Posts Tagged ‘comic book’

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.

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! 🙂

Harley Quinn: Best Geek Girlfriend Ever?

2015/12/29

Y’know, as much of a nightmare as it would be dealing with her ex-boyfriend and the fact that she was psychotically insane at one point, there’re some occasions when I think that having Harleen Quinzel as a significant other might be a lot of fun for a fanboy like me.

Looks like Harley Quinn's gone from being unsettling Britney Spears Crazy to the more enjoyable Drew Barrymore Crazy.

Looks like Harley Quinn’s gone from being unsettling Britney Spears Crazy to the more enjoyable Drew Barrymore Crazy.

And with this excerpt from Gotham City Sirens #11 (July 2010) by Paul Dini, Andres Guinaldo, and Raul Fernandez, another year of blogging at The Raging Fanboy draws to a close. See you all in 2016, everyone! I’ll definitely try adding more interesting articles to the mix and keep my update schedule less erratic. Hope you’ll all continue following me and encouraging others to do the same. Take care, and see you all next year! 🙂

Sleigh Driving Under The Influence

2015/12/25

There’re some things you just don’t want to hear from the guy responsible for guiding eight flying reindeer across international airspace and multiple time zones.

Man, someone's been hitting the eggnog a little too hard this year.

Man, someone’s been hitting the eggnog a little too hard this year.

This not-so-sobering thought has been brought to you by The Last Christmas #2 (June 2006) by Gerry Duggan and Brian Posehn.

Supereconomics – Part 8

2015/12/09

In Gotham City, you don’t need to be a criminal to be a thief.

What? No supervillain rebate specials? :(

What? No supervillain rebate specials? 😦

Today’s price gouge has been brought to you by Gotham City Sirens #5 (December 2009) by Paul Dini and Guillem March.

Lampshade Hanging Theater – Part 3

2015/12/01

Sometimes, overthinking things is bad. And sometimes, thinking about something at all is even worse.

Nice going, Blimp. You broke reality.

Nice going, Blimp. You broke reality.

This unanswerable question comes to you by way of Showcase #65 (November-December 1966) by E. Nelson Bridwell, Mike Sekowsky, and Mike Esposito.


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