CALGARY (660 NEWS) – There’s never any shortage of things to do at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, even with this year being dubbed the ‘Limited Edition’ version meaning only a fraction of the usual tickets were sold.
Every year, nerds and geeks of all shapes and sizes come out for the panels, celebrities, artist alley, vendors and cosplay but it’s the comic book artists who are at the heart of the show.
I had a chance to catch up with a couple of them, starting with the legendary Joe Rubenstein:
Josef “Joe” Rubinstein was born in Germany 1958 is a Hall of Fame comic book artist whose storied career spans more than four decades.
Some notable credits include the acclaimed 1982 Wolverine mini-series, the Infinity Gauntlet series and The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe.
Joe’s record-setting post on Marvel Comics’ saw him ink more pencillers than any other inker in history (and more than 2,500 comic books).
A prominent Canadian-based comic book artist is Toronto’s own Scott Hepburn.
Hepburn is most known for the Marvel comic series Deadpool, Spider-Man/Deadpool, and Drax.
Other titles in his career include Detective Comics, Flash, Powerman and Ironfist, Nova, and Star Wars: Clone Wars.
The next Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo runs from April 21-24, 2022 at Stampede Park.