Sergio Destroys DC
hm, odd that Sergio Aragones did a much better job massacring Marvel than he
did destroying DC. Maybe because Marvel management did so much pre-
there was some good stuff in SERGIO DESTROYS DC, but it really was far
behind the Marvel version. The choice of inkers, for one thing. Marvel
went mostly with the classics (Sinnott FF, Romita Spidey, Severin Hulk,
Austin X-Men), while DC went with most of the current inkers on the
respective books. While I would have liked to see maybe Aparo or Giordano
inking the Batman chapter, maybe Murphy Anderson on the Superman (Aragones
work is =so= much like Swan, after all). Not that it makes =too= much
difference with Aragones pencils, of course.
First really good joke was J'onn's line on the first page, "unless of course
they yell fire".
Pretty shoddy framing excuse, though. The one in Marvel was =much= better.
Odd that the Superman origin flashback is pre-Crisis. And Kal-el's dog is
Mulch, instead of Krypto (who I guess was already sent in his rocket).
I'm shocked and amazed they actually were able to put the ad pages in the
right place (though really not the right ads).
One thing I did like about the DC version over the Marvel one was the
"created by" credits on the title page (which should have been at the
beginning. Maybe it screwed up the ad placement there). I think I'll write
in "Fantastic Four created by Lee/Kirby" etc. in the Marvel one....
So what's next for the Mark&Sergio show?