I like this piece! This version of Amanda Waller reminds me of how she was drawn in the Checkmate series. Still on the curvy side and still with short hair yet more feminized with out ever really being overtly sexualized. The clean lines and flat colors with very minimal tone variances works really well. Plus the expression on her face really has that "I'll teach that son of a bitch not to mess with me" look we all love. Good job however you are that did this I'd be a chubby chaser for this Amanda Waller any day.
I didn't make this I happened to have found it along with that Waller commission art. It seems to go with the general theme of this posting. Ya know I was thinking about that zero issue. You would never have seen the Amanda of the old DCU running around in a tank top for an entire issue showing off cleavage that could give Power Girl a run for her money. By the way, have we heard anyone call her "The Wall" yet in the relaunch?
This version of Amanda is the greatest compromise ever, not a boney model and not an over weight stereotype. Really she looks more believable buisness executive than what were used to, with nice complementary curves. I like the piece.ReplyDelete
This Power Girl is what cosplay is all about. "delicious Power Girl cosplay" well stated my friend.
The four color process is still hard to do when it's done right and still expensive. Ask the demographics. Hell, look around and ask yourself. Great post Dave, and good looking out for the anti heroes like your man OA1.
thanks OA1, and i'm glad you liked my other recent postings too. yeah when i found that Waller piece i knew right away i had my next posting. the other stuff got added a bit later. by the way i get your Identity Crisis Deathstroke posting a little bit better now ever since i saw that actual fight go down in that Identity Crisis TPB i found at the local library a couple of weeks ago. the arrow in the eye socket had to hurt like a mother fucker.Delete
hey off topic for a moment folks, have any of you out there seen Judge Dredd yet? my only criticism about the movie is that i think they should have spent a little bit more time on giving the audience a better over view of the society that existed in Mega City. that is to say just show a little bit more of the culture then just the street level crime and urban blight. i think even if they had taken 5-10 minutes out of the Peach Tree building sequence (called a city block in the movie) to use to setting up this futuristic dystopian world the movie takes place in it would have made the movie even better.ReplyDelete
I love this Amanda Waller illustration, it's so well done! The lines are great and it comes across as very expressive. Perfect Waller with the combination I think she should have.ReplyDelete
Here, here. I second, third, and fourth everyone's raves about that particular look for The Wall. That pic alone illustrates what the reboot got wrong, and should have used as the new Amanda Waller model.ReplyDelete
Hopefully they'll write that wrong, and present her as a real woman; curvy,but capable, and plus-size, but beautiful.
Yep, this is how Waller is suppose to look:)
As for "Power Girl", I'm pretty sure I've seen this particular model before, but hey a second look doesn't hurt. In fact just letting my eyes drop down to her erogenous zone, where the mysterious, put powerful camel toe resides, makes me have tingly feelings all over:)
Is that too wrong to say?:)
heh it's ok Dale we're all adults, here more or less. and yeah i think that model is probably the most regular Power Girl cosplay that's out there so i'm sure you've seen her before.ReplyDelete
Comaine, i was gonna give you a heads up about this Amanda Waller rendering as it turns out. i thought of you when i first saw it wondering what you'd make of it.
You know, I liked the original Wall, and I like this one too. I never once, ONCE, thought of her as the token "fat chick" in comics. Know why? Cause if I did I'm pretty sure she could have called in a strike force to kick my butt for it. Or pistol whipped me for it. Or just stared at me and had me wet my pants. That would have been enough. Comics are so full of the overly busted woman, and that's fine. I don't really have a problem with it. But it was kind of nice that stuck in the middle of all these superbly gorgeous female superpowered creatures was this woman, no powers (unless you count "the look") who you just knew they all respected the shit out of. And her looks were never an issue. Until the reboot made it one. And I think that's what people's real issue is with it. That's why it jars so much. They made her common.ReplyDelete
And yeah, Power Girl OWNS her body. And that chick did it right. You go girl.
ya at first i wasn't having much of a problem with Waller being slim an athletic but now it's become more of an issue with me as i've become over all more disenchanted with the SS reboot and subsequently more nostalgic for the Ostrander Squad.Delete
My first tought when I saw the first pic was wow!ReplyDelete
That's how I wanted to have drawn her (Two lives ago.
I'm totally with Random in this. I Don't care what size she is. What I care is that I'd like to see her depicted as the bad ass she used to be. I used to be on my toes when Waller appeared in any comic. I want that sensation again.
"I used to be on my toes when Waller appeared in any comic". wow, i love it i think we can all relate to that when it came to Waller in the old DCU. your command of English continues to impress me Aliera.Delete
And I refrained to brag that I could make a decent Power Girl LOL!Delete
let me tell ya we'd have a lot of fun if you were my wife and we had a Power Girl costume.Delete
Funny! People don't do as much cosplay in my parts. except maybe in mardi gras.ReplyDelete
That is a great Amanda Waller, and I'm completely with Random. For me the Wall's defining characteristic was she took no nonsense and was the ultimate bad-girl in comics long before the 90's made it popular to be so. She was stronger mentally than Wonder Woman or Storm and usually had only herself to fall back on. Here in the new DC, they are targeting the actress they obviously hope will continue to play her, which is fine, but they have weakened her character by loosing that independence.ReplyDelete
I used to picture the Wall having a mailbox sign that read 'Warning chew: off your leg she will, then you'll still have to deal with the dog'. Now days, that notion and the character don't sink up.
it's pretty much unanimous Dan, we all miss the Amanda Waller of the old DCU. the rebooted Waller really is just for a different generation i think.Delete