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May 31, 2010 9:46 AM   Subscribe

Whitechapel, the Warren Ellis forum, remodels Superman #1, 2000AD Prog 1, Amazing Adult Fantasy #15, Young Romance #1, Zap Comix #1, Wonder Woman #1 and New Worlds #223. More remodel fun. Note that the good stuff tends to be towards the middle of a thread, where the artists have had time to get going and before things tail off.
posted by Artw (9 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
What about Britain's newest superhero, Big Ass?
posted by HP LaserJet P10006 at 10:09 AM on May 31, 2010

Nice! At first I was wondering where all the content was... took me a minute to find the "next page" buttons at the bottom. :-) There's some good stuff in there.
posted by Vorteks at 10:11 AM on May 31, 2010

Grr... I'm never going to make my first FPP! I already assumed you all knew about this; I've been at Whitechapel for over a year now.

The remodeling is one of my favorite aspects of the site. Warren often publishes a few of the better selections to his LiveJournal, also.
posted by _paegan_ at 10:36 AM on May 31, 2010

This is an interesting idea, but it's a lot of wade through - I realize it's a message board, but it would be really neat to have these arranged in a gallery or Flickr pool (maybe with some of the less professional ones weeded out).
posted by Gordafarin at 10:38 AM on May 31, 2010

Most of the Superman ones are awesome, some talented people are contributing these. However, I did have to sigh "oh, comics fandom" when I got to this one, which looks like something drawn on some 7th grader's brown-paper book cover, but prominently displays a "BY (guy's name)" in the corner. At least he didn't put a giant watermark on it that said "ORIGINAL ART DO NOT STEAL COPYRIGHT 2010" like so many of them do.
posted by DecemberBoy at 11:31 AM on May 31, 2010

This is pretty sweet. I love these kinds of Tangent/Elseworlds-y reinterpretations of existing characters, and I really enjoyed that "Draw Supergirl/Batgirl/whoever" meme that Ellis talks about as one of his inspirations for these threads. So thanks for this, Artw.

I'm really glad someone made the Jung Romance joke; scrolling through that thread looking for it was pretty stressful.

Also, if Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex is ever published in pamphlet form, this should be the cover.
posted by maqsarian at 11:32 AM on May 31, 2010 [2 favorites]

I have a feeling that Warren was subtly angling for a Spider Jerusalem cover from his Amazing Adult Fantasy 15 prompt.
posted by empath at 12:05 PM on May 31, 2010

And he got one, so it all works out!
posted by maqsarian at 12:11 PM on May 31, 2010

Some of these are really nice!
posted by brundlefly at 12:52 PM on May 31, 2010

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