That Homage in Astonishing X-Men #59

A little late to the party, but I finally got around to reading Astonishing X-Men #59 (almost a month since it’s been out) and this page just jumped out at me.

Astonishing X-Men #59

Recognise anyone?

That’s right! Last year in December, the talented and lovely Marjorie Liu tweeted this:

But to actually see it with the book in my hands is awesome! Kudos to artist Gabriel Hernandez Walta for the brilliant rendition.

Here’s a picture of the original couple:

Bruce and Linda Lee

Peter Lin

His teenage years spent nursing a giant man-crush on Steve Rogers, the first Captain America, Peter naturally found himself drawn to many other heroes who depicted strong, manly qualities, including the honour-bound warrior Worf, first Klingon in Starfleet, and the muscular rock hard abs of The Thing.

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