George Perez Collection Displayed in Studio ~ Lifetime Achievement Award For Sale
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George Perez Collection Displayed in Studio ~ Lifetime Achievement Award:
About the item:
From the George Pérez Collection... This Galacticon & SciFi Lifetime Achievement Award in Comics and Media was presented to Mr. Pérez in 2013. It stands approximately 7 1/2 inches tall and was prominently displayed in Mr. Pérez's home studio alongside many other personal mementos from his career. It includes a certificate of authenticity from Vault Collectibles (dba on as empire.sales). Please see below for more information about Mr. Pérez and his collection.
The George Pérez Collection
Vault Collectibles is honored to bring George Pérez’s personal collection to and to share his tremendous legacy with his countless fans and collectors.
The Collection includes hundreds of items from Mr. Pérez's estate; items the artist kept over the years and stored/displayed in his studio. Many of the comics are graded and certified by the comic industry's preeminent grading service, Comics Guaranty Company (CGC). All non-CGC graded items will include a Vault Collectibles Certificate of Authenticity (including some raw comic books as well as graphic novels, magazines, and posters, plus unique items such industry recognition awards and even some hand-made gifts Mr. Pérez received from fans, all of which come from the artist's studio and were proudly displayed there by Mr. Pérez.
Fans will have a wide variety to choose from in these sales and will see not only the depth and scope of Mr.Pérez'scontributions to the unique art form of comicsbut his tremendous accomplishments in the field as well.
About George Pérez
George Pérez’s amazing career spans five decades, beginning in 1974 with a 2-page spread inAstonishing Tales#25. Since that time he helped revolutionize and revitalize several characters and titles, includingThe New Teen Titans(also co-creating several of the new members with writer Marv Wolfman),Wonder Woman,The Avengers, and the entire DC Universe itself in the landmarkCrisis on Infinite Earthsseries (again with Wolfman) and its companion piece, theHistory of the DC Universe.More recently, he again helped redefine DC throughInfinite Crisisand the relaunch of Superman under DC’s New 52.
In addition to ground-breaking events, Pérez has provided fantastic work for many other titles includingThe Justice League of America, The Infinity Gauntlet, The Hulk: Future Imperfect, Batman, The X-Men, Superman, The Fantastic Four,and the personal dream projectJLA/Avengersthat brought together DC and Marvel’s preeminent super teams. Many of his contributions have made it onto the silver screen, including strong influences on DC’s Wonder Woman films (indeed,Pérez'sWonder Woman work was the very basis of the first film) and in Marvel’s cinematic universe (Pérez'sinfluence can be seen in everything from the gauntlet ‘snap’ - whichPérezfirst illustrated - to the mainAge of Ultronfight scene which was specifically based on Perez’s artwork).
A true humanitarian as well, Pérez helped raise funds for numerous charities over the course of his career and also co-founded A.C.T.O.R. (now known as the Hero Initiative), the first federally recognized not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping comic book creators in need.
Recognized by industry professionals as well as fans, Pérez has won multiple awards and honors, including several Eagle Awards (one along with Jim Shooter, Sal Buscema, and David Wenzel) for Best Continued Story onThe Avengers, one for Best Cover forAvengers#185, and one for Favorite Artist (penciler) in 1986. He won the Inkpot Award in 1983 and his work along with Wolfman onCrisis on Infinite Earthswon the 1985 and 1986 Jack Kirby Awards for Best Finite Series. He has also won numerousComic Buyer’s GuideFan Awards. In 1985, Pérez was included as an honoree among the most influential contributors to DC Comics’ history in the company’s 50th-anniversary publicationFifty Who Made DC Great.Most recently, Pérez received the Inkwell Awards Stacey Aragon Special Recognition Award for his lifetime achievement in inking.