Tag Archives: Comic Books
Good evening, my little smartasses! I know you have been waiting on pins and needles for me to reveal the identity of this week’s Marvel BadAss! Well … it’s worth the wait, my friends. As there are two whose increadible … Continue reading
Well, *NOW* I am finally ready for Christmas as I load the last day of the 12 Days of Uncanny X-Mas! It’s been a really fun time ringing in the season with mad mutant love. Big, big, big, big holiday ups … Continue reading
This week’s Marvel BadAss Award goes to Chris Samnee for this insanely cool Iron Man sketch. For my money, it doesn’t get cooler than the red and gold armor … and Chris wrings every drop of coolness out of it … Continue reading
This is another new category of exploration here in Smartassville … the twisted mind of John Byrne. Now, don’t get me wrong. Like many of you, I worshipped all things Johnny B. back in the day. Loved X-Men. Loved Fantastic … Continue reading
My little Marvel Smartasses, thrill to the villainy of a mid-level management miscreant we working joes can recognize from our 9 to 5’s … Meet K.O.D.O.M. … Kid-Brother Organism Designed Only to Micro-Manage. Unlike George Tarleton, who was an A.I.M. scientist who … Continue reading
Inspired by this hilarious story of a woman getting fired over forgetting her boss was a Facebook friend and the equally hilarious site, Oh Crap! My Parents Joined Facebook, here’s an all-new issue of “A.I.M. High. You are going to want … Continue reading
This is the first of a new Thursday feature — Marvel Bad Ass! Each week, I’ll pluck my favorite find from my Internet exploration of the Marvel U. This week was easy, a fantastic pencil of Bobbi Morse in her … Continue reading
To quote DJ Kool … let me clear my throat … I’m a smart ass. I like to speak my mind, so that means I’m very close friends with the first ammendment. And, that requries me to be open to … Continue reading
Okay… so, I love Marvel Comics. We all get that, right? Here’s another reason why … innocence. Check out this panel from Journey Into Mystery #112. The story sets up a titanic showdown between the God of Thunder and the … Continue reading
Yesterday’s venture into the creations of my youth was wonderfully cathartic. So, I thought I’d double-dip. “Avengers Dissassembled”!?!?! Brave!?!?! Avant garde!?!?! Please. Bendis, it’s been done. In the mid-80s, despite brisk sales attained in 10% of the households on Cloudland … Continue reading
As I have spent the last four months poking gentle fun of others’ creations, perhaps it’s time to apply my patented blend of smartassery on one of my own creations … 🙂 It was 1985. I was 12. I read … Continue reading
In honor of the unveiling of the Iron Man 2 poster,I double dip into my love of Tales of Suspense #48. As you may have seen in my earlier post on this issue, I love many, many things about TOS … Continue reading
John Bryne is a sick man. A sick, sick man. Evidence: Avengers West Coast #51 I love Marvel Comics for their pure wild abandon. Evidence: Avengers West Coast #51 A few months ago, a writer friend of mine and I debated … Continue reading
I love the 60s. Such a time of feigned innocence. Political correctness meant knowing the right way to shake hands at a Kiwanis meeting, and, the Fantastic Four’s playfulness with Sue Storm was seen as cute. That’s why this sequence from … Continue reading
In the age of the Greg Land, Mike Deodato, Bryan Hitch and others, we’re getting very used to looking for actors,public figures and Victoria’s Secret models (ahem … Land) in the faces of our favorite super heroes. It’s not suprising when Samuel L. … Continue reading
This is a fantastic example of the classic Kirby first page. The opening prologue is punctuated with loads of dramatic Kirby Crackle. And, then, there’s that alien. Oh, the alien. Is it just me, or is that alien just a little … Continue reading
Guys … this one is easy. I am going to gush forth a lot of digital love today. (Stay away from me, Chris Hansen.) You have to love that there was a comic called, “Journey Into Mystery” … and that … Continue reading
Okay. So. I apologize. I vanished off the face of the earth for a bit. No, it wasn’t Galactus. The Demons of Belasco didn’t haunt me. I wasn’t lost in the nagtive zone. Kang did not pull me out of time. But, … Continue reading
You have to stay up really late to catch this one on “Game Show Network. ” View a bigger version here. P.S. You don’t even want to know the strangest place Dr. Zola has ever made whoopee.
Come on, admit it, this has happened to you at work … Click here for a bigger version.
Fin Fang Foom would shop for undies at Wal-Mart, but mothers who beat their kids in public make him queasy …
Video games taking over the earth!?!?! Nah. Wait a minute, it’s been five minutes since I played “Halo” … AAAHHH!
Guys, read this and think before you get dressed next Friday …
Remember Kids: It’s always okay to brag on yourself during your annual review. Want to see an embiggened version? Click here.
Don’t you just hate it when the boss’s son climbs the corporate ladder faster than you?
Okay, guys, here’s my latest experiment in Marvel Smartass-ery. I have always loved the beekeeper boys in yellow. And, I know it isn’t exactly original, but this is my take on life in an A.I.M. laboratory. Please let me know … Continue reading