Archive for February, 2014

Peter Palmer: The Amazing Spider-Man

2014/02/28

No, that’s not a typo. Well, not my typo, anyway.

There's a masturbation joke here, somewhere, I'm sure of it.

There’s a masturbation joke here somewhere, I’m sure of it.

Today’s spelling mistake comes to your courtesy of The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (March 1963) by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.

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Strange Comic Book Cameos – Metal Men #12 (February-March 1965)

2014/02/24

Hey kids! Remember the time when the Beatles met the Metal Men? If not, then witness the historic encounter between the two groups for yourself in the pages of Metal Men #12 (February-March 1965) by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito.

Don't finish that sentence, Tin, or you'll probably end up having to pay royalties.

Don’t finish that sentence, Tin, or you’ll probably end up having to pay royalties.

Getting Hammered On a Budget

2014/02/20

Contrary to popular belief, there is such a thing as a free lunch (or free drink, as the case may be). It’s just not very impressive.

Er...maybe it's the Cybertronian equivalent of a shotglass?

Er…maybe it’s the Cybertronian equivalent of a shotglass?

This laughable challenge to sobriety has been brought to you by The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #4 (April 2012) by James Roberts and Alex Milne.

Robosexuality – Part 12

2014/02/16

Being physically affectionate presents a bit of a challenge if you’re made of metal.

Way to kill the mood, Doc Magnus.

Way to kill the mood, Doc Magnus.

Today’s romantic buzzkill has been brought to you by Metal Men #8 (June-July 1964) by Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito.

User Unfriendly – Part 2

2014/02/12

It’s a sad day when your own body starts to betray you.

He must be running the Cybertronian equivalent of Windows 8.

He must be running the Cybertronian equivalent of Windows 8.

Today’s addition of insult to injury has been brought to you by The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #1 (January 2012) by James Roberts and Nick Roche.

Subliminally Yours – Part 7: Who Framed Roger Rabbit

2014/02/08

Remember the old urban legend about a female toon experiencing a wardrobe malfunction in the film? Well, guess what, folks? It’s 100% true. But here’s the funny thing: it has absolutely nothing to do with Jessica Rabbit flashing her firecrotch. Oh, no. The incident in question actually involves Betty Boop.

Janet Jackson, eat your heart out.

Janet Jackson, eat your heart out.

Needless to say, when the above nipple slip, which was inserted by some mischievous animators as a joke, was discovered, it was quickly removed by Disney. The only reason the footage survives in uncensored form today is because some early domestic and certain contemporary foreign language versions of the movie, both broadcast and home video releases, inadvertently omitted the omission.

What a Drag – Part 3

2014/02/04

And you thought Jimmy Olsen wearing that green jacket and red bow tie all the time was bad.

Yes, Jimmy, You look absolutely fabulous. :P

Yes, Jimmy, You look absolutely fabulous. 😛

This fashion faux pas has been brought to you by All-Star Superman #4 (July 2006) by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, and Jamie Grant.


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