web analytics

Marvel Bronze Age Sketchcards – inks

Anyone who knows me at all knows that the Marvel Comics “Bronze Age” is my favorite period in comics – well, not just Marvel, but all comics. 1970 through the late 1980s is the golden age of my person comic book collecting.

When I was asked recently by the fine folks over at Rittenhouse to contribute some original sketchcard pieces to their upcoming “Marvel Comics Bronze Age” trading card set, I was incredibly excited. For those of you who aren’t familiar with what I’m talking about when I say “sketchcards,” what I mean is pieces of original artwork, drawn on blank trading card stock, are randomly inserted into the printed trading card packs as a surprise or chase-style card for collectors. Instead of just getting a rare printed card, a fan has one chance per box of cards to get an original sketch. It’s a pretty cool idea and it was a lot of fun to be a part of.

Here are a few of the unfinished cards I’m contributing to the set – these are all in black and white, but will be colored with markers when I’m done. I’ll post more information once I get word on when the set is coming out and all that fun stuff. For now, here’s the art!


click for high res version


click for high res version


click for high res version

-Mat Nastos, Super Genius
http://www.MatNastos.net

Share!
If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!
Share
Mat Nastos
TV, Film, comic book, fantasy & steampunk writer/director, known best for bad horror movies about giant scorpions, killer pigs & dinosaurs in the sewers. You can find his work on Smashwords or at his Amazon Author Page.

3 Responses

  1. Outstanding! However my favorite age is the Silver Age. Totally – loved those old-style illustrators.

  2. You are such a baby! I even have some old Tom Mix stuff from my grandmother. Oh, and Dick Tracy. I love Dick Tracy!

This site is protected by wp-copyrightpro.com