In 1994, turner moved to california to pursue a career as a comic book artist. Comic book artist michael turner passed away this past friday, june 27, in santa monica, ca, after a long battle with chondrosarcoma. The cartoon art museum is home to over 6,000 pieces of original artwork, including cartoons, comic books, comic strips, editorial cartoons, concept sketches, color roughs, and tear sheets. Michael turner was one of the most talented artists of his generation and it has been almost 8 years since he left us. Eric basaldua witchblade, the michael turner run comic book artists, comic. He also cocreated the popular series witchblade which put top cow productions on.
Michael turner, 37, comic book artist sun sentinel. Michael turner comics michael layne turner april 21, 1971 june 27, 2008 was an american comics artist known for his work on witchblade, fathom, supermanbatman, soulfire, and various covers for dc comics and marvel comics. Recently numerous exclusive variants featuring his coverart sold out within hours. Michael turner comic artist the most popular comic art by.
Michael creates unique handcrafted garden sculptures which are sold worldwide. Michael turner, a popular comicbook artist who came to fame in the mid1990s and was best known for creating two sexy female lead characters, witchblade and fathom, died on june 27 in santa. Comics artist michael turner dead at 37 writers write. Michael died on the 27th of june, 2008, due to bone cancer.
Michael turner actor 19212012, south african born actor who played numerous roles on british television. Sadly, michael passed away on june 27 2008 at the santa monica hospital in california from returning bone cancer. Photo courtesy of aspen mlt michael turner was an american comic book artist known for. See more ideas about michael turner, comic artist and comic art.
Michael turner comic artist the most popular comic art. Nearly a decade after his death, his groundbreaking artwork is still in high demand. Here is the top 125 comic book writers master list. Shes a complex character fighting against the odds. Fred van lente gives the comic book industry in general and san diego comiccon in particular a big wet kiss on the cheek, well aware of the warts that lie in wait. On sunday afternoon at comiccon international in san diego, a large panel of industry professionals gathered in two rows on the dais along with a packed room of fans and other friends to remember beloved comic book artist michael turner, who recently passed away from cancer at age 37. Book reporter a surreal, funny, poignant, and incredibly fun crime novel. Sep 1, 2019 this pin was discovered by garywilliams. Turner died june 27 at a santa monica hospital of complications related. See more ideas about michael turner, comic books art and comic art. The cartoon art museum is also one of very few museums worldwide with a permanent collection of original animation art. Sadly, michael passed away from a relapse from bone cancer at the santa monica hospital ca on.
Td art gallery original comic art by michael turner. Michael was in high demand for his outstanding work. Top comic book artist michael turner has died after a long battle with cancer. Michael turner, a leading comicbook artist who was known for the highly stylized covers he created for major titles and for drawing shapely female characters with curves as commanding as their superpowers, has died. The magical world of creator michael turners soulfire universe comes to life with this all new black and white penciled edition collecting soulfire beginnings, the zero issue and issue one volume one in one. Michael turner was born in crossville tennessee, on april 21 1971 a small city under 9,000 inhabitants. A searchable resource indexing comics from multiple publishers, including dc, marvel, archie, charlton, dell, gold key and harvey. Michael turner tomb raider tour book art comic art. Michael turner was one of the industrys premier artists, and for good reason toohe was one of the very best. Michael turner comics 19712008, comic book artist and publisher known for his work on witchblade and fathom. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us. The cause was complications from treatment for bone cancer.
Michael turner comic art community gallery of comic art. Michael turner mike turner art styles ep 05 youtube. Best artist who equips his booth with a pronunciation guide. In 1997, michael turner, a comic book artist that had worked up to that point on a number of cult comic series with top cow comics and a cocreator of the top cow comic witchblade in 1995, started work on his first sole creation. There are 7 comic art classifieds results there are 60 comic art dealer results were also searching on the following alternative names and common misspellings to come up with the results on this page. Michael turner, comic book creator, is dead at 37 the new york. Comicbook artist known for his highly stylized covers. April 21, 1971 june 27, 2008 today marks the 8th anniversary of the passing of the late legendary superstar comic book artist michael turner. Criminal element a lively romp loaded with geek humor.
Michael turner comic book artists comic artist comic books art avengers comics dc comics turner artworks marilyn monroe painting drawing superheroes. Michael turner was a very popular comic book artist who died young. Here is the master list of the artists voted by you by your ballots over one thousand ballots cast. I couldnt be more honored to portray the role of jane in survive for quibi, turner said in a statement when the series was first announced.
Michael turner was an artist and writer best known for his work on witchblade, fathom and supergirl. All comic art shown is owned or created by our gallery owners at. A tribute to michael turner, the modern day comic book art master who tragically died too young of a terrible disease. The young up and coming comic book artists work had graced the covers of dc comics supermanbatman and the flash. Quibi reveals first trailer for sophie turners survive. Michael turner stainless steel sculptor and artist. Camden, willesden, cricklewood areas of north west london famed for their busy steam locomotive sheds. Michael turner, a leading comicbook artist who was known for the highly stylized covers he created for major titles and for drawing shapely. Michael turner, a popular comicbook artist who came to fame in the mid1990s and was best known for creating two sexy female lead. Home new images advanced search home new images advanced search michael turner. Michael le vell born michael robert turner in 1964, english actor, plays kevin webster in coronation street. The comic book community is still reacting to the passing of true superstar artist michael turner this past week, after his long and courageously. Michael turner, a popular comicbook artist who came to fame in the mid1990s and was best known for creating two sexy female lead characters. Michael layne turner april 21, 1971 june 27, 2008 was an american comics artist known.
Artist on witchblade, supermanbatman and soulfire, it was his fathom. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. His art, though, lives on and is still well beloved by everyone out there. He started working at top cow productions, the comic book imprint published by image comics and founded by marc silvestri. Stainless steel garden sculptor and artist michael turner has come a long way since graduating in design in 1997. The swipe file was named after the advertising industry habit where writers and artist collect images and. Michael turner was born in crossville in tennessee, but moved to san diego, california after graduating from the international performing arts academy. This is where mike turner spent his childhood years and while unappreciative of his surroundings at the time, it did influence his later aspirations in becoming a freelance illustrator. Daredevil, elektra assassin, and stray toasters comic book illustrator bill enjoyed participating in the temple of art panel on the upcoming documentary about comics creativity, as well as socializing with fans. Michael turner, a leading contemporary comicbook artist who was known for the highly stylized covers he created for major titles and for drawing female characters with curves as commanding as. Contains comic information and cover images for thousands of issues. Turner departed top cow in late 2002 to found his own comic book publishing company, aspen mlt inc. Michael turner, comic book creator, is dead at 37 the.
Witchblade page 15 michael turner, angelus, lara croft, comic artist, uber. Michael turner, a leading comicbook artist who was known for the highly stylized covers he created for major titles and for drawing shapely female characters with curves as commanding as their. Michael layne turner april 21, 1971june 27, 2008, was an american comic book artist best known for creating the graphically beautiful and alluring female characters, witchblade and fathom, which were both published by top cow comics. The incredible artwork of michael turner in its purest form. He was also the founder and president of the entertainment company aspen mlt. Click on any name below for more information about the artist listed. He was also the president of the entertainment company aspen mlt. This was a particularly detailed, if transparent, scam.983 228 1074 30 382 1529 977 413 152 1480 571 1075 1171 1469 40 1011 390 455 771 1427 1134 397 410 396 716 512 772 88 1326 832 1232 840 319 1121 1380 198 935 135 480 718 1007 2 982 1341 381 1194