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'''Richard Corben''' is a critically acclaimed American comic book painter and artist who has worked as both cover and interior artist on two ''Aliens'' and ''Aliens vs. Predator'' projects for [[Dark Horse Comics]].
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'''Richard Vance Corben''' (born October 1, [[1940]]) is an [[United States of America|American]] comic book painter and artist who provided art for the comics ''[[Aliens: Alchemy]]'' and ''[[Aliens vs. Predator: War]]'' for [[Dark Horse Comics]].
   
A much celebrated alternative-comics artist of the 1970s and 80s, Corben is perhaps most well known in the field for his work with Heavy Metal Magazine, where he carved out a particular niche for his pseudo-grotesque style of visceral painted artwork. Corben also collaborated with celebrated sci-fi author Harlan Ellison to continue the story from Ellison's well-known novel ''A Boy and His Dog,'' in the graphic novella ''Vic and Blood''. He is also credited as being a pioneer in the graphic novel medium, with his story Blood Star sometimes called the "first graphic novel" ever made.
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A much celebrated alternative-comics artist of the 1970s and 80s, Corben is perhaps most well known in the field for his work with ''[[Metal Mammoth, Inc.|Heavy Metal]]'' magazine, where he carved out a particular niche for his pseudo-grotesque style of visceral painted artwork. Corben also collaborated with celebrated sci-fi author Harlan Ellison to continue the story from Ellison's well-known novel ''A Boy and His Dog,'' in the graphic novella ''Vic and Blood''. He is also credited as being a pioneer in the graphic novel medium, with his story Blood Star sometimes called the "first graphic novel" ever made. He also illustrated the famous ''Bat Out of Hell'' album cover for rock and roll artist Meatloaf.
 
He also illustrated the famous ''Bat Out of Hell'' album cover for rock and roll artist Meatloaf.
 
   
 
Numerous well known figures in the comics and visual arts fields have praised Corben's work over time, including Aliens conceptual artist H.R. Gieger who said of Corben: "People like the American Richard Corben...are, in my view, maestros."
 
Numerous well known figures in the comics and visual arts fields have praised Corben's work over time, including Aliens conceptual artist H.R. Gieger who said of Corben: "People like the American Richard Corben...are, in my view, maestros."
   
 
==Credits==
 
==Credits==
*[http://avp.wikia.com/wiki/Aliens_vs._Predator:_War_(comic) Aliens vs. Predator: War (comic)]
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===Interior artist===
*[http://avp.wikia.com/wiki/Aliens:_Alchemy Aliens: Alchemy]
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====''Aliens''====
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*''[[Aliens: Alchemy]]''
==See also==
 
[[Dark Horse Comics]]
 
 
[[Aliens (Comics Series)]]
 
   
[[Aliens vs. Predator (Comics Series)]]
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===Cover artist===
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====''Aliens''====
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*''[[Aliens: Alchemy]]''
   
==External links==
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====''Aliens vs. Predator''====
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*''[[Aliens vs. Predator: War]]''
   
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==External Links==
 
Richard Corben's official website: http://www.corbenstudios.com
 
Richard Corben's official website: http://www.corbenstudios.com
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Latest revision as of 15:24, February 11, 2020

Richard Vance Corben (born October 1, 1940) is an American comic book painter and artist who provided art for the comics Aliens: Alchemy and Aliens vs. Predator: War for Dark Horse Comics.

A much celebrated alternative-comics artist of the 1970s and 80s, Corben is perhaps most well known in the field for his work with Heavy Metal magazine, where he carved out a particular niche for his pseudo-grotesque style of visceral painted artwork. Corben also collaborated with celebrated sci-fi author Harlan Ellison to continue the story from Ellison's well-known novel A Boy and His Dog, in the graphic novella Vic and Blood. He is also credited as being a pioneer in the graphic novel medium, with his story Blood Star sometimes called the "first graphic novel" ever made. He also illustrated the famous Bat Out of Hell album cover for rock and roll artist Meatloaf.

Numerous well known figures in the comics and visual arts fields have praised Corben's work over time, including Aliens conceptual artist H.R. Gieger who said of Corben: "People like the American Richard Corben...are, in my view, maestros."

CreditsEdit

Interior artistEdit

AliensEdit

Cover artistEdit

AliensEdit

Aliens vs. PredatorEdit

External LinksEdit

Richard Corben's official website: http://www.corbenstudios.com

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