the trouble with jeremy (and his logo)

Yep.  Jeremy Corbyn has updated his logo – and it currently looks as below.

Jeremy Corbyn's logo

Now it’s really got me thinking – the whole damn afternoon too.  And I’m afraid if you’re looking for cogent analysis, you’d better click away straight away.  Right now!

You’ll not find it here today.  Not of the sort the country is begging for, anyhow.

For the life of me I can’t find the logo it so strongly reminds me of.  I spent the first few hours searching through horror films from the 1960s onwards, without success.

In the process, and as I tried inexpertly to make Google do what I wanted it to do, I came up with the following expressions of visual art.

First I marvelled at Corbyn.

Marvels-logo.jpgMarvels-logo” by Marvel Studioshttp://marvel.com/news/story/21508/introducing_the_new_marvel_studios_logo. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikipedia

Then I thought of the A-Team.

A-Team-Logo.svgA-Team-Logo” by Stephen J. Cannell Productions / Universal (originally NBC) – The A-Team. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Then I realised how very soon he might be busting cobwebby political ghosts.

Ghostbusters logo.svgGhostbusters logo” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia

Except that this ain’t no game.

Atari Official 2012 Logo.svgAtari Official 2012 Logo” by Atari, Inc. – [1]. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Nor does it look as if it’ll easily have a happy ending either.

Film4+1 logo.svgFilm4+1 logo” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia

Even as he might very well try soon enough to figuratively topple a few dictatorial sorts here and there.

On a white background are gray lines showing floor plans of a building. Below the lines are a group of six men wearing German army uniforms and business suits, with one prominently in front of the group. A red line traces through the floor plans and behind the front man. Beside the line is the word "VALKYRIE", and within the line in smaller print is "TOM CRUISE".Valkyrie poster” by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia

And although I was also minded to think disloyally of size …

Red Dwarf logo.pngRed Dwarf logo“. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia

… the vampire-edged qualities of the artwork as it now stands (that mild sense of dripping blood I mean – or am I just taking things that little bit too far?) reminded me that heroes are often forged of the most curious circumstance.

Long way home tpb.jpgLong way home tpb” by “none”. Comic book DB. Retrieved 2008-01-10.. Via Wikipedia

Doesn’t half engender a sense of … well …

Vertigomovie restoration.jpgVertigomovie restoration” copyrighted by Paramount Pictures Corporation. Incorporates artwork by Saul Bass. Description: American graphic artist; date of birth/death – May 8, 1920/April 25, 1996; location of birth/death – New York City/Los Angeles, California. Authority control: VIAF: 100994995http://aliceovolk.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/vertigo-1958-usa-movie-poster-art-by-saul-bass-james-stewart-in-alfred-hitchcocks-vertigo1.jpg. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

… vertigo, now doesn’t it?!

🙂

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