Alex Ross

Nelson Alexander Ross (born January 22, 1970) is an American comic record writer and artist known primarily for his painted interiors, covers, and design work. He first became known taking into consideration the 1994 miniseries Marvels, on which he collaborated bearing in mind writer Kurt Busiek for Marvel Comics. He has back done a variety of projects for both Marvel and DC Comics, such as the 1996 miniseries Kingdom Come, which Ross co-wrote. Since next he has curtains covers and feel designs for Busiek's series Astro City, and various projects for Dynamite Entertainment. His feature film show includes concept and narrative art for Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, and DVD packaging art for the M. Night Shyamalan film Unbreakable. He has the end covers for TV Guide, promotional artwork for the Academy Awards, posters and packaging design for video games, and his renditions of superheroes have been merchandised as feint figures.

Ross's style, which usually employs a combination of gouache and wash, has been said to exhibit "a Norman-Rockwell-meets-George-PĂ©rez vibe", and has been praised for its realistic, human depictions of unchanging comic LP characters. His rendering style, his attention to detail, and the perceived tendency of his characters to be depicted staring off into the separate from in cover images has been satirized in Mad magazine.

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