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    Mighty Member mrbrklyn's Avatar
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    Default Keith Griffen's artistic styles

    Keith Griffen is a brilliant and underated artisat who seemed to undergo a maturity and style change which upset some. The theory was that he was influenced by José Antonio Muñoz, but if Griffen was influenced by Munoz, then more so was Frank Miller



    Personally, I am a fan of the style. The Ambush Bug stuff is pure cartooning genius
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    Sample of his Legion work
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    Dr Fate work - some of his best
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    Last edited by mrbrklyn; 09-29-2018 at 07:43 PM.
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    I love Giffen's art from that period. IMO, he peaked on that Dr. Fate miniseries which is just beautiful.

    The Munoz thing is undeniable though. It wouldn't surprise me if Frank Miller has some Munoz influence as well, but he's never aped him as closely as Giffen did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dancj View Post
    I love Giffen's art from that period. IMO, he peaked on that Dr. Fate miniseries which is just beautiful.

    The Munoz thing is undeniable though. It wouldn't surprise me if Frank Miller has some Munoz influence as well, but he's never aped him as closely as Giffen did.
    Did Munez ever have anything to say about it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbrklyn View Post
    Did Munez ever have anything to say about it?
    I don't know - but a lot of other people did.

    BTW - Giffen talks about it here: https://www.newsarama.com/32113-giff...him-going.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by dancj View Post
    i don't know - but a lot of other people did.

    Btw - giffen talks about it here: https://www.newsarama.com/32113-giff...him-going.html

    thank you for that link!!!
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    Action Comics has a few classic covers and this is one of them...
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    I love his darker stuff, but if he had kept up with this cleaner style, it might've been my favorite:
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    I didn't care much when he was going directly with ink, it looked awful. Infanticide and Trencher.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SixSpeedSamurai View Post
    I didn't care much when he was going directly with ink, it looked awful. Infanticide and Trencher.
    he keeps evolving - see this
    http://www.tcj.com/i-want-to-know-my...et-name-again/
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