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A.I.M. High Issue Eight ~ A.I.M. vs. Econ 101

Fin Fang Foom would shop for undies at Wal-Mart, but mothers who beat their kids in public make him queasy …   Advertisements

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A.I.M. High Issue Seven ~ Dr. Arnim Zola, Motivational Speaker

I am sad to report that  Tony Robbins and Zig Ziglar have been eaten by a 13-story monster made of Jell-O, leaving the status of the world’s best motivational speaker up for grabs. And, like the Cylons, Dr. Arnim Zola … Continue reading

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A.I.M. High ~ Issue Four: Rat Tails and Butt Whuppins

  Remember Kids: It’s always okay to brag on yourself during your annual review. Want to see an embiggened version? Click here.

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A.I.M. High Issue Three – The Promotion of Peril!

Don’t you just hate it when the boss’s son climbs the corporate ladder faster than you?

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AIM High Issue Two: Walking with The Celestial Mary Jane

Remember kids: No matter what Walter Bishop says, the periodic table and psychotropic drugs are not the two great tastes that taste great together. For a version super embiggened for your reading pleasure, click here.

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The Thing Loves a Good Shiatsu Massage

Hey, Mamma Grimm’s blue-eyed boy is one tough S.O.B., but fighting the likes of Galactus, Dr. Doom, Blastaar and Puppet Master (okay, not so much that one) can bind you up even if you’re made out of orange boulders. On … Continue reading

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Heroes don’t let heroes borrow costumes …

In the early days of the Marvel U., everyone was new to the hero game. The name of the game was catching radioactive crooks and learning the ropes:  The Thing was experimenting with pants and helmets. Hank Pym was small … Continue reading

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Why Iron Man shouldn’t watch Bravo!

After catching a few, fateful minutes of “Project Runway” while dressing for a showdown with The Mandarin, Tony Stark gets inspired … Several third degree burns and five boxes of Hello Kitty Band-Aids later, the “Iron Summer” costume was permantly … Continue reading

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Why I Love Marvel Comics: Tales of Suspense #48

I love that this two-panel sequence is in existence. I love that the character that after Iron Man fought the likes of Crimson Dynamo, Jack Frost and The Melter, it was, in fact, the Mysterious Mr. Doll who made him … Continue reading

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Hawkeye and Ghost Rider Do the Scooby Doo

Nothing like ending an insane comic thst starts with good ol’ Johnny Blaze taking a joy ride with a dude named Bronco Bill by pulling off the classic Scooby Doo ending with Hawkeye in tow … as well as his … Continue reading

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Wakanda 1 – New Genesis 0

Highfather may be the leader of a cosmic boy band that communes with The Source, but he really needs to consult a trademark attourney before he starts trying to sell T-Shirts of his new look. Screwing with fashion conscious government … Continue reading

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Thor Forsakes Asgard for the Competitive Eating Circuit

After working with the Avengers to polish off the Masters of Evil, banishing Loki to the Negative Zone and crushing Galactus in an arm wrestling contest, the God of Thunder embarks on a new course of conquest … the competitive eating circuit. Afterwards, he … Continue reading

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OCAP! Man of the Past to Save the Future!

It’s alive! It’s alive! The Smartass is back! Sorry it’s been a while, so I hope you enjoy this little homage to the Top 5 Classic Cap covers over at ComicBookResources.com and two great Kirby creations! Here’s the original OMAC Cover: … Continue reading

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Disney Invasion: Fantastic Four #264

Guys, I know everyone is a bit on edge over Disney’s purchase of Marvel. You’re worried it will change the comics you love. But, the rabbit hole goes deeper than you know. The roots of the mouse invasion, much like … Continue reading

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Why I Love Marvel Comics: Secret Wars #4

It’s been a long day. I just took five to skim an Secret Wars #4 on Marvel.com … and what did I find, more reasons I love Marvel. It’s sharing time.   Okay, so it’s like 30 minutes after the … Continue reading

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TGIW! The 800-Pound Gorilla Wants His Comics

Hey, he has opposable thumbs. He can read comics and fling his own poo at the same time.

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Don’t you just hate it when this happens?

Guys, really, in this age of technical miracles, there is no excuse for not better coordinating your outfits. Now, in fairness, Dormammu has been around since the dawn of time, so …

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Ant-Man Just Wants a Good Night’s Sleep

He’s taken down giant communist bugs; played not one, but two roles in the Destiny War; designed and worn more costumes than Ru-Paul, but stalwart scientist, Dr. Henry Pym never quite defeated the true demon in his life, speep apnea. … Continue reading

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God Love Hawkeye … I know I do.

