A Paris auction of items related to Herge's comic book reporter Tintin, whose adventures have been adapted for the big screen by Steven Spielberg, fetched more than 1.8 million euros ($2.4 million) on Saturday.
Awhile back, I cited the great British comic book reporter and editor Phil Hall on the story of Alan Moore and how his displeasure with Marvel Comics reprinting his work for Marvel UK changed the path Chris Claremont was taking on Uncanny X-Men due to a hesitance to use characters from Moore’s Marvel UK stories (you can read it ).
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ITEM: Usually when I do these obituaries of great pulp artists I make the presumption that most people haven't seen or heard of their work. This is not the case with the great Frank Frazetta. I think, as a perpetual fanboy, that he was one of the greatest artists of the last century. He was great at everything he did. As per usual, The Comic Book Reporter You can also find a lot of Frazetta art in the Red Light District.