We all know that DC Comics has been going through the wringer as of late.
Between losing/firing Paul Levitz, hiring Diane Nelson, to announcing their intention to mysteriously somehow pass Marvel in sales, to adding new “semi-suits” behind the scenes (Johns and Lee), raising and lowering comic book prices and page counts, moving or not moving to Los Angeles… It seriously might be enough to make one forget that your company is celebrating its
Still, DC’s collective take on this milestone borders on nothing short of criminal malfeasance.
Case in point.
The beautiful Christopher Reeve as Superman Bust arrived in my hands today. An exquisite, wonderful likeness.
Normally, I wouldn’t take the time to harp on the design of the box such a bust comes in– but I thought I would make an exception for this one:
Take a good look as DC’s 75th Anniversary Logo:
Seriously. How fucking lame is that?
Makes me wonder if a conversation at DC went like this:
How much did [name redacted] say he wanted to design us an Anniversary Logo?
Fuck That! I’ll just crank one out on Photoshop or Microsoft Word.