Sunday, June 2, 2013

Mom Would Be So Proud

Just before Uncanny X-Men #200 hit the racks, a new manifestation of the Phoenix force made its debut in the form of Rachel Summers, daughter of Scott Summers and Jean Grey from an alternate future. And this is the look that artist John Romita Jr. came up with for her:

While later, in Excalibur, Alan Davis pitched that look in favor of a new design for Rachel:

Yet did either of these artists get it right?
Or was this "mainstream" Phoenix exactly what the Marvel doctor ordered?

Cast your up or down vote in a no doubt thoughtful comment.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Arrgh. Again with Pheonix. It was a dumb idea to start with but trust Marvel Comics to run it into the ground. Who cares? Did it ever occur to anybody there to maybe come up with something original?? Hire somebody from England or Scotland if ya gotta, but stop with the endless retreads.

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