Wednesday, July 28, 2010
This was the 201st B&B cover I made, That's one more issue than the actual series ran, so I wanted to do something special. My first thought was to do a version of one of my all time favorite covers, All-Star Squadron #1:
My idea was to have Batman forming a new team. Now, who to populate it with? Well I started two of my favorite characters in their funkiest looks: Iron Man With A Nose (who spawned IMWAN, a fantastic forum), and Silver Age Adult Robin (I love that costume!). For their potential teammates, I just want down my list of charactes that I wanted to get to but hadn't yet. I can't say the will never get their own appearance, but at least I could cameo them here. I think Batman could pick a great team out of these candidates.
That Adult Robin costume is so crazy that it's cool to me. In addition to the Franco sketch from yesterday, I commissioned Bret Breeding and Andy Smith to illustrate their versions of Dick Grayson's grey togs: