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Float like a butterfly, Sting like a WTF!?

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tehawesomnessofshipping submitted:




Savage She-Hulk #25
She kind of looks like Donald Duck.

Oh god, she does.
Savage She-Hulk #25

She kind of looks like Donald Duck.

Oh god, she does.

bishyt submitted:

So I saw this submission of Donald Duck She-Hulk you posted earlier, and wanted to do something with it. Unfortunately i’m not that brilliant with anatomy myself, so redlining or fixing is out of the question.
What I do have however, is Daz Studio 4 and a lot of spare time on my hands.

Quack.

bishyt submitted:

So I saw this submission of Donald Duck She-Hulk you posted earlier, and wanted to do something with it. Unfortunately i’m not that brilliant with anatomy myself, so redlining or fixing is out of the question.

What I do have however, is Daz Studio 4 and a lot of spare time on my hands.

Quack.

fuzzyraccoon submitted:















This comes from issue 12 of Avengers vs. X-men: Uncanny Xmen (2012). I think the saddest thing about this isn’t that She-Hulk has a painfully thin waist and huge boobs, it’s that they’ve made a character who is actually supposed to be solid into a waif. 
[To anyone who cares, this was drawn by Greg Land.]















I’m going to add this cover of two She-Hulks by J. Scott Campbell to the mix because it’s been sitting in my queue and it fits with the above submission.

This is what I meant when I was talking about superheroines with different body types being drawn with the body type of the artist’s preference.  She-Hulk IS sexy and beautiful, but in a body builder/bulk muscle athlete way.  She’s supposed to be big and tall and muscular (and with big breasts), but she looks like any other superheroine (thin, big breasts) in those two pictures.
J. Scott Campbell’s Savage She-Hulk (Lyra) just looks like Danger Girl except green with more defined musculature on her arms.   She-Hulk’s legs framing the picture look like mine (except my ankles are thicker).
One of the issues with how superheroines are drawn in comics, is that some of the artists aren’t drawing the heroines as much as they’re drawing the one female figure (and often, face) that they like with just different hair, skin colour, and clothing.
It doesn’t mean every superheroine has to look like a body builder, but that ones that do should be drawn as such.

fuzzyraccoon submitted:

This comes from issue 12 of Avengers vs. X-men: Uncanny Xmen (2012). I think the saddest thing about this isn’t that She-Hulk has a painfully thin waist and huge boobs, it’s that they’ve made a character who is actually supposed to be solid into a waif. 

[To anyone who cares, this was drawn by Greg Land.]

I’m going to add this cover of two She-Hulks by J. Scott Campbell to the mix because it’s been sitting in my queue and it fits with the above submission.

image

This is what I meant when I was talking about superheroines with different body types being drawn with the body type of the artist’s preference.  She-Hulk IS sexy and beautiful, but in a body builder/bulk muscle athlete way.  She’s supposed to be big and tall and muscular (and with big breasts), but she looks like any other superheroine (thin, big breasts) in those two pictures.

J. Scott Campbell’s Savage She-Hulk (Lyra) just looks like Danger Girl except green with more defined musculature on her arms.   She-Hulk’s legs framing the picture look like mine (except my ankles are thicker).

One of the issues with how superheroines are drawn in comics, is that some of the artists aren’t drawing the heroines as much as they’re drawing the one female figure (and often, face) that they like with just different hair, skin colour, and clothing.

It doesn’t mean every superheroine has to look like a body builder, but that ones that do should be drawn as such.

slashersivi submitted:


WHOOPS BREASTS.
That is a serious wardrobe malfunction. And here’s what the top looked like some five pages prior:

And again in the next issue, the top is miraculously re-zippered. Well, not just that but the design itself appears like the zipper doesn’t go all the way down:

Most of the art in House of M is pretty tasteful, so why did She-Hulk get whammied like that?  I only noticed one other instance of WTF clothing, which was Ororo from the first issue in the arc:

Jan’s face says it all (though what she was saying in the speech bubble for real, not so much). Yeah that dress is suppose to be sexy, but how is she not falling out of it? (well, her right breast kinda is.)


This would make this guy very happy at least:

slashersivi submitted:

WHOOPS BREASTS.

That is a serious wardrobe malfunction. And here’s what the top looked like some five pages prior:

image

And again in the next issue, the top is miraculously re-zippered. Well, not just that but the design itself appears like the zipper doesn’t go all the way down:

image

Most of the art in House of M is pretty tasteful, so why did She-Hulk get whammied like that?  I only noticed one other instance of WTF clothing, which was Ororo from the first issue in the arc:

image

Jan’s face says it all (though what she was saying in the speech bubble for real, not so much). Yeah that dress is suppose to be sexy, but how is she not falling out of it? (well, her right breast kinda is.)

This would make this guy very happy at least:

image

racklestackles submitted:




If you put all three covers from the series Fall of the Hulks: The Savage She-Hulks together you get one GIANT image of body horror! J. Scott Campbell and Peter Steigerwald even included the She-Hulks’ male counterparts as a comparison.


At least their legs are being drawn thicker with more muscles  than before.

If you put all three covers from the series Fall of the Hulks: The Savage She-Hulks together you get one GIANT image of body horror! J. Scott Campbell and Peter Steigerwald even included the She-Hulks’ male counterparts as a comparison.

At least their legs are being drawn thicker with more muscles  than before.

She-Hulk done right

Hi there. If somebody brought this to your attention already, sorry for the spam, but I simply couldn’t resist, because I know issues about She-Hulk looking like supermodel instead of like huge green monster her cousin is popped on this blog before. These are the takes on She-Hulk done by amazing Nebezial (http://nebezial.deviantart.com/), whose work was shown here before. I think the second picture is quite self-explanatory.

This is from Nebezial on deviantArt. I found it very fitting for this blog.

 
http://nebezial.deviantart.com/art/shulk-362596261

http://nebezial.deviantart.com/art/shulk2-the-revenge-362610188