Thursday, March 29, 2007

The Invisibles Vol. 2 #3: 'Black Science: Part 3: Sorted'

This issue features one of my favorite covers of the whole series, a really iconic image of Ragged Robin draping herself on King Mob, both of them posing for the camera. The thing I love about this cover, and the one for issue one, is that it feels like a photoshoot, like the characters are aware of being looked, and taking advantage of that fact. Most comic covers take a snippet of the action, with the characters unaware they’re being watched. It adds a nice meta level to have the characters posing for the camera, looking right back at the reader....

I've taken down my posts on The Invisibles because they're all coming out in book form. The book, Our Sentence is Up, features revised and expanded versions of each blog post, covering every issue of The Invisibles, plus an extensive interview with Morrison himself. Visit your local comic store and order a copy now!

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