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X-MEN Animated Vol.1 Box Art
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Published: January 30, 2009
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If you're about my age, then you probably have fond memories of the X-MEN: The Animated Series that ran on Fox Kids in the 90s. Lasting 76 episodes (second only to Batman: TAS) it was Marvel's longest running animated show and brought a number of famous X-storylines to the small screen, including The Dark Phoenix Saga and Days of Future Past. I was a big fan, and I remember being BEYOND excited when that first episode came on.

So imagine my surprise and delight when I was asked to provide box art for the DVD release(!). I got into comics specifically because of Jim Lee's legendary work on Uncanny X-men, and THIS was the team I grew up with. So my cover art is intended as a love letter to these characters, and honestly, I'm just excited to watch these cartoons again!

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LadySionis's avatar
LadySionis|Hobbyist Writer
So it's your work that's on my X-Men covers?!!!! OH MY GOSH THIS AN HONOR!!
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analothor2's avatar
90s rouge just stole my heart 
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Hi DNA-1! I'm LARRY HOUSTON, the Producer/Director of TH X-MEN.  You did a great job of capturing the visual fun I had directing the series for the first four years of the show. I'm touring with the Story Editors at different conventions, on this the 25th Anniversary of THE X-MEN:TAS on October 31st this month. We'll be at the STAN LEE KOMIKAZE Comic Book Convention October 29th so, if you can, come on down! I'll be happy to answer any questions you had about the series. And thanks to all of you for supporting the show!
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Emar4art|Hobbyist Artist
I love this art 👍👍👍
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TakingLiberty's avatar
Oh, THE NOSTALGIA! 
You are a fantastic artist, great work honoring my childhood heroes!
 x men gif rogue aoa 
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gh0st-of-Ronin's avatar
OH man! You did this too?! Freaking amazing man! :D 
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ZanarNaryon's avatar
ZanarNaryon|Hobbyist General Artist
X-Men's a kickass show, now you know
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GreatC0ldDistance|Hobbyist General Artist
Great work!
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theXforce's avatar
Is this available as a print?
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EnochianArtist's avatar
EnochianArtist|Student Traditional Artist
No way I'm looking at those boxes right now that is so cool!
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DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for buying them! :)
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AeroHybrid's avatar
My favourite Marvel show besides Avengers EMH and Spectacular and Spider-Man TAS
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DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
If you're counting live action, I'd also put Agents of SHIELD in there as well.  Just about my favorite thing on tv right now. :)
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I do like Agents of SHIELD, It's great. I mean during the first few episodes, they were a bit boring for me but it started to get slightly better and better each time :D
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DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
That's accurate.  Now I feel like it's firing on all cylinders, especially after that last episode.
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Cobra-Blade|Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW! Hey, congratulations! Got the DVDs and you've done a bang up job representing the series with the cover art. As someone who also grew up with the series and watched it religiously every morning before school I can appreciate the honour it must be to get this opportunity. 
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DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, man.  That's exactly how I felt.  Made me super invested in the work, hopefully raised my game a little.
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BMGrafico|Hobbyist Interface Designer
simply amazing!
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DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
So glad you liked it!
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Jonnieblaque's avatar
Everytime I see this picture, it brings back good memories.
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DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
Love that version of the team SO much. 
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RentonElric's avatar
Even though Jubilee is part of the X-men, she's not on the front cover.
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DNA-1's avatar
DNA-1|Professional Digital Artist
Not a big selling point in terms of marketing art I guess.  General public doesn't really know who she is.  Plus, she's on Cover #2.
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cif38's avatar
Amazing work. Love the colors.
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