Where Justice Resides is originally taken from the cover art created for Justice League of America, Issue 12, illustrated and painted by renown DC Comics cover artist, Alex Ross. The artwork was literally split in half to create two covers for the same edition.
Justice League of America, Issue12, introduces readers to the new members of the Justice League, as well as a more modern world in which they live.
The comic also showcases the intertwined personalities and affairs of this new league of superheroes.
The cover art is important in that it reminds the world of what the Justice League's intent is; that is to represent, uphold and protect justice for all of humanity.
Each print in the edition of 250 is hand signed by Alex Ross.
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Alex Ross Biography
Alex Ross was born in Portland, Oregon, and raised in Lubbock, Texas. He made his artistic debut at three when, according to his mother, he grabbed a piece of paper and drew the contents of a television commercial he'd seen just moments earlier.
Comic book illustrators George Perez and Berni Wrightson are listed as inspirations for Alex, when, at an early age, he began to draw his own comics. At 17, Alex went to Chicago's American Academy of Art. There, he studied classic surrealists such as Salvador Dali who would later become influential toward Alex's comic book style. Having been called the photorealist of comic books, Alex also studied Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker.
After graduating the American Academy of Art, Alex, in 1993, collaborated with Marvel Comics editor Kurt Busiek to create Marvels, a graphic novel, which examined the Marvel superheroes from the perspective of ordinary men. The book's critical success demonstrated Alex's affection for the characters through both detail and believability. Marvels in addition to Alex's Kingdom Come and Uncle Sam – have been collected into a single volume that remains in print today.
In 1998, Warner Bros. Studio Stores Galleries began promoting Alex's work with fine art prints on paper and canvas. On the 60th anniversaries of Superman, Batman, Captain Marvel and Wonder Woman, Alex completed fully painted, tabloid-sized books that celebrated the birthday for each superhero. Alex's talents have also allowed him other projects, namely the creation of a limited-edition promotional poster for the 2002 Academy Awards. The demand for Alex's work has grown steadily. Without a doubt, he is one of the most gifted talents in comic fine art today.