Active Topics | Member List | Search | Help | Register | Login
The John Byrne Forum
Byrne Robotics > The John Byrne Forum << Prev Page of 5 Next >>
Topic: Marvel Universe by John Byrne Omnibus Vol. 2 Post ReplyPost New Topic
Author
Message
Matthew Wilkie
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 09 March 2011
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 1112
Posted: 08 April 2018 at 8:21am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

It's interesting that unlike the first FF omnibus, the first JB MU Omnibus does not state that it is volume one. Could it be that a second volume was not intended until after sales exceeded expectations? Speculation on my part but this has to be a good thing.  

Edited by Matthew Wilkie on 08 April 2018 at 8:22am
Back to Top profile | search
 
Mark Haslett
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 19 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 4663
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 3:33pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Q for anyone: Where is the art for this cover from?



I think I see a sneaky "Simonson" signature in there and it reads to my eye like
Simonson pencils inked by someone else. But when I try to imagine that
"someone else" is "John Byrne", I just don't believe it. I don't recognize the
story, but imagine it must be from a JB comic in the collection here, right?
Back to Top profile | search
 
Doug Centers
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 17 February 2014
Location: United States
Posts: 3823
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 3:39pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

That's from Marvel Two-In-One #43

Byrne/Simonson with different coloring.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Michael Roberts
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 20 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 12941
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 3:41pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Back to Top profile | search
 
Brian Miller
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 28 July 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 26616
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 4:15pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

When they too the corner box out, they took the “Byrne” out too. 
Back to Top profile | search
 
Eric Morin
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 22 February 2007
Posts: 306
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 4:18pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

They just don't make covers like that anymore. The Thing
is down, Cap is on the ropes, and whose side is Man-Thing
on?
Back to Top profile | search
 
Michael Roberts
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 20 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 12941
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 6:39pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

When they too the corner box out, they took the “Byrne” out too. 

----

You can still see the bottom bits of the letters. Just barely.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Mark Haslett
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 19 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 4663
Posted: 06 December 2018 at 6:53pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

Wow!

Thanks! It's kind of neat to have these old eyes tricked like that. I never would
have come around to those being JB pencils and Simonson inks if I was left to
figure it out myself.
Back to Top profile | search
 
Tim O Neill
Byrne Robotics Security


Joined: 16 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 9861
Posted: 07 December 2018 at 9:27am | IP Logged | 9 post reply



I;m really excited for this book - I loved the first one and it is great to see some familiar work, and some that I missed!

I just wish Marvel would comission JB to do new cover artwork. 



Back to Top profile | search
 
John Byrne
Avatar
Imaginary X-Man

Joined: 11 May 2005
Posts: 117250
Posted: 07 December 2018 at 9:29am | IP Logged | 10 post reply

I just wish Marvel would comission JB to do new cover artwork.

••

Along those lines, DC has elected one of my Batman commissions to use as a cover.

Back to Top profile | search
 
John Byrne
Avatar
Imaginary X-Man

Joined: 11 May 2005
Posts: 117250
Posted: 07 December 2018 at 9:35am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

That TWO-IN-ONE cover has a story behind it, which some of you have heard before.

After I tried to make an X-MEN cover more dynamic than the sketch I'd been sent, Shooter thundered from on high that I must NEVER, EVER change the sketch. Just draw what I was given.

Not long after, I was sent a sketch for that MTIO cover, which was really DULL. But, in no mood to get chewed out again, I drew it exactly as it was.

A few weeks later I visited the Marvel office, and Shooter proudly showed me the inked version -- where Walt had made all the changes I would have made to juice it up. "Simonson really saved your ass!" Shooter declared.

Back to Top profile | search
 
Brandon Carter
Byrne Robotics Member
Avatar

Joined: 16 April 2004
Location: United States
Posts: 2288
Posted: 07 December 2018 at 9:39am | IP Logged | 12 post reply

Amazon shows this with a release date of December 18 but it's available now at www.instocktrades.com for $62.50 (50% off) and free shipping.  It's a "Deal of the week" so that price will be good until mid-day Tuesday (or while supplies last).  

I'm looking forward to receiving this one.  Over 50 JB comics, all in one collection!  I still hold out hope for JB Spider-Man and She-Hulk Omnibus collections!  

In non-Marvel related news, I noticed on Amazon that the third JB Wonder Woman hardcover is scheduled for August, which will finish out that run.
Back to Top profile | search e-mail
 

<< Prev Page of 5 Next >>
  Post ReplyPost New Topic
Printable version Printable version

Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot create polls in this forum
You can vote in polls in this forum

 Active Topics | Member List | Search | Help | Register | Login