Abel Original Art is run by former comic shop owner, Chris Abel. Chris owned Genesis Comics, in Houston, TX from 1995 until mid-2000, When he moved to Los Angeles, to work in the film industry. He began collecting original comic art in 1997 due to his friendship with the late art collector, Henry Huie.

In the last 25 years Chris has been buying and selling original art. After quitting his job in the film industry, Chris decided to focus on buying and selling original art full time. Abel Original Art is his full time foray into the world of original comic art dealing.