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Event Art: Secret War She-Hulk

Here’s something new we’re trying. I have a dream to create art for comics/games. We were kicking around some ideas and I threw out the idea that I’d like to see more characters done in a similar style to what characters wore in Secret War (our current event, see where this is going?). The first name I heard was She-Hulk, always a favorite. I took the bait.

As I thought this out and looked for source material, I found that Ms. Walters is a very polarizing character. She often comes under fire for being one of two things. She’s either criticized for being too sexy or, on the other end, too muscular. I realize a lot of this is subjective, which makes it really tough to find the strong yet attractive look that we all expect the She-Hulk to embody.

The pitfalls? Too muscular, and she comes off like a female bodybuilder, which, while female bodybuilders have their own style that works for them, doesn’t really work for She-Hulk. Too sexy, and she’s not believable as a superhumanly strong heroine, and I for one look for a little more in my heroes than just a pinup girl, although there’s nothing wrong with acknowledging that. I settled on something muscly, but with enough va-va-voom to keep with her bombshell personality.

The costume uses the same dark tones as was seen in Secret War with a nod to the more commonly known white and purple She-Hulk one piece.

I hope you all enjoy it. I know I had fun drawing and painting this one. Next, I plan on tackling Hawkeye. Let me know what you all think.

She-Hulk Secret War Costume

5 comments on “Event Art: Secret War She-Hulk

  1. felipenerdcore
    May 23, 2012

    We should have this art and hawkeye (and maybe moon knight) on our new pdf.

    • icuseamus
      May 23, 2012

      Oh, you’re gonna get me in trouble… I already have someone asking me to do Red She-Hulk. 😛

  2. Shane Bradley
    May 23, 2012

    Well done

  3. Shane Bradley
    May 23, 2012

    Could you do hawkeye sans swashey pirate boots

    • icuseamus
      May 23, 2012

      The idea is to do him as sort of a blend between his iconic look and the Ronin character

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