Saturday, September 3, 2011

1979 - Unpublished Rom #1 cover

From jimshooter.com, the unused cover for ROM #1, penciled by Michael Netzer.

Here's the explanation as to why the original art was torn apart: http://www.michaelnetzer.com/2005/06/one-more-story-for-creators.html

And here's the one that was published.


 

5 comments:

  1. The original cover looks like the work of a child, and the artists' story sounds like the delusions of a lunatic. Very entertaining!

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  2. Well, I've been hoping someone would finally provide a credible psychiatric diagnosis of that story. I just don't know if I can trust someone who seems to believe that art which doesn't look like Marvel comics must have been created by children. At least you were entertained, which was a big reason for doing it.

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  3. Hi Michael, thanks for dropping by!

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  4. Hi Jason, Very nice blogs you're keeping. Best wishes with the writing!

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  5. Michael-

    I have been on mission trips where I just went with God as I felt led, and so I am not surprised that your grace and humility and desire kept you from any great consequences.

    Thank you for sharing! By the way, ROM was one of my favorite characters and I did not miss an issue, beginning with number 8 or so. He truly was a noble figure in my mind.

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