[ Artists Alley ]
The 40th Annual Superman Celebration Artist Alley
Featured Artists & Writers
Philo Barnhart was considered a Disney brat. Philo’s hand has touched many, many animated TV shows and feature films. Have you heard of Super Friends? He work on that. Star Trek the Motion picture? He work on that. Smurf, Jem and the Holograms, Space Ace, Dragons Lair? The 13 ghosts of Scooby Doo. YES HE WORK ON ALL OF THEM! We could spend hours listing more titles and the answer would be”HE WORKED ON THAT!”
A couple of his crowning jewels are The Secret OF NIMH character key assistant and The Little Mermaid (character designer) / (character key). He also worked on consumer products for several years with Disney. You can still find his artwork to this day on toys, books, home electronics/appliances, apparel and posters!
Currently Philo is working with Silver Phoenix Entertainment Inc. His Latest title is WHISPERS FROM THE VOID!™
Check out his Facebook art page.
Alex Saviuk is an American comic book artist. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 1974 and began his professional career with DC Comics three years later. For this company, he illustrated characters such as ‘Superman’, ‘Green Lantern’ and ‘The Flash’ for DC Comics Presents. In the 1980s he was a regular artist for Action Comics, drawing features like ‘Steel Man’, ‘The Atom’, ‘Air-Wave’, and ‘Aquaman’.
By the mid 1980s, Saviuk moved over to Marvel, where he started out doing cover work for titles such as ‘New Universe’ and a run on ‘Defenders of the Earth’. But he became best known for his work on ‘Spider-Man’, starting a seven-year run on ‘Web of Spider-Man’ in 1988. Between 1994 and 1996 he drew the series ‘Spider-Man Adventures’, that later became ‘The Adventures of Spider-Man’, and that was based on the animated series. He draws the ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Sunday newspaper strip from scripts by Stan Lee since 1997 and since 2003 he also serves as the inker of Larry Lieber‘s daily ‘Spider-Man’ strip.
In 1997 and 1998 Saviuk also drew a lot of ‘The X-Files’ stories for Topps comics. He is also an artist with the Swedish publisher Egmont and the Australian publisher Frew on stories wit ‘The Phantom’. He also assisted Will Eisner on a story of ‘The Spirit’ in 2005 and he also does storyboards and conceptual art for use in advertising and films.
Famous Cartoonist, ART BALTAZAR is the creative force behind The New York Times Best Selling, Eisner Award Winning DC Comics’ TINY TITANS, Co-Writer for Billy Batson and the Magic of SHAZAM, Young Justice, Green Lantern Animated (Comic), and Artist/Co-Writer for the awesome TINY TITANS/Little ARCHIE crossover, SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES, SUPER POWERS and Itty Bitty HELLBOY! Art is one of the founders of AW YEAH COMICS comic shop and the ongoing comic series! Aw Yeah living the dream! He stays home and draws comics and never has to leave the house! He lives with his lovely wife, Rose, sons Sonny and Gordon, and daughter Audrey! AW YEAH MAN! www.artbaltazar.com
-#8 on the New York Times best Seller March 2009 for Tiny Titans vol. 1 Trade Paperback!
-Eisner Award 2009 Best Publication for Kids!
-Eisner Award 2011 Best Publication for Kids
-Eisner Award 2014 Best Publication for Kids
-Harvey Award 2011 Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers
-Columbia College Chicago 2012 Alumnus of the year Award
-AW YEAH COMICS 2013 Skokie Merchant of the Year
-ILLINOIS READS’ grades 3-5 list. 2017
Special Guest Artist & Writers
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