Original comic art is created in the process of developing a comic book or comic strip. Most comic book art (at least that used to produce four-color action/adventure comics) is often created in a multi-step process that consists primarily of a penciller and an inker, although a letterer contributes a great deal to how the original looks and a colorist of course contributes a great deal to how the printed page looks, natch. Writers matter too, of course, but with only rare exceptions are their efforts considered to be an important factor in the desirability of an original page. By far, the penciller is considered to have the greatest creative input -- pencillers are the ones that start with a blank page. An inker can make or break a page, but their contribution is of a different enough nature that the penciller is almost always listed as "the artist". Original comic strip art, used to produce the daily or Sunday comics page you would find in a newspaper, is often the combination of a two-person team consisting of a writer and an artist. There is a long tradition of uncredited assistants in the newspaper strip medium, a tradition that extends into the odd practice of having a creator's signature appearing on originals long after that person was dead. So it goes... To learn more about comic art, visit the comic art FAQ or join the "Comicart-L" discussion list at www.egroups.com/group/comicart-l.
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