Obscurity of DC Presents: Ultra-bscure Book Club, Week 44 (October 15-October 21) --- ART OPS (Pt 2)

Welcome, @ObscurityofDCClub and other members of the DC Community! Welcome to Obscurity of DC’s forty-fourth Ultr-Obscure Book Club! This week will be the conclude our 2-week focus on…


Number of Issues: 7

Synopsis from dc.com: When rogue figures from famous works of art come to life and escape their frames, it’s up to Reggie Riot and the agents of Art Ops to track them down before they wreak havoc on the unsuspecting public. But Reggie has secrets of his own that may affect his ability to interact with living works of art—and he wants no part in the agency his mother ran before him. Don’t miss this collection of the first six issues of the new series!

Now that that’s over with, here are some discussion questions:

  1. Upon finishing the series, has your favorite member of Art Ops changed? If so, who is your new favorite and why?
  2. How does the art of the comic impact the story?
  3. Why do you think the writer of the series (Shaun Simon) chose the specific pieces of art exhibited in the story?
  4. Are there any moments in the series that have stood out to you? If so, which moment(s) are they, and why are they so prominent to you?
  5. Over the span of the series, there have been four different artists: Michael Allred (issues 1, 2, and 12), Matt Brundage (issues 3-5 and 8-10), Eduardo Risso (issues 6 and 7), and Rob Davis (issue 11). In your opinion, of these four artists, whose style fit best with the series? Why?

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