I created this illustration for issue #017 of S!CK Magazine, a super-cool pop-culture news magazine based out of France. For this issue, the S!CK team asked me to create a wrap-around cover based on BIG BOSS from the Metal Gear franchise. 
The gang over at S!CK Magazine were especially excited about this cover, because they are huge fans of the Metal Gear game franchise, and absolutely love Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. Big Boss (Naked Snake) is the main character of MGS3, and this game served as a way to really flush out his origin story for the fans. This one was a blast to figure out and illustrate! The roughs were sketched out in Adobe Photoshop, and the final color art was created in Adobe Illustrator.
Links to S!CK Magazine are below, so you can check out this amazing magazine
for yourself! (FYI: the sites are in French by default)

Below is a 16-minute time-lapse video that shows me creating the art for the cover.
Below are several cover sketch roughs, along with full images of the final and the alternate wrap-around S!CK covers that were generated.
And here are several pics of the Big Boss art printed on the cover of the magazine and associated merchandise!
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