David Finch’s Back Pages
Every day this month I will share with you the first (at least as far as I know) U.S. professional work by a notable comic book creator. Here is an archive of the creators who have been featured so far.
Today’s featured creator is David Finch!
David Finch is one of the most popular artists in superhero comics today. He is popular enough that DC has given him his own Batman comic to draw AND write!
Here is some sample work from his recent Ultimatum crossover for Marvel Comics (inks by Danny Miki)…
Finch broke into comics as a young man in the mid-1990s, working for Top Cow. Finch’s first credit was on two issues of Codename: Srykeforce, but i’ll be honest, for the issues in question he drew pages along with some other artists, and their styles are not far enough apart for me to post pages from those issues with any confidence, as I couldn’t be sure that I was posting the RIGHT pencils!
Soon after the fill-in work, Finch could his big break in early 1995 with the Cyberforce Annual (Finch soon took over the art duties on the regular Cybeforce series) (inks by Aaron Sowd)…