Team-Up Time

Sunday, March 17, 2013

This is a cross-post with Muddy Colors — An Illustration Collective

Indestructible Hulk #9 Cover. 2013.
Ink(ed by Joe Rivera) with digital color on Marvel board, 11 × 17.25″.

Happy Monday, everybody! Hope you all had a great weekend. I've been on "crazy time" for the past week or so, but it's been exhilarating. ("Crazy time" is any week in which I work more than 100 hours.) I've still got a bunch to do over the coming week, but I thought I'd quickly share 2 new covers that were recently made public. Both deal with team-ups, a classic conceit in the Marvel Universe. Above, the Hulk gets some legal advice from a certain horn-headed lawyer. Below, it's high noon on the rooftops of New York as the Superior Spider-Man and the Punisher see who has the quicker draw.

Avenging Spider-Man #22 Cover. 2013.
Ink(ed by Joe Rivera) with digital color on Marvel board, 11 × 17.25″.

I think I'm going to continue my blog hiatus for the rest of the week. I've got too many deadlines coming up (which is always a good thing!)


  1. Hi from Spain Paolo.

    First, if I´m not wrong, last Saturday was your birthday and so... HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU master!! (casually, my birthday it´s just next saturday).

    Both covers are wonderfull illustrations, but Hulks cover idea/concept it´s absolutly genial!! I love it.
    Your artwork for covers it´s not only pin-ups with cool posses and dramatic lighting,you always try to go further, performing compositions really interesting, imaginative and original squander (as the cover of Daredevil # 1, one of the best and most original I've ever seen).
    Congratulations for this illustrations and have a nice day friend!!

    1. You are correct, Miguel! Happy birthday to you as well!

      Glad you like the covers... I'm working on a second Daredevil/Hulk cover today!

    2. Great!! I have to get this collection ( it will be publish in my country about 3 or 4 mounths, I hope it... )!!
      Daredevil is one of my favorite comic-book characters and I'm enjoying a lot with his actual serie ( especially your pages, jeje).Mark Waid is really a genius...
      I'd wish a Batman story pencilling by you, I'd buy inmediatly!! (but I wouldn't you leave Daredevil serie, jeje).
      Have a great week !!

    3. Yeah, Waid is pretty much unstoppable at this point. And yes, I'd certainly love to draw some Batman too... maybe some day.

    4. And I,m sure that I'll buy this comic-book!! ;)


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