I wrote last week that I wanted to see the Batman Live Arena Tour more than Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark. One of my big complaints was rumors that the character concepts for the Spidey Musical were said to gravitate too far away from the originals, a big concern for myself and comic book fans around the world. Now we have pics from the musical taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz for Vogue Magazine and if they are in fact real photoshop touched up pictures….ouch.
First up is that horrendous looking Green Goblin (pictured above). That simply is not the Green Goblin, perhaps it is in director Julie Taymor’s mind, but no one elses. Check out the various comments left around the web in respect to this photo and people are using such kind words to describe the outfit as “vomit” and “crap.”
Here’s the second, just as awfully designed villian, Swiss Miss (pictured below) which looks like something out of a futuristic fashion show more so than a Spider-Man nemesis. [Read more…]