"My entire approach to drawing and painting superheroes owes its genesis to Loomis' work." --Alex Ross
"This hardbound edition is a facsimile of the original edition, which came out in 1943. Since I have the earlier edition as well as the new one, I was able to compare them side-by-side. The new version is much better." --Boing Boing
"A must-have ... This is a long-lost treasure that has been rediscovered" --Imagine FX
"Holding this book is like holding a time capsule, beautifully preserved in spirit for the next crop of future artists in the generations to come." --Arts Sketch
"The Holy Grail of art instruction books." --Ain't It Cool News
About the Author
Andrew Loomis was born in 1892. After studying art, he moved to Chicago, eventually opening his own studio, working in editorial and advertising for most of the top clients of the time including Kellogg's, Coca Cola, Lucky Strike, and more. He also became renowned as an art teacher and his instructional books on illustration and art are acclaimed classics in the field. He died in 1959.