Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Sam Agro

Sam Agro began his career in 1983, working as a storyboard artist in the animation industry producing hundreds of storyboards for shows like Ewoks and Droids, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and The Ripping Friends. Sam has written for TVO’s Polka Dot Shorts, the animated segments of Elliot Moose is on the Loose and many, many scripts for DC’s Looney Tunes and Block Party comics. Sam regularly performs improv and sketch comedy with the groups The Wrecking Crew and The Canadian Space Opera Company.

http://www.samagro.com/ (official website)

http://www.samagro.com/scripts.htm (Script samples by Sam).

http://www.paneltwo.com/ (Essays on writing comics by Sam).

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The piece shown above is one of over 40 pieces of original artwork featuring Wolverine donated to the Joe Shuster Awards for the Visions of an Icon Art Show and Sale by Canadian artists. The pieces were exhibited twice in 2009 – at the Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony in September and at the Speakeasy Comic Art Show in November. The original art pieces will be auctioned off on eBay in March 2010. Watch for announcements on this site!

Every day we will try to post an original piece and some information on the artist(s) that donated the work.