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Awesome Art Picks: Spider-Man, Loki, Joker and More

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

We all love comic art, right? That's a big part of what makes comics so fun. It's a visual medium. We love comic art so much that each week we seek out as much art as we can find. Art from comic book artists that won't appear in comics. These artist often do sketches and commissions and post them on their Tumblrs, blogs and websites. They are just way too good not to get as much attention as possible.

Punisher had a big week with the debut of PUNISHER WAR ZONE #1. Mitch Breitweiser posted this great Punisher commission on his website this week. He also posted a sweet Doctor Doom as well.

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Joel Gomez will be at Long Beach Comic Con next week. He posted some more sketches for the forthcoming UpperDeck 2012 Marvel Premier Sketch Card Set on his Tumblr. And check out the sketch covers he did as well.

Mike Allred realized that he's done a bunch of sketches and hasn't shown them off. He posted a bunch of "re-do" covers on his blog and you can buy original Mike Allred art over at Ginchy or what?

Dustin Nguyen will also be at Long Beach Comic Con next week. Here's a Chun-Li commission he posted on his Tumblr.

Have you heard about The Goon Kickstarter project? Skottie Young posted this Goon sketch on his Tumblr this week.

Paolo Rivera posted what I assume are more commissions on his blog this week. Wonderful as always.

Philip Tan is still posting awesome sketches on his Facebook. Take a look at his Power Girl and Yellow Jacket.

Peter Nguyen posted this Zatanna vs. Constantine on his Tumblr this week. Who do you think is going to win?

This first commission Chris Giarrusso posted on his website is kind of funny. He was asked to draw Randy "Macho Man" Savage. I was at his table at NYCC when he was thinking over what he was going to do. It's a cool process seeing how these sketches actually come about. He also posted a Spidey and Cap sketch cover.

Denis Medri posted a few sketches on his Deviant Art page this week. Check out his Jaws, Loki redesign and Hobbit preview.

You can have a group of Awesome Art Picks without some Batman. Usually there's a lot of Batman. This week, Mike McKone posted one on his TwitPic page.

Cameron Stewart posted a couple commissions on his Tumblr. He mentioned he is only taking commissions in person so far. You'll have to track him down at a convention.

Brett Booth posted a sketch of Wolverine on his blog. He mentioned it's been about ten years since he's actually drawn him.

Agnes posted some commissions on her Tumblr this week.

Todd Nauck posted some nice pieces this week on his Tumblr.

Check out his battle-damaged Spider-Man.

This was actually given away. Here's the details on how and why from Todd's Tumblr:

I run a contest on Twitter at most all the conventions I attend now. People are invited to retweet the sketches I post at that con and at the end of the weekend, one random retweeter will receive a head sketch of the character of their choice.

This is what the winner of my New York Comic Con 2012 Sketch Retweet Contest chose: Battle Damaged Spider-Man.

Next contest will be during Long Beach Comic Con Nov 3-4, 2012.
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That's it for this week. Next week I will also be at Long Beach Comic Con. Hope to see you there!

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Posted by ccraft

Brett Booth is awesome, I feel like I seen his art before

Posted by htb106

Todd Nauck's Kid Flash picture was also given away on Twitter and Guess who Now owns it?

Posted by ARMIV2

All very awesome (those homage covers with Freddy, Jason, the Predator, and Alien are epic), though the pieces by Tan are out of proportion...

Posted by htb106

My Favourites are Todd Nauck's Kid Flash (Y'know 'cos it's awesome and I won it), Brett Booth's Wolverine and Cameron Stewart's Batwoman and Robin.

Posted by Miss_Garrick

Nice stuff!

Posted by SupBatz

I love the Batwoman and Robin x)

Posted by DonFelipe

Anges' zombies are the cutest!

Love the GL "variant"; especially how the price tag still shines through the blade... lol

Posted by longbowhunter

Alec and Abbey pic by Cameron Stewart is nice.

