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The Art of Carlos Ezquerra By Carlos Ezquerra

The Art of Carlos Ezquerra by Carlos Ezquerra

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For 50 Years Carlos Ezquerra draw comics for Britain, mainly for IPC/FLeetway, titles like Battle, Starlord and 2000 AD published his incredible work, and he created many characters such as Major Eazy, Strontium Dog, and Judge Dredd. This collection will highlight the very best art of Carlos Ezquerra.

The Art of Carlos Ezquerra Summary

The Art of Carlos Ezquerra by Carlos Ezquerra

An often unsung titan of the industry, Carlos Ezquerra's influence has been as broad as his artwork was inimitable. His co-creation of Judge Dredd and powerful work on Strontium Dog alone helped establish 2000 AD as a powerhouse and him as a comics master. When he passed away unexpectedly in 2018, comics was robbed of one of its most vibrant, dynamic and powerful talents, yet his legacy is almost unparalleled in the industry. Publishing as part of 2000 AD's 45th anniversary celebrations, this 240-page hardcover collection spans half a century of his comic work and is ideal for both long-time fans and those looking to discover his work for themselves. Beginning with samples from his early art on romance titles as Valentine and Mirabelle, this book also collects never-before-reprinted short war comics from the groundbreaking 1970s war comic, Battle. It also showcases his sumptuous colour work on Strontium Dog, and culminates with selection of his 2000 AD work and his greatest creation, Judge Dredd.

About Carlos Ezquerra

Carlos Ezquerra was the co-creator of Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog, Rat Pack, Major Eazy and many other fan favourite characters, he designed the classic original Dredd costume as well as visually conceptualising Mega-City One. In addition to these credits he also illustrated A.B.C. Warriors, Judge Anderson, Tharg the Mighty, and Cursed Earth Koburn amongst many other stories.

Outside of the 2000 AD, Ezquerra illustrated the first Third World War episodes in Crisis magazine, and become a regular collaborator with Garth Ennis, working on Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, Bloody Mary, Just a Pilgrim, Condors, The Magnificent Kevin and two special Preacher episodes.

He died in 2018 but his profound influence on the world of comic art cannot be overstated.

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