Synopses & Reviews
In the late 1960s, an extremely talented group of Filipino illustrators took the American comic book industry by storm — and Alfredo Alcala led the way. This unique work, full of amazing art and insight on observation, composition, and other techniques, features interviews with Alcala as well as pages from his groundbreaking masterwork Voltar. It also includes Introductions by a pair of comic legends, Gil Kane and Roy Thomas.
This unique work, full of insight on composition and other techniques, features interviews with the legendary comic artist as well as pages from his masterwork Voltar. It also includes Introductions by Gil Kane and Roy Thomas.
About the Author
Born in Talisay, Negros Occidental in the Philippines, Alfredo P. Alcala (1925-2000) was a legendary comic book artist. His sword-and-sorcery hero Voltar, created in 1963, gained him international acclaim, particularly in the United States. For Marvel and DC comics, the award winner worked on such popular characters as Conan the Barbarian, Howard the Duck, and Swamp Thing.
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