Every so often, comic book publishers send out previews of upcoming comics without any of the lettering finished. The result, while pretty to look at, leaves readers wondering just what the hell is going on in those pages. Well, wonder no more.
Here at Bleeding Cool, we have combined decades of experience in reading comic books, so we can tell what’s happening, even without the words. Using that knowledge, we’ve lettered these previews ourselves, using our best guess at what the dialog should actually be. We can’t guarantee 100% accuracy- in fact, our accuracy may be much lower than that – but we can guarantee that it’s better than looking at a bunch of unfinished pages.
In this issue of Improbable Previews, we try to figure out what’s going on in the unlettered preview for Ghost Rider #4. In stores February 22 by Felipe Smith and Danilo Beyruth, our preview gives us two scenes: one of the Ghost Rider roughing up some hooligans, and one of teen Marvel heroes battling a hideous monster. What are they saying? We take our best guess…
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