Supereconomics – Part 2

2014/08/12

Remember the good old days when private citizens like Bruce Wayne could purchase oil tankers and military surplus just to fuck with Superman’s head?

Ha! I'm pretty sure all the environmental damage and the dose of radiation you all received was worth all the shits and giggles.

Ha! I’m pretty sure the environmental damage and massive dose of radiation you all received was worth the shits and giggles.

Today’s nuclear option has been brought to you by World’s Finest Comics #175 (May 1968) by Leo Dorfman, Joseph Samachson, Neal Adams, and Joe Certa.

Perspectives on Immortality

2014/08/08

What good is living forever if you have nothing worth living for?

Aww. :)

Aww. :)

This sobering viewpoint has been brought to you by 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 3 (June 23, 2007)  by Nozomu Tamaki.

Cool Convention Swag: “Watchmen” Condoms

2014/08/04

You read that right. These were being handed out at a booth at Fan Expo Canada several years ago as a promotional gimmick for the upcoming release of Watchmen on DVD and Blu-Ray. And in case you’re wondering, yes, they’re as blue as Dr. Manhattan is.

Kind of gives the term "blue balls" a whole new meaning, doesn't it? :)

Kind of gives the term “blue balls” a whole new meaning, doesn’t it? :)

Intellectual Discussions

2014/07/31

The great thing about being as smart as Dilton Doiley is that it allows you to devote your time and intellect to answering the really important questions.

I'm tempted to ask if they think that Jason Voorhees could take both Michael and Freddy on.

I’m tempted to ask who would win a Mexican standoff between Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, and Jason Voorhees.

Today’s nerd debate topic has been brought to you by Afterlife With Archie #1 (September 2013) by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla.

Cheap Shots and Potshots – Part 1

2014/07/27

In JLA #1 (January 1997) by Grant Morrison, Howard Porter, and John Dell, three of the supervillains executed by the Hyperclan

Well, that's one way for the Dynamic Competition to fight back. :P

Well, that’s one way for the Dynamic Competition to fight back. :P

…bear suspicious resemblances to Bishop, Wolverine, and Doctor Doom.
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The Teague School of Real Estate

2014/07/23

I’ve heard of inclusionary zoning, but this is ridiculous.

Man, Long Island has some weird zoning laws.

Man, Long Island has some weird zoning laws.

This glimpse into the property laws of the rich and famous has been brought to you by The Phantom Stranger #2 (October-November 1952) by John Broome, Jack Miller, Morris Waldinger, John Giunta, Carmine Infantino, Sy Barry, Joe Giella, and Bernard Sachs.

Deadliest Catch, DC Universe Style

2014/07/19

I’m not sure how much fishermen in the DC Universe make, but I can tell you that, whatever their salary is, it isn’t nearly high enough.

Seriously? Shooting at it with guns works?

Seriously? Shooting at it with guns is a viable deterrent?

This example of an unusual workplace hazard comes to you courtesy of The Brave and the Bold #114 (August-September 1974) by Bob Haney, Jim Aparo, Nick Cardy, Jim Mooney, and George Roussos.

I Love You, Uncle Batman

2014/07/15

Enoch Birnam is living the dream of every ten-year old boy out there.

I would've loved to see how this kid's baptism went down.

I would’ve loved to see how this kid’s baptism (bat-tism?) went down.

This family affair has been brought to you by The Brave and the Bold #98 (October-November 1971) by John Broome, Bob Haney, France Herron, Jim Aparo, Bob Brown, Carmine Infantino and Sy Barry.

Crowning Moments of Awesome – Part 4: Cobra Commander

2014/07/11

To all the writers of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero who thought that writing Cobra Commander like Yosemite Sam was preferable to writing him like Adolf Hitler…this one’s for you.

Shit just got real, people.

Damn. Things just got real, people.

The new and improved Cobra Commander has been brought to you by G.I. Joe: Resolute – Episode 4 (April 20, 2009).

Strange Moments in Cartoons – Part 16

2014/07/07

The sad thing about going back and watching cartoons you enjoyed as a kid is that they’re never quite the way you remember them.

Uh...is moose and squirrel?

Uh…is moose and squirrel?

This twisted bit of nostalgia comes to you courtesy of Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures – Episode 17: “Snow White & the Motor City Dwarfs”/”Don’t Touch that Dial” (October 8, 1988).


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