Joe Sinnott: 1926 to 2020

Joe Sinnott: 1926 to 2020

We’ve lost another great from the Golden Age of comics…

Love this piece by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

In My Not So Humble Opinion

Legendary comic book artist Joe Sinnott passed away on June 25th at the age of 93. Sinnott had such a long and distinguished career as an artist that I really could not do him justice in a short blog post. I will touch upon a few highlights, but for a much more detailed examination of his career I strongly urge everyone to get a copy of Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life & Art of Joe Sinnott written by Tim Lasiuta from TwoMorrows Publishing.

Fantastic Four #57 (Dec 1966) cover artwork by Jack Kirby & Joe Sinnott

Joe Sinnott was born in Saugerties, NY on October 16, 1926, and he lived in that area for almost his entire life. Following service in the U.S Navy during World War II, Sinnott attended the Cartoonists and Illustrators School (now known as the School of Visual Arts).

One of his instructors was…

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Avengers of the 1950: What-If Marvel Animates this Story from 1978?

Avengers of the 1950: What-If Marvel Animates this Story from 1978?

   Back in the late 70's I picked this incredible story up in a bulk buy deal. It was my very first "What-If" comic, and it blew my mind. The concept of a story set in a version of the Marvel universe that never existed was incredible to me. I think it is prime fodder [...]