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Batwing addendum

Remember "Legends of the Dark Knight," the Batman: the Animated Series episode where a group of kids all tell stories about what they think Batman's like? It's a classic, and it's a loose adaptation of "The Batman Nobody Knows," a … Continue reading

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Marvel Legends Mr. Fantastic addendum

And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #191 - Marvel Minimates TRU Series 15 Minimate Mini-Review #330 - Ms. Marvel & Kang the Conqueror Ultimate Marvel toys Minimate Mini-Review #221 - Villain Zombies Series 2 Flippin’ Through Previews - September '07

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Names make all the difference

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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:Tales of Arnim Zola Rustin's Spoils of the Week #132 X-Men Marvel Legends: Onslaught Build-A-Figure … 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:False Advertising: Hot Wheels Rustin's Spoils of the Week #198 Rustin's Spoils of the Week … 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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