Nelson Alexander Ross
Born: 1970 in Portland, Oregon
Pen Name: Alex Ross Connection to Illinois: Ross lives in Chicago. Biography: Alex Ross studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, then honed his craft as a storyboard artist before entering the field of comics. In 1993, Marvelshis groundbreaking miniseries with writer Kurt Busiekcreated a wider acceptance for painted comics. In 1996 he and writer Mark Waid produced the equally successful Kingdom Come for DC Comics, and followed those up with an extensive series of work including magazine and album covers, as well as a poster for the Academy Awards. Ross has also been the subject of two monographs written and designed by Chip KiddMythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross and Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross. His latest book is The Alex Ross Marvel Comics Poster Book (Abrams ComicArts, Spring 2021).His extensive work for DC/Vertigo includes Absolute Justice League, Uncle Sam, Astro City, Justice, and Justice Society of America. Ross has continued producing work for Marvel Comics, including the Earth X trilogy, Spider-Man, and the Avengers. His work outside of comics includes magazine and album covers, as well as the poster for the 2002 Academy Awards. Ross is currently creating a variety of art prints, including works of the Beatles, Universal Monsters, and Disney characters, among others.
ISBN: 1401224156 OCLC: 316029451 DC Comics, New York : ©2009. The spectacular 12-issue series by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger and Doug Braithwaite is collected in this amazing, oversized, slipcased Absolute edition. The members of the Justice League of America are about to learn they aren't the only ones who can band together toward a common goal.--Publisher's website.
|Clive Barker's Hellraiser: Collected Best Volume 1
ISBN: 0971024928 OCLC: 58386609 Checker Book Pub. Group, Centerville, OH : ©2002.
ISBN: 0785118756 OCLC: 62356220 Marvel Comics, New York : 2005.
|Earth X Trilogy Companion
ISBN: 0785124179 OCLC: 154696741 Marvel Pub., New York : ©2008.
|I'd Love to Draw!
ISBN: 1781169209 OCLC: 871508838 Titan Books New York : 2014 The lost work of American illustration legend Andrew Loomis, published for the very first time. Carefully cleaned and restored from the original manuscript by a team of experts and featuring additional instruction by comic book icon Alex Ross--Page 4 of cover.
|Immortal Hulk By Alex Ross Poster Book TPB
ISBN: 1302926756 OCLC: 1193066518 Marvel 2021
|Justice Society of America Vol. 2: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 1
ISBN: 1401216900 OCLC: 236340266 DC Comics, New York : 2008. The world's first super-team is renewed by a new generation of heroes, promising to uphold the legacy of their predecessors and inspire other heroes across the world. This volume focuses on the individual members of the team. Nathan Heywood, the grandson of Commander Steel, awakens to find himself transformed into the team's newest member, Citizen Steel. All American powerhouse Liberty Belle races to stop the Justice Society's troubled young recruit, Damage, from making the worst mistake of his life. Plus, the secrets of 52 begin to reveal themselves to the Justice Society.
|Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 2
ISBN: 1401219144 OCLC: 226357548 DC Comics, New York : ©2008. The world's first and greatest super-team continues to expand, welcoming extraordinary individuals whose powers are the legacy of heroes gone by, but evil has a legacy as well.--Page 4 of cover.
|Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come, Part 3
ISBN: 140122167X OCLC: 232980514 DC Comics, New York : ©2009. The Kingdom Come Superman is the survivor of a terrifying alternative universe where hero turned against hero and the world ended in a crash of thunder. Now in our universe and fighting alongside the heroes of the Justice Society of America, Superman sees the events of Kingdom Come starting again-- but this time, on our world--Page 4 of cover.
|Justice, Vol. 1
ISBN: 1401209696 OCLC: 75289369 DC Comics, New York : ©2006. Even though it seems a villain vs. heroes story, there is an ominous sense of something larger at hand. The JLA is taken out of commission and Lex Luthor and his allies become the new guardians of humanity.
|Justice, Vol. 2
ISBN: 1401212069 OCLC: 122262448 DC Comics New York : 2007 When a conspiracy of villains finds a way to defeat the Justice League, while looking like heroes to the public, the JLA reserve members must come up with a way to turn the tide against the villains.
ISBN: 1401290965 OCLC: 1085621418 DC Comics New York : 2019 In the near future, the DC Universe is spinning out of control. The new generation of heroes have lost their moral compass, becoming as reckless and violent as the villains they fight. The previous regime of heroes--the Justice League--returns under dire circumstances, which sets up a battle of the old guard against these uncompromising protectors in a conflict that will define what heroism truly is.
|Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross (Pantheon Graphic Library)
ISBN: 1101871970 OCLC: 1030445969 Pantheon [S.l.] : 2018 Thirteen years after his Eisner Award-winning, nationally best-selling Mythology, here is the long-awaited Marvel Comics counterpart, a retrospective celebration of the other half of the comics galaxy that is currently ruling the world: Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Black Panther, the Avengers, the X-Men, Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Fantastic Four. Alex is a legend. Even if you don't consider yourself a comics-head, you should check out his work to see what the best of the form has to offer.--Ta-Nehisi Coates. As he did for the DC characters in Mythology, Alex Ross now brings the heroes of the Marvel Universe into dynamic life as never before. Marvelocity includes more than 50 never-been-published sketches, working models, and other preparatory art, and a 14-panel portfolio gallery of Marvel's most beloved characters. And Ross has written a new 10-page story pitting Spider-Man against the Sinister Six--the webslinger's most popular villains--that ends with a stunning twist--
|Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross
ISBN: 0375422404 OCLC: 52092018 Pantheon Books, New York : ©2003. Celebrates the talents of DC Comics artist Alex Ross in a collection of his drawings, sketches, limited edition prints, and other artwork, all reproduced in full color, accompanied by a study of his creative process.
|Project Superpowers: Death Defying Devil Volume 1
ISBN: 1606900781 OCLC: 377745835 Dynamite Entertainment, Runnemede, NJ : ©2009-
|Rough Justice: The DC Comics Sketches of Alex Ross (Pantheon Graphic Library)
ISBN: 0307378780 OCLC: 422759288 Pantheon Books, New York : 2010. Private sketchbooks of the author reveal his pencil and ink drawings of DC Comics characters, nearly all of them appearing in print here for the first time. Includes deleted scenes and altered panels for the epic Kingdom Come saga, proposals for revamping classic properties as Batgirl, Captain Marvel, and an imagined son of Batman named Batboy, and unused alternate comic book cover ideas for the monthly Superman and Batman comics of 2008-2009.
|Rough Justice: The DC Comics Sketches of Alex Ross (Pantheon Graphic Library)
ISBN: 0375714901 OCLC: 422759288 Pantheon Books, New York : 2010. Private sketchbooks of the author reveal his pencil and ink drawings of DC Comics characters, nearly all of them appearing in print here for the first time. Includes deleted scenes and altered panels for the epic Kingdom Come saga, proposals for revamping classic properties as Batgirl, Captain Marvel, and an imagined son of Batman named Batboy, and unused alternate comic book cover ideas for the monthly Superman and Batman comics of 2008-2009.
|The Alex Ross Marvel Comics Poster Book
ISBN: 1419753762 OCLC: 1200494247 HARRY N ABRAMS, [S.l.] : 2021.
|The Dynamite Art of Alex Ross
ISBN: 160690244X OCLC: 751832599 Dynamite Entertainment New York : 2011
|Uncle Sam: Deluxe Edition
ISBN: 1401223486 OCLC: 498408081 DC Comics, New York : ©2009.