Richard Corben RIP

1/10/1940 - 2/12/ 2020

Richard Corben was comic book artist, animator, illustrator and publisher best known for his horror and fantasy stories. These included work in Creepy, Eerie, Vampirella, Métal Hurlant , Heavy Metal Magazine, and his series Den, from his own publishing imprint, Fantagor Press.He also worked for both Marvel and DC covering the characters Punisher, Hellboy, Ghost Rider, Conan and others.

Corben's work in comics and animation earned him worldwide recognition and many awards.

CINE Golden Eagle and for his short film Neverwhere 1968

President of Japan Cultural Society trophy in 1968

the Shazam Award for Outstanding New Talent in 1971,

Shazam Award for Superior Achievement by an Individual in 1973.

 Goethe Award for "Favorite Fan Artist  1973

 "Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)" Eisner Award, for Hellboy:2011

Elected to the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame. 2012

Ghastly Awards  Best Artist in 2013

Ghastly Awards  Best One-shot Comics  2012,

Ghastly Awards  Best One-shot Comics  2014,

Grand Prix at Angoulême 2018

Richard Corben was an original. Innovative, exciting and influential artist who created fresh ways to draw and present comics.

Richard Corben website -  http://www.corbencomicart.com/

Tributes - https://bleedingcool.com/comics/comics-folk-remember-the-late-richard-corben/

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