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Vampirella addendum

Today, yo posted a Horror Month "Make-Up" review of Moore Action Collectibles' Vampirella figure. As a bonus, here is her first appearance: Note that she was originally meant to be fun and silly - you don't open a comic with … Continue reading

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The perfect caption for any occasion

The New Yorker is, of course, famous for its cartoons, which are often weirdly offbeat or sometimes just plain ol' inscrutable. And now, some more OAFEry:Avengers vs. the Transformers Spoilers on toys Marvel Comics action figure variant covers Minimate Mini-Review … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman addendum

The way the bio for today's Wonder Woman figure calls her a "warrior princess" just reminds us of the fact that DC Comics once planned to publish a Xena/Wonder Woman crossover. Tentatively titled The Princess War Diaries, the story was … Continue reading

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Superman vs. Muhammad Ali addendum

In today's review of Superman vs. Muhammad Ali, we told you that when the comic came out, Ali was no longer the champion. Neal Adams only accepted the job on the book if he could be guaranteed no deadlines, so … Continue reading

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Book review: "Mythic Legions Book 1"

One of the rewards offered in the Four Horsemen's original Mythic Legions Kickstarter was a 48-page, prestige format art book. Well, delays plagued the project. Jesse Snider, the editor-in-chief of the group putting the book together (KCRO Studios), shouldered all … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Mars Rover Curiosity review

Remember this famously sad xkcd comic about the Mars Spirit rover? Today we may have something that's even sadder than that. And now, some more OAFEry:Hot Wheels Fig Rig review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #171, Part 2 Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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Curt Swan Superman addendum

In today's review of DC Direct's Showcase Superman, yo mentioned the classic essay "Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex." Written in 1969 by famed sci-fi author Larry Niven, the article posits the problems that Clark Kent would face when trying … Continue reading

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Change-Bots come to Kickstarter

Remember Alf the Incredible Change-Bots? They're back! In pog Kickstarter form! In keeping with the weird pseudo-retro style of the comic, the Kickstarter is for simple trading cards. Unless you pledge high, and then it's for simple metal, wooden or … Continue reading

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IDW reveals their M.A.S.K. redesigns

Following closely on the heels of the news that IDW is bundling all their Hasbro titles into one shared universe, they've released this image showing off the new takes on the characters: Set up in the feeling of the Fast … Continue reading

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