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SECRET WARS Box Art

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Painted for the Upper Deck RPG
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DaimyoShi's avatar
Great action piece.
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alithking's avatar
Awesome art work. Nod I think I've fainted. 
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robertnuckels's avatar
' In this exhilarating opus, Mr Jusko has managed the near impossible : using a large pallet of colors, he manages to maintain the cohesiveness necessary that prevents the vivid colors from clashing, no small feat . The intricate design , the complex tapestry of superior comic art, the turbulent movement executed by a true Master."
JoeJusko's avatar
Wow, what do I say to THAT?? Thank you!!!!  A lot of thought did go in to balancing out the piece with the sizes, colors and values of the different characters. Thanks so much for noticing! Means a lot!
robertnuckels's avatar
You, Mr Jusko, are the Man . One could study that piece for all kinds of reasons : wondering at which point to veer away from the underpainting , muted darks and lights, the linear perspective and foreshortening of the figures, the reflected lights, the dynamic tonal values, and how they serve to support the figures in the forefront, and further back. AND : how to make such a diverse pallet of varying colors com;event each other......Pretty much ALL of your work bears a great deal of scrutiny, as well as rally LOOKING at it . and of course, THAT changes over time as the eye becomes more and more critical and discerning for those reflected light and .....the list could go on and on for what to look for in your seminal work.
DomusArt's avatar
Thank you Joe. You are incredible. 
JoeJusko's avatar
Thank you so, so much!
wondermanrules's avatar
I love the "war face" you gave Cap and I especially love the details you gave everyone, especially Rocket Raccoon and his gear. 

I think the only critique I have is you made Mile Morales/Spider-Man a taller, thicker and bigger than he's usually portrayed but it's pretty minor thing compared to all the awesome eye candy in the rest of this piece. :)
JoeJusko's avatar
Pain in the ass making something like this work. lol  Glad you like it!
wondermanrules's avatar
I know what you mean, I had to do an air battle scene between a bunch of MASK vehicles and just trying to get the crazy angles, weapons and pilots right was maddening. :XD:

No problem :handshake:
Thubakabra's avatar
This is a great work, I love these details. 
JoeJusko's avatar
The fun for me is always in painting the details.
Thubakabra's avatar
I love that part to make too. :) 
rodtheworm's avatar
I've not seen Captain Britain before, but I feel like he's about to say, "You call that a punch? Let me show you how we do it in the home counties, Yank!" =p
JoeJusko's avatar
It was a natural decision to pit them against each other. He started as a member of Alpha Flight
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JoeJusko's avatar
So under-appreciated and underused 
G-flux's avatar
Indeed, he's been one of my favorites since I was a kid. My dad use to tell me about his first fight with the hulk when I was a kid, and those tales just kind of stuck with me. He's been around since Marvel was even called Marvel, but they treat him like a second rate character. Shame :(  I've been working on a fan comic off and on that revamps his character. My plan is to finish it by the end of the year, so I'll post it then.  
Oliver-Klozov's avatar
You were always one of my favorites. Great to have found you here.
JoeJusko's avatar
THANKS! Means a lot!
Oliver-Klozov's avatar
You're welcome Joe. First met your work on Savage Sword of Conan. Been a fan ever since. You truly are an inspiration.
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