Drawing a cover for a team book is a unique challenge. In Adam Kubert's variant cover for New Avengers #50, the characters are not all clustered together. Here's the pencil rough:
Each hero is charging toward the reader, posed in a unique way that describes their character. Kubert's left out certain details, like Spidey's webbing that he's going to add himself in the inked version:
I like Spider-Woman's pose here, for some reason that really reminds me of her old school roots. Now let's see the finished product with color and logo:
Notice how the colorist added the sun sparkle around Ms. Marvel's hands where Kubert had indicated. The shadows and highlights really make this cover pop. Nuff said.