Visions of an Icon: Wolverine by Shane Kirshenblatt

Shane Kirshenblatt is a comic book writer, artist, freelance illustrator and painter who has done extensive work on Jack Lake Productions’ Classics Illustrated and Classics Junior Illustrated books. He is also the creator, writer and illustrator of the internationally published Dorothy Gale: Journey to Oz (Jack Lake Productions/ Freefall Entertainment) graphic novel series. Shane has over 10 years experience running workshops on creating comics.

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The piece shown above (accompanied by a digitally coloured print – see right) is one of the over 40 pieces 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.