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Soul Calibur IV comic cover. by NgBoy Soul Calibur IV comic cover. by NgBoy
i worked on the soul calibur 4 videogame comic that comes with the special edition game. here's the wrap around cover!

i did the line art. awesome colours by :icondavid-grier:

Soul Calibur and all related characters © Namco/Bandai
Image copyright © UDON Entertainment
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:iconwyvrom:
wyvrom Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Misturugi fan. You are fan too?
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:iconviolanarrayya:
ViolaNarRayya Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
That's Astaroths new Costume
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:iconwegraman:
WegraMan Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
A comic? Now this I gotta hunt down!
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:iconbritus-kurosaki:
Britus-Kurosaki Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student Artist
Is that... Nightmare???
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:iconthe-11th:
the-11th Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
this is flawless ;-;
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:iconjacob-cross:
Jacob-Cross Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012
This looks incredible, and the details, amazing XD
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:icondarksamurai-7:
DarkSamurai-7 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
I love it
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:iconkeybladesword:
keybladesword Featured By Owner May 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
faved when i saw it
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:iconyomandude:
Yomandude Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Student Filmographer
That is one pretty cover.
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:iconzilcho32:
Zilcho32 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
This is insanely well done.:)
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:iconmuffinman388:
muffinman388 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
This is dope. Nice lines.
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:iconwolfzero-kun:
Wolfzero-kun Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Student General Artist
Amazing work!
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:iconkavemaan:
Kavemaan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
who the fuck is the big brute in the back? is that astaroth?
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:icond-ferreira:
D-ferreira Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011
loko
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:iconjti13:
JTI13 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWESOME!!!
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:icondestriarch:
Destriarch Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011
Beautiful work! I wish I could afford you.
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:icondeadcobra:
DeadCobra Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
Cool
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:iconstreetknights901:
StreetKnights901 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011   General Artist
I thinking eyes are gonna explode!
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:iconlittleninja9185:
LittleNinja9185 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
whoa! who's the big guy?
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:iconpicsapien:
PicSapien Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2011
faved :)
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:iconwilsonkong:
wilsonKONG Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010
Great Job on Astaroth!
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:iconkim-cientist:
Kim-Cientist Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very cool!
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:icond1gg3r101:
D1gg3R101 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really BA. And the fact that Tira is in it makes it soooo much better :D
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JulianoPereira Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Awesome piece of work!
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:icontrazwald:
Trazwald Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2010
WOW. Flippin' MASTERPIECE. I am extremely impressed, and very thankful to you for posting this. Just... just wow.
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scubidubi Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i looked at this piece and said "WOW!" looks so...who di...ahh okay NgBoy :) as usual great work. i love the colours in this one
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SoulEdgeMaster Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010   Traditional Artist
Dang look at mitsirugi's deltoise muscle! I will get there someday.........Awesome pic!Faved!
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Tenchi8 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2010  Hobbyist
I'm overwhelmed by the details of this art work. Wow! I don't know where to start. I have a gift for interpretation. I study art works and interpret what the artist is expressing or what the art work may mean to me. This one here is an incredible challenge. But, I'll give it a shot here goes...................

The first thing that got my attention was Mitsurugi being that he's my favorite game character that I've played since "Soul Blade". And then there's Tira, Astaroth, and ....darn I can't remember her name for some reason. I haven't played this game for a while. Anyway, ......Hilda! I remembered now! Cool. Well, from the looks of it, this is a chance encounter among the characters. This may be wishful thinking but I'm assuming from the position, that Mitsurugi would be the central character of that comic. Sweet! My main character! XD Anyway, I'm looking at the background now and the landscape is like a city ruins, in the desert. Perhaps an outskirt. The dark shadows of ravens can be seen in the background as they often serve as Tira's watchers, and messengers. The ravens appear to be coming from somewhere as to suggest an aftermath of a battle or a massacre. The dark grey clouds are often associated to atmospheres that portrays the look and feel of battlefields. The dusty sky, could very well be the result of those battles. Fallen bodies, everywhere, when the land is filled with fallen warriors, there is enough that covers the land to create a dusty air. This perhaps may entail an army, perhaps the war between Hilde's army and Nightmare's forces. Although Nightmare is no where to be seen, Tira and Astaroth's presence in this cover serves as a link or a main plot device to the main boss or antagonist. Most main antagonist are often yet to be seen, which serves as a climatic element to the third act of every story. Hilde could be whom Mitsurugi meets along the way. Due to Mitsurugi's quest for the strongest fighter, the situation of the story serves well enough for an incredible adventure highlighting the lone swordsman among other things.

Personally I love the lone swordsman concept especially with samurais. It is one of the epic themes of every heroic adventures that never grows old. I was actually inspired to write a fanfiction of SC3 using my CAS as the lone swordsman. I'm planning to film this in the future. (Long story) but anyway, overall this is an incredible cover. The cover alone tells a story as well. It leaves me to use my imagination to picture the possible scenarios that will surface from the comic. I hope I get to read this one. Well, that about concludes my interpretation. Once again this pic is incredible in details and in content. It's safe to say very ambitious too. The style of art is very attention grabbing which is very likely the idea. It's very effective. I should take notes. I can learn allot........actually I have learned allot from studying this pic. But in my case, it will take time and practice before I can reach this level. I have no doubt in my mind that I will. Great art work once again. I hope you enjoyed my interpretation. It's what I do. XD ......among other creative things. XD
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:iconzehb:
ZehB Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010
Amazing, man!
Simple amazing!
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:iconwasupdude:
wasupdude Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2010
amazing
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:iconsammeater:
SammEater Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2010
Just one word: EPIC :D
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Kalli20 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010
amazing
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:iconmaryshan:
MaryShan Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Student Filmographer
Great work!!!!!
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eyeimagined Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2010
awesome work
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Gugaaa Featured By Owner May 2, 2010
Guy, I'd started to fav your drawing which I like more, but better wach you, hahaha or I would add all of them! I liked your trace and your style very very very much!
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:iconjbneto:
JBNeto Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2010  Professional General Artist
Very nice.
I really enjoyed this art.

JBNeto
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:iconblazingdragonknight7:
Nice work! Astaroth is so badass here:D
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:iconadmiral-squee:
admiral-squee Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
That was a fun game, and this is an awesome piece of art, yes sir.
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:iconzergmarex:
zergmarex Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Lol what more can I say that hasnt already been said
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:iconggilgamesh:
GGilgamesh Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2009
Only 2 words can describe this.....EPIC WIN!!!!!
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:icondannyloong:
dannyloong Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009
This is a masterpiece!
WoW! I love it!
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:icongrimer:
Grimer Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009  Professional General Artist
Could u possibly tell me who published this comic as in which comic book company?
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:icondivinostudios:
DivinoStudios Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009
awesome man... amazing skill
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:iconahdry:
ahdry Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
amazing... everything... colours, textures, clothes, characters...
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:iconkhong:
khong Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009
swow, that is superb drawing, man.
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:iconmessala:
Messala Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2009
you can see a lot going on but the pic still not polluted... awesome work :+fav:
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:iconantichrist2005:
Antichrist2005 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2009
wait theres a Soul Calibur comic ?
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:iconyaung27:
yaung27 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Nice work!
Btw, what's with the ;__; ?
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:iconwoundedbyravens1:
Woundedbyravens1 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2009
David Grier is an amazing colourist and your pencils are wonderful as well. However I think that you could find another colourist that suits your style better. Anyways, wonderful piece!
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battlexxl Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008
wheres darth hes the one in the front box
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