For the upcoming print edition of The Punchin’ Bag, I decided to do a full color homage to Avengers #4 (or Captain America #337 for the more frugal among us) for the back cover. It’s pretty cool to see the color schemes I have in my head when I’m doing these black and whites actually come to life. Left to right, Flag-Bear-er, Dividing Dude, Tex Arkana, Dr. Sigma, and Blaxtreme.
I was surprised amongst the myriad Amazing Fantasy 15 homages, cover rips, et al that there wasn’t a prominent example with Spider-Man Noir. I didn’t go digging through deviantART so I won’t claim to be the first, but here’s another entry for inktober. Sharpie, gel pen, and pen and ink (along with some post-production for the logos) and here we are. I think I’ll sell the original at the Portland Comic Expo, this Sunday, if anyone wants it.