BOB LARKIN THE ILLUSTRATED MAN

BOB LARKIN THE ILLUSTRATED MAN
Mr. Larkin is an American Illustrating Legend
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Newsflash! The Bob Larkin Movie


Casting has been announced on "The Bob Larkin Story"!

Paul Giammatti (with hairpiece in place) will play the younger Robert J., and Mark Hamill will play the grizzled veteran illustrator.

Look for it soon on big screens everywhere.

"See Bob Larkin draw! See Bob Larkin paint! See Bob Larkin pose as a chimp!"

Thanks to Steve Roman for the tip.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Bob Larkin: Hulk/Doc Savage Pencils

Here is a close-up of pencils done by Bob for Glenn Horner.

"Hulk Smash puny Doc!" Not!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Christopher Lee RIP 1922-2015

 Christopher Lee has passed away at the age of 93.

Famous for his Hammer films portrayls of Count Dracula, he was 007's The Man With the Golden Gun, and later starred in the Star Wars and Lord of the Rings movies.

Rest in Peace, Mr. Lee.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Bob Larkin: Artwork Montage


Here are some of Bob's pre-professional artwork including superheroes and Beatles and Rolling Stones.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Bob Larkin: Cover Comparisons Part 2

Interestingly, in 1980, when Marvel released its multiple collected versions of the comic adaptation of Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, the only cover art that was used for all versions was Bob’s painting—no imitations here!
 
Steve Roman

Bob Larkin: Cover Comparisons

Back in the 1970s and 1980s, when Marvel Comics became the go-to publisher of comics adapting blockbuster films, they often released multiple versions of the same adaptation, in different formats. Case in point: 1977’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and 1978’s Battlestar Galactica, which were both published as magazine-sized issues of Marvel Super Special (#3 and #8, respectively) and as oversized treasury editions. But they didn’t use the same cover art.

Steve Roman