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FFC, Meet BWS

The only thing that gets close to capturing the mood and beauty of your homework assignment movie clip, but already in comic book form:

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art: Barry Windsor Smith book: Weapon X publisher: Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

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art: Barry Windsor Smith book: Weapon X publisher: Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

art: Barry Windsor Smith book: Weapon X publisher: Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

art: Barry Windsor Smith book: Weapon X publisher: Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

art: Barry Windsor Smith book: Weapon X publisher: Marvel Comics Group © Marvel Comics Group

Notice how the images can often be read in nearly any order, and the odd-shaped, interlocking layout encourages this.  Smith also finds unusual visual connections between panels.  Have a look at the masterful transition from Wolvie’s hair, to cables, to skeletal claws.  Even without the well-written words, the delusional, feverish juxtaposition of disturbing imagery already puts one in mind of the apocalypse that is coming.

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