I got into comic books right when artists like Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri, Todd McFarlane, and Erik Larsen dominated the scene. Rob Liefeld, who was also enjoying a good deal of fame with his work with X-Force and The New Mutants at the time, was the only prominent artist I absolutely hated.
When I got into comic books as a pubescent boy in the early ’90s, artists were rendering characters with really exaggerated bodies, and they looked as if they had been dipped into their costumes. I’m sure I’m not the sole 12-year-geek who salivated over Psylocke or Jean Grey as drawn by Jim Lee and Mark Silvestri. Mike DeBalfo, aka SquirrelShaver, specializes in the kind of sexy comic book art I’m talking about. The women he draws may not be anatomically realistic, but they’re effective fap fodder for sexually frustrated nerds.