Posts tagged Image Comics
Posts tagged Image Comics
Read these bad boys before the first season even came out.
I’ll use it to thank my buddy Deanz Doodlez for being one of the greatest followers ever.
Back in the day, I would always check out his doodles and see that he had 1 or 2 hits on each one. I was curious as to why that was, since I felt like he deserved more, so I asked him how many followers he had. “16” he said and he was proud of every single one of them.
I was so surprised because I loved his page. So I spent a full day promoting his blog and got him a decent amount of new followers.
This is how he thanked me:
4 Doodlez mailed to me straight from Ireland :)
One of them was a request from me, Jackie Estacado with a white mafia-style suit having half of his body consumed by the Darkness:
I have a lot of followers, but very few like Dean. If you don’t think this post is an illustration of how awesome Dean is, you should go find out for yourself.
Dictionary.com: In fiction, an antihero (sometimes antiheroine as the feminine) is generally considered to be a protagonist whose character is contrary to that of the archetypal hero, yet typically retains many heroic qualities.
What are some antihero traits?
- Imperfections that separate them from typically “heroic” characters (selfishness, ignorance, bigotry, etc.)
- Lack of positive qualities such as courage, physical prowess, and fortitude, and generally feel helpless in a world over which they have no control.
- Qualities normally belonging to villains (amorality, greed, violent tendencies, etc.) that may be tempered with more human, identifiable traits (confusion, self-hatred, etc.)
- Noble motives pursued by bending or breaking the law in the belief that “The ends justify the means.”
So what does this mean to a comic book reader/superhero enthusiast?
If you’re trying to find a “favorite” superhero, chances are that you’ll gravitate towards an antihero. They are more easily relatable than archetypal heroes because of they tend to be more flawed; they are a lot more “human” and a lot less “super.”
Some examples of antiheroes:
- The Punisher: If you’re guilty, he’ll kill you.
- Wolverine: He has a violent nature. Perhaps his greatest power is directing that violent nature towards the “bad guys.”
- Spawn: Sent to hell because of his life as an assassin, Simmons arranges a deal with the devil just to see his wife again.
- Batman: Vigilante that declared war against crime. Beats “bad guys” to a bloody pulp.
- Rorschach: Mentally unstable vigilante that has developed a deep hatred for immoral behavior. Uses lethal force.
Theres many more such as Jackie Estacado, Catwoman, and Deadpool.
This one was fun to write.
Why do we even have male superheroes and supervillains? Girls make everything look cooler.