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Wednesday, 27 July 2016

OVC's Wonder Woman Wednesday Wit...


As the end of the brilliant Our Valued Customers' web comic draws ever closer (and we await the publication of the jumbo Kickstarter-funded anthology), creator Tim Chamberlain shows no sign of slowing down.

Today's single-panel comic perfectly captures the mood of many returning DC Comics fans, ecstatic that both the company's movie line and comics have seemingly - finally - hit upon a winning formula... that of giving the fans what they actually want, rather than trying to force feed them something antithetical to what has always made the genre great.

Make the movies reflect the traditonally inspirational tone of the comics, instead of making grim movies and twisting the comics to reflect that tone.

The Cosmic Book News article is a great summary of this change in DC's attitude and fortunes, with Jim Lee - artist and co-publisher - explaining that their comics are now going to return to being the inspiration for other media, rather than the other way round.

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