Murphy Anderson

Murphy Anderson

Nationality: American

Biography:
Murphy Anderson (American, b. 1926): established himself as one of the finest pencilers and inkers of the Silver and Bronze Ages, primarily at DC. A fan of Golden Age legend Lou Fine, Anderson perfected a fine line brush technique that rivaled that of his artistic idol. Among the many characters that Anderson worked on are Adam Strange, the Atom, the Flash, Green Lantern, Batman, and Superman, as well as some of the covers for the Justice League of America. Among the key pencilers that Anderson teamed with were fellow DC legends Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane, and Curt Swan. Anderson did the artwork solo for stories featuring Hawkman, the Spectre, and the Atomic Knights. In addition to his work in comic books, Anderson also drew the Buck Rogers comic strip in 1947-49, and again in 1958-59. In later years Anderson has drawn many outstanding cover re-creations, including some that were based on the work of the aforementioned Lou Fine


 

Murphy Anderson Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Murphy Anderson Justice League of America #14 Cover First JLA Appearance of the Atom Original Art (DC, 1962).... (Total:...
Murphy Anderson Justice League of America #14 Cover First JLA Appearance of the Atom Original Art (DC, 1962).... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 92044
Auction 7079
Saturday, August 3, 2013
$44,812.50
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #144 Atomic Knights Cover Original Art (DC, 1962)
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #144 Atomic Knights Cover Original Art (DC, 1962)....
Lot 92003
Auction 7147
Saturday, August 29, 2015
$28,680.00
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #159 Cover Original Art (DC, 1963)
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #159 Cover Original Art (DC, 1963)....
Lot 92139
Auction 7158
Saturday, February 25, 2017
$15,535.00
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #159 Cover Original Art (DC, 1963)
Murphy Anderson Strange Adventures #159 Cover Original Art (DC, 1963)....
Lot 92009
Auction 7093
Saturday, May 17, 2014
$10,157.50
Murphy Anderson Sub-Mariner Comics #1 Cover Re-Creation Original Art (undated)
Murphy Anderson Sub-Mariner Comics #1 Cover Re-Creation Original Art (undated)....
Lot 92016
Auction 7007
Friday, May 22, 2009
$5,676.25

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ItemCurrent Bid
Murphy Anderson Hawkman #20 Story Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1967)
Murphy Anderson Hawkman #20 Story Page 5 Original Art (DC, 1967)....
Lot 93266
Auction 7166
Saturday, August 12, 2017
$110.00
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