Comic Book Legends Revealed #420
COMIC LEGEND: Neal Adams had a drawing “defending” Batman from a Bill Sienkiewicz cover
On the cover of The Comics Journal #54, Bill Sienkiewicz (then artist on the Moon Knight series for Marvel) drew a cover for the magazine depicting Moon Knight pushing Batman…
Well, amusingly enough, Neal Adams decided to “defend” Batman’s honor a bit in a piece he drew for the back cover of The Comics Journal a few issues later (thanks to Rob Hansen, The Relic and Tom Brevoort for the head’s up of when Adams’ piece showed up), while also taking a good-natured shot at Sienkiewicz’s early art style (which was heavily influenced by Adams)…
Check out the latest edition of my weekly Movie/TV Legends Revealed Column at Spinoff Online: It is the aforementioned Armageddon legend – Did Michael Bay seriously apologize for making Armageddon?
Okay, that’s it for this week!
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