22 July 2012 12:00 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Artist Calamity Jon has created this extremely cool series of pulp noir book art for Marvel's Black Widow, Luke Cage and The Wasp. It would actually be kind of cool to see a line of pulp noir style comic books like this!

Here's an explanation by the artist on what he was going for:

I assigned each character to a dream team pulp writer whom I thought matched the essence of the character. Donald Hamilton was best-known for his Matt Helm series of spy novels, which I thought made him an appealing choice for the Natasha Romanova "series". Leslie Charteris was, of course, creator of the suave and witty Saint series of novels, so I gave him rein over the socialite adventurer Janet van Dyne and her scientist husband (Also, I thought Dashiell Hammett would have been a little on-the-nose), and Hoke Moseley creator Charles Willeford is assigned to craft the seedy, »

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