born June 6, 1941
is Mr. 70's. He was the most significant creator of the 70's
virtually representing the whole of that Bronze Age of comics.
|Neal Adams with some of the most popular characters that he worked on like Batman, the Spectre, Green Arrow, and Deadman.|
Neal Adams showed his incredible skill from his very first story in Creepy Magazine.
|Creepy #14, April 1967|
|Strange Adventures #207, Nov 1967|
|Here Neal draws a very unconventional page layout, having them bleed over to the next page from Strange Adventures 214, Sep 1968.|
He brought a whole new sensibility to comics of the time.
When you compare his work to that of the popular artists of the time, he was bringing something wholly original to his work.
He experimented heavily.
He would stretch what was possible with comics.
He soon became DC's signature artist using him on their most popular comics like Batman.
Here is a great interview with Neal Adams. It starts at 7:00