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Richard Corben

Richard Corben

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Anderson, Missouri

Biography:
Richard Corben originally studied to be an animator. His first comic book work was for horror-related Underground titles like Fantagor, Grim Wit and Slow Death. He moved on to horror comics published by James Warren (Creepy, Eerie, Vampirella), and then to Heavy Metal, the American version of the French comics magazine, M├ętal Hurlant. His most famous creation for Heavy Metal, Den, was later featured in the animated Heavy Metal movie.

Corben has gone on to a career as an illustrator, and he has won several awards, like the Shazam Award and the CINE Golden Eagle. He continues to do occasional comics work for various publishers, including Marvel and IDW

 

Richard Corben Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Richard Corben Hot Stuf' #1 Complete 5-Page Story Original Art (Sal Quartuccio, 1974).... (Total: 5 Original Art)
Richard Corben Hot Stuf' #1 Complete 5-Page Story Original Art (Sal Quartuccio, 1974).... (Total: 5 Original Art)
Lot 93064
Auction 7141
Saturday, November 19, 2016
$45,410.00
Richard Corben Creepy #66 Complete 7-page Story "Pinball Wizard" Original Art (Warren, 1974)
Richard Corben Creepy #66 Complete 7-page Story "Pinball Wizard" Original Art (Warren, 1974)....
Lot 92057
Auction 7007
Friday, May 22, 2009
$17,925.00
Richard Corben - "Island of the Lizard King" Paperback Cover Painting Original Art (Dell, 1985).... (Total: 3...
Richard Corben - "Island of the Lizard King" Paperback Cover Painting Original Art (Dell, 1985).... (Total: 3 Items)
Lot 43214
Auction 827
Friday, February 29, 2008
$15,535.00
Richard Corben Hot Stuf' #3 Story Page 2 Original Art (Sal Quartuccio, 1978)
Richard Corben Hot Stuf' #3 Story Page 2 Original Art (Sal Quartuccio, 1978)....
Lot 94331
Auction 7169
Saturday, November 18, 2017
$6,572.50
Richard Corben Hot Stuf' #3 Story Page 7 Original Art (Sal Quartuccio, 1978)
Richard Corben Hot Stuf' #3 Story Page 7 Original Art (Sal Quartuccio, 1978)....
Lot 93056
Auction 7169
Saturday, November 18, 2017
$6,273.75

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