[DC Comic Book Art Connoisseurs Club], Our picturesque 4-color journey over the next 2 weeks involves mainly the color green! Yup, our focus of artistic attention this time around in the DC Art Connoisseurs’ club is: the Art of the Lanterns over the decades!
Martin Nodell, creator / designer of Alan Scott, All-American Comics #16:
Mommie! I just stumbled upon the “Green Lantern cover Cheat Sheet of All Cheat Sheets” while looking up who drew that amazing “Alex Ross” - level GL 9 (2006) cover of GL/ BM below:
Anything goes for the next two weeks as we all share our favorite Green Lantern art moments and make mention of why those instances are among our very favorites, but as a suggestion and guide on where to start, here are the major artists of Green Lantern since 1940:
Gil_Kane, creator, artist starting in Showcase #22 (1959 and then Green Lantern (1960):
Neal Adams Green Lantern 76:
Joe Staton Green Lantern of the early 1980’s:
Ethan Van Sciver Green Lantern Rebirth (2004)
Ivan Reis Green Lantern v4 (2006)
Of course, there are series like Blackest Night and Brightest Day that may have other artists that you feel did Green Lantern’s look just right as well- let us know over the next two weeks!