It Came From The Toy Chest – Part 6

2014/11/24

I don’t think I like the direction the new Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon remake is headed in… ;_;

プリティー・ティーンエイジ・ニンジャ・セーラームーン?

プリティー・ティーンエイジ・ニンジャ・セーラームーン?

Todays models are the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, and Sailor Venus articulated figures by S.H. Figuarts outfitted with weapons from Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Casey Jones from Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles toyline by Playmates Toys Inc.

User Unfriendly – Part 3

2014/11/20

Once again, Apple demonstrates its lack of consideration towards all potential users of its hardware.

Replaced a scratched or damaged smartphone screen with claws probably won't be too easy either.

For the record, replacing a scratched or damaged iPhone screen with claws probably won’t be too easy either.

Today’s smartphone hijinks come to your courtesy of Mercy Sparx #6 (August 2014) by Josh Blaylock and Matt Merhoff.

Nitpicking 101 – Jason Voorhees’ Close-Up

2014/11/16

I can’t claim credit for noticing this one, but it’s too amusing to not share. :)

At the end of Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Sheriff Cal Tucker is seen leafing through some old newspaper clippings, among them the following:

I'm pretty sure this was the last picture someone ever took.

I’m pretty sure this was the last picture someone ever took.

Given Jason Voorhees’ nasty habit of killing everyone who crosses his path, this raises the very pertinent question of what photographer was brave (or stupid) enough to get close enough to him to take that picture.

The Power of Belief

2014/11/12

It’s always good to believe in something bigger than yourself.…

Do you believe you can fly, Cardinal? :P

Do you believe you can fly, Cardinal? :P

This crisis of faith was brought about by Guardians of the Galaxy #3 (September 2008) by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Clint Langley, Paul Pelletier, and Rick Magyar.

Robosexuality – Part 13

2014/11/08

That awkward moment when you realize your mom is interested one of your guy friends.

Personally speaking, if my mom were single and involved with Optimus Prime...I think that'd be pretty awesome, actually. ^_^;

Personally speaking, if my mom were single and involved with Optimus Prime…I think that’d be pretty awesome, actually. ^_^;

This embarrassing teenage moment has been brought to you by Transformers: Prime – Episode 18: “Metal Attraction” (July 9, 2011).

Comic Book Sexual Innuendo – Part 33

2014/11/04

There’s never been a more unwelcome or ill-placed caption box than the one I’m about to show you today.

DAMN YOU, JACK C. HARRIS! DAMN YOU TO HELL!

DAMN YOU, JACK C. HARRIS! DAMN YOU TO HELL! *shakes fist*

Today’s shameless tease can be blamed on World’s Finest Comics #253 (November 1978) by E. Nelson Bridwell, Gerry Conway, Steve Ditko, Bob Haney, Jim Aparo, Don Newton, Kurt Schaffenberger, Trevor Von Eeden, Frank Chiaramonte, and Vince Colletta.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 21

2014/10/31

I can’t think of a more appropriate piece of original art for Halloween than this creepy sketch of the Joker by David Finch.

davidfinch-joker001

The Bat, The Robin, and The Pythons

2014/10/27

Huh. Who knew that Batgirl enjoyed watching old British sketch comedy series?

Coconuts, perhaps? ;)

Coconuts, perhaps? ;)

This homage to Monty Python’s Flying Circus has been brought to you by Batman Family #3 (January-February 1976) by Bill Finger, Joe Greene, Elliot S. Maggin, Ernie Chan, José Luis García-López, Sheldon Moldoff, Dick Sprang, Vince Colletta, and Charles Paris.

Mind the Gap

2014/10/23

Age – and height! – differences can be rough on relationships.

Maybe he should've pat her on the head to make her feel better... ^_^;

Maybe he should’ve pat her on the head to make her feel better… ^_^;

This playful ribbing comes to you courtesy of Dance in the Vampire Bund (ダンス イン ザ ヴァンパイアバンド/Dansu in za Vanpaia Bando) – Volume 2 (December 22, 2006)  by Nozomu Tamaki.

Supereconomics – Part 4

2014/10/19

Sooner or later, the Internal Revenue Service will go after everyone. Everyone.

Oh, Jason Hawker, you bastard. :P

Oh, James Hawker, you bastard. :P

Today’s surprise audit has been brought to you by Superman #114 (July 1957) by Otto Binder, Jerry Coleman, Wayne Boring, Al Plastino, and Stan Kaye.


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