Note: Last week we unveiled the top entries from our Storm: All-Weather Wear contest, and today I wanted to focus more in depth on the individual picks of our judges. Our winner Kelly Smith earned one of the highest cumulative score (87%) and was the highest score for many of of judges, but some of the others down the list were also given highest marks by individual judges.
This This piece by Matt Lane was 17th overall in the contest, but one of our guest judges Brian Wood gave it a 9 — his highest mark, which he also gave to #4’s Thomas Branch and 2nd Place Zhihuang Dong. The X-Men scribe called the piece “incredibly striking,” feeling both epic and important.
P:R Regular Jordan Gibson submitted the above piece, and while in the overall rankings it scored 5th it earned highest individual marks from Vito Delsante, Kim Belair and Glen Weldon.
And lastly, this piece by Randy Bishop got the highest marks of both Delsante and Belair, with Delsante calling it “regal” and Belair loving it especially for the closed/open cape.