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Gregg Halecki
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I like the idea of team ups between similar charachters but the similarities have to be more than superficial or obvious.

Not Batman/Black Panther or Cap

Batman & Iron Man

Not Thor & Captain Marvel

Thor & Martian Manhunter would be cool

Not Hulk & Superman

Atom (Ray) & Hulk (Bruce's mind) or Mr Fantastic

Human Torch and Superboy

Some of the more obvious choices are still good because there is more to it than just the obvious.

Daredevil & Dr Midnight is my dream team up. Not because they are both blind, but Doc is a doctor who lost his liscense, and DD is a disbarred lawyer. THAT is the hook for me.

Power Company and Alpha Flight would be kind of interesting to me too, for some reason.

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Kurt Busiek would love to do an Iron Man/Batman book, I recall reading. I'd love to see it.

Maybe Green Lantern (Hal) and Captain Mar-Vell ("The Oan/Kree War"?).


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Lance Hill
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Fantastic Four/Batman & Robin does sound like an interesting prospect.

Or how about Batman/Hulk? Has that been done before?
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Or how about Batman/Hulk? Has that been done before?

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Lance Hill
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Hmmm, okay then, how about Impulse/Captain America?
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My choices:

Fantastic Four and Green Lantern.  The story would be set in space against an alien menace threatening one of the alien species the FF befriended, and Hal Jordan and Ben Grimm would have known one another as rival test pilots - Ben would have figured out GL's identity soon after meeting, but would keep it quiet out of respect.

Iron Man and the Atom (Ray Palmer).

Captain Marvel (Billy Batson) & Spider-Man.

Moon Knight and Zatanna.

The Vision and Martian Manhunter.

Batman and the Shroud.  Batman would attempt to take down the Shroud, since he known as a crimelord.  The Shroud, keeping his real motivation secret from Batman, would attempt to lead Batman unwittingly in taking down a major criminal conspiracy as Batman thinks he is foiling a plot of the Shroud.  The series would end with Batman, the rgeat detective, still ignorant about the Shroud, but knowing something strange was going on.

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For years Joss Whedon has been saying he would love to do a Batman/Buffy crossover and can't believe the companies involved haven't made it happen.

Quote Mr Whedon: "I've been planning to write this match-up for years. I know EXACTLY how the fight would go. But I need someone to draw it first. (And a leeetle free time. And two rival companies to sign off on it.)

Honestly, I don't understand how there are people who HAVEN'T thought about this for years. They're called PRIORITIES, people...

And both characters have extensive, almost ridiculously large scoobyposses. This will not affect the outcome of the fight, it just means Willow can spend some time crushing on Oracle.

Good times...

joss | March 16, 17:13 CET"

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Thomas Moudry
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Batman/Buffy would be a lot of fun. JB drawing it would be fun, too!
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John Mietus
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Ambush Bug/Wolverine, as written by Keith Giffen.

...What?
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I've always wanted to see Thor take on Orion. Maybe the Flash and the Hulk? The fastest man alive and the strongest one there is? I'd like to see Batman fight Doc Doom. Superman and the Silver Surfer taking on some cosmic threat would be very fun. Maybe they could take on either Darkseid or Thanos or something. 
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Hal Jordan and Ben Grimm would have known one
another as rival test pilots

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Brilliant!!
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Quote Mr Whedon: "I've been planning to write this
match-up for years. I know EXACTLY how the fight
would go. But I need someone to draw it first.

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:::raises hand:::
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Bill Lukash
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FF/GL
Plus, isn't Qward in the 'negative universe'?  It could be inferred that Reed began his research on the negative zone after teaming up with GL to fight off those crazy Qwardians...or maybe they even took a trip there...
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I love Bill's idea.

Or maybe a Superman/FF story involving both the Negative Zone and the Phantom Zone...
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Chris' idea.  :)
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JB-

How about doing a splash page of Buffy vs Batman? Or together versus a horde of vampires?

Drop a copy in the mail to DC, Joss Whedon and whoever owns the Buffy franchise and cross your fingers.

Then let the original hit Jim Warden's website and some lucky fan gets to buy a nice piece, and maybe..

Just maybe...

You wind up with a cool project in the works!

 

 

 

 

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If Buffy meets Batman, that would mean that Giles could meet Alfred. Wouldn't it be cool if they knew each other? Alfred's widen, and he says, "Ripper?!?"
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I loved the Batman and Captain America graphic novel.  It's my favorite.   I wish I could see more team-ups with Batman and Cap written and drawn by JB, of course.
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That Batman and Captain America book remains a comic I truly love.  I always hoped that it would encourage both Marvel and DC to allow JB to play more with that era, and perhaps repeat that crossover and do others.  But now an elite group of writers seem to decide what happened when in the past.
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I surely hope that someone points this thread to Joss Whedon. A crossover like that would be quite a kick for the new upcoming Buffy comics and I would really, really, really enjoy seeing John drawing any Buffyverse characters. Heck, I would love him draw the Buffy conics series!

Batman/Buffy.... Wow!

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Well, Serge, don't you think my 30 year career is
enough of an "audition"?

Besides, a book like this would have the dread
likenesses to deal with, and unless I'm tracing
photographs, I suck at those!

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I tend to think that 30 years and a stellar resume would put you on the short list, JB.
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I wouldn't mind a book where Buffy doesn't have to look like her TV version. I think these things rarely work OK. I mean, alright, let's not make her a brunette or 6 feet tall, but a Byrned Buffy would be just perfect. After all, JB co-created the character Buffy is supposed to be inspired of, right?
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JB-

Your career is indeed a stellar audition.

I was simply going for the idea that DC/Joss Whedon/Buffy Owners open a manilla folder with a copy of your artwork and a sticky that says "I'm Game!" could be the catalyst to get that sucker from "Dream Project" to "Front Burner".

I'm pretty sure Joss Whedon would have a very fanboy moment "John Byrne on my project!!??  YES!!!!"

 

 

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John Mietus
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I think if Joss Whedon were made aware of your interest, JB, this project
might very well get off the ground. Someone needs to make him aware.
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