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The Line it is Drawn #154 – When Superhero Movie Casting Goes Wrong!

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Welcome to our weekly gallery of amazing art by our great collection of artistic talent, all working from YOUR suggestions!

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I update the blog’s Twitter account updates whenever a new post is put up on the blog, so it’s an easy way to keep up with the blog. In addition, I post new content on the blog’s Twitter account.

Now on to the bit!

So every week, I ask a question here. You reply to it on our Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply) and our blog sketch artists will each pick one of your suggestions and I will post them here every week. So every week you will have a new question and you will see the choices picked from the previous week. Here is an archive of all the previous editions of The Line It Is Drawn!

To qualify, you have to be following us when you reply – so go follow us and then give your answer to the following question/challenge (All suggestions due by 3pm Pacific Friday).

The topic is…

The theme is “What if…?” You come up with the description for an issue of What If…? (whatever comic book company you’d like) and our artists will come up with what they think the end result of that What If…? would be.

Read on for the sketches that came about courtesy of the last question/challenge!

With the recent announcement that Ben Affleck will be playing Batman in the next Batman movie, this week’s theme will be really odd superhero movie casting. Suggest an odd actor or celebrity for a role in a superhero film as either a superhero or a supervillain. Cher as Batman, Zach Galifianakis as the Joker, that sort of thing.

Enjoy!

I’ll put them in alphabetical order based on the name of the Twitter user who made the suggestion.

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anaustincampion

@pattonoswalt as MODOK per the suggestion of @ThisAmerLife

Brendan Tobin is the artist for this one. Here is his website.


BigMike20X6

Zach Gallifinakis as Marvels’s Hercules

Sean McFarland is the artist for this one. Here is his website.


dc2omniverse

Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) as Batman and Robin.

Bill Walko drew this one. His website is here.


dc2omniverse

Pee Wee Herman as The Phantom Stranger.

Xum Yukinori drew this one. Here is his website.


Ecovore

John Goodman and Jeff Bridges as Booster Gold and Blue Beetle

Cynthia “Thea” Rodgers drew this one. Her website is here. Amanda woke up this mornin’ with the sundown shinin’ in, she found her mind in a brown paper bag within. She tripped on a cloud and fell-a eight miles high. She tore her mind on a jagged sky. She just dropped in to see what condition her condition was in. Yeah, yeah, oh yeah, what condition her condition was in? If you want to see what condition Amanda Rodgers condition is in, you can check out her website here.


Ecovore

Oprah as Amanda Waller

John Trumbull drew this one. Here is his website.


hundbot

Peter Dinklage as Lobo.

Steve Howard is the artist for this one. Here is his website.


KeithAlanMorgan

Humphrey Bogart as Batman

Nick Perks is the artist for this one. Here is his website.


KeithAlanMorgan

Jerry Seinfeld as Superman

kevinchiat

Patton Oswalt as Green Lantern

ozmendoza

Louis CK as Green Arrow, Jerry Seinfeld as Superman, Zach Galifianakis as Batman

shurwitt

The long-awaited Wonder Woman movie, starring Sarah Silverman

ALL of those suggestions were used by Paul Hostetler, who did the art for this one. Here is his website.


redartifice

Danny DeVito as Thor!

Axel Medellin drew this one. His website is here.


therealAstrozac

Elvis as Shazam!

The returning Robert Rath did the art for this one. Here is his website.


therealAstrozac

Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder as Power Man and Iron Fist

Nick Perks is the artist for this one, as well. Here is his website.


Fantastic work, everyone! Ben Affleck now looks like an inspired choice in comparison!

Okay, people, go tweet us What If…? ideas!