DC COMICS - The Art of Glen Orbik
Glen Orbik was an American illustrator known for his fully painted paperback and comic covers, often executed in a noir style. In the 1970s, Orbik and his mother moved to Douglas County, Nevada. He is a 1981 graduate of Douglas High School in Minden. Orbik passed away in May 2015.
The beauty of Glen Orbik’s art lies in the human aspect of his work. Known for his powerful painted images, Orbik’s use of live models for his film noir-styled work, help him create figures with which the viewer can quickly identify on a human level.
Glen Orbik’s art has appeared in DC Comics publications such as “American Century,” “Pulp Heroes,” as well as in Superman, Batman, and Flash titles. His art is showcased in Marvel Comics, Image, as well as Universal and Sony, in addition to creating art for Star Wars and the “Dungeons and Dragons” series. Orbik has also rendered many book covers, including Ray Bradbury and Stephen King titles. - Clampett Studios, Publisher