Archive for January, 2014

Tomorrow Was Yesterday – Part 1

2014/01/31

Man, the 90s were rough on everyone…

DAMN THOSE RECKLESS, DRUNKEN, RUNAWAY PLANETS! *shakes fist*

DAMN THOSE RECKLESS RUNAWAY PLANETS! *shakes fist*

This vision of an apocalypse that never came has been brought to you by Thundarr the Barbarian (October 4, 1980).

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Politically Incorrect Theater – Part 8

2014/01/27

We may have a long way to go when it comes to getting rid of homophobia, but at least we’re well beyond the point of Bruce Banner nearly getting raped by two horrible gay stereotypes in the shower of the local YMCA.

What the hell is this supposed to be, the urban version of "Deliverance"?

Ladies and gentlemen, the 1980s Marvel Universe version of “Deliverance”.

This cringeworthy moment in Marvel Universe history has been brought to you by The Hulk! #23 (October 1980) by Denny O’Neill, Jim Shooter, Roger Stern, Alfredo Alcala, Brent Anderson, John Buscema, Howard Chaykin, Steve Oliff, and John Tartag.

Toasty!

2014/01/23

Let’s be honest: if you’ve ever dreamt about having the Human Torch‘s powers and claim that doing this never once crossed your mind, I’m calling you a liar.

Better not tell her you're planning a flambé for dessert, Johnny...

Better not tell her you’re planning to flambé something for dinner, Johnny…

This hands-on cooking lesson comes to you from the pages of Fantastic Four #67 (October 1967) by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Joe Sinnott.

Superman Says The Darndest Things – Part 8

2014/01/19

Superman isn’t defined by the big things he does when everyone’s watching. It’s the little things that most people will never hear about that really matter.

Aww. :)

Aww. 🙂

This heartwarming moment courtesy of All-Star Superman #10 (May 2008) by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, and Jamie Grant.

Studies in Douchebaggery – Part 4

2014/01/15

Proof positive that intelligence and modesty don’t necessarily go hand in hand.

I guess "Captain Awesome" was too presumptuous for you, eh, Richards?

I guess “Captain Awesome” was too presumptuous for you, eh, Richards? 😛

Today’s dick moment has been brought to you by Fantastic Four #1 (November 1961) by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

Unanswerable Questions Answered – Part 2

2014/01/11

Sometimes, it helps to think outside the box and listen carefully to the question being asked.

Who says honesty isn't the best policy? :)

Who says honesty isn’t the best policy? 🙂

This example of original thinking has been brought to you by My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #4 (February 2013) by Katie Cook and Andy Price.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 15

2014/01/07

Here’s a little promotional art for a short-lived comic book series that never got the love it deserved: teenage superheroine-in-training Terry Highland from Sidekicks by Takeshi Miyazawa.

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Unanswerable Questions Answered – Part 1

2014/01/03

Perhaps the reason that unanswerable questions exist is a sufficient lack of motivation to come up with a response.

Leave it to Superman to come up with an answer that both flatters and intimidates. :)

Leave it to Superman to come up with an answer that both flatters and intimidates. 🙂

Today’s zen moment has been brought to you by All-Star Superman #3 (May 2006) by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, and Jamie Grant.


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