Tag Archives: Swipe File

Swipe File: Kamiya Yuu Of No Game No Life

Well, I don’t have to do the heavy lifting on this one. A Twitter account has been set up to look at the similarities between the work of Kamiya Yuu of No Game No Life and all manner of other …

Swipe File: Fairest And Mnemovore From DC Vertigo

From last year’s Fairest #17, cover by Adam Hughes, published last year by DC/Vertigo… And from Mnemovore #1 by Mike Huddlestone, published last decade by DC/Vertigo…. In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to …

Swipe File: Red Sonja And Red Reaper

Okay, the bottom bit of the Swipe File always talks about how Bleeding Cool doesn’t judge regarding swipes. How we understand that they are often part of the creative process. And we let you judge. But this one? Let’s just …

Swipe File: When A Swiper Gets Swiped – Marko Manev And X-Men Days Of Future Past Blu-Ray

This is the cover for the X-Men: Days of Future Past Ultimate Edition. And this is the X-Men inspired piece “Mutants” from Marko Manev from 2011. I think we can all see some similarity there. But don’t grieve too much, Marko …

Swipe File: Green Arrow And…Green Arrow

On the left is Ivan Reis‘ Green Arrow #0 cover, on the right is Daniel Sampere‘s new Green Arrow #35 promo image. Are they just a similar pose or is there a swipe going on? Swipe File investigates! Compare the …

Swipe File: Rat Queens And Dungeons And Dragons

Here is preview art from the new D&D Player’s Handbook. And the character Violet from the ongoing Image Comics series Rat Queens. Considering how… liberally Rat Queens has borrowed its imagery, it’s entertaining when someone tries to borrow it back! In …

SPOILER Swipe File: Earth 2 And Watchmen And Why Superman Fans Might Like To Pick A Copy Today

From Watchmen… And from the film And from today’s Earth 2…   And furtehr reading, including a rather big last page spoiler…We see Val-Zod, the Kryptonian living on Earth, trying to lie up to the legacy of the now-dead Superman, …

Swipe File: Tim Bradstreet’s Punisher And Marko Manev’s Prometheus

This is a Prometheus poster, licenced published by Mondo by artist Marko Manev. Or at least it was. Until some folk pointed out its similarity to Tim Bradstreet‘s Punisher image. Inside The Rock presented the evidence… The poster was suddenly cancelled with …

The $28 Million Dollar Swipe File – Jeff Koons And Dark Horse Comics

Jeff Koons has created a six-and-a-half foot, two thousand pound, stainless steel statue of Popeye, auctioned for $28,200,000 by Sothebys to casino owner and art buyer Steve Wynn. The auction house stated “The history of Pop Art begins and ends with …

Wondercon Swipe File: The Skeletor Of Spades

This article used to host a swipe file showing two images, one by Tom Bryski, exhibiting at Wondercon, and another by Josh Ellingson created in 2008, that looked fairly similar, sent in by a reader. Tom got rather upset about …

Swipe File: Crossed Vs Walking Dead, Via The Biscuit Game

Today’s Walking Dead continues the storyline from last issue, with Negan’s plan to infect the weapons his crew use against Rick’s crew with zombie stuff. And it seems to work. Although I still reckon there’s a bait-and-switch with Dwight and …

Swipe File: Shadowrun And James Gunn’s Guardians Of The Galaxy

If a cluster of interlinked ideas are worth having once I suppose they’re also worth having twice.

Swipe File: Twilight Horrorbles

The Phantom Zone variant cover of Twilight Zone #1… Cover to the Kickstartered EC Comics tribute comic, Haunting Tales Of Horrorbles. In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be …

Swipe File: Afterlife And Afterlife With Archie

This is the cover to Afterlife, a TokyoPop series from a few years ago. And this is a cover to the Afterlife With Archie comic currently rocking the charts. Do compare logos… In Swipe File we present two or more …

Swipe File: Marko Manev And Francesco Francavilla’s Silver Surfers

From Marko Manev‘s series of iconic superhero posters from February this year. And from the March solicitations for Marvel Comics’ Silver Surfer, by Dan Slott and Michael Allred, variant cover by Francesco Francavilla. But was actually published originally in 2010! …

Swipe File: Avengers Vs Thanos Vs Batman/Superman Vs Mongul

Batman/Superman #6 was out yesterday, with a cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund. Familiar at all? And the cover to Avengers Vs Thanos, by Jim Starlin… In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other …

Swipe File: COBRA And Taiwan’s Special Forces

Chris Burnham makes the point well. Holy shit, did Cobra Commander take over Taiwan? http://t.co/rvC1SzrZRi — Chris Burnham NYCCX1 (@TheBurnham) October 28, 2013 This is Cobra… And this is Taiwan special forces in their new armour…       In …

Swipe File: Chestnaught And Onslaught

Pokemon X And Y launched earlier this month for the Nintendo 3DS. And it included the final evolutionary form for Chesnaught. Some Bleeding Cool readers thought it looked a little familiar, combined with the name, as the second form of …