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Glen Orbik

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Style  noir

Name  Glen Orbik
Role  illustrator
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Alma mater  California Art Institute

Born  1963 (age 52)

Died  May 11, 2015 (aged 52), Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States

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Glen Orbik (1963 – May 11, 2015) was an American illustrator known for his fully painted paperback and comic covers, often executed in a noir style.


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In the 1970s, Orbik and his mother moved to Douglas County, Nevada. He is a 1981 graduate of Douglas High School in Minden, Nevada. He studied art at the California Art Institute then located in Encino, later Calabasas, California, and now located in Westlake Village. He studied under the school's founder, retired movie and advertisement illustrator Fred Fixler.

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Orbik eventually took over the classes when Fixler retired from teaching and taught figure drawing after returning from an extended hiatus. His work has been compared to Alex Ross and Robert McGinnis, and he was a popular teacher among fine art, comic, and video game artists. He most recently worked on a series of paperback covers for the Hard Case Crime series of novels.

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Orbik resided in Van Nuys, California. He died on May 11, 2015 of cancer.

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  • The Swimmer DVD/Blu-ray (digital restoration) release
  • Stephen King novella Blockade Billy
  • Barbara Hambly novel Annie Steelyard and the Garden Of Emptiness: An Honorary Man
  • Cover to Stephen King novels, The Colorado Kid and Joyland
  • 25th anniversary edition of Stephen King novel It
  • Joe R. Lansdale novella Hyenas: a Hap and Leonard Novella
  • Joe R. Lansdale novella Dead Aim
  • George Axelrod novel Blackmailer
  • Other
  • "The Inspirations of Oz Fine Art Collection" (participant)
  • References

    Glen Orbik Wikipedia