HerlaErlkingand Alichino devil Although the origins of the Harlequin are obscure there are several theories for how the character came to be. One theory posits that the name is derived from a bird with polychromatic feathers called a Harle  Another theory suggest that the name Harlequin is taken from that of a mischievous "devil" or "demon" character in popular French passion plays. It originates with an Old French term herlequin, hellequin, first attested in the 11th century, by the chronicler Orderic Vitaliswho recounts a story of a monk who was pursued by a troop of demons when wandering on the coast of Normandy France at night. Zan Ganassawhose troupe is first mentioned in Mantua in the late s, is one of the earliest known actors suggested to have performed the part,  although there is "little hard evidence to support [it].
Steranko's famous Hulk Annual 1 cover re-drawn! An image from Captain America A review by William T. When I saw the originals inI was stunned by the beauty and brilliance of these works. The cover of this game book later became a newly coloured cover for a convention programme.
Steranko produced a concept for a science fiction series for Marvel Comics to be called O'Ryanns Odyssey. Marvel rejected the series as too far-out. Here are some of the character sketches.
Working with Harlan Ellison always seemed to bring the best forward as this illustration from Amazing Stories demonstrates. One of Steranko's Theatre of Concept characters appeared on the cover of a game book. This is the stunning cover used on an oversized French edition of Steranko's Nick Fury stories.
Steranko produced a glow-in-the-dark poster for a Chef-boyar-dee promotion of the X-Men. Jim utilized his famous laws of action, but inked it in a 90's style.
Steranko was asked to re-paint some of the Shadow series Steranko was a card magician in the early 's and a book of his card magic was published in Presented here are some of the very imaginative chapter headings from Steranko on Cards.
An Australian trading card company was issuing a Phantom card series and made Steranko an offer he couldn't refuse. Jim produced this magnificent painting. In the late 's Steranko was an escape artist.
In a issue of Genii magazine he detailed his escapes in a 50 page article entitled Steranko's World of Escapes. Presented here are some illustrations of some imagined escapes.
The rare experimental front and back cover on the Victorian special edition. Original cover art for Western Gunfighters Steranko's most sublime painting. Collage as comic book art. This perfect black and white image was taken from the French edition.
Steranko's creative process revealed on the Scorpio Shield covers. Steranko meets Dali in this dream sequence.
Steranko's version of Catwoman.Harlequin (/ ˈ h ɑːr l ə k w ɪ n /; Italian: Arlecchino [arlekˈkiːno], French: Arlequin [aʁləkɛ̃], Old French Harlequin) is the best-known of the zanni or comic servant characters from the Italian Commedia dell'timberdesignmag.com role is traditionally believed to have been introduced by Zan Ganassa in the late 16th century, was definitively popularized by the Italian actor Tristano Martinelli.
This is a hassle-free site -- no popups, no sound, no user IDs, no spyware, and no huge graphics. Enjoy. Harlan Ellison Dead Born: 5/27/ in Cleveland, Ohio, USA Died: 6/28/ Age: 84 Full name: Harlan Jay Ellison Noted For: science-fiction author; works include "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman () and I Have No Mouth, .
An illustrated review of the Steranko Nick Fury Agent of Shield Artist's Edition Vol.1 by Michael Hawthorne. View some of Steranko's finest works from the COMP stage to the fully COMPLETED versions. Jun 28, · Author of ‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman’ and ‘I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream’.
This is a hassle-free site -- no popups, no sound, no user IDs, no spyware, and no huge graphics. Enjoy. Harlan Ellison Dead Born: 5/27/ in Cleveland, Ohio, USA Died: 6/28/ Age: 84 Full name: Harlan Jay Ellison Noted For: science-fiction author; works include "Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman () and I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream ().
Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman" is a science fiction short story by American writer Harlan Ellison. It is nonlinear in that the narrative begins in the middle, then moves to the beginning, then the end, without the use of timberdesignmag.com appearing in the science fiction magazine Galaxy in December , it won the Hugo Award, the .