Posted by DonFelipe

Mike McKone's Joker... nice tie!

Posted by DonFelipe

Hahaha... another Batman #0 sketch by Joel Gomez. Can't believe you skipped this one, .

Posted by Decept-O

Love The Avengers VS. The Mighty Crusaders by Allred. Tan, Booth, and Gomez kickin' some serious ass here.

All the pieces are great. Again and again, thanks for sharing these !

Posted by Twentyfive

Freddie vs Jason cover was cool, but had nothing to do with GL lol. And the Beast poster was awesome.

Posted by UnderDogs_OverBoard
The Dance Battle They do not want you to see!
Posted by thespideyguy

look at my eyes

Posted by mosnterduc1000

@UnderDogs_OverBoard: Dang it! Ya beat me to it!

Posted by G-Man
@DonFelipe I'm pretty sure I posted that one last week.
Posted by DazzHardy

The Macho God of Thunder may just be the best thing I've seen this week OOOOOOOOHHH YEAAAAHH!!!

Posted by RMurray
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Posted by Saturnus

I really can't stand the kiddie pictures they always put in these. lame

Posted by batkevin74

Nice Macho God of Thunder! Oh yeahhhh!!! :)

And very cool Wolverine (even though he don't smoke no more)

Posted by htb106

@Saturnus: They're not really lame, they're probably just not the style you like.

Posted by Grey56

Gomez's Joker and Rivera's Beast take the cake for this guy.

Posted by FatFriar_16

@batkevin74: If someone has a problem with him smoking they should have just said... "Well, he can't get lung cancer because of his regen." lol... So, kids wouldn't pick up on smoking because they also don't have regen.

Posted by Loki2u

@Saturnus said:

I really can't stand the kiddie pictures they always put in these. lame


Posted by sturmritter

The Philip Tan Powergirl is my pick of the litter this week. Simply awesome.

Posted by MadeinBangladesh


Edited by ArtisticNeedham

Mike McKone:

Ed McGuinness:

Posted by kid Apollo

ive only got one thing to say about that Macho Man pic... BOOOOOOOONESAAAAAAAAWWW.

on another note im loving anything Brett Booth sketches these days, checked out his blog a few times and hes got some awesome DC stuff, Red Robin rediesign and Dynomutt= amazing

Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek

Wow! All of these are magnificent! I really love the New 52 Horror Movie Icons!

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Posted by Russel70

Cool pictures

Posted by batkevin74

@FatFriar_16 said:

@batkevin74: If someone has a problem with him smoking they should have just said... "Well, he can't get lung cancer because of his regen." lol... So, kids wouldn't pick up on smoking because they also don't have regen.

Oh I meant you don't see smoking Wolverine that much these days, since Quesada put in a no smoking policy at Marvel. So Nick Fury, J J Jonah, Wolverine, The Thing don't light up any more. But I agree Wolverine could smoke, drink, inject whatever because healing factor eliminates this. Side note: KID'S SHOULDN'T SMOKE, DRINK, TAKE DRUGS OR FIGHT CRIME! :)

Posted by jesusdisciple001

Todd Nauck can make me love anything he draws like new 52 kidflash

Posted by Chibio

Most of them are actually terrible this time. No offense to anyone.

Posted by JamDamage

not as good as most weeks but a few very impressive ones.

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Joel Gomez's Freddy/Jason and Batman/Predator works, simply WONDERFUL!

Posted by UnderDogs_OverBoard

@mosnterduc1000 said:

@UnderDogs_OverBoard: Dang it! Ya beat me to it!

Cuz I'm awesome-er than ya BITCH

Posted by Baberaham_Lincoln

Denis Medri's The Hobbit preview looks really nice... Favourite in this was Loki =D

Posted by darth_jones

Love McKone's Batman!! Best of the bunch

Posted by Majora

I really wish I could draw like any of the artists on this page.