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Barry Smith

Barry Smith

Art

Nationality: British

Birth Place: UK

Biography:
Barry Windsor-Smith studied for three years at the London art school, where he graduated with degrees in Industrial Design and Illustration. In 1967, his first work was published: pinups for British Marvel. In 1968, he created 'X-Men' #53, published at Marvel Comics. He was the original artist on 'Conan the Barbarian' at Marvel Comics (1970-1973). He did the artwork and writing on various Marvel titles including 'The Avengers', 'Daredevil', 'Dr. Strange', 'Fantastic Four', 'Iron Man', 'Machine Man', 'The X-Men' and others. He is the creator, writer and artist of 'Weapon X' at Marvel. He is the founder, owner, and sole artist for The Gorblimey Press, and creative director of Valiant Comics. At Valiant, he wrote and drew 'Archer and Armstrong', 'Eternal Warrior' and 'Solar and Unity'. He co-created 'Rune' at Malibu Comics and was the artist of 'WildStorm Rising' #1 at Image Comics. He founded the Windsor-Smith Studio.

His work brings together influences from various people and eras: Jack Kirby, The Pre-Raphaelites, Alphonse Mucha, Gustav Klimt, Shakespeare, Dickens, Harold Pinter, The Beatles, and Jimi Hendrix. His work hasn't been limited to comics - he also works as a painter, designer, illustrator, art director for films ('The Hand' with Oliver Stone), publisher and teacher of classical drawing. His latest work is 'BWS: OPUS', an autobiography and art retospective consisting of five volumes.

 

Barry Smith Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #9 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #9 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)....
Lot 92304
Auction 7097
Saturday, August 9, 2014
$89,625.00
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #4 "The Tower of the Elephant" Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #4 "The Tower of the Elephant" Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)....
Lot 92354
Auction 7084
Saturday, November 23, 2013
$87,235.00
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #5 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #5 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)....
Lot 92196
Auction 7189
Saturday, August 4, 2018
$60,000.00
Barry Windsor-Smith Ophelia Illustration Original Art (1980)
Barry Windsor-Smith Ophelia Illustration Original Art (1980)....
Lot 11248
Auction 121831
Sunday, August 5, 2018
$1,680.00
Barry Smith, Tom Sutton, and Tom Palmer Conan the Barbarian #8 Story Page 5 Original Art (Marvel, 1971)
Barry Smith, Tom Sutton, and Tom Palmer Conan the Barbarian #8 Story Page 5 Original Art (Marvel, 1971)....
Lot 92197
Auction 7189
Saturday, August 4, 2018
$15,600.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Barry Windsor-Smith Giant Size Rune #1 Story Page 3 Original Art (Malibu, 1995).... (1)
Barry Windsor-Smith Giant Size Rune #1 Story Page 3 Original Art (Malibu, 1995).... (1)

Auction 121840
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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Barry Windsor-Smith Rune #4 Story Page 17 Original Art (Malibu, 1994).... (1)
Barry Windsor-Smith Rune #4 Story Page 17 Original Art (Malibu, 1994).... (1)

Auction 121840
Sunday, October 7, 2018
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Barry Windsor-Smith and Alex Bialy Wildstorm Rising #1 Double Page Spread 25-26 Original Art (Image, 1995).... (1)
Barry Windsor-Smith and Alex Bialy Wildstorm Rising #1 Double Page Spread 25-26 Original Art (Image, 1995).... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Barry Windsor-Smith Marvel Comics Presents #84 Story Page 3 Wolverine/Weapon-X Original Art (Marvel, 1991).... (1)
Barry Windsor-Smith Marvel Comics Presents #84 Story Page 3 Wolverine/Weapon-X Original Art (Marvel, 1991).... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Barry Windsor-Smith Eternal Warrior #7 Cover Enhanced Original Art (Valiant, 1993).... (1)
Barry Windsor-Smith Eternal Warrior #7 Cover Enhanced Original Art (Valiant, 1993).... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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