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Uncle Sam Promotional Poster Group of 2 By Alex Ross Page 15 Original Art

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1997 Alex Ross Uncle Sam #2 Page 15 Original Art and Promotional Poster Group of 2 DC

 An amnesiac Uncle Sam wanders through a city and his own memories in this two issue series fully painted by Alex Ross. This group contains a painted page from issue #2 featuring a scene from hisy... "Shays' Rebellion," whereupon 1,000 men sped the seizure of indebted farmers' property. It is watercolor over graphite on illustration paper with an image area of 12" x 18.5" and signed by Ross in the lower margin. Matted below that is an image from a printed promotional poster for the series. This same image was used as the art for the Uncle Sam "F. U." T-shirt design by Graphitti Designs. The print measures approximately 7.5" x 8.5". These great pieces are glass front framed 27.5" x 44" in a heavy wooden frame. In Excellent condition. 

 
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  Nelson Alexander "Alex" Ross (born January 22, 1970)is an American comic book writer/artist known primarily for his painted interiors, covers, and design work. He first became known with the 1994 miniseries Marvels, on which he collaborated with writer Kurt Busiek for Marvel Comics. He has since done a variety of projects for both Marvel and DC Comics, such as the 1996 miniseries Kingdom Come, which Ross co-wrote. Since then he has done covers and character designs for Busiek's series Astro City, and various projects for Dynamite Entertainment. His feature film work includes concept and narrative art for Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, and DVD packaging art for the M. Night Shyamalan film, Unbreakable. He has done covers for TV Guide, promotional artwork for the Academy Awards, posters and packaging design for video games, and his renditions of superheroes have been merchandised as action figures.
Ross' style has been said exhibit "a Norman-Rockwell-meets-George-Pérez vibe",[2] and has been praised for its realistic, human depictions of classic comic book characters.[3] His rendering style, his attention detail, and the perceived tendency of his characters be depicted staring off inthe distance in cover images has been satirized in Mad magazine. Because of the time it takes Ross produce his art, he primarily serves as a plotter and/or cover artist. Comics Buyer's Guide Senior Edi Maggie Thompson, commenting on that publication's retirement of the Favorite Painter award from their CBG Fan Awards due Ross' domination of that category, stated in 2010, "Ross may simply be the field's Favorite Painter, period. That's despite the fact that many outstanding painters are at work in ay's comic books." 

 

 

 

 

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