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Sentinels Book 9 Cover :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 16 1 Classic X-Men #1 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 17 4 Irsha pinup :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 10 5 Secret Wars #1 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 16 6 MAD #2 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 32 12 Fantastic Four #257 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 20 15 Ms. Marvel #19 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 23 7 Detective Comics #399 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 18 17 Action #494 Cover Re-Imagining :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 17 9 Tales of the Teen Titans #44 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 21 14 Crash page 2 :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 15 1 Giant-Size Chillers #1 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 21 8 Crash page 1 :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 15 4 Batman #398 Cover Recreation :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 15 4 Comanche Blood Illustration #9 :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 14 3 Comanche Blood Illustration #8 :icondalgoda7:dalgoda7 12 13

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Between 10-15 years ago, I used to draw comic page commissions where I would offer to illustrate a page of script by the commissioner.  The idea was that this would set me apart from all of the artists doing mostly pinup work, and it also sounded like a fun project.  It *was* pretty fun for a while, although the kind of jobs that would come my way quickly transitioned (so to speak) into mostly fetish or transformation pieces. 

I was OK with this for a while, and did them for a couple of years.  I felt an ego boost from having folks enjoy my work and be willing to pay for it, but eventually wasn't real happy with the subject matter and ceased doing fetish-style work about ten years ago.

At the same time, I would post the work here on DA, and they would get a *ton* of views and faves.. which is also gratitifying.  As years went by, I found that I wasn't super proud of a lot of the work I had posted due to the subject matter, and I'd also improved as an artist/inker to the point of disliking my earlier work because it wasn't as well done.

I removed a goodly chunk of the more risque pieces from my gallery, but left a few milder ones... which still get a few favorites a month, many years later.  These faves still feed my ego, but the work is so far removed from the quality of work I do now, that even the more innocuous ones make me cringe when I see them.

Also, those faves mean people are seeing that work, enjoying it, and might even enjoy my more recent work, which is pretty mild in comparison.

Anyway, I think I've convinced myself while writing this into doing another purge of the rest of that stuff from my gallery... it's just not 'me' anymore.   Even though a few of them have tens of thousands of views. :D
  • Listening to: Beach Boys
  • Reading: Drawn & Quarterly 25
  • Watching: Kung fu
  • Eating: steak
  • Drinking: iced tea
Sentinels Book 9 Cover
This is the cover image (without lettering) for Van Plexico's Sentinels book 9 - "Vendetta".

It's an homage/partial recreation of Silver Surfer #4 by John Buscema, mixed with Nova #4 by Jack Kirby, with a 'corner box' figure of Pulsar based on Ms. Marvel #1.

Characters (c) 2017 Van Allen Plexico.
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Classic X-Men #1 Cover Recreation
This is something I've been wanting to try for a while - a straight recreation (as opposed to the mash-up cover recreations I've done in the past) of the cover of one of the comics that helped change me into a comic fan as a kid.

In this case, Classic X-Men #1

The original cover was created by Arthur Adams, copyright Marvel Comics. 

Here is the original cover:
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Irsha pinup
This is a fan-art pinup of :iconcurtsibling:'s King Evil character, Irsha!

Hope you dig it, Curt!

Swordswoman pose courtesy of :iconsenshistock: -

senshistock.deviantart.com/art…
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Secret Wars #1 Cover Recreation
This is something I've been wanting to try for a while - a straight recreation (as opposed to the mash-up cover recreations I've done in the past) of the cover of one of the comics that helped change me into a comic fan as a kid.

In this case, Secret Wars #1

The original cover was created by Mike Zeck and John Beatty, copyright Marvel Comics. 

Here is the original cover:
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Chris Kohler
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
Attempting to draw comix since 1984.
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Between 10-15 years ago, I used to draw comic page commissions where I would offer to illustrate a page of script by the commissioner.  The idea was that this would set me apart from all of the artists doing mostly pinup work, and it also sounded like a fun project.  It *was* pretty fun for a while, although the kind of jobs that would come my way quickly transitioned (so to speak) into mostly fetish or transformation pieces. 

I was OK with this for a while, and did them for a couple of years.  I felt an ego boost from having folks enjoy my work and be willing to pay for it, but eventually wasn't real happy with the subject matter and ceased doing fetish-style work about ten years ago.

At the same time, I would post the work here on DA, and they would get a *ton* of views and faves.. which is also gratitifying.  As years went by, I found that I wasn't super proud of a lot of the work I had posted due to the subject matter, and I'd also improved as an artist/inker to the point of disliking my earlier work because it wasn't as well done.

I removed a goodly chunk of the more risque pieces from my gallery, but left a few milder ones... which still get a few favorites a month, many years later.  These faves still feed my ego, but the work is so far removed from the quality of work I do now, that even the more innocuous ones make me cringe when I see them.

Also, those faves mean people are seeing that work, enjoying it, and might even enjoy my more recent work, which is pretty mild in comparison.

Anyway, I think I've convinced myself while writing this into doing another purge of the rest of that stuff from my gallery... it's just not 'me' anymore.   Even though a few of them have tens of thousands of views. :D
  • Listening to: Beach Boys
  • Reading: Drawn & Quarterly 25
  • Watching: Kung fu
  • Eating: steak
  • Drinking: iced tea

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Kostmeyer Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Thanks for the :+fav: for Rediscovered Centauri page 1 by Kostmeyer  - much appreciated! :D
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Kostmeyer Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
Thanks for the :+fav: for Dark Justice: page 3 by Kostmeyer  - much appreciated! :D
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Kostmeyer Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2017
Thanks for the :+fav: for Dark Justice: page 1 by Kostmeyer  - much appreciated! :D
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MichaelVogt Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017  Professional Artist
Thanks for the fav. :)
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kaskajo Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017
thanks
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Estonius Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017
Happy Date o' Birth!
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dalgoda7 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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yosarian13 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017  Professional General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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dalgoda7 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, man!
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L1701E Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017
Happy Birthday!
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