Alex Ross

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אלכס רוס, 앨릭스 로스, Nelson Alexander Ross, and 5 others Алекс Росс, الکس راس, アレックス ロス, Alex Ross, Ross
Jan. 22, 1970

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Nelson Alexander Ross (born January 22, 1970) is an American comic book writer and artist known primarily for his painted interiors, covers, and design work. He first became known with the 1994 miniseries Marvels, on which he collaborated with writer Kurt Busiek for Marvel Comics. He has since done a variety of projects for both Marvel and DC Comics, such as the 1996 miniseries Kingdom Come, which Ross co-wrote. Since then he has done covers and character designs for Busiek's series Astro City, and various projects for Dynamite Entertainment. His feature film work includes concept and narrative art for Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, and DVD packaging art for the M. Night Shyamalan film Unbreakable. He has done covers for TV Guide, promotional artwork for the Academy Awards, posters and packaging design for video games, and his renditions of superheroes have been merchandised as action figures.

Ross's style, which usually employs a combination of gouache and wash, has been said to exhibit "a Norman-Rockwell-meets-George-Pérez vibe", and has been praised for its realistic, human depictions of classic comic book characters. His rendering style, his attention to detail, and the perceived tendency of his characters to be depicted staring off into the distance …

Books by Alex Ross

Paul Dini, Bruce Jones, Paul Pope, Peter Kuper, Max Allan Collins, Mark Waid, Evan Dorkin, Dan Jurgens, Jen Van Meter, John Rhett Thomas, & more, Bruce Timm, Frank Quitely, Dean Haspiel, David Lloyd, Pasqual Ferry, Alex Ross: Captain America (Paperback, 2007, Marvel Comics) 4 stars

Captain America

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Chuck Kim, Tim Sale, Joe Kelly, Alex Ross, Jim Lee: Heroes. Volume one (2007) 4 stars

Heroes. Volume one

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