Posted by SOG7dc (6713 posts) 9 months, 5 days ago

Poll: Jaw Lee vs Esad Ribic (15 votes)

Jae 27%
Esad 73%

Who is the better artist IYO

#1 Posted by SOG7dc (6713 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn auto correct. I meant Jae Lee!

#2 Edited by Extremis (3325 posts) - - Show Bio

Esad Ribic for me.

His work on Thor is already legendary. His work gives new meaning to the word 'epic'.

#3 Edited by dondave (33365 posts) - - Show Bio

@extremis said:

Esad Ribic for me.

His work on Thor is already legendary. His work gives new meaning to the word 'epic'.


Jae Lee's art becomes annoying after a while

#4 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32078 posts) - - Show Bio

Jaw Lee FTW

#5 Posted by Blackdog2009 (1807 posts) - - Show Bio

@extremis: his work is already 'legendary'? Hyperbole much?

Jae Lee wins, he's been at it for a long time and even though his work has been lazy in the later years he is versatile. I have some of the Trasformers/GIJoe books he did a long time ago and they were really good. And his covers are always eye catching.

#6 Posted by TheAcidSkull (17135 posts) - - Show Bio

Ribic. Goddammit he's f*cking amazing.

#7 Edited by guttridgeb (4831 posts) - - Show Bio

Jae Lee is a bit hit or miss for me whereas Esad Ribic is consistently great.

#8 Posted by The_Tree (7044 posts) - - Show Bio

Jae Lee. He's amazing, especially his earlier stuff, such as The Sentry.

Not a fan of Ribic's faded, painted, almost chalky looking art.

#9 Posted by gunmetalgrey (1267 posts) - - Show Bio

Ugh.. I love them both for totally opposite reasons.. Ribic for his soft transitions and Jae for his high contrast..

#10 Posted by Wolverine08 (38017 posts) - - Show Bio

Ribic all day!

#11 Posted by TDK_1997 (14397 posts) - - Show Bio

I love them both and it is really hard for me to decide but Esad Ribic.

#12 Posted by Veshark (9057 posts) - - Show Bio

Ribic by a mile.

Jae Lee's good, but his style is an acquired taste, and I can't read too much of it.

Ribic's work, especially when paired with colorist Dean White, is superb. I haven't read his GoT stuff, but his Ultimates pencils are incredible. Sleek, futuristic no-frills aesthetic, it feels very European and set a new look for the Ultimates relaunch.

#13 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3873 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a hard one. I love Lee but still Ribic's art is a masterpiece.

#14 Posted by gunmetalgrey (1267 posts) - - Show Bio

Re-read some issues of Thor:GoT and Batman/Superman to help make up my mind.. and it did..