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Kenny Keil Draws Superheroes' Favorite Dance Crazes
Kenny Keil Draws Superheroes' Favorite Dance Crazes
Kenny Keil is one of our long-time favorite artists here at ComicsAlliance. He first grabbed our attention a few years ago, when he published a series of drawings mashing up superheroes and classic Hip-Hop album covers to incredible effect, and since then, he's gone on to co-create and illustrate the all-ages sci-fi/rap comic Rhyme Travelers, provided the art for Big Boi's Mash-Up Mondays series of releases, become one of Mad Magazine's "Usual Gang Of Idiots", and been a regular contributor to our series of "Celebrating Comics History" posts. And recently, he's once again melded the iconography of music and comics in creative and unusual fashion, and begun to release a new series of images that casts comic and cartoon characters in a giant dance-off, taking famous moves and routines and pairing them with appropriate heroes and villains (with plenty of in-jokes along the way for continuity and pop music fans) – some are single panels, some are sequential, some are delivered in animated gif form for maximum comedic effect, and all are wildly entertaining. The full ongoing series can be viewed on Keil's tumblr, but we've decided to showcase a few of our favorites, and provide some annotations for good measure!
Parting Shot: ‘Thunder & Lightning’ Return To The DC Nation With A New Short [Video]
Parting Shot: ‘Thunder & Lightning’ Return To The DC Nation With A New Short [Video]
Earlier this month, DC Nation fans were treated to two new shorts: One featuring Amethyst, and another starring Thunder and Lightning, the young (and kind of adorable) daughters of Black Lightning. They were both fantastic, and each got enough attention that they certainly warranted further installments...
Joe Kubert Presents Hawkman & Hawkgirl, DC Reintroduces Blue Devil & Black Lightning
Joe Kubert Presents Hawkman & Hawkgirl, DC Reintroduces Blue Devil & Black Lightning
Yesterday may have been Independence Day here in the United States, but public relations never takes a holiday! DC Comics made two notable announcements via their Source blog yesterday, one of which is sure to excite fans of one of their oldest and greatest creators, and another which may excite fans of two particular characters: Artist Joe Kubert will be getting his own miniseries to showcase hi