Kitty Pryde's face.

#1 Posted by Mystrogue (35 posts) - - Show Bio

What's with Shadowcat's ever-changing face?!?

Am I the only person that gets annoyed with it? It stops me from giving her a basic image when I think of her.

#2 Posted by Teerack (5876 posts) - - Show Bio

She doesn't change anymore then anyone else from artist to artist in my opinion.

#3 Posted by Crash_Recovery (850 posts) - - Show Bio

...examples?

Keep in mind that there have been probably a hundred different artists that have drawn her. Since she doesn't have any particularly distinguishing facial features there's nothing really to give her a Kitty Pride "look" on her face, is there?

#4 Posted by Mystrogue (35 posts) - - Show Bio
#5 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4527 posts) - - Show Bio

@Teerack said:

She doesn't change anymore then anyone else from artist to artist in my opinion.

what he said

#6 Posted by Rabbitearsblog (5835 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah! I've noticed that Kitty's facial expressions always changes! Like when she was first introduced, she had a long face and now her face is short.

#7 Edited by dangallant984 (1282 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mystrogue: I think that, due to the original intent of her as a point of view character, as well as her lack of distinct distinguishing physical characteristics, most people, and artists too, tend to think of someone they actually know when they think of Kitty, thus she looks more more different from one interpretation to the next.

oh and of those 25 examples you gave. @Mystrogue said:

I only count 15 different artists, and only 9 or 10 that actually drew her in the comics.

#8 Posted by judasnixon (6530 posts) - - Show Bio

Stupid Random Fact: John Byrne Designed Kitty Pryde to look like a young Singourney Weaver.....

#9 Posted by dangallant984 (1282 posts) - - Show Bio

@judasnixon: which you actually get a sort of sense of in Days of Future Past, when you see her as an adult.

#10 Posted by Fallen_Crippled (6451 posts) - - Show Bio

I have noticed this as well. It does getting kind of annoying. In the next 8 months, I say they will go for straight sex appeal. Cleavage and so on. I hope it doesn't happen but I think that is what they are trying to go for.

#11 Posted by dangallant984 (1282 posts) - - Show Bio

@Fallen_Crippled: oh, man, I hope not. Last thing I wanna see is some cheesecake, fan art style Kitty running around in the comics.

#12 Posted by PhoenixoftheTides (3531 posts) - - Show Bio

@Teerack said:

She doesn't change anymore then anyone else from artist to artist in my opinion.

#13 Posted by chasereis (794 posts) - - Show Bio

@dangallant984: Paul Smith for the win brudda. Actually most characters change due to the change up in artists, except Cyclops because he is masked.

#14 Posted by Mystrogue (35 posts) - - Show Bio

@Fallen_Crippled: That would be interesting, because they'd have to get a new/updated costume.

Wish I owned an X-costume :(

#15 Posted by poisonfleur (3030 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mystrogue said:

I agree 100%! It's one of the reasons I can't completely relate to her character. Before Joss Whedon came along I used to view shadowcat as just another generic white woman with powers-- Like Husk, Trance, etc...

#16 Posted by poisonfleur (3030 posts) - - Show Bio

@judasnixon said:

Stupid Random Fact: John Byrne Designed Kitty Pryde to look like a young Singourney Weaver.....

Thank God-- That design didn't stay her standard. Because this is NOT how I precieve Kitty.

#17 Posted by Teerack (5876 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mystrogue: The only thing really different in those other then art style is she looks young in some of the pics, and in terms of art they showed Kitty growing and chaining from a girl to a woman better then any other Marvel young person I can think of. It's impressive.

Also...you do know that a change of mask =/= change in face right?

#18 Posted by Mystrogue (35 posts) - - Show Bio

@Teerack: But you're wrong. That's not the reason her face is always changing. I'm not the only person to see that.

#19 Posted by SoA (4777 posts) - - Show Bio
#20 Edited by Teerack (5876 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mystrogue: Have you not read a lot of comics? Because based off of your examples I'm not thinking you have. Bruce Banner, Carol Danvers, Peter Parker, Deadpool, Thor, and many other characters who are even the main character of their books go through a TON of farcical diversity going from artist to artist. She looks like her self as much as any comic character does.

And seriously a lot of your examples look so much like the same person you might just be having trouble with the way a person's looks change with different hair and the perspective of the way a person is facing.

Wolverine has actually gone through multiple facial redesigns over the years. It's just that Wolverine's hair and over all look as a very define look while Kitty has a very generic and normal look so it's easier to get a grasp of Wolverine's look.

#21 Posted by dangallant984 (1282 posts) - - Show Bio

@chasereis said:

@dangallant984: Paul Smith for the win brudda. Actually most characters change due to the change up in artists, except Cyclops because he is masked.

yeah! you know what I'm talkin' about..

#22 Posted by Mystrogue (35 posts) - - Show Bio

@Teerack: Maybe to you.

Again, i'm not the only person thinking this.

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