Clash of the independent titans!

You may have heard of this project, Battle of the Independents, projected to appear in 2008. The basic idea behind it is this: “Why should Marvel and DC be the only companies with big stupid cross-overs? If only there were a cross-over between ‘independent’ characters!”

I barely registered this dopy conceit until I saw this article. Among the characters who’ll apparently be teaming up, fighting one another, then fighting some invincible cosmic menace or other, only to save the day at the last minute through some barely explained deus ex machina:

Madman

Savage Dragon

Shadowhawk

and

Cerebus

That’s right, the earth-pig born will live again! This can only mean two things:

1) The third issue of the series will be an all-text extravaganza in which the writer rails against the homosexualist-feminist axis, while praising US efforts in the “war on terror” as the expression of God’s will

2) If Cerebus is involved, then other genuine independents can’t be far behind.

Come on, I want to see Maggie and Hopey versus Jimmy Corrigan! Killofer versus the Superfuckers! Sinus O’Gynus and Loady McGee versus David B’s epileptic brother! It’s the battle of the century!

PS: I actually like Cerebus, even after the infamous #186.

Advertisements

2 Responses to “Clash of the independent titans!”

  1. Brian Cooksey Says:

    Great idea! How about Megan from Local vs. Lenore. Then they can team up against Owly!

  2. Jones, one of the Jones boys Says:

    That’s the spirit, Brian

    If anyone’s going to take that cute little bastard (Owly) down, it’s got to be someone really nasty. Maybe Boobs Pooter or any of the characters from Ivan Brunetti’s little “humour” books, Hee or Haw.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: