Swipe File: Lemar, Vantage Point And Victor Santos

Swipe File: Lemar, Vantage Point And Victor Santos

Posted by February 12, 2010 Comment

Back in the Lying In The Gutters days, I ran this swipe file, between the movie poster for Vantage Point, and a splash from Pulp Heroes by Victor Santos

Could there be any relation to a scene in Lemar’s new video for the song The Way Love Goes?

In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself.  If you are unable to do so, please return your eyes to their maker before any further damage is done. The Swipe File doesn’t judge, it’s interested more in the process of creation, how work influences other work, how new work comes from old, and sometimes how the same ideas emerge simultaneously, as if their time has just come. The Swipe File was named after the advertising industry habit where writers and artist collect images and lines they admire to inspire them in their work. It was swiped from the Comic Journal who originally ran this column, as well as the now defunct Swipe Of The Week website.

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

(Last Updated March 26, 2010 6:39 pm )

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