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Media Type: Painting
Art Type: Pinup
Status: Sold
Artists: Mike Choi painter

Check out this beautiful commissioned painting! The original concept was to paint Mania with her Symbiote and Hell mark. It was going to be a little risque with the symbiote covering ALL the NSFW parts, but not a nude at all. This was before Mania showed back up in comics with Venomverse #1 years after her last story. When she did, she was still a young teen in the story and Mike Choi agreed it would have been really creepy to keep her as the subject being so young. The collector asked the subject to be changed to Venomized MJ, and Mike thought the red hair contrast of MJ would really stand out. Fast forward toward to the end of the commission. The foundation of this painting was originally painted as a full nude. Mike took a break from comics and pursued an education in fine art, coming back to apply those skills to his comic work. He then layered MJ's features and the symbiote to that nude. He got to the point where he was going to cover the bust with the Venom symbol, but couldn't get himself to do it. He enjoyed the artistry of what the piece was at that point and asked the art collector to consider keeping it with the bust exposed. The piece is quite large, oil on thick wood at 16" x 20" and just beautiful in person! Mike is one of the best when it comes to painting and drawing eyes. ALL art on our website (including this one) are able to be purchased with VERY fair time payments, and trades are always considered towards "ANY" art on our website! Just send us an email to and we can try to work something out.