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Top Five Dennis Calero Covers

Here are the top five Dennis Calero covers!

Enjoy!

5.

Calero has a real eye for photorealism, – he does not make them too blocky. I dig it. That makes him a great call for licensed work. He did a number of good Sliders covers when he was just breaking into comics, and he continues his strong licensed work today with this recent Star Trek cover.

4.

This is a striking cover for the Unique hardcover that Calero worked on with the great Dean Motter.

3.

This is the first of two Legion covers by Calero on the list – I really like how Supergirl pops on the cover without going overboard.

2.

This Legion cover, though, is a lot more striking – very compelling visuals.

1.

This variant cover for X-Men: Noir (written by Fred Van Lente), though, I think is by far the tops for Calero – what a brilliant use of negative space and silhouette.

Just awesome.

That’s the Top Five! Agree? Disagree? Let me know!

3 Comments

I was really impressed by Calero during his stint on the Legion. I’d be happy for him to be the regular artist on the title. (Not that I had/have any complaints about Kitson or Manapul.)

Frank Trujeque

May 15, 2009 at 10:28 am

I love Calero’s NOIR series. His new TROJAN WAR cover work started out weak, peaked at TW 3 (his best cover ever) and I can’t wait to see TW4.

His Star Trek art looks like pictures of the cast with a photoshop filter run across them. In other words; it’s awefull.

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