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By way of Project Rooftop;

A few years ago current Wonder Woman artist Cliff Chiang put forward a notion for a story featuring Japanese characters who would be inspired by the JLA but filtered through their own culture of anime, toku and kaiju...


This could have been a fun Elseworlds, or maybe a DC Nation short...

Meet Batman...



With his inevitable sidekick and enemies!



Superman



Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Flash!



So that's Batman and Robin (and the Joker and Harley) by way of Science Ninja Team Gatchaman
Superman by Way of Mazinger-Z (and others) (I wonder if the kid with the controller is Clark Kent, or Jimmy Olsen?)
Wonder Woman by way of Galaxy Express 999
Green Lantern by way of Cobra
Aquaman by way of Ultraman
and the Flash by way of Mach GoGoGo (aka Speed Racer)

(Of course, I'd have held out for the Saint Seiya inspired Teen Titans, but that's just me...

It certainly could be have been fun, probably moreso than the Super Young Team we DID get....

After all, they started out sketched by JG Jones looking like this



And ended up not looking even remotely Japanese on their own miniseries cover.





And for extra legality, from this weeks "Penguin: Pain and Prejudice"



Wise words...

Date: 2012-01-05 12:21 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] cypherfdp
I personally advocate bringing in the Runaways as Cyborg 009 but hey that's just me.

Date: 2012-01-05 08:36 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
Tony and Rhodey in heels?

Date: 2012-01-05 08:41 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lieut_kettch
Natasha "Nene" Romanova, perhaps?

Date: 2012-01-05 12:33 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] darkblade
Eh, it really lost me when it had a Ghost Rider that wasn't based on Kamen Rider. That said the Fantastic Four merged with the cast of Evangelion was random but awesome.

Date: 2012-01-05 07:22 pm (UTC)
chocochuy: Following the steps of the Gentleman Ghost, Kobato becomes into a more Elegant Lady (Kobato the Lucky Lady)
From: [personal profile] chocochuy
The Mangaverse Ghost Rider wasn't based on Kamen Rider?!?!? Blasphemy! I would love to see Kenichi Muraeda's (from Kamen Rider Spirits) rendition of the 70s adventures of Ghost Rider, that's for sure.

Date: 2012-01-06 03:01 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] darkblade
Mangaverse Ghost Rider was Damien Hellstorm's brother and fought chibi demons. It was quite disappointing.

I'd love to see a Ghost Rider story by Kenichi Muraeda but that'll never happen.

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