Thursday, November 10, 2016

What Isn't Derivative?

Hi and Lois
It does seem highly derivative of Georges Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte only except for people boating and rowing, it's a guy fishing. Dot is right in her air of smugness.

The Amazing Spider-Man
Starr's plan collapsed all within two panels. Why Starr thought he would get away with it, I don't know. There are four witnesses. Hell, even if Ant-Man and Spider-Man aren't reliable witnesses, Pym and Jameson are upstanding citizens.

Hey, that's a Daily Bugle-issued camera, Jameson thinks, finally putting two and two together.

Slylock Fox and Comics for Kids
The car on the right was set ablaze during the #RaccoonLivesMatter protests sweeping through the forest. The dog is having an existential crisis of what his purpose is--sure, he puts out fires but there are always just more of them. The water drains to the lake instead of the river. The car is a Buick, not a Honda. The crocodile is married.

Oh, or the wheel, ear, smoke, fangs, tail, and door handle. Whatever.