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The Line it is Drawn #199.1 – Line it is Drawn Origins!

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There is no regular edition of the Line this week. Instead, this is a special Line it is Drawn ORIGINS edition! There is a ton of unpublished artwork as well as some art that hasn’t been seen in years. These are all the try-out drawings by the current Line it is Drawn atists. The drawings by the newer artists have never been published before, so you’re in for quite a treat!

NOTE: There is SO much art this week that I’m splitting it up over a few pages to help with loading time.

Here are the artists who joined the Line this year.

The general themes I gave this newest batch of artists was to do cross-company team-ups and cover homages. Some of the artists gave me so many options that I’m only posting a couple, so it might look like they didn’t do the themes, but I’m pretty sure most everyone did the themes.

These were drawn by Mathieu Parent. Here is his website.



These were drawn by Derek Langille. Here is his website.



These were drawn by Rachel Ordway. Here is her website.



I posted these Uncle Woofie pieces during a Disney mash-up week a while back, so they’re the only try-out pieces to have been published before…



These were drawn by Tsubasa Yozora. Here is his website.



These were drawn by David Branstetter. Here is his website.




These were drawn by Fernando Pinto. Here is his website.



These were drawn by Mike Rooth. Here is his website.



Go to the next page for the 2012 additions to the Line it is Drawn!

The themes that these artists were dealing with was to A. draw a fictional character or a real life person as a superhero or a supervillain and then B. draw a cross-company team-up.

Axel Medellin drew these two. His website is here.



Xum Yukinori drew these two. Here is his website.



Cynthia “Thea” Sousa drew these two. Her website is here.



Nelson Flores drew these FOUR!





Brendan Tobin is the artist for these two. Here is his website.



Marco D’Alfonso drew these two. Here is his website.



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



Go to the next page for the 2010 and 2011 additions to the Line it is Drawn!

The early days of the Line it is Drawn was like a lawless society. So there were no true try-out pieces. I just grabbed guys who contributed to our reader galleries or, in the case of one artist, he just started showing up and I kept him.

First off, our 2011 addition to the Line, Sean McFarland. Here is his website.

These were from the reader galleries. I believe the themes were cross-company crossovers and comic characters as animals (Leo-bo vs. Wolver…something)…



Nick Perks just sent in this piece for “non-superhero characters drawn as superheroes.” Don’t try that nowadays, folks, but back in the old days, something like that had a chance and it was such a strong piece that I just added Nick to the Line and he’s been here ever since. Here is his website.


Chaz is the veteran of the Line, having joined in Week 10.

I picked him from his Reader Gallery work, including these two pieces based on “Movie week” and “Cross-company crossover” (or maybe it was a Halloween theme, I forget)…



Very cool to see the early days of some of our Liners. Now next week we’ll celebrate the Line’s big two-oh-oh.