Rate the comic book artist: Keith Giffen

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Poll Rate the comic book artist: Keith Giffen (13 votes)

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Today's rate the comic book artist segment features Keith Giffen. Although you may possibly know him more for his writing accreditation, being the main writer for the acclaimed Marvel comic event known as Annihilation, the classic Justice League International, the creator of Lobo and as a co-writer (as well as an artist) of a run of possibly the most beloved Legion of Super-Heroes run of all time.

Inspired and influenced by the works of Jack Kirby, Jim Starlin and George Pérez throughout his life (sometimes too inspired for his own good) , Giffen has drawn a number of comic books such as the Legion story known as the Great Darkness Saga, OMAC, Forever People, 52 and his own self aware creation, Ambush Bug.

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#2  Edited By Vishop_

Giffen>>>> Starlin. He is one of my favorite creators in comics.

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8, he illustrated The Great Darkness Saga pretty nicely.

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@vishop_ said:

Giffen>>>> Starlin. He is one of my favorite creators in comics.

Justice League International is one of my favorite runs.

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...Like a 6.

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@infantfinite128: He was mostly renowned for his Legion of Super Heroes mythos. But honestly I think I liked his work more when he recreated several characters through Annihilation.

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An 8 or a 9 somewhere around there. his work was at times an imitation of Jack Kirby, but it was still good and achieves the objective of telling a story clearly.

he wasn't as good as many of his peers in the 80s. but that doesn't mean he was bad, the standard was super high back then.

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It's a very peculiar art style. While I don't hate it, I wouldn't call it a favourite either. 6-7/10 I guess.

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#16  Edited By DeathandGrim

Gotta go with 6. His still looks really close to JRJR but thankfully isn't anywhere close to as stiff and square as JRJR. But still is awkward to look at.

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#17  Edited By Eeef

8 or 9. Most of Giffen's art heavily relies on whoever inks his work. Since some can muddle with the art style and change it's tone.

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#18  Edited By Ghostodoofus2

Another idea: Steve McNiven.

Pardon me for frequently making suggestions, it's up to you when to do a thread for the artists I suggest of course.

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I did one of these threads and got like 6 replies. Only difference is I’ll say who draws a specific character better. Usually a character I like.