Barry Windsor-Smith Week: Machine Man
Above is the cover from Machine Man #1 by Barry Windsor-Smith from the 4 issue limited series (October 1984 – January 1985). Machine Man was never that interesting a character to me until he got a major overhaul by Warren Ellis in his Nextwave series. Before that he was just another robot that somehow gained sentience. However, I never read the Barry Windsor-Smith limited series so perhaps I have missed out on something extraordinary. I do love the intricacy of these covers.
This is the cover to issue #2 of the Machine Man limited series. It is similar to the first cover, but it appears that Machine Man is slowly assembling himself into a new being. Pretty cool. I love how BWS draws all of those technology bits.
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