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Separated At Birth: President Bolsonaro and Justice League Satellite

Separated At Birth: President Bolsonaro and Justice League Satellite

Which looked rather familiar.[caption id="attachment_1344710" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Bolsonaro announcement[/caption]Bleeding Cool reader Emílio Baraçal replied on Facebook, saying "What is the Justice League satellite doing there? Using without permission from DC Comics president?"[caption id="attachment_1344709" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Justice League Of America satellite[/caption]Say, maybe President Bolsonaro will be the big cameo appearance in Zack Snyder's Justice League[...]

Separated At Birth: Woody Allen and Alex Ross

Separated At Birth: Woody Allen and Alex Ross

In any case, it's a piece of sh-t, and I really resent this type of "art" practice, the galleries and people that support it and the set designers that promote them." Here is a screencap from the movie[caption id="attachment_1335919" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Separated At Birth: A Rainy Day in New York screencap[/caption]Here's the Alex Ross image.[caption[...]

Separated At Birth: Prolific Pen Comics and Adam Ellis

Separated At Birth: Prolific Pen Comics and Adam Ellis

I seem to recall you shot-for-shot ripping off one of my comics in 2019 and never admitting it. With Yanni's cartoon followed by Adam's.[caption id="attachment_1332457" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Yanni Favros of Prolific Pen comics[/caption][caption id="attachment_1332461" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Adam Ellis' cartoon[/caption]In a now-deleted response, Adam replied[caption id="attachment_1332462" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Adam Ellis' tweet[/caption]Here's that cartoon, rescued from the ether.[caption[...]

Separated At Birth: Keratin and Adam Ellis Instagram Comic

Separated At Birth: Keratin and Adam Ellis' Instagram Comic

But remember all that fuss between Dan Clowes and Shia LaBeouf?Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the lightbox We trusted you, the reader, to make that[...]

Separated At Birth: Derrick Chew Harley Quinn and Mark Brooks

Separated At Birth: Derrick Chew Harley Quinn and Mark Brooks

But have any have been as close as these two? That is not for me to say, of course, that is the job of you, dear reader of Bleeding Cool's Separated At Birth, to judge.Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other[...]

Separated At Birth &#8211 Star Wars Doctor Doom and Salvador Larocca

Separated At Birth – Star Wars, Doctor Doom and Salvador Larocca

Or at least I can turn the contrast up.[caption id="attachment_1319623" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Salvador Larocca[/caption]And that is an old DeviantArt watermark, smack bang in the middle of the galaxy.[caption id="attachment_1319649" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DeviantArt old logo[/caption]Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other[...]

Separated At Birth &#8211 Doctor Doom and Cocaine Bear

Separated At Birth – Doctor Doom and Cocaine Bear

If the people of Earth want his help, he's going to make them beg for it. Rated T+In Shops: Sep 23, 2020 SRP: $3.99 Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works[...]

Who Greg Landed Tessa Blanchard Into WWE 2K Battlegrounds

Who Greg Landed Tessa Blanchard Into WWE 2K Battlegrounds?

But we will say that if tracing real-life photos for use in products that are sold to make money isn't "fair use," then a certain Marvel Comics artists would owe a lot of porn stars a lot of money, if you know what we mean.So, er, as is obligatory in these columns, formerly known as[...]

Separated At Birth &#8211 Giancarlo Caracuzzo + Lee Weeks Batman/Superman

Separated At Birth – Giancarlo Caracuzzo + Lee Weeks' Batman/Superman

He worked on Superman: Lois and Clark in 2015 but it was drawing a Batman/Elmer Fudd one-shot in 2017 which revitalised him in DC Comics and Tom King's eyes, and Weeks has drawn lots of Batman since...[caption id="attachment_1238830" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Separated At Birth - Giancarlo Caracuzzo and Lee Weeks' Batman/Superman.[/caption] Separated At Birth used to be[...]

Separated At Birth: Sarah Pichellis Faye Ito and Jorge Jimenez Punchline&#8230

Separated At Birth: Sarah Pichelli's Faye Ito and Jorge Jimenez' Punchline…

After I woke up this morning to an inbox flooded by people drawing a comparison in style...Although, to be fair, she looks a little different in costume.Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree The name was changed because[...]

Separated at Birth: Cosmic Ghost Rider and The Mandalorian

Separated at Birth: Cosmic Ghost Rider and The Mandalorian

So the question is: is it a swipe? A homage? Or a coincidence? More importantly, will Disney, which owns both Marvel and Star Wars, turn its own lawyers on itself to start the first copyright civil war? Let us know what you think in the comments.Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in[...]

Separated At Birth: Rolling The Dice

Separated At Birth: Rolling The Dice

such as Avengers #71 from 1998...X-Force #128 from 2002...And U.S.Avengers #3 from 2017...While You Are Deadpool #4 was a little more on the nose.You roll your dice, you take your chances...Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They[...]

Separated At Birth: Red Sonja Birth of She-Devil #4 and Vera Bambi

Separated At Birth: Red Sonja Birth of She-Devil #4 and Vera Bambi

And recognised an older photo of cosplayer and adult model Vera Bambi.Here's an interstitial...Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the lightbox We trusted you, the reader,[...]

Separated At Birth: Simon Williams And Light Switches

Separated At Birth: Simon Williams And Light Switches

light switches instead of socks this time, Simon?Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the lightbox We trusted you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself[...]


Separated At Birth: Vampirella vs Richard Salas Carmilla

Separated At Birth: Vampirella vs Richard Sala's Carmilla

I mean, not 'the creeps' at all...And for comparison, here's a Pepe Gonzalez house advertisement in the Spanish publication Dossier Negro! G!, featuring Vampirella...Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences,[...]

Separated at Birth: John Gallagher Captain Canuck and Sideshow Collectibles

Separated at Birth: John Gallagher, Captain Canuck and Sideshow Collectibles

Gallagher also did a run of covers on the Chapterhouse comic book Captain Canuck, that received considerable praise and attention.But was he up to his old tricks? Take this cover to Captain Canuck #1... It looks like he was using a flipped version of this Sideshow Collectibles 6 inch poseable figure, released alongside Captain America: Civil[...]

Separated at Birth: Lucca Comics 2019 Poster by Barbara Baldi

Separated at Birth: Lucca Comics 2019 Poster by Barbara Baldi

The poster for the October/November show has been released by graphic novelist Barbara Baldi and it looks a little familiar to some.Not just the image of the Teatro del Giglio behind it...But also a certain robotic arm...Baldi does have form in this regard...Separated at Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two[...]

Separated At Birth: Francesco Mattinas Batman and Sideshow Statues

Separated At Birth: Francesco Mattina's Batman and Sideshow Statues

Does it make it any better if it's a statue rather than another person's painting?Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the lightbox We trusted you, the[...]

Separated At Birth: Is Namor A Sub Mariner or a Dom Mariner

Separated At Birth: Is Namor A Sub Mariner or a Dom Mariner?

we know that John Byrne reinvented you as a businessman, but is this really where you made your fortune?Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the lightbox[...]