John Byrne on the Colouring of the Sensational She-Hulk Omnibus Cover

This is how the John Byrne She-Hulk Omnibus is listed on Amazon, to be be published in April 2020, and collecting both of his runs on the series that broke the fourth wall long before Deadpool thought it would be a neat idea. It uses the original first issue cover by Byrne.

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But this is, it seems, how the cover will appear in print.

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And John Byrne isn’t happy about the colouring job by Thomas Mason. He writes on his board, “that coloring sucks moose”. Which for Canadian-Americans, is as bad as it gets. And while he was at it, “when this finally comes out, I’ll need a report on the printing. Shiny paper? Pass!”

Here’s the two versions as an animated gif…

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What do you reckon?

SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK BY BYRNE OMNIBUS HC
(W) John Byrne, More (A) More (A/CA) John Byrne
After making her a front-and-center star in his acclaimed FANTASTIC FOUR run, writer/artist John Byrne took She-Hulk solo in a classic graphic novel and an outrageous ongoing series! Now Byrne’s complete adventures of “Shulkie” are collected in one sensational omnibus, as Jennifer Walters smashes the glass ceiling – and the fourth wall – in hilarious fashion! See She-Hulk: Targeted by S.H.I.E.L.D.! Battling Spider-Man! Beheaded! Facing Dr. Bong’s wrath! Alongside Santa Claus! On her own Star Truck! Hosting her own Golden Age guest star! Taking on Spragg the Living Hill! And heading on a puntastic Jenny to the Center of the Earth! But will She-Hulk say “I do” to the Mole Man? And is her greatest nemesis Xemnu the Titan…or John Byrne himself?! Collecting MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL #18 and SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK #1-8, #31-46 and #48-50 and material from MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (1988) #18.
Rated T+In Shops: Apr 15, 2020

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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