Comic Artist Evolution

A year-by-year retrospective of some of the greatest comic book artists to put pencil to paper. (plus some random comic goodness).

Arthur Adams 1985: New Mutants Special Edition (Inker: Terry Austin)

Reason #5b: Pop culture

One of the great things about working “Marvel Style” with Arthur Adams are the out-of-left-field pop culture cameos that are going to appear. The top panel features Ed Grimley as an Asgardian giant (YouTube it, youngsters). The lower sequence of four features Popeye, Bluto and Olive Oyl analogues in an Asgardian mead hall making Cypher’s life hell.