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Awesome Art Picks: Spider-Man, Poison Ivy, Iron Man, and More

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

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

Peter Nguyen has been posting more daily sketches as warm ups on his Tumblr. The first is a re-designed Iron Man Silver Centurion armor.

Paolo Rivera posted a couple different version of Batroc ze Lepair on his blog. Both are pretty amazing.

Gene Gonzales posted some warm up sketches on his blog this week.

Check out this Daredevil and Elektra sketch Yildiray Cinar posted on his Instagram.

Ryan Stegman often posts process sketches on his Tumblr. And take a look at his colored Spidey.

Agnes Garbowska posted some new commissions on her Tumblr.

Mike McKone posted a couple sketches he did during Free Comic Book Day on his Twitter page.

Philip Tan posted more commissions on his Facebook page this week.

Joel Gomez posted more sketches on his Tumblr.

Here's a couple pre-C2E2 commissions Mahmud Asrar posted on his Tumblr.

Ray-Anthony Height posted some new sketches on his Instagram page. Dig that 70s John Stewart!

Chris Giarrusso posted a bunch of commissions on his Facebook Page. I mentioned it on the podcast this week, I'd love to see Chris recreate the entire first issue of THE WALKING DEAD.

Here's a "Thug Life" sketch of Harley and Poison Ivy Clay Mann posted on his Tumblr.

We saw these two sketches from Marcio Takara last week but he posted some cleaner scans on his Tumblr this week.

Have you seen Todd Nauck's sketch cover for AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 posted on his Tumblr? This should have been an actual variant cover. He also did a commission for a 'recording artist' named Kavinsky.

Here's some commissions DAVID sent in that he got at Wizard World Minneapolis. Thanks for sharing, David!

Barry Kitson.

Mike Grell.

That's it for this week. If you come across any artists' blog or Tumblr that we've been missing, let us know. We'll have more awesome art next time.

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Posted by ARMIV2

Sexy batch o' work tonight. Some of it even with the ladies!

Posted by Strider92

That Kraven sketch is awesome!

Posted by AllStarSuperman

awesome week

Edited by Wolverine08

That sketch of George St. Pierre is sick.

Posted by Squalleon

Mike Grell's Green Arrow looks awesome as always.

Posted by longbowhunter

Its a goal of mine to have a Mike Grell piece in my collection. Great stuff this week.

Posted by AmazingWebHead

Wow, Stark, those are some really big shoulder pads. Compensating for something?

Also, did Giarusso just make a "Turn Off the Dark" reference?

Posted by IcePrince_X

Awesome Work this week...not top cow guys though

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

Awesome week.

Edited by Outsethero

All of these are amazing!
Especially Ray-Anthony Height's "Superior Spider-Man" cover. I also love all of Chris Giarrusso's works. xD

Posted by sinestro_GL

Oh Kara...

Edited by Doctor_Malekith

My favorites this week are from Peter Nyguen, Mahmud Asrar, Philip Tan, Mike Grell, and Mike McKone.

Posted by THORSON

i didn't see any THOR.

Posted by Akindoodle

"Thug Life". I like it

Posted by Waddly_Hobbins

Thank you for posting my Mike Grell Green Arrow pieces. I am very pleased with how they turned out and quite proud of them.

Edited by G-Man
Edited by ArtisticNeedham
Might have already posted this. Ultimate Deathstroke

Edited by Sarenis





does playboy still do those special issues with video game hotties naked? They'd make a ton of money putting out an issue of DC, Marvel girls nude.

Edited by Ms-Lola

Giarrusso's Wolverine is too cute, Takara is always breathtaking and Kitson impresses. He does a great Punisher.

Posted by bigsoto74

@sarenis said:




That is an awesome drawing of him!

P.S. The worst thing they ever did was killing him off.

Posted by PhoenixoftheTides

The picture of Jean with glowing green eyes was really cool, and it was great to see retro Ororo and Lorna. I'm not a fan of Ororo's current look, so seeing her prior 'nature mother' design always makes me happy.

Posted by Emperormeister734

Really digging that Iron Man and Magneto in his suit and tie

Posted by SurfingtheHighway

It kinda bothers me that Chris Giarruso is always being featured in this articles... I just feel everybody else's work requires far more effort than his...