Alex Ross

Comic Book Penciler

1970 –

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Who is Alex Ross?

Nelson Alexander "Alex" Ross is an American comic book writer/artist known primarily for his painted interiors, covers, and design work. He first became known with the 1994 miniseries Marvels, on which he collaborated with writer Kurt Busiek for Marvel Comics. He has since done a variety of projects for both Marvel and DC Comics, such as the 1996 miniseries Kingdom Come, which Ross co-wrote. Since then he has done covers and character designs for Busiek's series Astro City, and various projects for Dynamite Entertainment. His feature film work includes concept and narrative art for Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, and DVD packaging art for the M. Night Shyamalan film, Unbreakable. He has done covers for TV Guide, promotional artwork for the Academy Awards, posters and packaging design for video games, and his renditions of superheroes have been merchandised as action figures.

Ross' style has been said to exhibit "a Norman-Rockwell-meets-George-PĂ©rez vibe", and has been praised for its realistic, human depictions of classic comic book characters.

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Born
Jan 22, 1970
Portland
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • American Academy of Art
Lived in
  • Lubbock
  • Portland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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