Yes, the Spider-Woman #1 covers by Milo Manara and Greg Land generated lots of outrage and press, but could we stop to give some credit where it’s due? Siya Oum’s variant cover for the same issue is not only beautiful, but it was colored by hand. Let me say it again–it was colored by hand….
Welcome to Comic Cover Showdown, where we pit new comic releases against one another to see who has the stronger cover design. We’ll be critiquing covers by referring to fine art elements, so you should expect to come away from this with new knowledge. This showdown’s theme is negative space.