Posts Tagged ‘Superman’

Week two-oh-two of Operation Graphite – theme: Batman v Superman.

When the news first hit that Ben Affleck was going to be the new Batman, a wave of disgust and rage hit the internet. My first thought was, “he does have a nice jaw line for the cowl.” I honestly didn’t get why it was such an issue. There are some much worse casting ideas out there, this one was odd, but thought there was also something kind of inspired by the idea. Now, I can’t say if the movie will be good or not, even if I like Affleck as Bruce Wayne. While Cavil makes a great Superman, Man of Steel was a little disappointing. I have my concerns with this next film in that universe, but I’m also really excited to see other Justice Leaguers who’ve never made it to the movies screen before.

Contributing Justice League members:

shawnbrookwilliams – Bats whooping up on Supes

Shock – Power Armor

The theme selected for week two-oh-two of Operation Graphite will be: Batman v Superman.

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In just a few weeks we will have the grittiest Superman square off against a paranoid, brooding Batman. And later on the next Marvel movie has Cap fighting Iron Man too. Is this an election year or something?

So Supes and Bats are going to be beating the crap out of each other. Cue Wonder Woman who will probably be there to smack some sense into those two. The Warner Brothers (and sister, Dot) have been drooling over Marvel’s Cinematic Universe for years. Even with all DC characters under their control, it has taken this long for anything to come close to the Justice League on the big screen. There will be cameos by the Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg, but no one with green in their name. Apparently even mentioning the color green is forbidden.

Please submit any drawing or painting, using traditional or digital media, that fits the theme: Batman v Superman.

All art work is due 9 P.M. PST on Friday, 1.22.16. Submissions will be published the weekend of 1.23.16

Week fifty two of Operation Graphite – theme: The New 52.

While our dreams of a Justice League movie may be delayed indefinitely, we can maybe breath a sigh of relief that they care enough not to rush it. We will likely see another Batman reboot before we see DC’s greatest heroes together. At least we have [Green] Arrow on TV. The comics will continue to be the inspiration for later films and TV shows. Who knows, maybe someday we’ll see a film where Batman has to face the Court of Owls.

Contributing Heroes:

bruku – DC Heroes (unfinished)

Shock – Animal Man

Thank you for contributing.

The theme selected for week fifty two of Operation Graphite will be: The New 52.

DC New 52 2Operation Graphite has officially run for an entire year. For week fifty two, it think it would be fitting to celebrate the first year in the trenches by getting back to our comic roots. The New 52 was the most recent revamp for DC comics, one that some hailed and others condemned. Superman lost his underwear, Batgirl was able to walk again, and the Joker cut off his own face. The theme is really DC comics, and I won’t hold you to the revamp versions of any of the characters. The 52 weeks, and new 52 theme was just too good to let slip away.

Please submit any drawing or painting, using traditional or digital media, that fits the theme: The New 52. 

All art work is due on Thursday 2.14.13. Submissions will be published the following Friday 2.15.13 

Week forty of Operation Graphite – Theme: Superman.

For a character who is often regarded as out dated, we have a good turnout of Supermen this week. No matter how boring some think the character is, nor how convoluted the multiverse story lines become, Superman remains hugely popular. Because like John Wayne and Apple pie, Superman is an American icon, one that even Kryptonite can not weaken.

Contributing Übermensch

alancheezy – Deep Thoughts

bruku – Man of Steel

kalebschad – Supearman

Micah – The Supe

shawnbrookwilliams – Superman

Shock – Single Bound

Thank you for stoping Lex Luthor… again.

The theme selected for week forty of Operation Graphite will be: Superman.

With or without red trunks, the Man of Steel is the most iconic superhero on Earth. For some he is a symbol of the American Way; for others he’s a boring character, too powerful to be interesting. When written well, the last son of Krypton is an amazing character, but in the age where more realistic super heroes are desired, can Superman still be relevant?

Any drawing or painting, using traditional or digital media, of Superman or related is fair game

All art work is due on Thursday 11.8.12. Submissions will be published the following Friday 11.9.12