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The coolest comic book art you won't see in comics.

Each week we gather up the greatest fresh comic book art that won't actually appear in comics. The reason they won't is because artists often do sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their Tumblrs, blogs and websites. Many artists arrange commissions or sell original art through their sites so be sure to check them out.

This weekend was supposed to be Boston Comic-Con where some of this week's featured artists were going to attend. The con has been canceled and will be rescheduled. The important thing is everyone is safe.

This week we'll start off with Todd Nauck. He posted some recent commissions on his Tumblr and his Instagram page.

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Michael Walsh will be at C2E2. Here's a couple pre-show commissions he posted on his Tumblr.


Agnes Garbowska was supposed to be at Boston. She will also be at C2E2. Check out the recent commissions she posted on her Tumblr.


Peter Nguyen will be at C2E2 as well. Here's pre-show commissions he posted on his Tumblr. (More information on the Black Widow piece HERE).


Khary Randolph posted this Superman pic he did back in 2004 in honor of his 75th birthday (Superman's, not Khary's). Colors were done by Kanila Tripp.


Robert Atkins will also be at C2E2. Here's some recent G.I. Joe commissions he posted on his blog. Yo Joe!

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Mahmud Asrar posted a couple sketches on his Tumblr and Deviant Art Page this week.


Joel Gomez posted some sketch card art on his Tumblr.


This next one isn't necessarily new and it might bring a little tear to your eye. Phil Bourassa posted this Young Justice poster he drew in 2011 on his Deviant Art Page. It was a giveaway at SDCC and was later turned into a large banner. Sigh.


Francesco Francavilla posted two Doctor Who sketches last weekend on his blog based on the latest episodes, "The Rings of Akhaten" [Ep.7.08] and "Cold War" [Ep.7.09]




Brett Booth posted a couple character design sketches on his blog last weekend. Check out his Big Barda and Prankster.


Paolo Rivera has drawn Daredevil a bit now. Here's a couple commissions he recently did and posted on his blog.


That's it for this week. Don't forget, me and Mat will be at C2E2 next week. Keep an eye out for us! There might be another Mystery Art Challenge. We'll see if I can round up enough contestants.

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Posted by Miss_Garrick

Booth's Big Barda looks great!

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Edited by Aiden Cross

I like the Death one :)

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Posted by SoA

anything from nauck or nguyen are always great :)

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Posted by longbowhunter

I'll be at C2E2 next weekend. I'd love to get Michael Walsh to do a Green Arrow sketch for me too.

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Posted by Calvalier

That Mr. Freeze is marvelous.

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Posted by sinestro_GL

Barda :)

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Posted by Crimsonlord53

Great stuff as always.

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Posted by ComicKing7

I miss young justice :-(

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Edited by nightwingnerd

I love Brett Booth's Prankster.

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Posted by Big_Nasty

I'm loving the green arrow.

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Edited by dondave

Loving Brett Booth's work

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Posted by Battle_Forum_Junkie

These are some Awesome art pics! :P

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Posted by diddy310

Hey, that Rivera Daredevil looks familiar :D

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Edited by fables87

Always love to see how others draw Death.

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Edited by judasnixon

No Phil Noto this week makes me sad..........

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Posted by AllStarSuperman

Big Barda looks awesome.

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Posted by agitatedandroid

Half the fun of reading Supergirl is getting to see Asrar's art. So good.

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Edited by Press Oblivion

Cool stuff :)

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Posted by Bluefox170

Why can't Green Arrow look this badass anymore :/

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Posted by HeraldofGanthet

Brett Booth. Like a boss!

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Posted by Azrael66

Brett Booth and Peter Nguyen.

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Posted by Grey56
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Posted by Zeeguy91

Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda Big Barda!!!!

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Liking the Black Widow piece besides the DD corner, he looks a little off.

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Posted by Jake Fury

These are all pretty great.

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Posted by sora_thekey

Ngyuen's Black Widow poster is AMAZING!!!

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Posted by TheHeat

The Black Widow piece is NICE! I love Booth, but why does he suck so much drawing noses?

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Posted by deadpool25mm

the young justice one is amazing :( WHY IS IS GONE?!?! WHYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted by SynCig

Oh the Mister Freeze! Makes me salivate its so good.

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Posted by M3th

is that all the men Widows been with? if yes then when did she hook up with Hercules?

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Niccce Martian Iccce Warrior!!!

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Posted by Queso6p4

Haven't looked at one of these in weeks. What was I thinking?!

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Posted by Decept-O

Mahmud Asrar's Thor is very kicketh asseth and I love the pose and perspective on Power Girl.

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Posted by AWeekInGeekdom

Thor looks badass... so does the prankster and Barda! Btw totally random but in that Young Justice poster is it me or does Red Tornado seem like he shouldn't really be there posing or standing. I know he was a "big" part of season 1 but in the grand scheme of things he didn't really do much IMHO.

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Posted by AkaBoAli

Loving the DD ones.

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Edited by LordRequiem

Tan where have you gone???

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Posted by kilon

black widow's guys.

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Posted by KZR

Brett Booth. Official favourite artist.

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Posted by chocobojam

that x-23 looks like psylocke.

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Posted by The Average Bear

Brett Booth is amazing. This was a great art week.

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Posted by jesusdisciple001

when did widow date Herc

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Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek

The Raphael piece is sooooo going to be @k4tzm4n's new avatar.

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Posted by YourNeighborhoodComicGeek

@k4tzm4n said:

@yourneighborhoodcomicgeek: It's amazing, but I'm more tempted by the GA image. could you betray Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? You've gone for another Green fanbase! Shame on you!

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Edited by Lieutenant_Awkward

Loving that Green Arrow.

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Edited by DocFishstick

Brett Booth's art is the best.

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Posted by Skyhawk1

Liked the Black Widow conquests.

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Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Nauck's and Randolph's Superman FTW.

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