Justice League #29 recreation – Crime Syndicate of America/Earth 3

I recently completed this classic cover recreation, commissioned by collector Bert Simmons.

Based on the original Mike Sekowsky cover for Justice League of America 29  featuring Earth 2 heroes meeting the Justice League. Here they are replaced by the evil Crime Syndicate of America from Earth 3.

Hand drawn characters and re-imagined logo based on the Justice League logo. Some computer work for logo and text color elements.

“Pre-Crisis Comics”
Featuring
From Earth-Three – Owlman, Johnny Quick, Super-Woman, Power Ring, Ultraman
From Earth-One – Batman, Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Superman

JLA 29 recreation

ink art before adding  logo design


Mike Sekowsky 1960s cover illustration – Justice League of America 29

JLA 29


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Justice League #107 recreation – Shazam/Earth X

I recently completed this classic cover recreation, commissioned by collector Bert Simmons.

Based on the original Nick Cardy cover for Justice League of America 107 featuring classic “Earth X” heroes meeting the modern Justice League. Here they are replaced by the lost heroes of Earth S/Fawcett Comics.

Hand drawn characters and re-imagined logo based on the Justice League logo. Some computer work for logo and text color elements.

“Pre-Crisis Comics”
Featuring
From Earth S – Capt Marvel, Capt Marvel Jr, Mary Marvel, Bulletman, Bulletgirl, Ibis the Invincible, Spy Smasher
From Earth X – The Human Bomb, Phantom Lady, Doll Man, Uncle Sam, The Ray, The Black condor

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ink art and logo design

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 Nick Cardy 1970s cover illustration – Justice League of America 107

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Justice League #100 recreation – Doom Patrol tribute

I recently completed this classic cover recreation, commissioned by collector Bert Simmons.


Based on the original Nick Cardy cover for Justice League of America 100 featuring Seven Soldiers of Victory and the Justice Society. Here they are replaced by the Doom Patrol and Teen Titans.

Hand drawn characters and re-imagined Doom Patrol logo based on the Justice League logo. Some computer work for logo and text color elements.

Doom Patrol

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Nick Cardy cover illustration – Justice League of America 100

JLA 100 Nick Cardy


 

 

Star Wars #1 recreation – Marvel/Chaykin tribute

11×17 black and white recreation/commission for collector Christian Miller. Based on the original Howard Chaykin cover for Marvel’s 1977 Star Was comic.

Star Wars recreation

Hand drawn characters and starships based more closely on the film look.
Using some computer work and pasteups for other text/cover elements.
Features: Darth Vader, Han Solo, Obi Wan Kenobi, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker

See some work in progress:
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Adventure Comics #300 recreation – Teen Titans tribute

Teen Titans remix

I recently completed this classic cover recreation, commissioned by collector Bert Simmons. It’s based on the original Curt Swan cover for Adventure 300 featuring the Legion of Superheroes. Here they are replaced by other teen characters of DC’s Silver Age and the iconic Titans Tower.

Hand drawn Titans characters and re-imagined Titans logo based on the Adventure Comics logo. Some computer work for other text cover elements and tones. Preliminary stages shown below.

Team: Robin, Wondergirl, Kid Flash, Speedy, Aqualad, Hawk and Dove.

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Adventure 300 Curt Swan

Curt Swan’s original Adventure Comics cover