Personally I think she looks better then most takes of Storm.
Her Tattoos give her a bit more character.
Yet her body language and facial expressions make her far more personal then they have EVER allowed Storm to show.
And I NEVER liked Storms mohawk.
Its like they could never get past her looks, and just give her a personality that wasn't just, Stand there and Look cool.
Even after all this time Storm really is very underdeveloped as a character.
Even though she has been supposedly the leader of various X-Men teams. It seems she was only in charge because her weather control power allowed her to beat most anyone in a fight.
Personality wise, she is like a brick to the side of the head.
Its like if it was D&D she would have almost Zero Charisma.
Don't get me wrong though, sometimes, some writers would actually try to flesh her out a bit, but when someone else took over, its like any fallow ups would just die on the vine.
Considering her origins and what she can do, you'd think she'd have more character.
But then again, maybe that's the problem. Optic Blast, Super Healing, Telekinetics; even Freeze powers have more visual appeal then weather control. Maybe if she could shoot Lightning Bolts out of her hands or something, it make her seem more "marketable" but I cant recall anyone ever really doing it that way. I don't even know if she could be considered immune to that sort of thing.
Yet being able to make Tornadoes and Lightning Storms; in a closed room fight, not the best to have around; but out in the open with multiple targets to hit, she is definitely the AOE bomber of the group.
And if I recall correctly, she spent some of her youth being a sneak thief in Egypt or some place like that for a while.
So she definitely has some other skills to fall back on in a close quarter fight.
Yet personality wise, never could really come to really like her.
Way to aloof and never really inclined to laugh, at ANYTHING.
Seriously if we want that, we always have Wolverine. (If that guy ever even chuckled, its only because he just went insane. AGEAN).
But then I just went way off topic.
Like it very much.
Keep up the good work.
Trust your instincts.
They seem to be serving you quite well in art.
Same here, (even the older sibling part).
Though Patrick Stewart seems to make a great Prof X.
Shame about the lose; sad when that happens.
But stuff happens.
And as to Jean happing, (heh), gave up keeping track even back then.
It was like no matter who they killed off, pretty soon they where back.
It was always like, Clone, Alternate Universe, Altered Timeline, Memory Transfer to New Body, Never did in the fist place; something.
And it did not matter how they died, if they where popular they ALWAYS came back.
Remember the Hype of DC supposedly killing off Superman?
New the moment I heard it was supposedly for real, that it was not for real.
Of course back then I was already starting to get out of reading comic books on a full time basis.
It just became so much work to keep up with all my favorite titles, and the $$$ you had to drop was starting to become a total deal breaker.
Still it nice that they have not "Died Out" like some people kept saying was going to happen in just a few years. And that was awhile ago.
Personally some of my favorites where Iron Man, Batman, Wonder Woman, Justice League (when it was made up of nothing but the 2ed stringers, [more character interplay then with the big kids]) and odd ball titles who's titles I cant recall right off the top of my head. A lot of limited runs and a few one shots.
Probably what they call Indi Titles, though maybe not; as the even the big companies where a bit more experimental in what they made back then.
Things like Sandman, Vertigo, Swamp Man, Ect.
Now its nothing but established characters and the same stuff just redone again, and again and again.
I have honestly lost track of how many times DC has supposedly Reboot their Universe, And Marvel gave up trying to keep track and just started to Number them long ago.
All things considered, just numbering them and moving on, was probably the better way to do it.
You don't have to worry about continuity, if all that last stuff was an entirely different universe.
Then there was the cartoons. Anyone remember Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot?
For its age now, Still think it held up production wise and stuff, compared to what their inclined to make now.