Michael William Kaluta

Michael William Kaluta

Also known as Michael Kaluta; Kaluta, Michael; Mike Kaluta; Kaluta, Mike

Nationality: American

Biography:
Michael W. Kaluta (American, b. 1947): After producing drawings for dozens of fanzines in the early sixties, Michael W. Kaluta broke into professional comics with work for Charlton. Soon he was working for DC, where he produced standout horror and fantasy covers and stories. Among DC fans, Kaluta is perhaps most celebrated for his outstanding work on Carson of Venus, and the Shadow series. By 1976, Kaluta was largely out of monthly comic books, creating fantasy art in a workspace alongside fellow artists Jeff Jones, Bernie Wrightson, and Barry Smith, and this group became collectively known as "The Studio." Later Kaluta works have included the space opera Starstruck, stories about the Shadow, countless fantasy covers, book illustrations, and more


 

Michael William Kaluta Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Michael Kaluta Doorway to Nightmare #1 Cover Original Art (DC, 1978)
Michael Kaluta Doorway to Nightmare #1 Cover Original Art (DC, 1978)....
Lot 92096
Auction 7139
Saturday, August 6, 2016
$20,315.00
Michael Kaluta Stealer of Souls Painting Original Art (1988)
Michael Kaluta Stealer of Souls Painting Original Art (1988)....
Lot 91153
Auction 7104
Saturday, February 21, 2015
$17,925.00
Mike Kaluta and Bernie Wrightson The Shadow #3 Page 18 Original Art (DC, 1974)
Mike Kaluta and Bernie Wrightson The Shadow #3 Page 18 Original Art (DC, 1974)....
Lot 92052
Auction 7158
Saturday, February 25, 2017
$11,950.00
Michael Kaluta Furies and Tombs of the Heretics Painting Original Art (1975)
Michael Kaluta Furies and Tombs of the Heretics Painting Original Art (1975)....
Lot 91152
Auction 7104
Saturday, February 21, 2015
$6,572.50
Michael W. Kaluta The Shadow #6 Page 2 Original Art (DC, 1974)
Michael W. Kaluta The Shadow #6 Page 2 Original Art (DC, 1974)....
Lot 92188
Auction 7059
Friday, May 11, 2012
$6,572.50

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