A Little Sunday Torso Stabbing With Rick Remender

The Tumblr site FuckYeahUncannyAvengers has run montage of recent scene in Rick Remender Marvel comics that seem to have something in common. “So, who is making the Freudian analysis of this particular storytelling obsession?” they ask.

tumblr_mwxyh51oV01sglpmbo3_250  tumblr_mwxyh51oV01sglpmbo6_r1_500tumblr_mwxyh51oV01sglpmbo4_r1_500tumblr_mwxyh51oV01sglpmbo2_500tumblr_mwxyh51oV01sglpmbo5_r1_500

But is it really something quite so Remender-obsessing, as superhero comics-obsessing?  This kind of scene in Aquaman by Geoff Johns


..was one of many that saw this response from Mark Waid and Jeremy Rock in 4 Panels That Never Work.

And that very week, DC comics was full of….

And none of these books were written by Geoff Johns. Or by Rick Remender. Wherever two or three superheroes come together, there will be someone to gut them like a fish.



About Rich Johnston

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

twitter   facebook square   globe