Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Is This Gratuitous? Cover of Red Sonja #19
I can tell you right now that if this comic cover showed up in my comic shop it would immediately be stowed behind the counter, no questions asked. Consumers would have to specifically request it to get their hands on it for sure. Yikes.
My jaded eye is a bit surprised at the graphic nature of the violence being portrayed, but I am not really offended. I am simply shocked at the rage behind the beheading, and didn't expect a cover like this.
While I ponder this a bit more, I would like to hear your opinion.
Is this gratuitous?