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Separated At Birth: Sarah Pichelli's Faye Ito and Phil Jimenez' Punchline...

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: Roll 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[...]

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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

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 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,[...]

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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

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 Mattina's Batman

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?

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[...]

Separated At Birth: Clayton Crain and Andrew Wildman's Venom and Carnage

From Clayton......and from Andrew.Want to vote on it? 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 – Francesco Mattina's Deathstroke and Ben Oliver's Lobo

We ran quite a few over here. But, with the new DC Comics solicitations, there have been more.Here is a Ben Oliver cover from 2015, for Lobo #4.And this is the recently solicited cover to Deathstroke #42 by Francesco Mattina.What do you reckon?Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two[...]

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Separated At Birth: Francesco Mattina and… Everyone?

Here's the latest for Female Furies #1...Anyone recognise it?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[...]


Doctor Strange #6 Gets a Marvel Knights Variant by Chris Bachalo

Swipe File?Doctor Strange #6 hits stores on October 3rd. Poor TBA can never catch a break! The superstar artist who is constantly being announced for Marvel books only to be replaced at the last minute has lost another two variant covers, originally solicited for Doctor Strange #6 in Marvel's August solicitations.DOCTOR STRANGE #6 MARK WAID (W)[...]

Separated at Birth: Rob Liefeld's Pouch and Kyle Willis' Pouches?

'Well, it appears that whether or not Rob remembers seeing Kyle's version, Kyle does have Rob's blessing to publish, without copyright concerns...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[...]

Separated At Birth: Frank A Kadar's Thing Vs Tejay Henson's Thing

And here is Tejay's more recent print.What do you think? Look to the lines under his nose and the placement of his fist...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 – Mad Max and Ninja-K

Part man, part machine, and bound together with the most extreme technological enhancements that the 1980s have to offer, NINJA-H is faster, stronger, and deadlier than any who have come before… Separated at Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree[...]