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This video features profiles of and talks by some of the greatest artists in
the world of (primarily) American comics. Harlan Ellison acts as the host,
giving an introduction to the work of each artist and their importance.
Then, each artist is featured speaking, while images from their work are
shown. No interviewer appears on screen and they give summaries of their
work and articulate their motivations and feelings about their art. The
main fault is a lack of international work, aside from Moebius and Dave Sim.
Japanese manga were just making inroads into America and are , thus,
At the time this feature was created, comic books were undergoing a major
revolution in content. The independent market was booming and creators like
Frank Miller and Alan Moore were establishing themselves as geniuses.
Legendary masters like Will Eisner, Harvey Kurtzman, and Jack Kirby were
finding new audiences and producing more mature work. It was a tremendous
time that unfortunately came crashing to a halt a few years later. The
influx of speculators led to the market becoming crowded with the latest
gimmick cover and first issue of a mediocre comic from one of the big
companies. The smaller publishers were pushed off the racks and fell into
financial disarray. Some, like Dave Sim's Cerebus were able to weather the
storm, which ultimately climaxed with Marvel's bankruptcy. We are just now
seeing a return of some of the alternative work.
The video is limited by what material could be licensed for the feature,
which does not include the Marvel work of Kirby, Ditko, Adams, or Miller.
Ditko does not appear on screen; but, rather reads a statement while images
from his Mr A comic appear on screen. His devotion to the works of Ayn Rand
continue to mar what was once a great body of work.
The video is both entertaining and informative, if now dated. We see Dave
Sim before his misogynistic rants damaged his work in Cerebus, and Frank
Miller before his dabblings in Hollywood. We see legends Jack Kirby and
Harvey Kurtzman a few years before their deaths and we are presented footage
of Moebius in one of his few American interviews. It is somewhat lacking in
scope, but makes up for it in enthusiasm. It is a perfect encapsulation of
the comic world in the 1980's, and the legends who helped bring it
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