“Before Watchmen” Interior Art

DC released a mosaic of interior art from the first issues of the various comics in the “Before Watchmen” series at the Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo this past weekend, and the image was put online this morning.

It sure looks purty, with a nice range of stylistic differences. There’s not denying that.

However, truthfully, I don’t think anyone is worried about the artwork; DC has top-flight talent working on the titles. The big worry is the stories: Can every single one of them live up to the legacy of the original series? Since Alan Moore and Dave GibbonsWatchmen is generally considered the greatest comics story ever told, that should be no problem, right?
Continue reading

New Amazing Spider-Man Poster

Apparently there was a fan-produced fake teaser circulating over the weekend, and a lot of folks were fooled, but this image has been verified as the real deal.

Looks like Spidey has been in a tussel with the Lizard, but the image is a bit static and dull. I feel like I’m looking at this image just after all the cool fighting stuff went down. I’m wondering what I missed; would that have been a cool image?

I still prefer the version of Peter Parker casting a spider shadow, released as a teaser a few months ago.

The Amazing Spider-Man opens on July 2.