Marvel vs DC

Editorial Design
May 2016

An editorial design piece that looks at both comic book franchises and their cinematic universes to see who does it right. It is a detailed comparison of how the respective comic book franchises are projected onto the big screen. The visual solution we decided to go with was tying the classic comic book feel into the modern movies.

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Comic Book infuence

Classic styled comic book panels served as the inspiration for the large visual treatments. Rather than use run-of-the-mill studio provided imagery, we decided to tie them into the comic book world by converting them into panels that utilized multiple characters from both brands.

Future Instalments

To help illustrate the vast amount planning that goes into the Marvel Cinematic Universe specifically — we created a timeline. The timeline itself illustrates the movies that have already come out as well as those that will come out in the future. How far in advance they have been planned was crucial to show the thought process of the studio when making the movies.

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My name is Mark Hobbs and I believe that excellent design is the invisible, and many times overlooked, aspect of every great thing. I want people to be moved by my designs, whether it is moved to use it, read it - OR - even emotionally moved by it. I deeply believe in design and not just as a service provider, but as a partner in the overall business and development of the final product. It is critical to the success of any real thing that you have a team based on respect and one that values each other.