Ambush Bug Tributes: Poaching from the Flash

What if I told you the Bug didn't just plagiarize the famous "Flash of Two Worlds" cover from Flash #123 during Son of Ambush Bug?
But that he ALSO stole Flash #159's cover for his final issue.
Oh Buggy, is there nothing sacred? Stealing from the same superhero twice within the same mini-series? I suppose it could have been worse, because Son of #5 was essentially the Trial of the Flash. It just didn't steal any of its covers (and yet, there were so many to choose from; that thing lasted the better part of the Bronze Age).

I'd say Ambush Bug should be punished for this, but since he was already exiled to Limbo for Contempt of Comics at the end of Son of Ambush Bug, I guess we can let him for with time served.

2 comments:

Martin Gray said...

I think that in changing the >choke< figure, Giffen is also stealing from Spider-Man No More, internal rather than cover.

http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/spiderartist1c.jpg

Siskoid said...

Yeah, it's a bit of both.

 

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