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John Byrne
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 12:38pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

For X-Volume II. Thought it might be fun to do my versions of covers for issues in which I did the interiors, but others did the outsides. 'Member these?



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Mark McKay
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 12:40pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Those are fantastic!
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Victor Manuel Fernandez Patiño
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 12:43pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Amazing!

Don't stop!

Please!

-somebody should convince ^^***** of putting more Omnibus material on sale!-

You should post every single drawing... Have you noticed how much we love them???


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Mark Haslett
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 12:54pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

That re-do of the Magneto Triumphant cover is a dream come true!

What a clever staging of Wolverine's struggle-- the 3/4 angle has maybe even more drama than the original profile that George Perez chose!

I hope, in generous sincerity, that Dave Pruitt gets this edition.  I know it's one of his favorites.
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Ted Downum
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 12:56pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

I 'member, JB!  Those are gorgeous, especially the second one.  That Wolverine...wow!
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Mike O'Brien
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 12:59pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Zoinks!  JB somehow improved on Perez??  Sacre-Bleu!

Ees zuch a zhock, eet's mad me spake in a terribleh Franch ak-sent!

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Juan Jose Colin Arciniega
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 1:03pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Great EndPages!...We could not forget those two. Thanks Mr. Byrne!
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Trevor Krysak
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 1:04pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

 More great reproductions. I really like the intensity on Wolverine's face on the second one.

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John Byrne
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JB somehow improved on Perez?

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Assuming that to be true, I guess it would only be
fair. George improved on what I did on the interior
pages, when he did the cover, so now, 30 years
later. . .
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Michael Penn
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 1:12pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Excellent work, indeed, Mr. Byrne!

Two questions:

[1] Why didn't you get first crack at the covers of so many X-MEN issues back when?

[2] Although you've mentioned that you today feel a bit distant from these characters, have these recent renderings in any way rekindled a bit of closeness?

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James Stewart
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Posted: 02 June 2006 at 1:19pm | IP Logged | 11 post reply

Yay another 2 in 1. Thanks again JB.
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John Byrne
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(1) Why didn't you get first crack at the covers of so
many X-MEN issues back when?

(2) Although you've mentioned that you today feel a
bit distant from these characters, have these recent
renderings in any way rekindled a bit of closeness?


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(1) I wasn't "good enough".

(2) Nope. (Which may be why these are turning out
as well as they are. I often find minimal emotional
attachment leads to improved rendering. It's
becomes solely about the art.)
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