Saturday, May 28, 2011
These are some lesser known pieces by John Byrne
featuring his best known characters, the
The first and third pieces are some beautiful
renderings that Byrne did with the painter Fastner
for one of two portfolios Marvel did back in
the 1980s for the X-Men, and the middle piece
was (IIRC,) from the Fantaco Chronicles'
Byrne made great strides in
the promotion of a realistic style of art in the comics,
and certainly had a huge hand in crafting the
more serious edge of the team at the time.