What if Laika……

Published On July 30, 2011 | By Richard Bruton | Comics

Nick AbadzisLaika is a wonderful book, but in the end it’s heartbreaking, as we all know that poor Laika doesn’t return from her epic journey onboard Sputnik II.

But now, as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of Big Planet Comics in Washington DC, Abadzis is playing a game of What If…? And he’s providing some fabulous alternative endings to the adventure. (Via Wim)

That one at the top of the post is the one that should bring a tear to your eye, but the others go everywhere from simple technicality…..

…. to Kubrick-esque wonder…..

…. to complete cosmic ray craziness:

(art is © Nick Abadzis, 2011)

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About The Author

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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