A look at the career of comics artist Jim Aparo.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Jim Aparo Fan Club Presidents meet...Jim Aparo!



At the convention in Chicago, July 5, 1992, Chris Khalaf, Jim Aparo, and Mike Gallaher meet for the first time. We must have spent about 16 hours chatting with Jim over the course of the convention, gathering all sorts of great stories, seeing his artwork in progress, introducing him to Grass Green for the first time, man, just so many great memories of hanging out with our favorite artist and finding him to be one of the sweetest, gracious guys you could imagine. At that time, Jim wasn't known for appearing at a lot of conventions, other than yearly appearances at a small Hartford convention, so Chris and I considered ourselves fortunate to meet up with him in Chicago (we were also fortunate that, for some strange reason, Jim wasn't swamped with fans, giving us lots of opportunities to hang out with him!).

6 comments:

  1. Great picture! He was fantastic when I met him in New York ten years later.

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  2. I love Jim Aparo's work, his like John Romita Jr's work is almost exclusively for DC, too bad he didn't do any work for Marvel I would have love to see him draw daredevil or spiderman or the fantastic four

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  3. what a great blog! i'm a huge aparo fan and i found you through the 'diversions of the groovy kind" blog. keep up the great work, i'll be watching!

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  4. Great Site! How bout a checklist of the books that featured Wander and Thane?

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  5. Great Blog, I am a huge Jim Aparo fan and am considering creating a web-site as an archive/testament/celebration of the work of Jim Aparo.

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  6. I really enjoy this blog. I have also started a blog dedicated to Jim Aparo - specifically making new Brave and the Bold covers utilizing his art. Check it out:

    http://braveandboldlost.blogspot.com/

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