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Old 01-24-2017, 08:00 PM
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What it says. I saw this one for an upcoming issue of Kingpin and here we are.

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Old 01-25-2017, 05:58 AM
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Always been a fan of this for whatever reason. All the Cardy Spectre covers, really.

I have that issue of Self Loathing Comics.
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Old 01-26-2017, 11:36 AM
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Old 01-26-2017, 12:24 PM
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Since we were talking about Mick Zeck in the GI Joe thread:



Game, set, and match.
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Not so much "Moon Knight" as "Bill Sienkiewicz."
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Are those Sienkiewicz Moon Knight interiors any good?
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Are those Sienkiewicz [x] any good?
The answer is always yes!
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I realize there's probably tons more famous DD covers, but this one has always stuck with me.

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Old 01-26-2017, 07:31 PM
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Guys, I just remembered how much I loved Simon Bisley doing the covers for Doom Patrol.



Also, the fact that no one brought back the Quiz is a damned shame. She has the best super-power (and arguably the most Jojo's Bizarre Adventure-like for a mainstream superhero book).
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John Byrne was very skilled at visually arresting covers.

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Old 01-27-2017, 07:20 AM
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It's the Sin City style years before Frank Miller got round to it. (probably inspired by Steranko or Will Eisner or both.)

Discovered while looking it up that this piece was sold at auction a bit ago. Kevin Eastman must have broken up some of his collection. It's too bad. I liked how he had the entirety of Elektra: Assassin in one place.

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It's really a shame Byrne turned into a garbage weirdo over the years. I really liked his artwork — both the way he modeled human bodies and his sense of composition.
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Even setting aside his personality, his stylistic changes didn't turn out anything great (that terrible JLA run, for starters). Superman / Batman Generations is probably the last truly great project he was involved in, but there was so much good stuff before that:



Moving on, a personal favourite from the Gotham Reborn era of Batman, because it basically forces the reader to view it more actively than normal through its composition:



(Like, even something as simple as the grappling line is important to that image.)
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Old 01-27-2017, 08:14 AM
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That one reminds me that there was never a better Gimmick Variant Cover Month than Widescreen Darwyn Cooke Month.

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A lot of Brian Bolland's Invisibles covers, but especially the all-time best:

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Old 01-27-2017, 08:37 AM
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Bolland could be a thread unto himself.



I mean... geez.
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It's the Sin City style years before Frank Miller got round to it. (probably inspired by Steranko or Will Eisner or both.)
I think Hugo Pratt is probably more likely than Steranko, especially for the inking of faces and bodies
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Mike Zeck's work on Kraven's Last Hunt is iconic:


This one has always stuck with me:


I love all of Vision's covers for juxtaposition of superhumans in a mundane suburban environment, but this one is my favourite:


Slam! is hella cool:
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My favorite part of that one is probably the pigeons with "flapflap" bodies and "coocoo" heads.

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I could post a dozen covers from The Wicked + the Divine, but I'll limit myself to two, by Stephanie Hans.



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So I got some amazon credit for Christmas and decided to finally order something with it. The package showed up today and I thought I'd take a few photos for this thread.





"But teg," you say. "Suppose I wanna read Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's BIG HARD SEX CRIMINALS in public without anyone knowing what I'm reading. What options are available to me?" Well luckily for you, my friend, the hardcover edition of Sex Criminals has a handy dustjacket that, when removed, reveals a worksafe decoy book cover. It also photographs much easier since it doesn't have the gold foil text.



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But what if I see you reading Down, Boy and wish to read it too?
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But what if I see you reading Down, Boy and wish to read it too?
then you're a terrible person
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Hahahaha christ. That's brilliant.
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