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Awesome Art Picks: Medusa, Doctor Doom, Joker and More

The coolest comic book art you won't see in comics.

Every week we gather up the coolest comic book art that you won't see in actual comic books. The reason you won't is because artists often do sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their blogs, websites and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites so be sure to check them out for more information.

Looks like Chris Samnee started a Tumblr and has posted a couple new sketches.

Philip Tan has been posting more commissions and sketches on his Facebook once again.

I always love it when Gabriel Hardman posts a Star Wars sketch on his blog.

Skottie Young posted some new sketches on his site this week on his website.

Mike Allred posted this pin-up of Madman and Sabretooth Swordsman on his blog to celebrate the release of the book by Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley.

Todd Nauck posted more art on his Tumblr. (We need to get him on an X-Men comic!)

We have to wait for the new BLACK WIDOW series with art by Phil Noto but here's some early promo art he posted on his Tumblr.

Chris Giarrusso posted more art on his website (some are still up for sale).

Ron Salas posted this really cool COMMISH Gordon pic on his site.

Peter Nguyen posted a Rogue sketch on his Tumblr.

Marcio Takara posted the inked version of Judge Dredd on his Tumblr (we saw the penciled version last week) as well as some colored pieces.

Michael Walsh posted this sketch of Heisenberg MODOK on his Tumblr. There's nothing else that needs to be said.

Robert Atkins posted this Avengers sketch on his blog. You can checked out a colored version there as well.

Gene Gonzales posted some more Conventionless Sketches on his blog.

Yildiray Cinar posted some commissions on his Instagram page.

Daniel HDR posted these commissions on his Tumblr.

Chris Burnham posted a few more sketches on his Twitter page.

Tom Raney posted this Harley sketch on his Twitter for a charity auction that took place at the Albany comic con.

Joel Gomez posted some more sketch covers and UpperDeck sketch cards on his Tumblr.

Mike McKone posted this work-in-process sketch of Black Cat on his Twitter.

It was announced that Ryan Stegman would be drawing a WOLVERINE book. Check out the sketches he posted on his Tumblr.

Mahmud Asrar has been busy. Here's some recent commissions he posted on his Tumblr.

That's it for this week. We'll have more art coming next time.

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Posted by AllStarSuperman

There is some really good ones, and some not so good ones.....

Posted by longbowhunter

Damn, Todd Nauck went X-Men crazy. I like Mahmud Asrar's Swamp Thing and Medusa.

Edited by SavageDragon

Awesome.

Edited by UltimateSMfan

Why did Mahmud Asrar leave Supergirl! Damn it!

Posted by ARMIV2

Holey smokes, this batch.

Edited by RageEx2

I never realized I've wanted Samnee on a Batman book so much until now

Posted by Kelevra216

Yay. A little more blogs and tumblrs to follow!

I can't help just "liking"Mahmud Asrar, Daniel HDR and Marcio Takara art the most on Tumblr.

I really want to learn how to ink wash, water color or whatever technique that Manapul and Asrar use.

Posted by WaveMotionCannon

Two Thorfrogs in one week= Awesome!

Posted by Dabee

Todd Nauck's Havok is one of my favorites, I love how he uses the classic look. Also that Tony Stark reflection in the Iron Man helmet is incredible.

Edited by RustyRoy

These are the best

Posted by Lykida

Love the Rogue and Doc Doom piece. Skottie Young is awesome as usual (Fror! Or Throg?). Phil Noto seems to be the perfect choice for a Black Widow book.

But please don't put Nauck on an X-title. I can't tell why, but I'm not a fan of his work. Maybe it's because of the way he draws lips...

Posted by CitizenJP

Win.

Posted by cbishop

Everything this week was absolutely cool.

Posted by Substance225

Skottie Young have an amazing imagination lol

Posted by Hel

Good to see Lobo & Punisher

Posted by lifeboy

That Mud has the right idea. Do good commisions but be lazy and uncreative as hell on your regular title.

Posted by loQ_on

......... dat Tan.........................

Posted by loQ_on

What a killer week, there's some unbelievable stuff on this page

Posted by Captain13

by Iduhara Jugo

http://crim-son15.tumblr.com/

http://ryoh15.deviantart.com/

Posted by HolySerpent

damn we didnt have great artwork like this and a long time.

Posted by kilon

love inhumans and wolve.

Edited by wmwadeii

Really like Young's Darkchylde (Magik). As usual great week and here are my deviantArt Picks for this week.

Posted by 2cool4fun

Takara has some really good art

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

'The Commish' is pure badass.

Edited by Gaza_Stripper

Heisenberg M.O.D.O.K.!!!

Posted by Renchamp

Phillip Tan wins. Wow. And I am definitely buying what Noto is selling.

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Posted by Skyhawk1

Robin as Max. Genius.

Posted by kilomac29

Chris Samnee posted a great Black Canary sketch earlier today.

Posted by AlKusanagi

Multiple Magiks and Thor Frogs? What have I done to deserve this bounty?

Posted by Hawkguy

The commish takes it this week for me

Posted by Kal'smahboi

That's the best Big Barda I've seen since Kirby's original.

Posted by timelord

Supergirl and Nightwing for the win. Has anyone tried framing some of these picks if so how did you go about it?

Edited by TheManInTheShoe

Philip Tan!

Edited by dcfox

Phil Noto is so good. I have no interest in Black Widow but I just might buy the book for his art.

Posted by G-Man

@kilomac29: Yeah, it'll go up next week. I post these at midnight PST.

Posted by Wilbertus

Burnham's Damian is pretty freaking amazing.

Posted by Jayso4201

Truly amazing this week. Philip Tan, hell all of em were just awesome.

Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek

Heisenberg MODOK is the best by far, followed by Wolverine.

Posted by Decept-O

Have to agree, I think this week really was above the norm from most of the artists. Just WOW. A few pieces, well, honestly, had me scratching my head but most of it on display is just beyond words.

I mean, Gene Gonzales...dude...and M.Asrar, I am in awe of their work. Not to forget most of the artists so forgive me for not mentioning them all.

I usually end up sharing the art I like from this every Saturday on my Facebook page. A number of people enjoy it, so it is wonderful that @g_man takes the time to find these from the respective artists to view. Always a blast and always inspirational.

Posted by fallbrigade

Mahmud Asrar's stuff looks awesome, probably my favorite this week.

Posted by charlieboy

Nauck should draw an X-book. Loved it. Also loved the Julia Carpenter/Spider-Woman/Arachne pic.

Posted by Decept-O

That Medusa piece still gets me, really love it!

Posted by Miss_Garrick

This one is my favorite

Angel is all "whee! This is fun! Isn't this fun?!"

And Magneto is all grumpy.