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[personal profile] aeka2014-12-22 12:26 am

31 Days of Scans, Day 22: Favorite Villain (Main Post)

Okay, not sure what happened here. Either [personal profile] icon_uk didn't realise he still had one more day left, forgot, or something happened.

Either way, 22 December was supposed to be 'Favourite Villain,' so I may as well just get this one up while it's still Sunday in the US.

While I very much don't like the New 52 version, Harley Quinn was the villainess that got me to buy my first DC Comic!

And well...who could forget that time she worked at the Daily Planet as an advice columnist? )
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[personal profile] icon_uk2014-12-14 06:30 pm

31 Days of Scans - Favourite writer - Kurt Busiek

I've been through a LOT of writers in my time, in the comic book consumer sense of course. Some have been great, some have been pretty awful, some have been workmanlike, and some have transcended the genre.

Neil Gaiman was a terribly tempting choice, as were Alan Moore and Grant Morrison (particularly early in their career), who were genuinely groundbreaking in the US comic format, and Gaiman at least still earns an automatic (if trial) pull on any new title he writes, and Mark Gruenwald deserves honorary mention for producing many excellent stories playing in the Marvel toybox, but there's another who IMHO always produces quality work. If he's writing the "classic" characters he treats them with respect but not reverence, and usually has a new twist on them, and if he's writing his own characters they may seem somewhat familiar, but there's something else going on to surprise us.

I mean, of course...

...Kurt Busiek )
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[personal profile] icon_uk2014-11-18 01:02 am

Lois and Clark - The first time is always awkward

Courtesy of Nebezial, and just to be on the safe side, perhaps not the safest thing to view at work, but there's nothing OVERLY blatant.

He's Superman, but whan you think about it, he's maybe not )
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[personal profile] icon_uk2014-05-12 09:53 pm

Fanart Thursday - On a Monday... because that's just the way I roll

I realise it's been a little while since I did a Fanart post, so let's address that, shall we?

And I'm devoting it to a single artist and a single project...

Brittney Williams - The Daily Planet Files )
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[personal profile] icon_uk2014-05-11 10:59 am

Jimmy Olsen - during, and post Forever Evil

In the course of Forever Evil, the event that based on how long the ruddy thing has been going on for, certainly lives up to its name, we saw Ultraman invade the offices of the Daily Planet, where Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen are about the only people left.
Justice League 24 )


Preview art for Superman #32 )
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[personal profile] icon_uk2014-04-16 09:48 pm

Promo image released for DC's next event "Future's End"

Since Forever Evil seems determined to live up to it's name by never actually coming to an end, it's hardly a surprise that the next event is already being marketed before the present one is finished.

And if 'Forever Evil' went on forever, how can 'Future's End' end? )