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Superman by NgBoy Superman by NgBoy
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i know i know, the pose is so freakin cliche it's not even funny.. but hey... it's superman! XD
once saw a drawing of him by one of my influences, Carlos Pacheco. he drew his cape where the sides were noticably shorter than the middle.. it gave it a very unique look, and in my opinion, a much more interesting shape.. so i kind of used that look for my rendition of superman... i know i'm probably going to hate it next week hehe
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tatpoot7655 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
That is so good! Oh my gosh, where did you learn to draw like that :O
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LostTribesManlyAnime Featured By Owner May 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very awesome. Nice pose. Superman is the only one who can pull off that pose. lol
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FAUZI13YOGYAKARTA Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Student Filmographer
kereeen
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digiCHRIS Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That's freakin awesome! You're very talented :)
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leonsimagination Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nahhhh no cliche there my freind..like you said it's superman..chest out, the chissled face,signature hairdo..very well done man it looks great.
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chimera335 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey man, this is great. Mind if I try ink & paint on it?
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shurita Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
nice pencils! i forgot that art since i bought wacom! yet i recognize great pencils and pal this is awesom
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Deviantman939 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
supertastick
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GrandmaChichi Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
waw!!
........so cool!
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:iconblitzvon:
Blitzvon Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2008   Traditional Artist
I like the shading a lot.. nice job. :D
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:iconlegendarypsycho:
legendaryPsycho Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2007
Amazing ,absoulutely amazing ,amazing shadows! Lv it! This is definately going in my favourites!
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abazou Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2007
superb
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:iconlowe-herz:
Lowe-Herz Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2007   Photographer
OMG...look at the shadows.....Awesome!
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rapsody7 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2006
vascularity and pose are great !
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zain567 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2006
thats amazing...looks wikid, well drawn...
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:iconcbas:
Cbas Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2006
Pretty good work, The cape might be a little too edgy, the rest is amazing
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Brizy Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2006
I dig that Superman pic!

He looks a little ticked off, I wouldn't want to be the baddie that's irritating him!

I started a thread over at comicbloc.com asking people to post their Superman pics here -->[link]

I'm not going to lie to you, I do plan on asking a LOT of people to come and join! This site is amazing but you really have to dig through a lot of stuff to get to the really good comic related pics and it can be quite tedious. The crit forum at comicbloc is one of the friendliest and most supportive on the net and if you are any kind of comic fan, I guarantee that you have been entertained by at least one of the professionals who grace the site with their presence. Geoff Johns (who helps run the site) and Kurt Busiek will both be writing Superman in a few months and they post there fairly often so there will be a TON of Superman fans at the site in a month or two (as if there wasn't a lot already!)

If you do decide to join up, I'd totally appreciate it if you filled in "Brian LaBelle" as your referrer but please don't feel you have to mention me on the site or anything, it won't win you any points with anyone and joining is more than enough thanks for me. I will say most people there don't really dig having to click on links so if there's any way you can directly your post your pics there first and then build up a little following who WILL come check out the pics here, I'd recommend doing that.

Thanks for your time and I hope to see you at comicbloc!

Brian LaBelle
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Ultimate-Saiyan Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
Wicked job mate;)
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OptimalProtocol Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2005  Student General Artist
Having short sides to the cape does make it look more interesting compared to having just end at the same length. Very, very awesome drawing. Must :+fav:. =)
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invaderjes Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2005  Student Filmographer
Y'know, that pose - overused as it may be - just seems right for Superman. This is prob'ly one of my favorite pics of him... and you know, there's been alot of pics of him. Great job!
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Jedahl Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
Excellent work. You have wonderful detail about the waist and abs. His arms are nice and buff, well detailed as well, especially considering how simple a design Supe's outfit really is. I do have to agree with Jetstream a bit, though. The right foot looks turned a little awkwardly, but otherwise a truly great pic.
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Fugiri-Shi Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
I wonder if the Man of Steel ever considerd himself too much of a 'Boyscout'? XD
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Syphron Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow nice style here on Supes, great heroic pose, i wish it was'nt tilted, were you shooting for a dramatic camera effect?
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Wolfman18 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
oh man I love that and I don't care if its cliched if its not broke don't fix it man I goddanm love it
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Natehan Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
The pencil tone kicks ass I like it keep it up
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Jetstreamx Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is a very good pic. My only problem is the right foot(his right. Not yours). I think you should redo it. To me, it makes the whole lower part of the body from the femur down look less grand than the upper region of the body. I blocked out the right foot and the picture looks a whole lot better. So, work on that food, otherwise, this picture is nothing short from amazing.
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gz12wk Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
awesome! now all we need is an inker!
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beamer Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
joe... ya know i love gift art, but...really. where'd you find the pic of me wearing tights like that? i thought i burned it.
er...*ah hem*
the folds of the cape have almost a mcfarlen feel to them. the shading is well done and i like how his right arm and chest was rendered. his expression his a good proud (but not arrogant) look to it.
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NgBoy Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005  Professional General Artist
let's just say.. every pic that has been taken of you.. i have a double of....

ahem...
thanks!
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:iconbeamer:
beamer Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
who said i was a dude?

er...

disclaimer: yes. this was a joke too.
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:iconngboy:
NgBoy Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005  Professional General Artist
er.. well it was a joke... but whatever floats your boat ^_^
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rUshhh Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
so u keep pics of other dudes huh?
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thegame2158 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
very awesome.
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Autobot-Windracer Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
Effin' awesome, man. The pencil tones are kickass. :)
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TREATStyles Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
hay first comment all i can say is you have the best pencil skils i have seen man this is off the hook....


i was about to say hes leaning forward too much but! isnt he hovering off the ground a lil?
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NgBoy Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005  Professional General Artist
thanks a lot man!

yeah he's hovering a bit.. i probably should have drawn more of his feet showing... ack! -_-U
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TREATStyles Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2005
dnt matter man thats dope shit
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