Something which totally skipped me at NYCC, presumably due to being a thousand miles away from it, was the reveal of some Cliff Chiang’s concept art goodness for New God Orion. Unveiled at the “DC: From Concept to Page” panel. Orion’s appearance in Wonder Woman #12, completely unexpected by everybody, was perhaps one of the biggest final talking points for the first year of the New 52. More than vapid sex aliens or faces being ripped off, the news that one of Kirby’s New Gods was going to show up – and in a place which nobody expected, even though it is probably the best place for it to happen – got people very excited indeed.
And not just because Brian Azzarello will be writing – but because frickin’ Cliff Chiang will be drawing. And here, dear readers, is what it look like when Cliff Chiang draws Orion:
Aiiiiee indeed, readers.