Archive for August, 2014

Strange Moments in Video Gaming – Part 9

2014/08/28

There are some words you never expect to appear together in the same sentence.

Wait...wasn't this a deleted scene from "Desperately Seeking Susan"?

Wait…wasn’t this a deleted scene from “Desperately Seeking Susan”?

Today’s word salad comes to you courtesy of Vigilante by Data East.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 17

2014/08/24

A Disney character by a Disney artist! Today’s original art is a portrait of Jessica Rabbit by Joe Yakovetic.

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Supereconomics – Part 3

2014/08/20

Apparently, keeping track of money isn’t Batman’s strong suit. Or maybe Robin is just really good at cooking the books.

Ether Batarangs cost a lot or the Bat Family is extremely wasteful with them.

So Batarangs either cost a fortune or the Batman Family is extremely wasteful when it comes to using them.

Today’s example of creative accounting has been brought to you by Teen Titans #9 (May 2004) by Geoff Johns, Mike McKone, Marlo Alquiza, and Norm Rapmund.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 16

2014/08/16

And here’s another special piece from my collection: a sketch of Cobra Commander by none other than Larry Hama, the man responsible for much of modern G.I. Joe lore, as he not only wrote all 155 issues of the Marvel Comics’ G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic book series but also the file cards for the action figure line of the same name.

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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? 🙂


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