who draws the best superman?

#1 Posted by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio

edbenes

frank quitely

shane davis

jim lee

who do you think draws the best superman? one of the above or someone else?

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#2 Edited by thanobomb1124 (2021 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim lee

#3 Posted by Mercy_ (91942 posts) - - Show Bio
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#4 Edited by ShadowSwordmaster (17093 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee

#5 Posted by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio

@mercy_:

I like jim lee in "superman for tomorrow" better than how he's been drawing him in the justice league

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#6 Posted by Superdork (924 posts) - - Show Bio

Jeremy Roberts

Francis Manapul

#7 Posted by KnightRise (4762 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee. I love Rockafort's art, but I don't like Rockafort art on Superman.

#8 Posted by Mercy_ (91942 posts) - - Show Bio

@sog7dc said:

@mercy_:

I like jim lee in "superman for tomorrow" better than how he's been drawing him in the justice league

YES! I absolutely agree.

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#9 Posted by danhimself (22736 posts) - - Show Bio

Gary Frank

#10 Posted by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio

@mercy_ said:

@sog7dc said:

@mercy_:

I like jim lee in "superman for tomorrow" better than how he's been drawing him in the justice league

YES! I absolutely agree.

its just like Olivier Coipel draws thor. the way jim drew superman in for tomorrow made superman look physically imposing. It may sound weird but I felt supermans overwhelming power just by looking at him in that book.

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#11 Edited by Perezite (1432 posts) - - Show Bio

George Perez and Curt Swan.

#12 Posted by fodigg (6147 posts) - - Show Bio

darwyn cooke.

#13 Posted by Wboy (442 posts) - - Show Bio

JIM LEE IS AMAZING. HE DRAWS THE BEST ANY SUPERHERO TBH.

#14 Posted by Eternal19 (2076 posts) - - Show Bio

Gary Frank

this, Gary Frank is amazing

#15 Posted by PowerWoman (3576 posts) - - Show Bio

cool scan

#16 Edited by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio

@danhimself said:

Gary Frank

this, Gary Frank is amazing

I like him to but I don't like how he draws supermans face

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#17 Edited by Captain13 (3594 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually hate Shane Davis's art and think Quietly is only passable--bordering on bad--even though I love Allstar. I just don't like the faces and bodies he draws. Don't hate me. Jim Lee, Jeremy Roberts, Francis Manapul, Ken Lashley, and Bryan Hitch are my favorites.

Ken Lashley
Bryan Hitch

#18 Edited by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio

Gary Frank, Frank Quitely, and Curt Swan.

Jim Lee draws a nice 'Justice League Superman' though I kinda prefer Ivan Reis'.

#19 Edited by Dernman (16070 posts) - - Show Bio

@sog7dc said:

@eternal19 said:

@danhimself said:

Gary Frank

this, Gary Frank is amazing

I like him to but I don't like how he draws supermans face

That's because he's trying to make him Christopher Reeve.

#20 Edited by Captain13 (3594 posts) - - Show Bio

@dernman said:

@sog7dc said:

@eternal19 said:

@danhimself said:

Gary Frank

this, Gary Frank is amazing

I like him to but I don't like how he draws supermans face

That's because he's trying to make him Christopher Reeve.

Yeah, we need to move past Christopher Reeve. He deserves respect and all, but the obsession with the Donner movies has stunted Superman's development for a long time. I'm looking forward to Man of Steel updating the concepts.

Also, I van Reis draws a nice Superman:

#21 Posted by jesusdisciple001 (546 posts) - - Show Bio

The best is Ed mcguinness

#22 Posted by guttridgeb (4833 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee, Kenneth Rocafort and Gary Frank for me.

#23 Posted by joshmightbe (24802 posts) - - Show Bio

Alex Ross

#24 Posted by Dark_Guyver (2435 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee

#25 Posted by Press Oblivion (1658 posts) - - Show Bio

There are so many great illustrators that have contributed to Superman's lore . . . I think Jerry Ordway draws as really strong rendition of Superman.

#26 Posted by Bruxae (14149 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee wins at everything he does.

#27 Posted by Press Oblivion (1658 posts) - - Show Bio

@bruxae said:

Jim Lee wins at everything he does.

Yeah, I would agree with that.

#28 Posted by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio
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#29 Posted by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually hate Shane Davis's art and think Quietly is only passable--bordering on bad--even though I love Allstar. I just don't like the faces and bodies he draws. Don't hate me. Jim Lee, Jeremy Roberts, Francis Manapul, Ken Lashley, and Bryan Hitch are my favorites.

Ken Lashley
Bryan Hitch

D: you take back what you said about FRank Quitely and Shane davis right now!!!!

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#30 Edited by Z3RO180 (6760 posts) - - Show Bio

In no particular order - Jim Lee , Kenneth Rocafort , Terry Dodson , Gary Frank , Nicola Scott , Aaron Kuder , Adam Kubert , Frank Quietly , Jeremy Roberts , Tyler Kirkham , Jhermy Raapack and Mike Miller

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#31 Posted by theoneA7 (24 posts) - - Show Bio

Has Gary Frank ever drawn a Superman that does not look like Christopher Reeve? I like his work on other stuff, I just can't get into his Superman stuff.

#32 Posted by hart7668 (2294 posts) - - Show Bio

Whenever I think of DC comics and its style Jim Lee is the first thing to pop into mind. It's not just Superman, Jim Lee draws everyone in DC well.

#33 Edited by PowerHerc (85517 posts) - - Show Bio
  1. Doug Mahnke
  2. Ed McGuinness
  3. Jim Lee
  4. John Byrne
  5. Neal Adams
  6. Shane Davis
  7. Carlos Pacheco
  8. Jose-Luis Garcia-Lopez
  9. Alex Ross
  10. George Perez
  11. Curt Swan
  12. Joe Shuster
#34 Posted by RideASpaceCowboy (547 posts) - - Show Bio

John Byrne, indubitably.

#35 Edited by ShowboatingPenguin (149 posts) - - Show Bio

Ed Mcguinness

#36 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2841 posts) - - Show Bio
#37 Edited by MrDirector786 (43698 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee

#38 Posted by shieldzeal (67 posts) - - Show Bio

Gotta go with Gary Frank

#39 Posted by SOG7dc (8563 posts) - - Show Bio

g

otta go with ian churchill

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#40 Posted by drgnx (3568 posts) - - Show Bio

#41 Posted by cloudzackvincent (1025 posts) - - Show Bio

i like the way jim lee nd kenneth rocafort draw's superman's face

#42 Posted by Lvenger (21874 posts) - - Show Bio
#43 Posted by warlock360 (28155 posts) - - Show Bio

loved these issues

#44 Posted by warlock360 (28155 posts) - - Show Bio

Also, technically still superman

#45 Posted by TheDarkDaredevil (554 posts) - - Show Bio

jim lee

#46 Edited by Ministurt (80 posts) - - Show Bio

Jim Lee

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