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The Line it is Drawn #164 – Walk on the Wild Side: A Comic Book Tribute to Lou Reed

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Welcome to our weekly gallery of amazing art by our great collection of artistic talent, all working from YOUR suggestions!

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Now on to the bit!

So every week, I ask a question here. You reply to it on our Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply) and our blog sketch artists will each pick one of your suggestions and I will post them here every week. So every week you will have a new question and you will see the choices picked from the previous week. Here is an archive of all the previous editions of The Line It Is Drawn!

To qualify, you have to be following us when you reply – so go follow us and then give your answer to the following question/challenge (All suggestions due by 3pm Pacific Friday).

The topic is…

In honor of the late Nick Cardy, suggest a comic character and a Cardy cover to homage. Here is a sampling of some of his best covers (and here are some Teen Titans specific covers).

Read on for the sketches that came about courtesy of the last question/challenge!

In honor of the late Lou Reed, suggest to us a Lou Reed lyric and a comic book character to go with that lyric.

Enjoy!

I’ll put them in alphabetical order based on the name of the Twitter user who made the suggestion.

All copyright and trademarks of the following characters are held by their respective owners! Click on any image to enlarge it!

B_Granderson suggested

elektra/dd “When you think the night has seen your mind That inside you’re twisted and unkind Let me stand to show that you are blind

Cynthia “Thea” Rodgers drew this one. Her website is here. Amanda says, Amanda says, Amanda says, Amanda says Amanda says that she’s on the run, looking for a special one. Amanda says that every time she makes his trip, she knows her heart will beat. You know what else Amanda says? Check out her website here.


B_Granderson suggested

deadpool “Walk on the wild side”

Nelson Flores did the art for this one.


B_Granderson suggested

silk spectre “Shiny, shiny, shiny boots of leather Whiplash girlchild in the dark”

Nick Perks is the artist for this one. Here is his website.


BigMike20X6 suggested

This is the age of video violence/The currents rage so deep inside us Longshot & Mojo

Sean McFarland is the artist for this sketch. Here is his website.


Howlermouse suggested

“Oh, it’s such a perfect day I’m glad I spent it with you” Lou spending the day with Gaiman’s Death then saying good bye ala Sandman 8

Axel Medellin drew this one. His website is here.


JohnnyUnusual suggested

Can’t depend on the Sacrament, No Father, no Holy Ghost, Can’t depend on any churches Need a busload of faith to get by – Jesse Custer

Paul Hostetler did the art for these two. Here is his website.


KeithAlanMorgan suggested

Atom – And love makes you feel ten foot tall, Yes, love makes you feel ten foot tall

Xum Yukinori drew this one. Here is his website.


kevinsmithj suggested

You gotta run, run, run, run, run (from Run Run Run) – The Flash.

Josh Gowdy drew this one. His website is here.


mickeyangelsong suggested

batman to reed’s lyric:
While all the world is chiding
In visions of the dark night
I have had a waking dream
A holy dream

Robert Rath did the art for this one. Here is his website.


stevengetman suggested

Andy’s Chest/Batman (“If I could be anything in the world that flew, I would be a bat and come swooping after you…”)

Nick Perks is the artist for this one, as well. Here is his website.


that1guydannyb suggested

“Oh, it’s such a perfect day
I’m glad I spent it with you” Spider-Man & Mary Jane

Bill Walko drew this one. His website is here.


Great tribute to a great artist, folks!

Okay, everyone, go make suggestions for next week!