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November 20, 2012

Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed #138 Doom Patrol

Filed under: Swiped: Comic Book Cover Swipes Exposed! — Doorman @ 8:00 am

After looking at hundreds of comic book covers, it becomes quickly apparent that not every cover is 100% original. Whether done intentionally or even underhandedly, there’s something about uncovering these “swipes” that adds a new element of fun to reading and collecting comics.

After the Vertigo series, Doom Patrol was relaunched in 2001 as a more straight-forward hero book. Well, straight-forward … for Doom Patrol, that is. The series was still very quirky and I was glad to see that it didn’t completely ignore what happened before. The last issue of this series swiped the first issue’s design.

Doom Patrol vol. III #1
Doom Patrol vol. III #1
December 2001
Tan Eng Huat
Doom Patrol vol. III #22
Doom Patrol vol. III #22
September 2003
Tan Eng Huat

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    Comment by Keyla — November 14, 2016 @ 6:20 am

  2. That second photo would make a lovely postcard or card. I like the technique you used on it–photos of it would sell well in a country store!Both barns have character and seem comfortable with themselves if that makes any sense.

    Comment by http://www./ — November 15, 2016 @ 8:23 am

  3. Oh this one has all the makings of a fun/meaningless semantic fight! Sorry but “roedor” has a clear meaning in biology – it’s an order, and species unambiguously do or do not belong to it. A rabipelao is a marsupial, not a rodent.(I know it’s true because

    Comment by http://www./ — November 16, 2016 @ 12:22 am

  4. Dave,You’d love Blue Collar. Such an interesting, unusual heist movie, set in a part of American society that itself is slowly fading away. They really don’t make them like this anymore.Andrew

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