With the recent surge of caped crusaders flying, swinging, and leaping from comic book pages to the big and small screens, a revival of the classic superhero is clearly under way. But for every Batman, Green Arrow, or Flash, there’s a slew of forgotten superheroes who failed to become household names.
To memorialize these forgotten vigilantes, Jon Morris has created a gorgeous, colorful tome dedicated to the lesser-known champions of comic book past.
According to Morris, “Right now, we’re in the middle of a superhero boom in movies, but most of the heroes who are getting a shot at silver screen success are the flagships characters—X-Men, Batman, Hulk, Thor, Superman—the characters who always get all the attention. I thought it would be fun to shine a light on the lesser-known characters who, either by design or circumstance, never made it off the ground.”
Below is an excerpt about The Eye, a disembodied floating … eye.… Read the rest