The Line it is Drawn #204 – Modern Day Superdickery!
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Now on to the bit!
So every week, I ask a question here. You reply to it on our Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply) and our blog sketch artists will each pick one of your suggestions and I will post them here every week. So every week you will have a new question and you will see the choices picked from the previous week. Here is an archive of all the previous editions of The Line It Is Drawn!
To qualify, you have to be following us when you reply – so go follow us and then give your answer to the following question/challenge (All suggestions due by 3pm Pacific Friday).
The topic is…
With all of the hubbub over the Milo Manera Spider-Woman variant cover, let’s do similar covers starring male comic book characters. So suggest a male superhero and our artists will draw an equivalent “sexy” variant cover featuring that character.
Read on for the sketches that came about courtesy of the last question/challenge!
A famous cover motif from DC’s Silver Age was so-called “Superdickery,” where it would seem like Superman was doing something cruel for no good reason (inside the comic you’d realize that it was all for a good reason – he was attacking Jimmy Olsen because Jimmy was secretly a bad guy disguised as Jimmy, stuff like that). There’s a whole site devoted to the concept. This week’s theme is doing MODERN version of Superdickery covers. For example, Lois Lane aghast at Superman, who is on his iPad “Why did you unfriend me on Facebook, Superman? Why?!?”
I’ll put them in alphabetical order based on the name of the Twitter user who made the suggestion.
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Superman’s idea of the ice bucket challenge involves dropping a glacier on someone.
Chaz drew this one.
Superman is that friend who keeps inviting you to Candy Crush Saga.
Superman typing LOL! on his iphone while watching disasters and accidents
Superman makes a facebook account and accepts everyone’s friend request except Jimmy’s. Refuses to update relationship status w/Lois
This one was drawn by David Branstetter. Here is his website.
To save the Daily Planet Superman changes the font to Comic Sans
This one was drawn by Tsubasa Yozora. Here is his website.
Tsubasa is doing a “Go Fund Me” project to raise money for a new tablet. Check it out here. He is offering a lot of great art deals to funders.
Superman posting a photo of Bruce Wayne put on his Batman costume
Nick Perks is the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Nick has a timeline of the events of the image:
Batman is alarmed to discover that Superman has made his most extraordinary mistake yet, posting Batman’s secret identity on his Facebook page.
This is merely the latest in a number of ‘slips’ the increasingly eccentric Superman has made in the last 24 hours.
In fact, Batman has been fully occupied in undoing the damage Superman has caused, preventing any possible fall-out, and restoring the status quo.
It is with a feeling of some concern that Batman finally returns to the Batcave, worried about one of his closest friends. Indeed, Batman is so lost in thought as he enters his headquarters he is totally unprepared for…
Robin, Batwoman, Batgirl, Commissioner Gordon, Chief O’Hara, Vicki Vale, the Justice League, the Batmen of All Nations and many others who Batman had befriended in his career were waiting there. Even Alfred (his appearance disguised from the others) was in attendance. And arriving last of all, Superman.
Superman quickly explains that he had been deliberately keeping Batman occupied while the others prepared the surprise party in his absence. Batman is still confused – it isn’t his birthday so…? Robin reminds him that this is the anniversary of his first appearance as Batman years before, the start of a career which had encouraged and inspired so many. As Batwoman passes him a piece of cake it’s all the caped crusader can do to hold back a tear!
Superman was behind placing a webcam in the Justice League showers.
Axel Medellin drew this one. His website is here.
Lois learns Superman had the Line It Is Drawn artists draw her in a number of embarrassing transformations.
Xum Yukinori drew this one. Here is his website. Joining Xum on this piece are Nick Perks, Axel Medellin, Sean McFarland and David Branstetter.
David did a detail of his contribution…
Nick Perks did a BONUS Lois transformation!
Superman cosplays as himself just to mock the other cosplayers’ costumes and make them look terrible by comparison.
Nelson Flores is the artist on this one.
Superman really liked the Hunger Games. Now forces the Teen Titans to do it for real!
Sean McFarland is the artist for this one. Here is his website.
Thanks, everyone! Super week!
Okay, folks, go make suggestions for next week!