Most of the fun with trailer mashups comes from the unlikely juxtapositions, and it's hard to get more likely than Frank Miller's Sin City crossing with virtually the entire history of Disney animated films, including Beauty and the Beast, the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Sleeping Beauty, Aladdin, 101 Dalmatians and more.
"It's time to prove to your friends that you're worth a damn. Sometimes that means playing penguins like air guitars, sometimes it means killing a whole lot of people." This arresting Adventure Time/Sin City mashup comes from artist John Suarez; be sure to check out his Deviant Art page for more, including Vampire Queen Marceline.
With last week's release of L.A. Noire -- the latest blockbuster video game from Grand Theft Auto creators Rockstar Games -- there's been a sudden spike in interest in hard-boiled crime stories. Stand-up tough-guys dealing with corruption and vice, faithless lovers plotting murderous betrayals, and twisted secrets dragged into the light? Who wouldn't want to see more of that stuff?
And fortunately, those are all things that comics do very well. They may have been eclipsed by super-heroes, but comics and crime have gone together ever since EC comics put two staples into their books. Even the first adult-oriented graphic novel -- Arnold Drake, Leslie Waller and Matt Baker's It Rhymes With Lust -- was a noir-inspired crime story. So if you've been spending a little time tooling around Los Angeles in 1947 with detective Cole Phelps and found yourself wanting for more, ComicsAlliance has you covered. Today, we've picked out a few of Our All-Time Favorite Noir Comics!
Contrary to popular belief, you should judge books by their covers. These days, covers are a marketing tool meant to sell you a comic. Since companies want you to buy their books, their job is to come up with the most appropriate, or attractive, cover to get the job done. Companies want you to