kurtbusiek:

marvel1980s:

Marvel Age Annual#1 1985, cover by Kerry Gammill and Tom Morgan.

I edited this cover, and it was a nightmare.
I put together reference shots of all these characters (this was long before Google), so Kerry would know what their current costumes were, stuff like that. He drew the cover and sent in the pencils — but he threw out all the reference Xeroxes I made him. So I had to do it all over again for Tom Morgan. [Actually, if I’m remembering correctly, Joe Sinnott was originally slated to ink it, but by the time he got the cover, he’d run out of time, and so he had to send it back. And who knows, he may have been frightened off by all those characters. But he returned the reference Xeroxes, too.] Luckily the colorist (Paul Becton, I think) didn’t need reference.
Great cover, though…

kurtbusiek:

marvel1980s:

Marvel Age Annual#1 1985, cover by Kerry Gammill and Tom Morgan.

I edited this cover, and it was a nightmare.

I put together reference shots of all these characters (this was long before Google), so Kerry would know what their current costumes were, stuff like that. He drew the cover and sent in the pencils — but he threw out all the reference Xeroxes I made him. So I had to do it all over again for Tom Morgan. [Actually, if I’m remembering correctly, Joe Sinnott was originally slated to ink it, but by the time he got the cover, he’d run out of time, and so he had to send it back. And who knows, he may have been frightened off by all those characters. But he returned the reference Xeroxes, too.] Luckily the colorist (Paul Becton, I think) didn’t need reference.

Great cover, though…

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