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The Women of DC Comics

By AdamWithers
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This was a massive undertaking; 24"x32", Photoshop color over inks/pencils. The Black & White piece was finished early in 2006 for a Gallery show Comfort Love and I shared, and the color was done that summer.

This piece could be seen as the Women of DC Comics the month before Infinite Crisis hit, since many of them have been removed/killed/drastically altered since then. It's heavily influenced by, and a sort of tribute to, my personal Artistic hero, Adam Hughes. The man has done more to drive my art than any other single person, and continues to inspire with each piece he produces.

The characters included here are (L to R): Back Row-- Stargirl, Hawkgirl, Fire, Starfire, Supergirl, Wonder Girl, Jade, & Raven. Front Row-- Catwoman, Batgirl, Huntress, Black Canary, Oracle, Zatanna, Mary Marvel, Donna Troy, Power Girl and Wonder Woman.
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Libra1010's avatar

Wondrously Superb Work!:clap:

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FoulfanaticHobbyist Writer
No Vixen???
Arklyte84826's avatar
Diana and Karen should be almost a head taller and have wider body, otherwise epic:D
Hopefully one day Barbara would get an author with a bit of common sense writing her.
ManNamedEd's avatar
Your artwork is just Glorious!!
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
Thank you. This is a much older piece now (this one is a much newer/better version of what I was trying to do here), but I still have good memories of how it felt to finish this all those years ago. It was a major milestone in my growth as an artist.
assasinhero's avatar
Be cool if Vixen were here.
thaynenova's avatar
beautiful picture.
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
Thank you. :)
danwind's avatar
Awensome Job on them, I loved it
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kuro-ankoHobbyist Digital Artist
Raven ♥ 
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
Yyyyyep. She's got such a great look.
Napoleonbon's avatar
This needs some Ice (Especially since Fire is included here!), Vixen, Aquagirl, Kid Flash (Iris West), Artemis (Not an Amazon an Archer one!) And Miss Martian - and this would be a complete line-up!...
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
If you note the date this was made, Irey West, Artemis, and Miss Martian didn't yet exist, Ice and Aquagirl were both dead, and Vixen hadn't been given anything significant to do in the comics in decades. Granted, she had a pretty good turn on JLU. I probably could've found a spot for Vixen. You got me with that one. ;)
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SyberartistHobbyist General Artist
Whrs artemis?
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
As in Young Justice Artemis? You'll note by the date posted that this piece was made many years before Young Justice was released. Artemis didn't exist yet, so I couldn't have included her! :D
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SyberartistHobbyist General Artist
Oh. Im sorry.  I didnt look at the date it was made. And yes I ment YJ Artemis.
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
She was a great character. I'll never not be sad that YJ is over.
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SyberartistHobbyist General Artist
ill never not be sad that they killed Kid Flash. and yah, it was a great show. I hear that this year there combining it with Teen Titans Go.
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
Ugh, don't remind me. The show nobody wanted is getting a brief YJ cameo and that's supposed to make it all okay? It just makes us all think of what we lost.
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SyberartistHobbyist General Artist
Exactly. Theres like... NO WAY to use yj in a teen titans form. Now if they were to use tbe original form it might accually work, but its not.
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Great pic.
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
Thank you. :nod:
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ArteDigitalSAStudent General Artist
epic!! this one loks very good,mate!!
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AdamWithersProfessional Artist
Thank you. It's pretty old, now, but I still like it. :)
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