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The Trio of Terror

Wanted to color another piece by :iconkidnotorious:

I picked this and of course made a vintage comic cover out of it. I can't help myself...it's too much fun.

Lines: Charles Holbert Jr.
Colors/design: Me
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Oorigami's avatar
JackLHS's avatar
it would have been such a awesome comics...
I don't know if a vintage comic would have such vibrant, glowing colors on Hellboy's guantlet, but that said, you hit a home run on this. All the rest of the colors have that vintage feel to them...and this so looks like a real comic. The weathering. The "graffiti." Man...this has such a delicious flavor to it. Stellar work!
Thanks for sharing.
MattKaufenberg's avatar
Thank you so much! And you're right, that glow is out of place, but i thought it looked cool so I left it in:)
There's a lot to be said about leaving it the way you like! That's one of the main perks of being the actual artist! I see you have a "sub-gallery" of vintage covers. They absolutley rock!
MattKaufenberg's avatar
Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoy them:)
Oh my god, your works inspires me and I'm not even an artist lol.
MattKaufenberg's avatar
That's the greatest compliment i can get:) Thanks so much!!
mathiaxzz's avatar
rly cool, love these characters.
boosterjones1999's avatar
"Action Goodness"

Read that as a load of men in tights forcing confessions out of all manner of scum bags...
great use of typography. i really like the font you used for "more" and "featuring". can you tell me the name of this font plz?
MattKaufenberg's avatar
Hmm off the top of my head i'm not sure and the file is on a different computer. I'd check one of the free font sites and search for script fonts...i'm sure that's where i got it. If i get a chance to locate the original file i'll let you know!
RobBurgess's avatar
OK, these are just killin' me (but in a good way, LOL) there just way too cool. but I have to ask, do you print the picture and make it "vintage" or is it made to look "vintage" on the computer? As a comic collector, this raises some interesting topics of conversation...
MattKaufenberg's avatar
Thanks so much!

I take old worn covers from my personal collection, scan them into photoshop and make them fit the piece i'm working on.
RobBurgess's avatar
That's just so cool...
bahumit12's avatar
This si the coolest cover I have seen on Deviant Art. Kudos!
MattKaufenberg's avatar
Well that's quite a compliment! Thanks so much:)
WillCaligan's avatar
This is really nice. I am going to have to commission you to do a gun ghoul cover like this one. Some really cool colors and idea.
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