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Ha, ha!

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 theory.

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 SuperMegaMonkey

I 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