Pre-Swipe File: Longshot And Anders (UPDATE)


I have been told that an upcoming new look for the Marvel character Longshot created by Ann Nocenti and Art Adams bears a passing resemblance to the character of Anders from the Dragon's Age 2 video game.

Check back when the new look design gets revealed…

UPDATE: Ooh look, there it is….


In Pre-Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree even if one hasn;t actually been published yet. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself? If you are unable to do so, please return your eyes to their maker before any further damage is done. The Swipe File doesn't judge, it's interested more in the process of creation, how work influences other work, how new work comes from old, and sometimes how the same ideas emerge simultaneously, as if their time has just come. The Swipe File was named after the advertising industry habit where writers and artist collect images and lines they admire to inspire them in their work. It was swiped from the Comic Journal who originally ran this column, as well as the now defunct Swipe Of The Week website. The Pre-Swipe File was just made up on the spot.


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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.