The Line it is Drawn #156 – Dream Creative Teams!
Welcome to our weekly gallery of amazing art by our great collection of artistic talent, all working from YOUR suggestions!
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Now on to the bit!
So every week, I ask a question here. You reply to it on our Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply) and our blog sketch artists will each pick one of your suggestions and I will post them here every week. So every week you will have a new question and you will see the choices picked from the previous week. Here is an archive of all the previous editions of The Line It Is Drawn!
To qualify, you have to be following us when you reply – so go follow us and then give your answer to the following question/challenge (All suggestions due by 3pm Pacific Friday).
The topic is…
A + X! In honor of the Avengers and X-Men 50th Anniversaries, name a member of the Avengers anda member of the X-Men (not the same person) and our artists will draw them teaming up (our artists will have the freedom of drawing whatever they want beyond the basic concept of “Character X and Character Y team-up”).
Read on for the sketches that came about courtesy of the last question/challenge!
With the news that J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman are leaving Batwoman, we thought it would be interesting to have you come up with all-time dream runs that would never happen on various superhero titles and our artists will try to make it come to life as best that they can. Ernest Hemingway/Steve Ditko on Superman? Bill Watterson on X-Force? James Joyce/Pablo Picasso on Spider-Man? Feel free to get weird!
I’ll put them in alphabetical order based on the name of the Twitter user who made the suggestion.
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Seth McFarlane’s Spawn
Cynthia “Thea” Rodgers drew this one. Her website is here. Her name is Amanda Rodgers and she is proud to be right here coloring this piece with her family. Check out more of Amanda’s work at her website here.
Dr. Suess & the Demon Etrigan?
John Trumbull drew this one. Here is his website.
Bill Walko’s Damage Control
Bill Walko drew this one. His website is here.
Martian Manhunter by Ray Bradbury and Frank Frazetta
Nick Perks is the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Leonardo DaVinci’s Iron Man.
Axel Medellin drew this one. His website is here.
Samuel Morse writing FLASH comics
Xum Yukinori drew this one. Here is his website.
H.P. Lovecraft/Francis Bacon on Ghost Rider
Nick Perks is also the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Carl Barks Fantastic Four
Sean McFarland is the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Jules Verne writes Adam Strange
Robert Rath did the art for this one. Here is his website.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec on The Shadow
Steve Howard is the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Homer and Frank Frazetta on Thor
Nelson Flores did the art for this one.
Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman on Green Lantern!
Paul Hostetler did the art for this one. Here is his website.
Salvador Dali and Stan Lee’s Fantastic Four #48-50
Chaz is the artist for this one.
A random 5 year old writing and drawing The Punisher.
Brendan Tobin is the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Great stuff, everyone!
Okay, folks, go make suggestions for next week!