Tag Archives: Swipe File

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 …

Swipe File: Lady Gaga And Dazzler

This is the cover to Bluewater’s third biographical comic about Lady Gaga (in comparison, Hilary Clinton has only been worth of on). But is it familiar at all? Lets check in with photographer Eliot Brown over on Dazzler in the …

Swipe File: The Illegitimates And Dynamo 5

The Illegitimates from IDW “When the world loses its greatest (and most promiscuous) super-spy, Jack Steele, a secret international espionage organization has no choice but to call in a new team to save the world, The Illegitimates,” reads the press …

Swipe File: Superman Vs Babybel

This is a rather famous Superman drawing by Mike Netzer. During the eighties and nineties, it appeared everywhere. And here’s a Babybel TV ad. This seems a rather familiar pose. In Swipe File we present two or more images that …

Swipe File: Wonder Women Of Willendorf

David Chelsea’s take on Wonder Woman as the Venus Of Willendorf. And a recent Rick Parker sketch cover for Wonder Woman #19  

Swipe File Monday – Rev Hugh Jackman To Black Deadpool To DuckDevil To That Alex Ross Spider-Man Design…

Is this the closest we’ll get to a Preacher movie? Two drawing from the same ‘pool… A TV show about, yes, duck hunting, seems to take inspiration for its logo from a certain Man Without Fear… Alex Ross’s movie design …