You wanna make some poor bastard look bad, put him on after Amanda Conner.

19 Jun

By Ayo

Ame-Comi I: Wonder Woman
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner and Tony Akins
DC Comics, 2012

Or: “Akin to nothing.”

Tony Akins shares some gross similarities with Amanda Conner but he is no replacement for Amanda Conner. I don’t understand this. This miniseries was three half-sized issues. It was the first Ame-Comi series as well. Why would DC even step to the plate without all of Conner’s art submitted? Why would there ever be a fill-in artist on a miniseries? This is terrible. DC editorial, you’ve snatched defeat from the jaws of victory AGAIN.

LEST IT BE SAID that I’m shitting on poor Tony Akins, I would not have a problem with him doing his own Ame-Comi miniseries, despite the fact that his characters all look like they have water balloons strapped to their chests. He’s a workman, he got the job done in this project. But the fact remains that everybody buying this comic was looking for the conclusion of an Amanda Conner comic.

One Response to “You wanna make some poor bastard look bad, put him on after Amanda Conner.”

  1. mooncalfe June 26, 2012 at 12:21 am #

    ugh.

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