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Dance of the Puppets

Like a bat on a hot tin roof since August 2005

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Batgirl Showcase: take two

Walaka challenged me to find an alternate image for the Batgirl Showcase cover and after scanning through the book this was the only candidate I could find. It's taken from the splash to Batman #214 and although I don't think it's any more appropriate than the one used, it has the benefit of depicting our heroine in a strong position. She might be doing something foolish and waering ridiculous shoes, but she's doing so in an empowered way.


Obviously this is a 5 minute Photoshop chop job, not a loving recreation of what might have been, but you get the idea.

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3 Comments:

Anonymous "Starman" Matt Morrison said...

Must resist urge to make joke about how that purse does not go with those boots...

2:29 am  
Blogger Walaka said...

Hah!

Okay, I give.

Maybe DC editorial should have looked at building the story collection with an eye toward the cover image.

It seems that these are mighty slim pickins indeed.

3:00 pm  
Blogger Betty said...

I really would have preferred that cover. It's a bit cheezy, but the joke isn't on batgirl the same way.

4:34 pm  

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