Sunday, November 9, 2014

The Charles Xavier School Of Acting

No offense to James McAvoy or Patrick Stewart, but there is a specific way that you're supposed to present the wielding of vast mental powers.

Professor Xavier, would you care to demonstrate?

There you go.

So, Mr. McAvoy, no more of this...

Mr. Stewart, no more feeble gesturing...

From now on, we want eyeballs bulging out, eyebrows to the ceiling, chrome-dome vibrating, and face set in a John Buscema-drawn rictus of power.

I expect to see this happen in X-Men: Who The Hell is This Apocalypse Guy?

Panels from Giant-Size Fantastic Four #4 (1975)

1 comment:

Martin Gray said...

That is just brilliant - I suppose Buscema had to think of some panel progression accommodate the wordy description.