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I didn’t think it was likely, but you had me wondering until “The King of Dreams.” There were just too many references there to make it real. Also, the “Bad Comedy” tag gave it away.

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Bravo sir, Bravo! I am humbled by your Photoshop-fu

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You nearly had me there. Good stuff.

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That’s some beautiful work right there. Well played!

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Gotta admit, I guessed it from the start.

The “entire fandom killed in one tragic accident thing” was brilliant. I am in awe, sir.

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You made my morning. I love the little banners at the bottom of The King of Dreams cover.

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Even better than the Civil War riffs? Most certainly, as these are comics people care about. My hat’s off to you sir!

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Oof.

The Seaguy photoshoppery was obvious enough to give it away. But dammit – I thought the Yorick and Fables things were real.

Ooooooooooooof. Well done. ^__^

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Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.

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‘The Future Reporters’ was a trailblazing masterpiece. I understand that the title picked up a lot of flak from the government over the Francophone War arc and nearly got cancelled for indency after they ran the infamous surrealist nightmare, ‘One Horrible Night in Prague’.

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Brown lady doctor back when comics were 10 cents? Yeah, that’s what tipped me off… Although the “Fable Folk” thing did fool me. Excellent job!

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It really makes you appreciate guys like Chuck Austen – they weren’t afraid to do their own thing and fail on their own merits, unlike the golden boys of comicdom MGK exposes here!

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Had me totally buffaloed until SeaGuy. Man, you’re good!

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Oh, man. You had me with the Fables one, but I caught on with the Y: The Last Man bit. Bravo, though!

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I could actually hear your nerd cred increasing. In direct opposition to the likelihood you will see a boobie this year. *grin*

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Dude, haven’t you heard? It became cool for girls to admit they like comics almost a year ago.

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I call bullshit on this, too.

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Well of COURSE girls like comics. It’s not ABOUT the girls liking comics…

Which reminds me, I miss Archie.

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It’s almost disconcerting how much that old spectre’s face does look like Morpheus’ helmet…

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I pegged it at ‘Y’, but I looked ahead at its cover before reading the whole text bit under ‘Fables’. If I’d done that, I’m sure the convention deaths would have given it away. Still, excellently done.

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Well, I was fooled until Sea Guy and the ‘photoshopp’d’ at the bottom.
Seriously, I was thinking that the Future Reporters one was real. XD

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Brilliant as usual, MGK!

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I swear I read some of these … Thanks for the retored memories …

I’d look at Steranko’s Harvey work if I were you …

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See, the thing is I could’ve believed that the King of Dreams one was real, since Gaiman liked to lift elements from unused and old comics and put them into Sandman, so it wouldn’t have surprised me to find out Dream had appeared in another form. It was the Future Reporters one that made me raise an eyebrow, but only because the font looked so much cleaner than the rest of the comic.

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The DMZ is quite a bit too white, considering the white point on the cover is that yellowed Atlas logo, or their eyes. I’d sample from the existing white point for it. Otherwise everything looks amazing.

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Great stuff!

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That THE KING OF DREAMS logo is great: pure Royer, bravo!

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Beautiful, absolutely beautiful (though too bad you didn’t show one of Joe Kubert’s handful of covers for Sea Guy. Chubby never looked so gritty as he did on #12…)

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Linked here from Unshelved so kind of had the joke going in, but I bet it would have had me going if I hadn’t. Looks great, love the writeups, too.

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Everyone’s talking about which cover they thought was “obviously” Photoshopped to give it away. Personally, I thought it was the sentence, “all 1,245 fans of the comic were killed at the inaugural convention when the roof collapsed” that did it.

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renman2000 said on February 29th, 2008 at 3:48 pm

Fantastic job!
Yeah, that 1.245 stat is what tipped me off as well. Then it was confirmed with the Yorick. You can see where the brown paint job on the lady’s face overlaps her red hair.

Otherwise, excellent work.

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BWAA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA!

The 1245 tipped me off too (although I was really wondering with the Fable Folk).
Question, why is issue #32 of “The King of Dreams” showing if it only went 5 issues? Was it something else before then? Maybe it was renamed but not renumbered when The King of Dreams became more popular than the original title character, “Johnny Constantine, Devil’s Magician”!

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Kaat ShadowLover said on March 1st, 2008 at 1:17 am

The Fable Folk was the most believable (you almost had me on that one), followed by The King of Dreams since Gaiman did take characters from old DC horror comics. Of course, then there were too many references on that one cover. I loved the 1245 fans all killed at once bit and I am in awe of the skill that went into this (as well as the sheer nerdiness–I thought I had it bad!)

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The last man on earth is my favorite! Beautifully done! :)

Best,

Chris

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MOTHERFUCKER!

I really was buying it until the third one. Great work.

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Count me as another one who was fished in about the first one. :D

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