Time to force open yet another comic art treasure chest! This time, take a look inside the bountiful box, to view some wonderfully rare Romita treasures, all from my own collection, and all from the mid-90s! Here are Johnny's pencils and rough designs for a Fleer X-MEN trading card set! Even in the 90s, JRSR still brought so much excitement and drama to his work! Click each below to enlarge!
|Above, left: Here is Romita's take on the 60s version of the bouncing |
and verbose Beast, seen here in a magnificent marker comp
drawing! Right: The finished, published card!
|Above, left: Johnny's powerful pencil sketch layout |
for the finished (right) Cyclops card!
|Above, left and middle: Romita's amazing sketches for|
the Angel card, seen in a dynamic flying pose,
and (right) the finished published product!
|Above, left: JRSR's perfect pencil idea for the "Professor X"|
card, and (right) the final painted image!
|Above: The awe-inspiring original art, as displayed on my wall!|
Wanna take a closer gander at that swell MARVEL TEAM-UP PAGE?
Just click here!
BONUS! Peer below to see more Romita card roughs (from the same series as those pictured above), this time featuring the jet-setting Jean Grey, and the irascible Iceman!
BONUS BONUS! Click below to enlarge these two full and finished card set paintings by Romita!
|Thanks to fearless Frank Giella for the above scans!|
BONUS BONUS BONUS! What's this? Somebody would dare to dispute the gargantuan greatness of JRSR's work? Ah, art directors. Look below to check the notes from a nosy nabob who thinks to improve upon the above awe-inspiring images!