ComicsAlliance Week in Review: April 21-27
And, as always, a lot of comics and comics-related stuff was talked about, much of which you can find recapped after the jump.
-Whether you think DC Comics and artists like Lee Bermejo, Darwyn Cooke and Amanda Conner should be doing it or not (they shouldn’t be doing it), it’s hard to argume that Bermejo, Cooke and Conner aren’t good artists, as this preview art promoting the controversial Before Watchmen project demonstrates
–DC offers a look at some art from their “second wave” of New 52 titles, which will be replacing the first of series canceled since last fall’s line-wide relaunch
–The Clark Gregg-portrayed SHIELD Agent from the Marvel movies is now going to be a character in the Marvel comic book universe. And, oh yeah, Samuel L. Jackson is going to be the new 616 Nick Fury, too.
–Lauren Davis on Rascal Raccoon’s Raging Revenge!
–Elf Booklets: Drawings Inspired by the Motion Picture “American Psycho”
–Warner Bros still developing a Lobo movie for some reason
–Matt Wilson joins Sims in rewatching an episode of the 1997 Spider-Man cartoon
–Axe Cop‘s Malachai Nicolle is living every grade-schooler’s dream: Not only is he writing a comic book, but he’s going to get his own cartoon, too…?
–Here are 15 comic book-based TV shows that never made it farther than the pilot episode part of the development process (And yet somehow The Cape and No Ordinary Family got made…)
-Did you catch that episode of Law & Order: SVU that dealt with real-life superheroes and the corrupting influence of Chris Ware’s Jimmy Corrigan? Well then, let Sims talk you through it.
–A “Harley Quinn’s Revenge” expansion will be part of the upcoming “Game of the Year Edition” of Batman: Arkham City
–This is what the Black Cat will look like in The Amazing Spider-Man videogame. I’m thinking “blond Baroness,” myself
-Comics schmomics, Ultimate Spider-Man Miles Morales has finally made it for real: He’s now a Hasbro action figure
-This week’s Best Cosplay Ever (This Week)
–I don’t believe for a second that Twiggy McBones is a real name, but that is some real nice art McBones has made
–Irena Freitas draws Prince Sapphire from Princess Knight, and The Legend of Zelda and…um…Damn. I don’t read enough to recognize all these characters from popular fantasy fiction, but they sure look nice
–This new Target ad campaign assemble the Avengers out of common household products…all of which, perhaps coincidentally, can be purchased at your neighborhood Target
-This month’s Best Comic Book Covers Ever (This Month)
-This week’s Best Art Ever (This Week)