John Buscema (born December 11, 1927 in Brooklyn , † January 10, 2002 in Port Jefferson , New York ) was an American comic book artist for Marvel Comics in the 1960s and 1970s. His brother Sal Buscema is also a comic book artist.
One of his role models was Hal Foster , whose detailed drawing style shaped Prince Eisenherz Buscema in the comic . Buscema's first success was The Avengers ; the series appeared from 1966 in collaboration with comic book author Roy Thomas . Subsequently, he worked on many titles for Marvel Publishing. Later the series Silver Surfer and Fantastic Four followed , the latter he took over from Jack Kirby after he switched to DC Comics . He then worked on the comic series Conan , which was based on the stories of the writer Robert E. Howard .
Buscema lived withdrawn from 1996, although he continued to occasionally draw his colleagues' pencil drawings in Indian ink. He drew his last stories for the Batman series on DC Comics. Buscema died of cancer and left a large fan base.
- 1973: British Fantasy Award for Conan the Barbarian
- 1974: Shazam Award for best comic artist
- 1974: British Fantasy Award for Conan the Barbarian
- 1975: British Fantasy Award for Savage Sword of Conan
- 1976: British Fantasy Award for Savage Sword of Conan
- 2002: Eisner Hall of Fame
- Official Buscema site ( english )
- Side with sides of Buscema drawn comic ( english )
- Interview with Buscema ( English )
- John Buscema checklist ( English )
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American comic book artist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 11, 1927|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brooklyn|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 10, 2002|
|Place of death||Port Jefferson , New York|