Friday, June 03, 2011

NOW THAT'S A SPLASH PAGE: The Midnighter's Smile

Splash pages, you gotta' love 'em. A blank canvas where the artist can hit the reader with a large dose of illustrated 'wow'. For this week's splashie, after realising some of my favourite characters aren't getting much IADW bloglove earlier this week, I thought I'd follow up Captain Britain with a little dose for the lost heroes of The Authority.

While I miss the likes of Ladytron and Grifter, Deathblow and decent Gen 13, it's hard not to look at this and wish The Authority (or even just Midnighter for that matter) was still in print.

Drawn falling from the sky alongside his partner Apollo by the uber talented Bryan Hitch, I love the way that smile says 'I'm going to enjoy making you stop'. And they think the Mona Lisa's smile says it all!

Will the Wildstorm cast show up in the new 52 DC #1's that are headed this way? Who knows. While I'm not sure how these guys and the JLA could police the same earth, it would be good to see DC still has this duo and the rest of the Wildstorm crew in mind for the future.

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