The Marvel Age of Comics
Page from FANTASTIC FOUR #288 by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

Page from FANTASTIC FOUR #288 by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

Page from AVENGERS #233 by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

Page from AVENGERS #233 by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

Unused pencils for a few panels in UNCANNY X-MEN #113 by John Byrne. Jim Shooter requested that this sequence be redrawn for better clarity.

Unused pencils for a few panels in UNCANNY X-MEN #113 by John Byrne. Jim Shooter requested that this sequence be redrawn for better clarity.

Unused cover by John Byrne to UNCANNY X-MEN #113, and the final used cover by John Byrne and Bob Layton

Unused pencils for UNCANNY X-MEN #138 by John Byrne. This was for the version of the story in which Jean Grey lived.

Unused pencils for UNCANNY X-MEN #138 by John Byrne. This was for the version of the story in which Jean Grey lived.

Splash page to UNCANNY X-MEN #108 by John Byrne and Terry Austin, the first issue of Byrne’s long run as penciler of the series.

Splash page to UNCANNY X-MEN #108 by John Byrne and Terry Austin, the first issue of Byrne’s long run as penciler of the series.

Sketch of the X-Men by John Byrne, Terry Austin and Steve Oliff. That’s Byrne, Terry and Chris Claremont pictured down the left side.

Sketch of the X-Men by John Byrne, Terry Austin and Steve Oliff. That’s Byrne, Terry and Chris Claremont pictured down the left side.

Concept drawing for Wolverine’s true face by John Byrne. This was later used as the basis for Sabretooth.

Concept drawing for Wolverine’s true face by John Byrne. This was later used as the basis for Sabretooth.

Wolverine sketch by John Byrne

Wolverine sketch by John Byrne

Cover to WHAT IF #36 by John Byrne and Terry Austin

Cover to WHAT IF #36 by John Byrne and Terry Austin