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Rogue Judge

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The Art of Ian Kennedy
« on: 03 April, 2019, 02:58:17 am »
I just came across this on Ian's FB and haven't seen this posted here before; a beautiful hardback showcasing Ian Kennedy's artwork: https://www.dcthomsonshop.co.uk/the-art-of-ian-kennedy



I'll be picking it up for sure!

( I know several people here have commissions from Ian, you can see mine here https://www.comicartfans.com/gallerydetailsearch.asp?artist=Ian++Kennedy&GCat=37208 )

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Re: The Art of Ian Kennedy
« Reply #1 on: 03 April, 2019, 08:47:34 am »
I’ll have to put that on my Santa list. Before I found the thrill power of 2000AD my staple was the commando comics however they don’t credit the front pages which always drew you into the story hopefully this book has a collection of the front covers he did for them. When I found out that Ian drew for them and 2000AD I made him my first stall to visit and my first original droid art (Johnny Alpha)was purchased from Ian at the 40th Bash and I managed to get another piece from him at Glasgow comic con last year (Hammerstein & Rojaws). He’s such a nice man and to still be attending these cons with his art at his age is amazing.

P.s my favourite prog cover is the Messerschmitts flying over mega city one
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Re: The Art of Ian Kennedy
« Reply #2 on: 03 April, 2019, 02:53:40 pm »
I am a big fan of his work. My first experience with his art was on Dan Dare for the New Eagle. Would like to have  a collection of his Dan Dare work

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Re: The Art of Ian Kennedy
« Reply #3 on: 29 April, 2019, 11:21:19 am »
Lovely artwork, lovely man, a total gent.
TMO should be singing his praises, employing and generally fawning over this last remaining elder god of comics...IMHO  :D 
But everybody else is overwhelmed by indifference and the promise of an early bed

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Re: The Art of Ian Kennedy
« Reply #4 on: 29 April, 2019, 01:15:08 pm »
Love that paste-up page for Smasher, especially the shading on the robot.

I'd love to see Starblazer get some collected releases, like those oversized Commando books from several years ago.