A Year of Cool Comic Book Moments – Day 27
Here is the latest cool comic book moment in our year-long look at one cool comic book moment a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here‘s the archive of the moments posted so far!
Today we look at the first sign that Quantum and Woody was different than most comic books, from the first two pages of #1!
Quantum and Woody was written by Christopher Priest and drawn (well, almost every issue, at least) by M.D. Bright.
It was a highly amusing story about two former friends who ended up back in each other’s life after years apart and through a shared bond (and by shared, I mean they had to make contact with each other every 24 hours or they would die) they decided to become crimefighters together.
While this is a stretch for a “moment,” it is basically one extended moment, I think.
The book was notable in its use of flashbacks (with titles) to give background on the characters as the main story proceeded (even the main story would be told out of sequence often).
The very first two pages of the first issue of the book were a flashback to when Quantum (Eric) and Woody (Woody) were young boys and it immediately establishes both their relationship and personalities as well as the tone for the entire series – right off the bat you knew that the book was going to be both funny AND a bit on the edgy side.
So here it is, courtesy of the Dynamic Duo of Christopher Priest and M.D. Bright.
Like all other books that I’m likely to use more than one moment from, I’d appreciate it if you refrained from commenting about other good Quantum and Woody moments, because there’s a very good chance I’ll be using them in the future! So please keep it specific to this scene or general about the series as a whole! Thanks!