Being an avid reader of comic books since, well lets just say I’ve read quite a few, has not only enabled me to escape momentarily into a largely innocent world of fantasy, but it exposes me to upcoming artists, story-tellers, through both written word and illustration.
It comes as no surprise that a young uber-talent by the name of Sam Weber is now making his mark with forays into the far wider reaching medium of commercial art, or to put it more succinctly.. commercial art has found him. And good on him.
I first became aware of his work as cover artist on a run of House of Mystery comics for a major American publisher.. It’s funny, but even back then I was struck by the unworldly talent this guy displayed, and pegged him for greatness. So if you’ve never heard of him, familiarise yourself with his name and work. And if it strikes a chord, pass it on.