Here is the rough for the cover to issue NO. 38. The theme is Clark Kent as public enemy #1. I was torn on wether to have his gun blasting away at the viewer or not.The editor and I decided not to. I did this rough a day or so after the Columbine high school massacre. I was torn. On one hand it's a cool image and in service of the story. It is violent, but so are most super hero comics. In the end I decided to leave his gun not firing since I thought it sold the idea just as well. This is a book mainly aimed at younger readers, and so I was concerned at the image that was being sent. It is always tough when you run up against these type of situations. You don't want to pander violence for violence sake to young readers, but it is an action book.
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