Stormtrooper Terry

Stormtrooper Terry

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Panel of the Week: 6/3/15

Anybody out there remember Blade, starring Wesley Snipes? I'm sure you do; for a long time it was probably the best comic book movie ever made. It features one of the best bits of casting ever, great action, and great dialogue, especially Blade's crowning one-liner as he wins the final fight:

It's a classic. I bring it up because the winning panel of this week's batch of books comes from Secret Wars - Battleworld #2, from the first story in the book written by David F. Walker and art by J.J. Kirby. It's a story about Blade (from the 70's, afro and all) hunting vampires in Howard the Duck's land. Which, yes, means he's hunting vampire ducks. But, one thing Blade doesn't take into account and is shocked to see, is that there's a duck version of him there who saves his ass in the nick of time, leading to this week's winner:

'Nuff said.


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