José Luis García-López


José Luis García-López

Infobox Comics creator



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birthname = José Luis García-López
birthdate = March 26 1948
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nationality = Spanish
area = Penciller, Inker
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notable works = "Cinder and Ashe", "Road to Perdition"
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José Luis García-López (b. 1948) is a Spanish-Argentine comic book artist who works in the United States of America, mostly for DC Comics.

Biography

José Luis García-López was born on March 26 1948 in Spain, but lived subsequently in Argentina. Drawing inspriation from the works of such classic American artists as Alex Raymond ("Flash Gordon"), Harold Foster ("Tarzan" and "Prince Valiant") and Milton Caniff ("Terry and the Pirates" and "Steve Canyon") as well as [http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Luis_Salinas Jose Luis Salinas] and Alberto Breccia, during the 1960s, he worked for Charlton Comics. [ [http://comicbookdb.com/creator.php?ID=121 José Luis García-López at the ComicBookDB] . Accessed March 19, 2008] In 1974 he moved to New York, where he met DC Comics editor Joe Orlando. His first known DC - and Superman - credit was June 1975's "Nightmare In Gold" back-up in "Action Comics" #448, where he inked the pencils of artist Dick Dillin. Soon after, he was inking the legendary Superman artwork of Curt Swan, before graduating to full pencils on a back-up story (written by E. Nelson Bridwell in "Detective Comics" #452 (Oct 1975).

Other notable works include "Atari Force", "Cinder and Ashe", "Road to Perdition", "Deadman", "New Teen Titans" and various DC superheroes. He has also produced a large amount of promotional artwork and covers, as well as interior art.Even today the promotional artwork he produced in the late 80s is used on merchandise from coffee mugs to bed sheets.

References

External links

* [http://www.fortunecity.com/tattooine/asimov/20/ajlgl.html Superman por José Luis García-López]
* [http://www.theartistschoice.com/garcialopez.htm Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez Original Artwork]
* [http://www.theartistschoice.com/glopezcommercial.htm Commercial art by José Luis García-López]
* [http://members.aol.com/jrvandore/ José Luis García-López Checklist]


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