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THE STAN LEE EFFECT

stan lee, vince colletta, marvel comics

DREAM GIRLS

vince colletta, romance art

THE SINISTER HOUSE OF SECRET LOVE

horror art, john calnan, vince colletta

FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET

starfire, mike vosburg, vince colletta

COMIC BOOK ART – SOME INKING TECHNIQUES

comic book inking techniques

SILHOUETTES IN COMIC BOOK ART

silhouettes in comic book art

JACK KIRBY, VINCE COLLETTA AND THOR – ASGARD REALIZED

Thor art by Jack Kirby and Vince CollettaA TIMELY AWAKENING FOR ROMANCE ART IN COMIC BOOKS

LOVE VINNIE COLLETTA? NO APOLOGY NECESSARY

PRETTY WOMANCOVER GIRLS

WHO’S YOUR DADDY, THOR? – THE POWERFUL ODIN

ODIN ART BY JOHN BUSCEMA AND VINCE COLLETTAA PHOTOGRAPHER’S JOURNEY – VINCE COLLETTA IN NEW YORK

Vince Colletta Photographer

STAR WARS GIRLS NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD

star wars art by brozowski and collettaTHERE’S SOMETHING FISHY ABOUT THIS ARTICLE.

Brides In Love 11 Art by Vince Colletta StudioCARE FOR SOME WITE’ OUT IN YOUR COMIC BOOK ART?

ROMANCE COMIC ART BY OKSNER AND COLLETTAUNEXPECTED? I NEVER SAW IT COMING.

Harold Lambert, Mt. Vernon, ILTHE LOVELY WONDER WOMAN

 

THE LOVELY WONDER WOMAN

At last, in a world torn by the hatred and wars of men, appears a woman to whom the problems and feats of men are mere child’s play. A woman whose identity is known to none, but whose sensational feats are outstanding in a fast-moving world. She serves as a symbol of integrity and humanity, so that the world of men would know what it means to be an Amazon. With a hundred times the agility and strength of our best male athletes and strongest wrestlers, she appears as though from nowhere to avenge an injustice or right a wrong! As lovely as Aphrodite- as wise as Athena- with the speed of Mercury and the strength of Hercules – She is known only as Wonder Woman! – Written by William Moulton Marston

Wonder Woman 232 Art by Mike Nasser and Vince Colletta

Michael Netzer: Vinnie did me good on the inks every time. The Wonder Woman story he inked was sweet and delicate. I was never disappointed with him.

Dan Forman: Just got in a really cool Wonder Woman story from the early 70’s. I love the way Colletta inked women… hubba!

Droid714: I recently picked up a run of Wonder Woman comics from the late 70’s. As I was reading through them, I was struck by the quality of the artwork and by how strong, yet feminine Wonder Woman looked. It wasn’t until I had read a number of these books that I discovered, to my great surprise, that the inker was none other than Vinnie Colletta!

Wonder Woman #232 Art by Nasser and Colletta

In comic book fandom, the most beautiful of the female superheroes was undoubtedly Wonder Woman. Here, she appears in the long-running newspaper strip, The World’s Greatest Superheroes. The original creators of this feature were Martin Pasko, George Tuska and Vince Colletta.

WORLD'S GREATEST SUPERHEROES ART BY TUSKA AND COLLETTA

Vince Colletta became an instant legend in the genre of romance comics for the reason that his portrayal of females was equally realistic and idealized – a tricky recipe for an illustrator to master. His art work put both the beauty and the individual uniqueness of women on full display. Wonder Woman was the perfect subject. In the artist’s deft hands, Diana blossomed into a super heroine every bit as beautiful as she was unconquerable. DC Comics deserves much of the credit both for naming Vinnie art director and pairing him with inventive pencilers such as Mike Netzer (Nasser), Jose Delbo and Jose Luis-Garcia to create a celebrated strip that revealed the most stunning interpretations of the character.

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