Comic artist’s workon dis­play

Rutherglen Reformer - - Election Special - Jonathan Ged­des

A Ruther­glen comic book artist’s work is be­ing show­cased in an on­go­ing ex­hi­bi­tion.

For­mer St Colum­bkille’s Pri­mary pupil Vin­cent Deighan works un­der the pen name Frank Quitely.

Vin has drawn for the big­gest comic book com­pa­nies in the world, in­clud­ing Marvel Comics and DC Comics, and worked with fa­mous writ­ers like Grant Mor­ri­son and Mark Mil­lar.

He has il­lus­trated the likes of Su­per­man, Bat­man, Judge Dredd and the X-Men, as well as many in­de­pen­dent comics.

Vin stays in Cathkin and told the Re­former last week that the area pro­vides plenty of in­spi­ra­tion for his work.

Away from comics he has worked on other projects, in­clud­ing an al­bum cover by Rob­bie Wil­liams.

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics is at Kelv­in­grove Mu­seum, Glas­gow now and runs un­til Oc­to­ber 1, 2017.

Tick­ets cost £7 per adult/ £5 per con­ces­sion while chil­dren un­der 16 are £3, with un­der 3s free. A fam­ily ticket is £15.

Visit www.glas­gow mu­se­ums.com for fur­ther de­tails.

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