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DC Comics Fan Art — The Joker Gets His Smile

This some­what grue­some bit of fan art by Tov Mauzer shows the Clown Prince of Crime giving himself his trade­mark wide grin cour­tesy of a knife. The Glasgow smile wasn’t part of the Joker’s orig­inal look, but was added in the comics around 2008 (so around about the same time the Joker was shown with that … Continue reading DC Comics Fan Art — The Joker Gets His Smile

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Alternate Smaug Designs From WETA

So, as is common in the movie industry, WETA consid­ered a variety of different designs for Smaug before settling on what we got to see in The Hobbit movies. And designer Andrew Baker has posted a big batch of those designs on his blog under the heading Smaug Fails. Looking at what he has posted, … Continue reading Alter­nate Smaug Designs From WETA

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Disney Fan Art — Disney’s Moulin Rouge

This image amuses me, mainly because I know there’s going to be a reac­tion to it. Mashing up Moulin Rouge and Disney in the form of Mickey and Minnie Mouse is a bizarre sort of thing to do, but it’s been very nicely executed by Mario Oscar Gabrielle. Source: Deviantart — Disney’s Moulin Rouge

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The Akira Project — Fan Made Live Action Akira Trailer

For almost a decade and a half now there has been talk of a live action Holly­wood adap­ta­tion of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira. A story that can justi­fi­ably be called a classic in two mediums (Manga and Animé). That adap­ta­tion has been awaited with a mixture of antic­i­pa­tion and dread (partic­u­larly with some of the ideas … Continue reading The Akira Project — Fan Made Live Action Akira Trailer

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Hobbit Cosplay — Thranduil

The way Peter Jackson chose to portray J.R.R. Tolkien’s elves doesn’t exactly match what I had in my head. But to be fair I’m not sure I could even verbally explain how I see them in my head, so that is asking an awful lot. More impor­tantly cosplayer Abyssinian has really captured the look of captured the look of Thran­duil from the Hobbit movies. Link: CosplayBlog

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LEGO Hellboy

Hellboy has a very distinc­tive look and this LEGO bust by The Deathly Halli­well captures it extremely well. Hellboy’s red skin means there isn’t much to play with when it comes to color pallette. But the shape is so strong here that all that’s needed is some acces­sory colors. I think my favorite thing is the smoke coming from Hellboy’s ever present cigar. Source: Flickr

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Adaptations, Reinterpretations, Reboots And Modifications

I was watching one of the intro­duc­tory lectures for the Comics & Graphics novels course that I’m taking ( https://​class​.coursera​.org/​c​o​m​i​c​s​-​001​/​c​l​ass ) and there was a very inter­esting discu­sison on the topic of what is the defin­i­tive edition of a comic book. The lecturer made an inter­esting compar­ison with Shakespeare’s Hamlet which also appeared in several editions. … Continue reading Adap­ta­tions, Rein­ter­pre­ta­tions, Reboots And Modi­fi­ca­tions

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