CrossGen artists honored with appearance in prestigious art book

Mon, April 8th, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Founder/Former Owner

Official Press Release

[Meridian #14]TAMPA, FL., - The Spectrum jury has selected two pieces

submitted by CrossGen Comics for inclusion in Spectrum 9: The Best in

Contemporary Fantastic Art being published in October 2002 by Underwood

Books. Spectrum is the internationally distributed, annual collection of the

best in science fiction, fantasy, and comic illustration selected from book

covers, comics, art galleries, and more. The chosen pieces are the cover of

Meridian #14 by Steven McNiven, Tom Simmons, and Morry Hollowell, and

Sojourn #4, page 14 by Greg Land, Drew Geraci, and Caesar Rodriguez.

A panel of judges consisting of Rick Berry, Tim Bruckner, Terese Nielsen,

Phil Hale, David DeVries, and Bob Haas reviewed the submitted CrossGen

pieces. A letter was then sent to CrossGen Art Director Bart Sears with the


"We're honored to be included in this prestigious book," said Sears. "We're

very proud of all the work the teams are doing here at CrossGen and it's

nice to see that such a prominent outside source has confirmed it for us.

Having our art placed alongside the quality talent that Spectrum annually

features is a great pat on the back for a job well done."

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