to snatching a second trophy win with him being only one percentage behind Scott Hanna who won the Most-Adaptable Inker category for his assorted and diverse inking style for Marvel. Cliff Rathburn performed well getting the runner-up slot in the S.P.A.M.I. for his now uber-popular work on The Walking Dead. The Props Awards had the closest race after the Most-Adaptable category with Jonathan Glapion inching out Jackson (Butch) Guice by one percentage point for his popu…

Original Art Stories: Jerry Robinson's Art Stash

What can you say when you’re faced with such stunning original art? Not much, well not much without swearing really. Batman artist Jerry Robinson has decided that the time has come to part with some of his favourite, and coveted, pieces of art, including these two beauties.

The Superman #14 cover must surely be one of the earliest Superman covers to come onto the open market for decades. The amount of times that this Fred Ray image, originally appearing in January/February 1942, has been swiped is just too much to count. It must rank up there with Kirby’s iconic Fantastic Four #1 cover for swiping, although John Byrne has lifted the amount of swipes on the latter to new levels. But what would you do if you had a chance to own it? Place it in a museum, on display, where it belongs. Throw out the Lichtenstein copies, here’s a chance to own the real thing, a genuine memory of America during the early days of World War II and the patriotism that was on show back then – life was sim…

March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980


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