Superman Family Colouring Commissions

The 1960s Superman books were the last time superheroes could be as innocent and corny and fun as they were. The world was changing, and the comics would change with it. In many ways, they got better. More inclusive, more culturally aware, and deeper than the light ambrosia of a young reporter with a signal watch, and a neurotic girlfriend who cared more about her place in Superman’s orbit instead of her own needs as a person.

But we still remember those stories and the world they lived in with fondness. Case in point, a fellow in California commissioned three pieces from Des Taylor, built around the women in Superman’s life. And then he found me and asked me to colour and package them as covers from 1967, complete with go-go checks. The specific issue numbers indicate the last time go-go checks were used on those books.


Superman with Supergirl and Krypto

Superman by Des Taylor

Art scan.

Superman by Des Taylor

Production ready, with art extended at the top to accommodate the trade dress.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Colour.

Comic book cover packaging by Scott Dutton

Final cover.


Lois Lane with Clark Kent, Perry White and Jimmy Olsen

Lois Lane by Des Taylor

Art scan.

Lois Lane by Des Taylor

Production ready.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Colour.

Comic book cover packaging by Scott Dutton

Final cover.


Action Comics with Superman and Lana Lang

Lois Lane by Action Comics

Art scan.

Lois Lane by Action Comics

Production ready, with art extended at the top to accommodate the trade dress.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Colour.

Comic book cover packaging by Scott Dutton

Final cover.


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