Jumpers for goalposts? Not quite…..

Published On September 25, 2009 | By Richard Bruton | Comics


Heidi at the Beat caught this: A series of promotional comics from Adidas featuring some of the world’s best footballers. Well, actually it’s just Steven Gerrard and Zidane who count as world’s best, Kaka & Adebayor just make up the numbers really. But they’re Adidas men so get to be in their own comic.

It’s some mythical quest undertaken by Zidane to find and recruit the best in the world. And it is, of course, utter twaddle. But very pretty twaddle, featuring art by Jae Lee (Adebayor), JG Jones (Steven Gerard) and Ryan Benjamin (Kaka).

Adebayor by Jae Lee
Stevie Gerrard by JG Jones
Kaka by Ryan Benjamin

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Richard Bruton
- Started in comics retail aged 16 at Nostalgia & Comics, Birmingham. Now located in Yorkshire, he's written for the Forbidden Planet International Blog since 2007. Specialising in UK Comics and All-Ages comics, Richard's day job in a primary school allowed him to build the best children's graphic novel library in the country.

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