Wayne Nichols talks about his experience as a comic book artist

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Wayne Nichols is an acclaimed Australian comic book artist and commercial illustrator, best known for his work in the United States illustrating titles for Marvel Comics (‘The Incredible Hulk’, ‘Exiles’), IDW Publishing (‘Orphan Black’, ‘The X-Files’) and Dark Horse Comics (‘Star Wars: The Force Unleashed’, ‘Falling Skies’). This mural – commissioned by QAGOMA for ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ – was designed by Nichols and captures the dynamism of Spider-Man swinging through the streets of New York City. As a nod to the drawing process that still underpins comic artwork creation today, the mural has been hand-painted directly onto the wall.

Wayne Nichols’ ink wall-drawing ‘Homage to Spider-Man’ 2017 is on view in the exhibition.

Experience ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’, the largest Marvel exhibition ever presented, only showing at GOMA in Brisbane / 27 May – 3 September 2017