Peter G (sinetimore) wrote,
Peter G
sinetimore

Isn't This How The TV Show "Once A Hero" Got Started?

You are still in a Lindsay Lohan-free zone.

It has the potential to be the biggest inside joke in comics history, easily dethroning Funky Flashman as the biggest slam on a comic publisher.

Okay, in the DCnU, there have been a lot of changes.  And among them is the character of Morgan Edge.  Edge was a bad guy media mogul in the old DCU.  Here's a pic of him.  Take a good look:



Everybody still with me so far?  That's good!

Now, here's Morgan Edge in the DCnU as drawn by George Perez:



Now, those of you focusing on changing a white villain into a black villain are not seeing what's so funny about this.  Please take a look at this picture of DC Publisher Dan DiDio and see if he reminds you of anyone you just saw here:



When I first saw that, I just stared at my computer monitor and said, "Oh...my God...." for a couple of minutes.  That is, when I wasn't laughing.  Here's an animated gif courtesy of Rich Johnston at Bleeding Cool:



Holy fuck, dude!



You are now leaving a Lindsay Lohan-free zone.
Tags: art, comic books, comics, don't try this at home, my little pony friendship is magic, punk as phuck, technology is a beautiful thing, things that make you go hmm, this ought to be interesting
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