Shop More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
August 2, 2013
Image Size
1.3 MB
Resolution
900×1277
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
5,857 (2 today)
Favourites
208 (who?)
Comments
91
×
LIID 150: Captain Marvels! by johntrumbull LIID 150: Captain Marvels! by johntrumbull
The Line It Is Drawn #150 for 8/2/13: Comic Book Cover Homages! I chose the suggestion "Action Comics #252 (The first appearance of Supergirl) with the original Captain Marvel and the Carol Danvers Captain Marvel." I was all set to draw a simple two character homage, when it struck me that Marvel had had a LOT of different Captain Marvels over the years, and we were off to the races!

Homage to the cover of Action Comics #252 by Curt Swan and Al Plastino. Original is visible here: www.editions-deesse.com/images…

You can check out all the other great cover homages here: goodcomics.comicbookresources.…
Add a Comment:
 
:iconbashbrannigan:
BashBrannigan Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
This is great on many different levels. 
Reply
:iconsirdna109:
SirDNA109 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brilliant, know your history, kids. I wish that legal issues wouldn't have to interfere with great ideas, stories, and artwork. Captain Marvel is STILL a fantastic character after how many decades of publishing?... 

Thanks, John.
Reply
:iconjohntrumbull:
johntrumbull Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
Reply
:iconsirdna109:
SirDNA109 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome! Keep the lightning going!
Reply
:iconimdabatman:
ImdaBatman Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
If that's why he's now called "Shazam" in the New 52, then I will never forgive Marvel for it
Reply
:iconjohntrumbull:
johntrumbull Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
More or less. Because Marvel keeps introducing characters called Captain Marvel & holds a copyright on the name, DC can't publish a book with that title. So DC goes with variations on "Shazam!" on their books, creating the confusion about what Captain Marvel's name really is.
Reply
:iconimdabatman:
ImdaBatman Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
And the fact that they've both created a universe that you need to do 70 years of research on is totally not confusing? There's like 12 different teams of X-Men now!
Reply
:iconjohntrumbull:
johntrumbull Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Well, that's the problem. You shouldn't NEED to do research on comic book characters before you start reading them. You should just be able to dive in anywhere and still get the gist of what's going on. If the writer and the artist are doing their jobs, that is.

"SHOULD" being the operative word here. :)
Reply
:iconimdabatman:
ImdaBatman Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My thoughts exactly
Reply
:iconsirdna109:
SirDNA109 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes.
Reply
Add a Comment: