COMIC BOOK ART continues to infiltrate American popular culture on all fronts, with Hollywood green-lighting countless films and television shows based on four-color characters beloved by generations; the art gallery and museum worlds are exhibiting comic-inspired work; the academic world is teaching and studying comics; pop culture conventions like San Diego's annual Comicon International have sprouted up all over the country; and elite publications like The New York Times reviewing "graphic novels." Yet, for all its growth in the pop cultural marketplace, comic book art’s potential as quality, commercial illustration has barely been tapped. Arlen Schumer is here to change that. Over the course of his career—he became a member of The Society of Illustrators— Arlen’s created comic book-styled art for the advertising and editorial markets, garnering industry awards and acclaim. He combines backgrounds in graphic design and advertising illustration with expertise in—and enthusiasm for—the comic book medium, producing distinctive imagery that stands out from the crowd of conventional illustration and photography. Arlen knows that everyone reads comics, understands their vocabulary, and (secretly) loves them. Young and old. All classes and colors. Everyone. Now Arlen is being represented by The David Goldman Agency. “I’ve known and loved Arlen’s work for years,” said Goldman,” and I’m thrilled to finally bring his distinctive comic style to a wider world of illustration—and to the world!"
Cartoon, Design, Digital, Figurative, Graphic, Lettering, Line with Color, Pen & Ink, Photoillustration, Realism, Film/Entertainment, Pop-Up
Action, Adventure, Animals, Book Covers, Celebrities, Character Development, Comic Book, Computers, Editorial, Fantasy, Fashion/Cosmetics, Futuristic, Greeting Cards, Historical, Music, Mystery, People, Political, Portrait, Posters, Romance, Sci-Fi, Sports, Technology, Americana, Feminine, Masculine, Environmental