How Jason Fabok's Watchmen Covers For Batman And Flash In April Came About…


This is how the Flash and Batman lenticular covers by Jason Fabok will look, as you flick from left to right.

But what was the process? He's been breaking it down for us as Batman and the Flash investigate the origins of the smiley face button that appeared on the wall of the Batcave.

With a separate background…



Some rough digital pencils…


A little more detail…


And a previous layout suggested by Jim Lee, before that was changed.

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One thing does strike me – since the Smiley trademark is owned in Europe by a French company, while the US version is public domain, will we in the UK get to see this cover at all? It is why the US and the European versions of Watchmen look so dissimilar…




About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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