Being a Marvel Zuvembie, i obviously don't have any direct stake in the DC reboot, although i think it's funny that DC is rebooting their continuity again. This time for real! But i'm actually sympathetic to what they're trying to do.
In practice, i don't know what to make of this Teen Titans cover:
I guess if the goal of this reboot is to make the comic more accessible and appealing to a wider and younger audience, i would have expected the art to look a little more clean and familiar. Like, i dunno... this?
Not like a reject from 1990s Image. As Mike Sterling's pal Andrew says, "As parody, I'd have classified it as too over-the-top".
By fnord12 | June 9, 2011, 10:00 AM | Comics
not enough V-necks.
This looks awful to me, but this may appeal to a younger demographic of teenage boys. Teenage boys loved that Image crap, and I think that's what they're trying to play into with this Teen Titans book. It's even written by Lobdell and is grouped with Hawk & Dove series drawn by Liefeld.
Reference from SuperMegaMonkeyI misinterpreted the intent when it was first announced, thinking the whole point was to bring in younger readers, but it's actually apparently about attracting teenage boys who fell through a time warp from 1993. Coincidentally, i pointed to the Teen Titans cartoon as a better way to go... Read More: Strippers and Robots