Archive for January, 2013

GREAT MOMENTS IN CROSSOVERS….

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Superman meets the Quick bunny.

WALKING DEADPOOL by Thony Silas

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COSPLAY OF THE DAY

No, it’s not the greatest costume ever, but I’m posting because (a) this looks like a “real” (nonprofessional) cosplayer, and I much prefer them, and (b) it’s MANHUNTER!  One of my favorite DC Comics ever, and a completely underrated series.

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House Ad for OHTTMU

THE SUPERFICIAL AVENGERS

There are Secret Avengers.  There’s the original Avengers.  The New ones.  Now, there’s Uncanny Avengers.
But why not a Superficial Avengers team?  One based totally on how cool, wild and crazy the character looks?  And no other criteria.  The hero doesn’t have to make sense or be well thought out.  S/he just has to look cool.
Himbos and bimbos.
Here’s who I’d put on that team:
Ghost Rider-Original Version, the red armored version of Ant Man, Jessica Drew Spider Woman,
Ariel (Kitty Pryde) ’cause she knows she’s fabulous, Deathlok, Beta Ray Bill,

Madrox (X-Factor version), War Machine, Valkyrie (original version),

Flash Thompson Venom, Frankenpunisher, and the red-sash Ms. Marvel,
Psylocke, Astonishing Cyclops,
And every team needs a set of good villains.  I think the most interesting looking Marvel villains are…
M.O.D.O.K., Carnage, and The Orb,
Fin Fang Foom (without the purple underwear), Ultron,
The Mindless Ones on skateboards (from NextWave), the Mindless One,
Cyclops Phoenix, Shadowland Daredevil, and Danger from Astonishing X-Men

COSPLAY OF THE DAY

HAPPYDALE

IMG_1104Why haven’t you heard of this comic?

Because it was a 1999 two-issue Vertigo series by Andrew Dabb (who later wrote for the WB TV series “Supernatural”) and the Eisner-nominated artist Seth Fisher, best known for working on Flash and Vertigo Pop! Tokyo before his untimely death in 2006, and it was about as weird as they come.

You can get it used and cheap on Amazon.

And you should.  It’s terrific.

I’ve posted one panel, above, that illustrates how bizarre this book is.  But it’s also ultraviolent and disturbing.  Check out the website here.

I loved this book.  It’s perverse, hilarious, unsettling…And you have to study each page, because there’s so much detail.  Like in the panel above, chock full of randomness like baby chicks, “Clam Road” (in Happydale), a guy in a robe…And it all reappears and has meaning.

It’s like the Torah.  You have to study it.

Get this book!

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Classic Marvel house ad.  Look how different Ka-Zar looked!

COSPLAY OF THE DAY

VALKYRIE by Milo Manara

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