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Timely Universe: The Animated Series (23 Comments)

Artist: Anthony Castrillo (All)

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Title: Timely Universe: The Animated Series 1
Artist: Anthony Castrillo (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views: 4,419
Comments: 23
Added to Site: 8/6/2007
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This is it. My pet project finally realized after about two years of searching for an artist just right for it. I always wanted to do a piece inspired by Bruce Timm's Justice League Unlimited but I wanted to change the theme to Marvel's Timely Universe of which I'm pretty fond of. Well, here it is in all it's glory brilliantly penciled and inked by Anthony on huge, thick 15x20 board. The roster contains 24 glorious Golden Agers -- and these guys are ALL legitimate from the era. No retcons here like (Union Jack or Spitfire -- although I have nothing against those characters, just wanted to keep it real). Here we go from Top to Bottom. From right to left and snaking down: Citizen V, Red Raven, Sun Girl, Blue Diamond, Blazing Skull, Toro, Patriot, Thin Man, Namora, Jack Frost, Vision, Thunderer, Black Marvel, Hurricane, Fiery Mask, Miss America, Destroyer, Sub-Mariner, Whizzer, Captain America, Human Torch, Bucky, Angel, and finally Blonde Phantom. I can't say enough about what a tremendous job Anthony did here. I was blown away. Get something from this guy. You won't be disappointed. Stay tuned for Part II of this piece coming soon. It instantly became one of the top 3 favorite pieces I own. It was hard work finding the right artist, doing the research and laying out the look of the piece but it was well worth it. Much thanks to Anthony. I hope you enjoy.



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Timothy Finney wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
You gotta love it when a plan comes together. (By the way, where's The Fin?)
Posted on 8/6/2007

Ray Cuthbert wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
That's neat! An interesting concept to have come up with, too!
Posted on 8/6/2007

JOE JUSKO wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Castrillo did an awesome job on this! I really love it! Just curious, though; If it was inspired by Timm, why didn't you ask him?
Posted on 8/6/2007

JOE JUSKO wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Now I'm kinda dying to see an Alex Ross painted version of it!
Posted on 8/6/2007

Marvel Two-in-One 76 Guy wrote: Paid Member Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
About time someone did something like this with the Timely characters!
Posted on 8/6/2007

Rich Yanizeski wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Kind of John Byrne meets the WB. Very cool. Must have cost a fortune!!!
Posted on 8/6/2007

Damon Owens wrote: Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
This is just TOO COOL for words! What a great idea, and the execution is just awesome. Congratulations to you on an outstanding commission.
Posted on 8/6/2007

Andrew Van Embden wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Congratulations Jason on commissioning an outstanding idea!
The Timely characters have long-been ignored since the Invaders, and seeing Castrillo's exciting interpretation of the whole gang only whets one's appetite for more!
Posted on 8/6/2007

Jeff Jaworski wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I'd watch that cartoon. Pitch it!
Posted on 8/6/2007

Michael One Minute Later wrote: Paid Member Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
WOW...WOW...WOW...this a a seriously amazing piece that is just perfect...Anthony really hit a home run and this layout is phenomenal. Wow !
Posted on 8/6/2007

Keith Richard wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 8/6/2007

michael dunne wrote: Paid Member Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
Marvel, are you paying attention?
Posted on 8/7/2007

TOM SMITH 20 year veteran professional COLORIST ! wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Cool !
Posted on 8/20/2007

Danny  Tran wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
What a WONDERFUL commission this is,Thanks for sharing.
Posted on 9/13/2007

Gerry Turnbull wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 9/14/2007

Dr. Ray AKA Pinoy SuperBoy wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Seems Like everyone is realizing the potential behind their Golden Age characters....great for Marvel....this is such a unique piece!!! Well done!!!
Posted on 10/19/2007

Derek Muthart wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
This is wonderful.
Posted on 10/7/2008

Raphael Loh wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
very awesome! I love it!
Posted on 7/20/2010

Adam Ianbarry wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
A real 'Masterwork'! Could look even more amazing coloured..... ?
Posted on 12/8/2010

Aidan (Re-Legion ) Lacy wrote: Paid Member Hero Supporter    [ Quote & Reply ]
Hip Hip horray for Great Art , Golden Age and Great Personal Themed Projects..Beautiful
Posted on 12/9/2011

Cyrus Voris wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Great concept! I'd pay just to see one episode of THIS animated show!
Posted on 11/25/2013

Sean Rutan wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Great idea! I love seeing the Golden Age heroes get some face time. Even better when it's done so well!
Posted on 1/29/2014

Dean Abraham wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 3/2/2014

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