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Thursday, May 31, 2012

The 'New' DC 52

So I know it's been going for around 9 months now but I thought I'd share my thoughts about the DC reboot. So, as a Marvel reader, my first thought was great this could be a great time to jump on to a few DC books. On the launch I started by picking up the number ones of Nightwing, JLA, Mr Terrific, Grifter, Frankenstein, Captain Atom as well as reading Waggy's Batman, Catwoman, Teen Titans and Animal man. I kind of enjoyed a few but as the first arcs finished I found the only books I was still reading was JLA, Mr Terrific and Waggy's Batman. It wasn't that I wasn't enjoying what I was reading it was just that I didn't feel that the reboot wasn't enough of a reboot that new readers could understand what was going on. Another problem for me was that the books didn't seem to even be in the same continuity, for example Batman has already gone through 3 Robin's and in Batman Dick looks like a teenager but in Nightwing he is in his 20's. I just started to get lost in trying to figure things out and it took away from the enjoyment I don't see the point in a reboot where everything is already established in continuity? Why reboot a book like Batman but not re-imagine the origins of his villains, and why couldn't the court of owls storyline have just taken place in the pre-existing DC universe?

So for me personally I find the whole thing to be a letdown, if they wanted to do a whole reboot of the DC universe do a full reboot and not just the muddled partial reboot they've given us. Still I'd like to hear other takes and see what others think of the 'New' 52.
webberhead

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Copperopolis troll

Not sure if the sheep thing is the way to go but I'm liking this for now.

Lee.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Blarticle: 'Deep Pockets'

Here is another sketch I did for our Copperopolis 'Blarticle'. This is 'Deep Pockets' again, one of the subjects I chose for the Blart.
Waggy.

Blart: 'Deep Pockets'

Howdy and afternoon peoples.
At our last piss up, I mean 'meeting', our wise and powerful leader, Pete Taylor suggested that now would be a great time for us to start to put out some character concepts for Copperopolis; so our current Blart subject is just that: Copperopolis Characters. Here's mine: Deep Pockets.
Waggy.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Copperopolis: Character art. Squid-Eye Guy

Here we go, lovely people; a pic of Victor Cross, the Squid-Eye Guy, drawn by Lee 'the Blondie' Phillips yesterday.

BLART: Back To The Future






Adam's pick, Back To The Future's Marty McFly on his 21st century hoverboard. I'd forgotten the second movie was set in 2015! Just three more years people and we get our own hoverboards!

This Man This Pete

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Copperopolis character sketch

Here's a quick sketch I did of a future character.

Laters, Adam.

Last nights meeting in full effect.

Really progressive meeting last night, Copperopolis is unfolding nicely. Keep your eyes peeled for more comic goodness and watch out for last nights Blarts that should be posted today.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Free Comic Book Day: The SCC presents The Shocking Origin of Squid Eye Guy!!




This is the first strip completed for our Magnum Opus: Copperopolis! Tip of the hat to the fevered mind of Adam 'Waggy' Wilmot from which this crazy tale popped. Hope you enjoyed and if you did, please consider liking our Facebook page. It's only just started and needs the boost.

Cheers,
This Man, This Pete!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Avenging Ladies no. 9 - Black Widow


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"Feel The Widow's Bite! Avenging Ladies no 9, Black Widow!

Avenging Ladie no. 8 - She-Hulk


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"Avenging Ladies no 8, Savage She-Hulk! #shehulk #avengers #marvel #comics #sketchcard #scc "

Avenging Ladie no. 7 - Valkyrie

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Avenging Ladies no. 6 - Mockingbird



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"Avenging Ladies no. 6, Mockingbird. With one of the best costumes of recent years I think. #mockingbird #avengers #marvel #comics #sketchcard #scc "

Avenging Ladies no. 5 - Tigra



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"Avenging Ladies No 5, Tigra! Rarr! #tigra #avengers #marvel #comics #sketchcard #scc "
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Avenging Ladies no. 3 - Ms Marvel



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"Avenging Ladies no. 3, Ms Marvel! #msmarvel #avengers #marvel #comics #sketchcard #scc "
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The Instagram Team

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Facebook Fan Page

Ok so we now have one of these set up, feel free to fill it up and make it look pretty and stuff. I've sent out admin rights, knock yourselves out interwebslingers!!!!
Please come and say hello and like the page even though it's still under construction, apparently you get magic beans or some such when your page gets 30 likes, Huzzah!!!!