Sunday, March 13, 2016

Cover Artist: J. Scott Campbell

J. Scott Campbell is an American comic book artist best known for his work on Gen13 and Danger Girl.  He received his start in comic books working at Wildstorm Productions where he co-created Gen13 with Jim Lee and Brandon Choi.  He helped found the Cliffhanger imprint of Wildstorm Productions where he created Danger Girl.  In recent years, he has become mostly a cover artist, achieving notoriety with his covers for the Amazing Spider-Man.  His artwork is distinctive and known for his long, thin figures.  Campbell cites Art Adams as an inspiration for his work.

J. Scott Campbell created three connecting covers for Star Wars #1, Darth Vader #1, and Princess Leia #1.  These covers are 1:50 incentive variants.

Star Wars #1i - Marvel Comics, U.S. (January 2015)
J. Scott Campbell 1:50 variant
Star Wars: Darth Vader #1i - Marvel Comics, U.S. (February 2015)
J. Scott Campbell 1:50 variant
Star Wars: Princess Leia #1i - Marvel Comics, U.S. (March 2015)
J. Scott Campbell 1:50 variant

A black and white variant of J. Scott Campbell's cover to Star Wars #1 was used for the Four Color Grails exclusive.

Star Wars #1aa - Marvel Comics, U.S. (March 2015)
Four Color Grails exclusive
J. Scott Campbell also created a unique cover for The Cargo Hold exclusive for Star Wars #1.  There is a 3000 copy color version and a 1500 copy black and white version.

Star Wars #1ag - Marvel Comics, U.S. (January 2015)
The Cargo Hold exclusive
Star Wars #1ah - Marvel Comics, U.S. (January 2015)
The Cargo Hold black and white exclusive

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