Sunday, November 8, 2009

The Marvels Project, Part 4 of 4


This is the last piece from my series of promotional illustrations for The Marvels Project by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting. I highly recommend the series (now 3 issues deep) and I hear my images may be on the back covers of certain variant issues (though I'm still not certain).

I also wanted to mention that I attended Brooklyn's King Con on Sunday and it was a huge success. I only heard about it through a random link Sunday morning, so I decided to drop by in the afternoon. While I was just visiting this time around, I'm pretty sure I'll be involved in next year's show. Brooklyn is home to so many comic creators, it just makes sense to have a con close by.

6 comments:

  1. I'm a sucker for these kinds of 'bio-sheets' :) This strikes me as less believable than the previous ones, but that's possibly because it's depiciting a GIANT BAT HUMANOID!:) I love it nevertheless.

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  2. Freaky. I'd certainly feel a little shafted if I was the unlucky soldier to be picked for the "Man-bat" transformation, instead of the crocodile option...

    How much trouble did the legs give you? I always have difficulty getting animal hind legs right on humanoids, since more often than not it ends up looking like the whole figure is falling forward.

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  3. Oh Wow! This is incredible Paolo!

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  4. Well...I'm not able to see this pic again...
    That happened only with the four "marvel project" images, I can see all the other pics in your posts.

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  5. I can't believe that Marvel doesn't send you copies of your finished work in print! I'll try to get my hands on a friend's camera or scanner so that you can see how your artwork was used.

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  6. Björn, I couldn't agree more. They kept telling me to "push it" further and further, so I just went nuts. Of course, I kinda just ended up with Man-Bat. Oh well.

    Drew, why wouldn't you want to be a Man-Bat?! C'mon. It can't be that bad. And yes, the legs did give me some trouble. At first I was just going to do human legs, then I realized he wouldn't be able to grasp anything. We probably don't have legs like that for a reason.

    Thanks, Sketchguy! Glad you like it.

    Salvo, I don't know what the problem is, but I'll be glad to send you the image.

    Panamagoo, it's toughest when they come out on variant issues, which are of course, rarer. I think what they've been doing lately has been to wait until we've produced enough work to warrant a Fedex package (which for me is a long time).

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