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Sonic Art Collection (COVER ART - 1st Issue) by darkspeeds Sonic Art Collection (COVER ART - 1st Issue) by darkspeeds
This is the cover art to a publication concept I'm going to present to Archie Comics booth at San Diego Comic Con 2013.


It will act as a mock publication and portfolio submission on my behalf. The art book (or magazine more rather) will contain 50 pages for the time being, featuring a range of well renown (and not so well renown - which personally I feel that these artists should deserve more recognition) artists that can draw 'Sonic the Hedgehog' from the Archie Comics universe competently and passionately.


More information can be found about this initiative on my next journal post: [link]


:star: Archie Comics logo (C) Archie Publications, SEGA logo (C) SEGA Corporation, SAC logo art, Sonic - 'Blue to Yellow' concept art and page design (C) Darkspeeds

:star: Artwork featured on cover art (C) :iconevanstanley: :icontrunks24: & :iconadamis:

:star: Thanks to :iconrally-the-cheetah: for the critique on the cover layout! Adjustments have been made. You can compare it to the original here [link]
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AwsomeIsRed Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'm such a huge fan of Evan Stanley:) Good luck guys i'll be here crossing my fingers for you:)
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darkspeeds Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! We appreciate the well wishes!

A huge fan of Evan Stanley you say? I share the same sentiment. ;)
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Sorain26 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Student General Artist
I am positively stunned by the coloring and lighting on Sonic, excellent job.
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shodic Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
good luck
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funkyjeremi Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's a great idea ^^ Archie comics style is required to be part of it? I should maybe try to draw something in that style, and maybe if i get it perfectly, you might feature me :p (just dreaming :p )
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DHAZEDXZ Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist
I absolutely agree, there are thousands of talented sonic artists out there so this is a great idea. Just wondering is this going to be sold to comic book stores too? I would definitely purchase. Hell, I might make a submission
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darkspeeds Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
At this point of time this is just a mock publication to submit to Archie Publications at their booth in Comic Con 2013. Treat it as my portfolio submission and also a way to show the editor a selection of artists who can deliver high quality work based on the hit comic series.
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aarn Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Good luck!
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Thundrbolt Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I love the shine on the Chaos Emerald!

Best of luck man :D
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darkspeeds Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks Brett! 8-)
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