Archive for the ‘Inbetweens’ Category

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Inbetweens: Albert Hurter’s “He Drew As He Pleased” (1948)

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Albert Hurter was one of the premiere artists for the Disney Studio in its peak years. In 1948, Ted Sears published a sketchbook of his work, “He Drew As He Pleased”, a treasure trove of Hurter’s masterful work.

The book itself has been out of print for decades, but it has been posted in its entirety online, courtesy of Micheal Sporn’s Splog.

Michael Sporn on Hurter Part 1
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-Nicholas John Pozega

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Inbetweens: Richard Condie’s “The Big Snit” (1985)

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Here is a short film made by Richard Condie at The National Film Board of Canada, “The Big Snit” (1985).


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=90SIuISIVB8

-Nicholas John Pozega

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Inbetweens: Wally Wood, the Michelangelo of Science Fiction Comics

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In 1950, Wally Wood convinced EC publisher William Gaines to create science fiction comic books. In Weird Science and Weird Fantasy (later combined into Weird Science Fantasy) Wood knocked the ball out of the park by pencilling and inking spectacular images that defined the way science fiction looked during the fifties.

During the 1970s, Wood’s health began to decline. He suffered from chronic headaches, alcoholism, kidney failure and strokes. The health problems led him to commit suicide in 1981. He left behind a legacy that will never be forgotten.

Here is a sampling of Wood’s work from around the net…

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Wally had a tension in him, an intensity that he locked away in an internal steam boiler. I think it ate away his insides, and the work really used him up. I think he delivered some of the finest work that was ever drawn, and I think it’s to his credit that he put so much intensity into his work at great sacrifice to himself. –Harvey Kurtzman

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Stephen Worth
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