Gil Kane, Mister Cover Artist, unsung genius

#1 Posted by The Hannibalizer (1 posts) - - Show Bio

The influence of Gil Kane on artists that followed him - especially at Marvel - seems to be vastly underrated. Look at Jim Starlin's Captain Marvel run of the 1970's, after Kane's short stint on the title and the introduction of the nega bands. Look at Frank Miller's Daredevil, the classic 1980's run. Both heavily influenced by Kane's layouts and anatomical stylisation. When Kane drew Spider-man those stories always fired up my artistic desires. He was one of the best. Ever.

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