Jim Lee revealed the impressive sketch of Ben Affleck’s Batman as part of his fundraising efforts for comic shops affected by the pandemic.
Like many fans already know, legendary artist and DC Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee has been auctioning off his original sketches of heroes and villains in aid of comic shops hit hardest by the pandemic. He’s previously sold sketches of Darkseid, Bane, Cyborg, Swamp Thing and an array of other notable characters from across the DC universe. But thanks to the request of a previous bidder, Jim Lee recently presented his art of Ben Affleck’s Batman from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Jim Lee showed off his incredible work on Instagram, explaining the design was chosen by the bidder who won his art of Batman the Merciless, from the Dark Nights: Metal event. The art sees Ben Affleck’s Batman armoured up for his fight against Superman, with his Kryptonite staff. It’s an intimidating design as it shows Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight ready for war. Take a look at the design below.
View this post on Instagram
Sketch 47. ARMORED BATMAN! Committed to finishing my 60 sketches over 60 days after an extended break. This is the homestretch and this 9×12” shot of Armored Batman from Batman V Superman was chosen by @dhjadav123 who was the high bidder on Batman the Merciless. In 13 days, this campaign will end so if you’re an art collector looking to join in on the fundraising fun—these are the last sketches incoming. 4 more watercolors followed by 10 traditional pen and ink sketches. Link to the 3 day ebay auction is in my bio above. Proceeds from this auction goes to benefit comic shops in need during this pandemic via nonprofit @thinkingbinc. Watercolor on 300# cold pressed paper.
What d you think of the armoured Batman sketch from Jim Lee? Who do you think the artist should take on next? Sound-off in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice:
Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.
Directed Zack Snyder, Batman v Superman stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, and Holly Hunter.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital HD. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Jim Lee and Batman and you can also subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content in the future!