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The Shadow


My personal definitive way of drawing iconic characters

Time we looked at my second favorite hero, The Shadow.

There’s a heavy influence from Eduardo Baretto from The Shadow Strikes, but really I prefer a little more kinetic feel to it.

The basic design is based on the look from the 80’s Hefler  Baker run, and the look that I was getting from the covers. Sadly it’s pretty inaccurate, especially from what Walter Gibson envisioned, but it’s far to burned into my brain for me to change now!

Shadow pencils Shadow inked Shadow color



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