Marie Severin: The Mirthful Mistress Of Comics by Dewey CassellMarie Severin: The Mirthful Mistress Of Comics by Dewey Cassell

Marie Severin: The Mirthful Mistress Of Comics

byDewey CassellBy (artist)Marie Severin

Paperback | August 7, 2012

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  • Marie Severin was born into a family of artists, and she made friendships incomics that have lasted a lifetime. She colored the horror, science fiction, andwar comics of the legendary EC line, and spent thirty years working for MarvelComics, doing everything from production and coloring to penciling, inking, andart direction, with work on characters including the Incredible Hulk,Sub-Mariner, Doctor Strange, and Kull the Conqueror, which she drew with herbrother John. She is renowned for her sense of humor, reflected in the comicbook Not Brand Echh, as well as the numerous caricatures she has producedover the years, earning her the nickname “Mirthful Marie” from StanLee.
  • This loving tribute contains revealing and often amusing insights of herclose friends and her brother John, as well as many of her co-workers, includingStan Lee, Al Feldstein, Roy Thomas, John Romita, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, TonyIsabella, Gene Colan, Jim Mooney, Joe Sinnott, Mark Evanier, and David AnthonyKraft, plus an extensive commentary by Marie herself. Complementing the text isa wealth of photographs and artwork from throughout her career, includingnumerous rare and unpublished pieces, as well as a color gallery, showing hermastery with a painter's pallette. Marie Severin: The Mirthful Mistress ofComics is sure to bring back great memories (and a smile to your face), asyou enjoy the remarkable story of “The First Lady ofComics.”
Marie Anita Severin was born in East Rockaway, New York on August 21, 1929. She briefly attended the Pratt Institute. She became a comic book artist. She started in the industry in 1949 as a colorist for EC Comics. Most of her career was spent at Marvel, where she worked full-time from the 1960s until the late 1990s. She drew covers fo...
Title:Marie Severin: The Mirthful Mistress Of ComicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10.9 × 8.3 × 0.6 inPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:TwoMorrows PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605490423

ISBN - 13:9781605490427