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John Byrne

Beam Me Up, Scotty!

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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 7:16am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

A companion piece to the vintage Superboy over Smallville I did a while back.

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Brian Miller
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 7:23am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Perfect!
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Wallace Sellars
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 7:33am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Super!
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Kevin Ricci
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 8:21am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Beautiful - congrats to the new owner!
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Robbie Parry
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 8:46am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Oh yes, this is what I like! 
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Dan Marcoux
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Wha’ Happened?

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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 9:10am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

The full-size scan has been added to the gallery here:
http://www.artofjohnbyrne.com/gallery/commissions/commission s-
standard/


Couldn't resist showing the companion piece side-by-side....
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Joe Hollon
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 10:18am | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Streaky! 
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Trevor Thompson
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 12:02pm | IP Logged | 8 post reply

I don't get it. Why is she smiling? Shouldn't she be full of angst? Where's the armoured style costume? I'm confused. Seriously, that's fine work, Mr Bryne. 
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Sean Watson
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 8:56pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Outstanding!!!

Congrats to the commissioner.
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Gundars Berzins
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Posted: 29 May 2016 at 10:42pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Another great one.
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Matt Hawes
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 4:09am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

Nice!!!
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Greg Woronchak
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 6:08am | IP Logged | 12 post reply

Somewhere, Jim Mooney is smiling!
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Rich Marzullo
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 7:00am | IP Logged | 13 post reply

Absolutely love this! 
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Eric Sofer
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 7:16am | IP Logged | 14 post reply

I love seeing Supergirl in her second outfit*, rather than all the different transformations that have become the norm. Mr. Byrne, thank you for the memory. And Streaky to boot... this image alone will keep me smiling all day.

*Yes, her very first outfit had the ruffled skirt bottom. That seems to be to be a little too much detail. Of course, adding spikes, pouches, leather jackets, shoulder pauldrons, etc. show that a little detail can be taken waaay too far.
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Peter Martin
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 7:38am | IP Logged | 15 post reply

Nice and bright!
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Marc Cheek
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 10:25am | IP Logged | 16 post reply

Fantastic!
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Tim O'Neill
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 10:47am | IP Logged | 17 post reply



That's great!!  I like that that TV show has seen a resurgance of interest in this character.  I'm a Marvel guy, so I only know her from just a few comics.



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Petter Myhr Ness
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 11:02am | IP Logged | 18 post reply

Very nice!
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Greg Tigges
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 1:37pm | IP Logged | 19 post reply

Ha! Made of Steel! I finally got it! Great job and congrats to the commissioner!
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Doug Centers
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 2:42pm | IP Logged | 20 post reply

Nice!
And yes along with others I like this uniform iteration
over the pleated skirt version.
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John Byrne

Beam Me Up, Scotty!

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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 3:18pm | IP Logged | 21 post reply

Am I having another Looking Glass moment? As reference for this piece I used the ACTION COMICS cover on which Supergirl first appeared, and I saw no pleats. Now I'm afraid to go look at it again!
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Dave Phelps
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 4:28pm | IP Logged | 22 post reply

The cover didn't have them:


Saved them for the interior I guess:

Edited by Dave Phelps on 31 May 2016 at 6:05am
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John Byrne

Beam Me Up, Scotty!

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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 4:38pm | IP Logged | 23 post reply

Huh! I prefer the pleats!
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Mark McKay
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Posted: 30 May 2016 at 8:33pm | IP Logged | 24 post reply

That's a Steve Rude redo of the cover.


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John Byrne

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Posted: 31 May 2016 at 4:44am | IP Logged | 25 post reply

To be clear, I used the original cover as my reference.
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