Talk:Barry Windsor-Smith

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Valiant comics[edit]

The line "Windsor-Smith's design work produced some of the most original and important comic book characters since Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created the Marvel Universe." seems a mite excessive. Any external support ? -- Beardo 19:23, 29 April 2006 (UTC)

I have always liked Windsor-Smith, and at times, considered him my favorite comics artist, but this above quoted statement is surely POV (and definately not MY POV!!!)Odysseybookshop 16:31, 1 July 2006 (UTC)
Speaking of which, can anyone replace some of the art in the cover gallery, which is all represented by later work (which in my view is inferior), with some other, earlier pieces...at least this would give a balanced view of a three decade + career.


Agreed. His fine art pieces are completely ignored by this article on favor of his least-esteemed commercial work. Permission from BWS should be obtained to show works to better illustrate his range. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.242.228.186 (talkcontribs) 13:04, 23 September 2006
Do we need permission ? Aren't they covered by fair use ? Though in fact - are all these Valiant covers within fair use ? -- Beardo 21:08, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 02:18, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

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Data dump: links[edit]

Anarchangel (talk) 16:52, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

To Index? or not to Index?[edit]

Any thoughts on whether an index of BWS comics and other publications (prints/portfolios) should be either on this page or a linked page? Surprisingly, there's nothing of the kind available that I can see. The GCD entries are fairly complex to navigate, the Marvel index ditto (and obviously only geared to their publications, so incomplete). His own site dosn't even have a full list of either portfolios or comics. All considerations welcome, Cheers! Archiveangel (talk) 23:53, 8 December 2009 (UTC)