Marvel has chosen eight artists as creators renowned with its Stormbreakers initiative which has just been announced , and now the Publisher is launching a sketchbook so fans (and retailers) can learn more about the artists.
On November 18th, the Stormbreakers 2020 sketchbook will contain (you guessed it) class 2020 sketches. As a reminder, the artists are RB Silva, Carmen Carnero, Natacha Bustos, Iban Coello, Peach Momoko, Joshua Cassara, Juan Cabal, and Patrick Gleason.
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"These eight artists have proven their talent andtheir unmatched passion for storytelling, and just like Beta Ray Bill, they're truly worthy of taking over as one of Marvel's Stormbreakers. , the next generation of elite artists, ”says Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief CB Cebulski. "We can't wait to show you the rest. And to all our Stormbreakers - grab your hammer! "
Marvel sends preferred retailers 25 copies of each sketchbook free of charge, and sells lots of 25 lots for $ 10 each - or a wholesale price of 40 ¢ Each. It is up to the retailers to offer them free to retailers or to pay for them.
This will be the first step in a multi-part awareness campaign for the artists of Marvel's Stormbreakers. In December, everyone will design a Stormbreakers-themed variant cover for them.r one of Marvel's major ongoing titles.
"You need to have a special skill set to draw comics at the highest level, " says Joe Quesada, executive vice president of Marvel Comics. "Like the best illustrators, you have to be able to draw anything and everything at any given time, have a keen eye for storytelling from a master director film, the ability to convey emotions to characters like the world's greatest performers and the imaginations of the greatest storytellers in history.
"But to be a Marvel comic artist you need all of that as well than the ability to get your characters and your stories off the page. They need to be larger than life, but grounded enough that we all see ourselves in them. We are delighted to bring together Marvel 's Stormbreakers, a team of promising talent who will carry on this legacy. "
The cStormbreakers 2020 sketch arnet goes on sale November 18.
Marvel artists 's Stormbreakers have a high bar to measure up. Read our list of the best Marvel stories of all time .