Friday, December 03, 2010

PANEL OF THE BRIGHTEST DAY #15: Martian Manhunter Goes Global

Jeez that Aquaman cliff-hanger has been hanging for a while. In this issue the King of the Seven Seas still gets the shaft end of the Trident, as the screen-time settles on sharpening up fan perspective on the Martian Manhunter and his differences to a certain 'Man of Adamantium' - or some such metal.

In finding Brightest Day 15's spoiler-free teaser panel, I am now 110% certain Patrick Gleason is the artist I want to follow in Tom Mandrake's legendary footsteps, should J'onn's solo title be given another green-light in future. Look at this;

Patrick has hit his stride with my favourite Martian (sorry Marvin) - and man does it show. Plus - and it's a small thing I know - but I dig the way he gives the cape collar that Keith Giffen/Justice League look. It adds a lot more to the character as an imposing detective when it is done this way.

Brightest Day #15 is out now...

6 comments:

  1. Dan I keep checking in to see if you've posted your stuff yet. I've got this feeling I'm going to want to pull mine down out of shame when you do though.

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  2. Hey you can call me slack if you want! :D One of my best mates is gettin married this week so now the last seconds of freedom thing is planned done and over I should have the piece I'm doing up soon.

    How about this as a promise? I'll draw Captain America in tonight (cos' everything goes better with Cap!) and have it scanned and posted by Friday!

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  3. how dare you have a personal life beyond this blog!

    No worries. I'll just have to wait. I figured something was up as your blog was uncharacteristically silent these last few days.

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  4. Silent - me - never - us redheads are a mouthy bunch!

    Status update; just finished inking the image tonight, so will scan that, then colour the original and post both soon.

    Next year I'm aiming for one a fortnight.

    Thanks for the support!

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  5. That's my goal for the upcoming year. I've got to finish Alan's piece, then do our Holiday Card (fill-in the blank with your holiday of choice). Then I've got a Venom I'd like to flesh out. Sketched him out at work while on hold.

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  6. I love Venom - so look forward to seeing that one!

    I actually have been sent a whole batch of comic themed holiday cards to feature on IADW, so look for that post as soon as I get some alone time with the scanner!

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