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LIID Week 99: Spidey and The Goblin! by johntrumbull LIID Week 99: Spidey and The Goblin! by johntrumbull
The Line It Is Drawn 99 for 7/19/12: The theme this week was "Era-Displaced Comic Book Characters."

The suggestion I chose was, "1965 green goblin in 2012 being kind of creeped out by all the stuff he did 'Really? Gwen? The girl who went to high school w/ Harry?'" I picked it mainly because it gave me a chance to mock the idiotic "Sins Past" storyline by J. Michael Straczynski, where it's "revealed" that Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy secretly had babies fathered by Norman Osborn, even though it made NO sense and was light-years out of character for both of them. And because it's comics, the twins of course rapidly aged and became supervillains themselves. It almost makes the Spider-Clone look good...

Check out all the other great entries of the week here: [link]
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LithographicDan Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They actually had that as a plot?  Dang.  Glad I'm pretty much over superhero comics (reading Hellboy, Rocketeer, Usagi Yojimbo and KotDT at the moment).  I thought they couldn't top the clone madness for shear stupidity.
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Toadman005 Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
God yes, that storyline was like insultingly bad fan fiction put to print....
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BalloonPrincess Jan 4, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Wow!  That's really telling how things are rolling these days ...

:heart::heart::heart:Awesome work!:heart::heart::heart:
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:iconsteel-worker:
To me,Straczynski is the worst writer in Spiderman history,I'd simply threw away all the Spidey comics written by him."The other"is perhaps even more stupid than"Sins past"I do think that his take on Thor was more decent,but he is so,so bad,that he was unable to make a interesting adaptation of that easy,almost foolish novel World War Z.
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johntrumbull Oct 18, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
He seems to be one of those writers who runs very hot & cold.  I was a HUGE fan of Babylon 5 in the 90s, but I don't care for most of his comic book work.
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:iconsteel-worker:
Well,I do respect the last part,and,I do admit that I don't know Babylon 5,maybe I should.But I'm still that if he cant make something sense full from a novel with such very easy theme,he just sucks.
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:iconfreakycomics:
Really funny and true nice work!
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:iconjohntrumbull:
johntrumbull Oct 18, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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Kereea Jun 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The scariest thing about this is GG making sense. I;'m always scared when he makes sense.
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johntrumbull Oct 18, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Well, in this case, the Goblin's basically just speaking for me.  :)
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