Calling people out in public is always a dicey proposition … especially at the “who’s who hero fest” that was the wedding of Reed Richards and Sue Strom in Fantastic Four Annual #3. But, that’s where Clint Barton is such a … Continue reading

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TGIW: Doom Hits Fanboys Where It Hurts

The ultimate realization of his plans to destroy Wednesday and to control all of Comicdom was finally within Dr. Doom’s grasp. And, he would have succeeded, too, if it weren’t for that meddling postal holiday. Thursday!?!?! Not in Latveria … … Continue reading

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Elseworlds 2.0 – The Hulk Tosses Cars on Action Comics #1

Couldn’t resist the “Watchmen” reference on this reimagining of Action Comics #1, but doesn’t “Tunderbolt” Ross just look like a kid in a candy store here? Let’s be honest … the Hulk wouldn’t have waited 40-odd years to get with … Continue reading

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Elseworlds 2.0: Eat it, Joe Chill … Punisher in Batman #9

The Joker, Two-Face, Riddler and Penguin may not have terrorized Gotham City so much … if they’d had a bullet between the eyes on day one. Come on, who wouldn’t want to see the “Punisher Signal” shining in the night?

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Elseworlds 2.0: The FF Star in The Brave & The Bold #28

Here’s our second foray into the world of “What If Marvel Superheroes invaded the famous moments of DC Comics?” This time, instead of the first family of Marvel Comics taking on a creature from inner space, they attempt to take … Continue reading

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Elseworlds 2.0: Quicksilver Races in from Earth 3

Got to thinking about what if Marvel characters were placed in some of the most famous DC stories/covers? How would it change things? So, here’s my thought about how our favorite silver-haired, supersonic curmudgeon, Quicksilver, would handle the famous peril … Continue reading

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Ben Grimm – This Man. This Mobster.

Again in honor of CBR’s Top 10 Panels in Marvel history … After enduring years of merciless teasing from his childhood rivals, Benjamin Grimm returned to rule Yancy Street not as a superhero, but as the boss, The Rockfather.

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Mary Jane is Clairvoyant …

In honor of CBR’s 70 most iconic panels, I thought I’d update #1 just a bit …

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Ben Grimm Suffered for His Art …

And, you thought The Thing was just for hittin’ stuff …

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TGIW! Odin the All-Knowing Doesn’t Like Spoilers

Even across the Rainbow Bridge it be Wednesday and Odin is heading to raid his reserve box at Valhalla Comics & Sundires.

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The birth of a smartass … a Marvel Smartass ..

The Disney aquisition of Marvel got me thinking about how it all began. If you can’t tell from my facial expression, this was the single greatest day of my young little life.

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Avengers Assemble! (Part II) – Original Avengers Marvel 70th Logo

I know Cap wasn’t an “original” Avenger and Giant-Man came around issue 2 and this isn’t the golden Iron Man … but that’s just splitting hairs. There are incarnations of the Avengers I confess I love more (ANY team with … Continue reading

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And lo, there shall be a beginning!

I’d start with a witty intro paragraph, but … nah!

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Avengers Assemble! Marvel 70th Anniversary Wackos Logo

We’re going back to Cali … to Cali … to Cali … This is a very special tribute to the book that made me a Marvel fan for life … the West Coast Avengers. I loved the Wackos and still do. This … Continue reading

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Sweet Christmas! Marvel 70’s 70th Anniversary Logo

Marvel’s kung fu is better than your kung fu! I took a day off, but I think it was worth it. Now, I’m going to play some disco and do some blow! (Nah, I’ll probably just work on another logo.)

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The Longest 60 Seconds of Thor’s Half-Life

Marvel’s Greatest Tactical Errors: BONUS ROUND … ZOUNDS! After watching several failed attempts to breach in invisible dome-like barrier growing in New York, Thor decides, “Hark! I shall hurleth mine enchanted uru hammer into yon impenetrable barrier, by Balder’s bladder! … Continue reading

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TGIW! – Cyclops Needs His Comics Fix

‘Nuff said!

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Bring on the Bad Guys – Marvel 70th Anniversary Villains Logo

The Marvel-teasing hiatus continues with my second take on the Marvel 70th logo … devoted to our favorite bad guys. Dare I say it … BWAH-HA-HA!

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Marvel Women 70th Anniversary Logo

Okay … no gentle mockery today. Just a tribute to my favorite women in the Marvel U. And, for those of you questioning Mockingbird’s presence here … I say beware of flying battle staves.

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Cap underestimates the mousy girl …

Marvel’s Greatest Tactical Errors: Day Twelve After choosing to stay home and whinge about WWII in lieu of going to “She’s All That” with Wasp, Ant-Man and Iron Man, Cap never learns a powerful lesson – in the heart of every … Continue reading

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