Day 214: Batman
Harley Quinn’s expressions in Harley Quinn #1 – 5
– Art by Chad Hardin and Stephanie Roux
Imagine a landscape swirling with millions of flower petals. This might sound like something out of a fairy tale, but it really happened.
Has Venice’s famous Grand Canal completely frozen over? Not quite. Though it may appear so in these photos, they’re actually the clever work of art director Robert Jahns (@nois7 on Instagram). He’s taken photos shot by others, like Venice’s Piazza San Marco by Luis Manuel Osorio Fernando, and Russia’s Lake Bakail taken by Daniel Kordan, and spliced them together to create a surreal composite that looks almost believable. Though Venice’s famous canals have frozen in the past, as they did most recently in 2012, they’ve never turned completely solid like this.
Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand takes a once-lost screenplay by Henson and turns this story he never got to tell into one of the most beautiful and mesmerizing graphic novels ever created. Tale of Sand follows scruffy everyman, Mac, who wakes up in an unfamiliar town, and is chased across the desert of the American Southwest by all manners of man and beast of unimaginable proportions.
Picking this up for your #LateNightReads is sure to give your subconscious something to play with while you sleep.