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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 #8 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)
Barry Smith Conan the Barbarian #8 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1971)....
Lot 93236
Auction 7141
Saturday, November 19, 2016
$59,750.00
Barry Smith Something ic waes [Something I Was] Signed Limited Edition Print #105/1000 (Gorblimey Press, 1974)
Barry Smith Something ic waes [Something I Was] Signed Limited Edition Print #105/1000 (Gorblimey Press, 1974)....
Lot 14655
Auction 121816
Sunday, April 22, 2018
$57.00
Barry Windsor-Smith and Alex Bialy Rune #6 Story Page 12 Original Art (Malibu, 1994)
Barry Windsor-Smith and Alex Bialy Rune #6 Story Page 12 Original Art (Malibu, 1994)....
Lot 13148
Auction 121811
Sunday, March 18, 2018
$2,151.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Barry Windsor-Smith National Lampoon #26 May, 1972 "Norman the Barbarian" Faux Cover Original Art (National La...
Barry Windsor-Smith National Lampoon #26 May, 1972 "Norman the Barbarian" Faux Cover Original Art (National Lampoo...
Lot 91058
Auction 7187
Thursday, May 10, 2018
$750.00
Barry Windsor-Smith, Sal Buscema, Dan Adkins, and Chic Stone Conan the Barbarian #23 Story Page 16 Original Art (M
Barry Windsor-Smith, Sal Buscema, Dan Adkins, and Chic Stone Conan the Barbarian #23 Story Page 16 Original Art (M...
Lot 93292
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$260.00
Barry Windsor-Smith - Wolverine Specialty Illustration Original Art (1990)
Barry Windsor-Smith - Wolverine Specialty Illustration Original Art (1990)....
Lot 93293
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$260.00
Barry Windsor-Smith, Bob Layton, and Paul Autio Unity #0 Story Page 16 Original Art (Valiant, 1992)
Barry Windsor-Smith, Bob Layton, and Paul Autio Unity #0 Story Page 16 Original Art (Valiant, 1992)....
Lot 93294
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$130.00
Barry Windsor-Smith and Bob Layton Unity #1 Story Page 1 Enhanced Original Art (Valiant, 1992/2000s)
Barry Windsor-Smith and Bob Layton Unity #1 Story Page 1 Enhanced Original Art (Valiant, 1992/2000s)....
Lot 93295
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$24.00

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