Archive for April, 2015

Strange Moments in Video Gaming – Part 11

2015/04/29

The most memorable thing about NAM-1975 by SNK? For me, it’s the damsel in distress. If you came to her rescue, you didn’t just free a hostage; you gained a comrade-in-arms. 🙂

I've got your female empowerment right here. ;)

I’ve got your female empowerment right here. 😉

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First Impressions

2015/04/25

Never let the team wiseass handle the introductions.

Looks like Peter's been doing his homework since the end of the second movie.

Looks like Peter’s been doing his homework since the end of the second movie.

Today’s art-based leg pull has been brought to you by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #2 (November 2014) by Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz, and Dan Schoening.

Channeling MacGyver – Part 3

2015/04/21

Move over, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, let Lex Luthor show you how it’s really done.

Man, when Lex Luthor plans ahead, he plans ahead.

Man, when Lex Luthor plans ahead, he plans ahead.

Today’s lesson in improvisation has been sponsored by World’s Finest Comics #177 (August 1968) by Jim Shooter, Ross Andru, Curt Swan, and Mike Esposito.

Engineering Failures – Part 3

2015/04/17

There’s a good reason why transporters shouldn’t be field-tested.

I'll take a sarcastic comment from my ex-girlfriend over outrage from a female supervillain over my surprise nudity anyday. :P

I’ll take a sarcastic comment from my ex-girlfriend over outrage from a female supervillain over my unexpected nudity any day of the week. 😛

Today’s revealing malfunction has been brought to you by Legion of Super-Heroes #42 (April 1993) by Mary Bierbaum, Tom Bierbaum, Tom McCraw, Stuart Immonen, Ron Boyd, and John Dell III.

Superman Says The Darndest Things – Part 10

2015/04/13

Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Possessed of the verbal eloquence of a lust-addled teenage boy.

I'm surprised you didn't get a wolf whistle in, pal. :P

I’m surprised you didn’t work a wolf whistle in there, pal. 😛

Today’s facepalm-worthy dialogue has been brought to you by Action Comics #5 (October 1938) by Russell Cole, Will Ely, Ken Fitch, Homer Fleming, Gardner F. Fox, Richard Martin, Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Siegel, Bernard Baily, Sven Elven, Fred Guardineer, Paul Gustavson, Leo E. O’Mealia, George Papp, Fred Schwab, and Joe Shuster.

Comic Book Sexual Innuendo – Part 35

2015/04/09

To be fair, Egon Spengler is capable of accomplishing more lying on his back that most people are when standing upright.

Dude, he's lying down on the job, not getting laid on the job. ;)

Dude, he’s lying down on the job, not getting laid on the job. 😉

This cheeky comment has been to you by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #1 (October 2014) by Erik Burnham, Tom Waltz, Dan Schoening, Cory Smith, and Charles Paul Wilson III.

Politically Incorrect Theater – Part 12

2015/04/05

Wait a minute…your all-female, misandrist, gendercidal planet is called what? Seriously?!

I think your planet's name might be missing a couple of I's there. :P

I think your planet’s name might be missing a couple of i”s there… ^_^;

This unfortunate coincidence comes to you courtesy of Adventure Comics #326 (November 1964) by Otto Binder, Jerry Siegel, John Forte, George Klein, George Papp, and Curt Swan.

Unanswerable Questions Answered – Part 3

2015/04/01

While watching CinemaSins’ “Everything Wrong With Guardians of the Galaxy” video a while back…


…I found myself pondering one of their humorous nitpicks way more than I should’ve.

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So imagine my surprise when this happened (and on April Fools’ Day, no less):

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So, there you have it! The movie’s director, James Gunn, has officially confirmed that Drax the Destroyer is indeed sharpening his knife to the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back. It’s canon now, baby! 😀


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