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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #45 on: 05 November, 2013, 11:53:01 am »
Speaking of homages, I'm sure we've had a few variations on the 'people in the late night diner with the curved front' painting show up in the prog and meg.

Aye, there's loads of art-homages.  From this week's re-reading, Millais' Ophelia stands in for the dead Demi in Eurocrash (can't find a scan of the latter(:



But I suspect all the artistic borrowings are conscious and explicit homages, intended to be recognised and appreciated as such.  I doubt the same can be said for the Hero of Northpool!

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #46 on: 05 November, 2013, 11:57:05 am »
Yes - there is difference between an artistic homage (that you want readers to spot), a swipe (that you want them to miss), photo referencing (to make things a bit more realistic), and copy of designs (make the incidental details more convincing).
It's a joke. I was joking.

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #47 on: 05 November, 2013, 10:34:54 pm »
Funny though, I think the Gibbons version is a better design, and the bodywork feels more like a functional machine.

Was very surprised to see the Robusters extras, but again I think there were improvements like Gottleib's striped bollard legs.

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #48 on: 05 November, 2013, 11:25:16 pm »
Remember this from a while back?
Another one from Ro-Busters, Dr Feely-Good.

Dumb all over, a little ugly on the side.

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #49 on: 05 November, 2013, 11:38:47 pm »
What’s interesting about this one is how very flagrant a rip-off it is of Rudolph Zallinger’s 1960 painting of Brontosaurus being attacked by Allosaurus

They say very flagrant a rip-off, Tharg says 'homage'.

Speaking of homages, I'm sure we've had a few variations on the 'people in the late night diner with the curved front' painting show up in the prog and meg.

As if by magic:




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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #50 on: 06 November, 2013, 01:43:49 am »
Outlaw was clearly based on 2pac - who also has outlaw tattooed on his arm.

It's a joke. I was joking.

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #51 on: 06 November, 2013, 08:05:26 am »



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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #52 on: 06 November, 2013, 08:13:51 am »

As if by magic:



Nighthawks by Hopper has to be one of the most referenced and homaged pieces of art in the comics field. There's countless examples of it being used... no I don't have any to hand you'll just have to trust me...

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #53 on: 06 November, 2013, 08:19:44 am »
Remember this from a while back?
Another one from Ro-Busters, Dr Feely-Good.


Yes, thanks Albion. That's exactly the pic I was thinking of.

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #54 on: 06 November, 2013, 10:10:53 am »
Nighthawks by Hopper has to be one of the most referenced and homaged pieces of art in the comics field. There's countless examples of it being used... no I don't have any to hand you'll just have to trust me...

And not just in comics.  And the same could be said for American Gothic.

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #55 on: 06 November, 2013, 11:31:21 am »
Remember this from a while back?
Another one from Ro-Busters, Dr Feely-Good.



Fantastic.


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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #56 on: 06 November, 2013, 12:20:15 pm »
Obligatory Land Raider / Matchbox K2001 Raider Command post.



I think this was some kind of tie-in promo because there was a comp to win one in prog 80.





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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #57 on: 06 November, 2013, 01:10:36 pm »
Obligatory Land Raider / Matchbox K2001 Raider Command post.
I think this was some kind of tie-in promo because there was a comp to win one in prog 80.

As a kid in the 70's, being able to play with a toy of something from the pages of 2000AD was such a joy...

Bolland quoted from an interview posted on David Bishop's blog:

"There was a toy tie-in – the Killdozer, it was a real story. They gave us this toy to draw it into the story. The script said I had to draw the Killdozer driving up the face of Mt Rushmore. There was no way this thing manage it, but I just drew what I was asked to do. It was going pretty much vertically. It didn’t look very convincing to me, but there you go!"

http://viciousimagery.blogspot.no/2007/02/28-days-of-2000-ad-24-brian-bolland-pt.html

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #58 on: 06 November, 2013, 01:45:18 pm »
The script said I had to draw the Killdozer driving up the face of Mt Rushmore.... It didn’t look very convincing to me, but there you go!

That's the Mt. Rushmore moved from the south-west of South Dakota to somewhere in Appalachia, folks!

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Re: 2000AD Sci-Fi Swipe File
« Reply #59 on: 06 November, 2013, 01:49:14 pm »
That's the Mt. Rushmore moved from the south-west of South Dakota to somewhere in Appalachia, folks!

Well if they can move the White Cliffs of Dover to the Big Meg for a one-off*, I don't see why Mutie Rushmore should be a problem...  :lol:




* If they made an appearance outside UnAmerican Graffiti, my brain doesn't know about it.  Please advise.