Comic Book Sexual Innuendo – Part 37

2016/02/23

One of these things is not like the others.

Maybe Fredric Wertham was on to something after all...

Maybe Fredric Wertham was on to something after all…

Today’s slip of the tongue comes to you from the pages of Justice League of America #44 (May 1966) by Gardner F. Fox, Mike Sekowsky, and Frank Giacoia.

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Pop Culture Within Pop Culture – Part 2

2016/02/19

Note to self: Keep Brainiac 5 away from dead bodies in the future.

And people complain about "The Catcher in the Rye" being a bad influence...

And people complain about “The Catcher in the Rye” being a bad influence…

This disturbing revelation has been brought to you by Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #4 (June 2009) by Geoff Johns, George Pérez, and Scott Koblish.

Paw in the Cookie Jar

2016/02/15

Remember: If you’re ever caught stealing office supplies, it’s important to act natural and quickly change the subject so the whole thing’ll blow over really fast.

Awkwardness averted. :)

Awkwardness averted. 🙂

Today’s theft prevention lesson has been sponsored by Captain Marvel #1 (January 2016) by Tara Butters, Michele Fazekas, Kris Anka, Mark Bagley, Drew Henessy, Adam Hughes, Frank Martin, and Marguerite Sauvage.

Flowers, Chocolate, and the Apocalypse

2016/02/14

For everyone else reading this that’s alone this Valentine’s Day like me…this one’s for you. 😛

Being alone on Valentine's Day isn't the end of the world...oh, wait. :(

Being alone on Valentine’s Day isn’t the end of the world…oh, wait. 😦

This public service message has been brought to you by Ghostbusters II (1989).

Reasonable Accommodation

2016/02/11

Let it never be said that the Punisher‘s inconsiderate of the needs of others.

Yeesh, make up your mind, dude, he hasn't got all day.

Yeesh, make up your mind, dude, he hasn’t got all day.

This humble request has been brought to you by The Punisher #1 (April 2000) by Garth Ennis, Steve Dillon, and Jimmy Palmiotti.

Supereconomics – Part 12

2016/02/07

Remember when Wonder Woman committed identity theft in order to become an American citizen? Because I sure do.

I'm pretty sure that's a felony. :O

I’m pretty sure that’s a felony. :/

This glimpse into one Amazon’s life of crime comes to you courtesy of 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.

UPDATE (2016.07.31.): James Daily of the comic book legal blog Law and the Multiverse has classified this transaction as “pretty illegal”. You can read more about his thoughts on this here.

Pop Culture Within Pop Culture – Part 1

2016/02/03

Alfred Pennyworth‘s acquainted with the classics. All of the classics.

And here I thought being able to tie a bow tie backwards, without looking, while driving a limo was impressive. :)

And here I thought being able to tie a bow tie backwards, without looking, while driving a limo was impressive. 🙂

Today’s theatrical performance has been sponsored by Batman and Robin #20 (April 2011) by Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, and Mick Gray.

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.


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