- Posted by Johanna on February 25, 2012 at 10:17 am
- Category: LinkBlogging
He’s a bit harsher on the concept, of allowing reader-submitted heroes and other ideas (including clothing and furniture!), than I recall being, but I was young when I read it, and I didn’t have the most developed critical faculties then. It wasn’t even the idea of submitting that attracted me most — I never did — but the idea that you could have all these different powers and abilities, only for a limited time. At that age, I appreciated the idea of trying on different roles and seeing what you could do with them.
The Carmine Infantino art looked oddly streamlined to me, with all the speed lines and flat faces, but he became one of the first artists I could recognize due to his distinctive style and how often I reread those issues.