Spidey battles the Demogoblin on this dynamic page from the "Spirits of Venom" crossover storyline with Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance. Ink, white paint, and halftone over graphite on Marvel Bristol board with an image area of 10" x 15.25". Signed by Saviuk at the bottom, text paste-ups, punched holes in the side margins, with light residue staining and handling wear; otherwise, in Excellent condition.
Alex Saviuk is an American comic book artist. He graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 1974 and began his professional career with DC Comics three years later. For this company, he illustrated characters such as 'Superman', 'Green Lantern' and 'The Flash' for DC Comics Presents. In the 1980s he was a regular artist for Action Comics, drawing features like 'Steel Man', 'The Atom', 'Air-Wave', and 'Aquaman'.
By the mid 1980s, Saviuk moved over to Marvel, where he started out doing cover work for titles such as 'New Universe' and a run on 'Defenders of the Earth'. But he became best known for his work on 'Spider-Man', starting a seven-year run on 'Web of Spider-Man' in 1988. Between 1994 and 1996 he drew the series 'Spider-Man Adventures', that later became 'The Adventures of Spider-Man', and that was based on the animated series. He draws the 'Amazing Spider-Man' Sunday newspaper strip from scripts by Stan Lee since 1997 and since 2003 he also serves as the inker of Larry Lieber's daily 'Spider-Man' strip.
In 1997 and 1998 Saviuk also drew a lot of 'The X-Files' stories for Topps comics. He is also an artist with the Swedish publisher Egmont and the Australian publisher Frew on stories wit 'The Phantom'. He also assisted Will Eisner on a story of 'The Spirit' in 2005.
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