On the strength of this, and other Ant-Man illustrations, R Kikuo Johnson was encouraged to do some Ant Man work by Marvel, ultimately the artist decide to concentrate on his own GN, Night Fisher. Kikuo recommends staying true to your own vision, even if it means missing out on amazing opportunities like this! Read his full blog post here for more.
"I can promise that you will never regret making the work you want to make.”
I still love this illustration however; would have loved to have seen this Ant-Man!