When Comics Predict The Very-Near Future

WARNING: This post may contain disturbing irony.

So CLiNT Magazine came through the post this week, featuring the most recent chapters of Hit Girl and The Secret Service published by Marvel earlier in the month, as well as Death Note and a big article on the new line from its publisher Titan Comics.

Comics have had a habit of eerily predicting the very near future, with ironic juxtapositions for the death of Princess Diana and the events of 9/11, both published around the time of the events. This might be another to add to the list.

Now, there are spoilers for those not up to date with The Secret Service… we have an individual taking a gun…

Shooting through the door into the head, killing their target…

And he happens to be fitted with prosthetic blades.

Did give me a bit of double take when reading it this week.

NYCC ’15: Artist Alley Hits Capacity, No One Else Allowed In (Updated)


UbiSoft Has Batman Begins-Sized Expectations For Assassin’s Creed

NYCC ’15: Valiant Reveals New Shadowman Design For Operation: Deadside


NYCC ’15: Clark Gregg Makes His Own Rules At Agents Of SHIELD Signing


NYCC ’15: Dragon Ball Z, Star Wars And Batman From Tamashii Nations

If It Wasn’t For Star Wars, Might DC Have Beaten Marvel For Marketshare In September 2015?

NYCC ’15: Inhumans Movie Cancelled By Marvel As Film Goes To War With TV?

NYCC ’15: A New Sin City Comic From Frank Miller – A Love Story From The 1940s

NYCC ’15: Avengers Standoff Announced At Iron Man / Avengers Panel

NYCC ’15: The Artist’s Alley Mile – Back And Forth From One Side To The Other (VIDEO)