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Poll: Cover Me! (11 member(s) have cast votes)

Pick Your Favorite Hellblazer Cover Artist

  1. Dave McKean (2 votes [18.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.18%

  2. Kent Williams (2 votes [18.18%])

    Percentage of vote: 18.18%

  3. Tom Canty (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Glenn Fabry (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. Sean Phillips (1 votes [9.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

  6. Tim Bradstreet (5 votes [45.45%])

    Percentage of vote: 45.45%

  7. Greg Lauren (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Lee Bermejo (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. Simon Bisley (1 votes [9.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

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#1 Ixnay by Night

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Posted 16 August 2016 - 07:11 PM

Apologies if something like this has already been a topic, but I felt like making a poll.  Hellblazer was blessed with some fantastic cover art, so who tickles your fancy?  As much as Phillips is my favorite *interior* artist on the series, I have to give my cover love to Bradstreet.

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Posted 16 August 2016 - 07:39 PM

I went with Kent Williams. I love the McKean also, but the Williams cover just had a harsher, more dissonant edge to them that fit even better with Delano's dark and disturbed prose.
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Posted 16 August 2016 - 08:36 PM

I'd have said the Williams might be a little too pretty as well as the McKean. That's the main objection to Tom Canty as well, imo. (Did he do more than the one cover?)
I went for Bradstreet. Given that his normal thing is looming guys with big guns in front of a graffitti-ed wall, he really pushed his boundaries a lot with some of his Hellblazer covers. Also, he's an excellent draughtsman with a flair for composition, which never hurts with cover art, does it?

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 07:27 AM

kean and then bradstreet.

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 08:29 AM

Dave Mckean for me with Kent Williams in a very close second.  Both of them encapsulate how Hellblazer should feel to me.  They capture the brooding horror in the shadows, rather than the in your face here's a picture of a big fat Demon John is going to con and/or sleep with!

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Posted 17 August 2016 - 04:48 PM

While I liked Williams, McKean's covers never did anything for me.  They were, I dunno, too vague for my liking perhaps?  As for Tom Canty, he did the covers for the first half of Ennis' run, issues 41-50.

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Posted 24 August 2016 - 06:38 PM

I'm surprised no one voted for Fabry.  Not my cup of tea, really, but I remember people fawning all over them when the run was being released.   Of all the Vertigo staple cover artists, I'm surprised Brian Bolland never had a go.

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Posted 28 August 2016 - 07:03 PM

I think all these guys brought something different to the covers, but they were all pretty great in their own way.

Except Greg Lauren, who must have won a bet with a VP at Time Warner or something.
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