Friday, October 14, 2011

Remembering Bob Oksner...

...who would have been 95 today. Here's a one-page biography from a 1962 Jerry Lewis comic:
















Here's a stern-looking portrait of Bob by Neal Adams, from a 1971 DC house ad announcing the winners of the ACBA awards. Nicely lettered by the inimitable Gaspar Saladino.








Finally, one of my favorite Oksner originals, a Supergirl page from a 1971 issue of Adventure Comics. By the way, future comic writer Steve Englehart assisted with the background inks on this page.


4 comments:

  1. Mr. Nowlan, this doesn't really pertain to this post but I was wondering if you've any plans for a collection of your art? I sure would love to have a Kevin Nowlan art book on the shelf.

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  2. Thanks, I'd love to see one too... but I don't have any definite plans at the moment.

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  3. Bob Oksner was great, one of my favorites. Glad to see he and his work is still fondly remembered.

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  4. Thanks for the B Oskner work and for bringing it to the forefront. I just can't get enough: style, story telling, beautiful women. Would also love to see a book devoted to Bob's work someday.
    Mike(Doc)Reidy

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