January 31, 2011

His Name is Bane

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 With the news that Tom Hardy had been cast as Bane (alongside the casting of Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman) in Christopher Nolan's upcoming The Dark Knight Rises, I thought it'd be cool to pay homage to the comic version of Bane.

I'm a huge fan of the Knightfall story in the comic books back in the day. It strikes me that a lot of people who don't even know who Bane is (let's pretend the Batman & Robin thing never happened) are soon to find out about this bad boy. I can't wait.

In a similar vein, I'd like to share a bit of art by SP fan Kyle, who sent along his brilliant Simpson-centric re-creation of the "Joker bashing Robin with a crowbar" scene from A Death In The Family. Also posted below are his Springfield tributes to Michael Jackson and Prince. Good stuff, Kyle!








9 comments:

  1. OMG Your Punx of BANE ROCKS!!!!!

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  2. This one reminds me on of the croc master (G.I.Joe)... btw any plans to draw some g.i.joe/cobra guys?

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  3. Awesome! How about Henry Cavill as Superman now? Since he after all is the new Superman! =D

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  4. Hi Dean I am fan of your blog. I made an animation called Homer Homer-Spider. It was pretty cool, watch it on my blog: digoartedesenhos.blogspot.com
    Hug your friend from Brazil, Rodrigo.

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  5. Billy, I did Duke and Cobra Commander, they're posted under April of '09 in the archive.

    Anon, once I find out what the suit looks like, I probably will.

    digoarte, that is pretty cool indeed! :)

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  6. Whatever that thing in B&R was, it looked like it was wearing a giant unitard. So not Bane. I'm a big fan of Knightfall too; I was actually going through old comics and reminiscing the night before the announcement...
    Keep up the Awesomeness!

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  7. Bane don't use poison enymore...

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  8. Cool! Any chance on seeing Bane's current teammates (the rest of the Secret Six)? A Catman would be awesome!

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