Sometimes it’s a funny or ironic aspect of the character I want to highlight like Wonder Woman or Emma Frost. Sometimes it’s an intense moment in their continuity I want to underscore (whether it happened on-panel or not) like The New Mutants. And, sometimes, I just want to make them look really cool.
I remember this storyline from the 80’s and it was awesome, but frequently overlooked. Yes, that’s magneto taking over the x-masion. via Super Modern Art Heroes: Interview with Josh Siegel.