With the AMA coming I thought this would be an interesting topic.
Frank Quitely is one of my favorite artists. He’s one of your favorite artists. He’s one of everyone’s favorite artists.
In all, however, he has a really odd and unusual style to be one of the hottest artists of a generation, at least compared to Adams in the 70s, Byrne or Miller in the 80s, Lee and McFarlane in the 90s, and so on. His style is non-traditional and eccentric in a lot of ways (OK, so were Adams and McFarlane at the times), yet he is among the 3 or 5 most popular artists. And sure it doesn’t hurt that he really only works with Grant Morrison and Mark Millar who sell loads of books either way, but he helped make their reputations, too.
Anyway, can you discuss what about his style speaks to you? Feel free to use examples if you like.