Visions of an Icon: Wolverine and Jean Grey by J. Korim

J. Korim graduated from the Classical Animation Program at Sheridan College. Since then he’s worked in comic books (Neozoic for Red 5 Comics, Rotogin for Sunscript Studios), video games, animation, short films, advertising, even album covers. He’s also an experienced storyboard artist, illustrator, conceptual design, etc… “anything that requires a drawing board and whole lotta style and imagination” is his specialty. Some of the companies he’s worked with so far include: Red 5 Comics – Image Comics – Sunscript Studios – Nike – Jordan Mechner (creator of Prince Of Persia ) – Adidas – Spy Films – Microsoft – JetBlue – Hewlett Packard – Bedford Unicycles.

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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.