Archive for January, 2016

Questionable Parenting Skills – Part 4

2016/01/30

You know, given how accident prone Arthur Curry was as a kid combined with how incompetent his parents were, I’m surprised that he lived to see four.

Yeah, he's safe...no thanks to you two. :P

Yeah, he’s safe…no thanks to you two. 😛

These childhood-issues-to-come have been brought to you by Adventure Comics #260 (May 1959) by Robert Bernstein, Jerry Coleman, Lee Elias, Ramona Fradon, Stan Kaye, John Sikela, and Kurt Swan.

Supereconomics – Part 11

2016/01/26

Man, petty crime in Gotham City is petty.

Don't forget to steal his lunch money, too.

Don’t forget to steal his lunch money, too.

This shakedown has been brought to you by Batman #213 (July-August 1969) by E. Nelson Bridwell, Don Cameron, Bill Finger, David Vern Reed, Ross Andru, Bob Kane, Sheldon Moldoff, Jim Mooney, Win Mortimer, Lew Sayre Schwartz, Mark Esposito, Charles Paris, Jerry Robinson, and George Roussos.

Questionable Parenting Skills – Part 3

2016/01/22

If you thought parental pressure on regular children to succeed was bad, it’s infinitely worse when your kids have superpowers.

It's not child abuse, it's super child abuse.

It’s not child abuse, it’s super child abuse.

Today’s example of extreme parenting comes to you courtesy of Adventure Comics #260 (May 1959) by Robert Bernstein, Jerry Coleman, Lee Elias, Ramona Fradon, Stan Kaye, John Sikela, and Kurt Swan.

Supereconomics – Part 10

2016/01/18

It says something when, almost immediately after arriving in Man’s World, you decide to embrace capitalism and turn yourself into a sideshow attraction.

WARNING: Audience members in first three rows may be hit by ricocheting bullets.

WARNING: Audience members in first three rows may be hit by ricocheting bullets.

This glimpse into Wonder Woman‘s employment history has been brought to you by DC Special Series #19: Secret Origins of Super-Heroes (Fall 1979) by Robert Bernstein, Otto Binder, E. Nelson Bridwell, Cary Burkett, John Broome, Gardner F. Fox, Edmond Hamilton, Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Jose Delbo, Ramona Fradon, Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Al Plastino, Dick Sprang, George Tuska, Vince Colletta, Mike Esposito, Joe Giella, and Stan Kaye.

What the Falk?

2016/01/14

I guess “The Copyright Infringement Who Walks” didn’t have quite the same ring to it.

Today’s trademark violation comes to you courtesy of Sensation Comics #1 (January 1942) by Bill Finger, Gardner F. Fox, William Moulton Marston, Sheldon Moldoff, Charles Reizenstein, Jon L. Blummer, Irwin Hasen, Everett E. Hibbard, Harry G. Peter, and Howard Purcell.

Final Destination…Yawn.

2016/01/10

Someone’s taking being bored to death just a bit too far.

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Yeesh, talk about being a victim of your own success.

This public service announcement has been brought to you by Sensation Comics #1 (January 1942) by Bill Finger, Gardner F. Fox, William Moulton Marston, Sheldon Moldoff, Charles Reizenstein, Jon L. Blummer, Irwin Hasen, Everett E. Hibbard, Harry G. Peter, and Howard Purcell.

It Came From The Toy Chest – Part 7

2016/01/06

You know the Law of the Toy Chest: Two girls enter, one girl leaves. 😛

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ファイト! ファイト! ファイト!

Today’s models are Figma Sakura Kinomoto (Cardcaptor Sakura) by Max Factory and Sailor Chibi Moon by S.H. Figurarts.

Monkey Business As Usual

2016/01/02

When your parents run in some of the weirder circles of the DC Universe, it takes a lot to faze you…even as a kid.

Man, kids just get cynical and jaded at younger and younger ages these days.

Man, kids just get cynical and jaded at younger and younger ages these days.

Today’s fateful encounter has been brought to you by Angel and the Ape #1 (March 1991) by Phil Foglio and Keith Wilson. Happy Year of the Monkey everyone! 🙂


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