Adam Hughes has been absent from the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day for a while now, so we’re attempting to rectify that oversight with his take on famous female comic book heroes.

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Client: WIZARD Magazine
Media: Pencil, ink, and Adobe Photoshop

Another from the vault! This one is from…. 1997? Grampa’s memory is going.

It’s old, and shows my first fetal steps at doing computer coloring. This was just around the time I was starting my run on the WONDER WOMAN covers. It was fun doing all these gals from the different companies!

via Adam Hughes


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  1. Isn’t it weird that since this drawing, all of the characters have changed costume except for Witchblade (and possibly the girl from Gen13)?

  2. Antonio Sanciolo on

    remember buying this issue of Wizard;
    as a 15 year old it provided much “stimulus”.
    as a 28 year old it’s still pretty captivating.

    as memory serves the picture’s from pretty early in the scheme of comic characters looking like actual people and not 2D ciphers with different haircuts.

  3. Adam Hughes is one of comicdom’s best cheesecake artists. Even in that picture, you can see he never sacrifices personality for sexiness; he can mix the two seamlessly.

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