Tag Archives: Marvel

Hawkeye & Mockingbird Moment: Ex-Boyfriend Drama

Advertisements

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The “Oh So Short” Avengers

Over the last several weeks, Marvel.com has been putting up the 2003 “Red Zone” issues of The Avengers by Geoff Johns and Oliver Copiel LONG before visions of Blackest Nights and Sieges were dancing through our heads. Poised just a year … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

An H&M Moment: Nice call, Nostradamus!

In honor of the announcement of the Hawkeye & Mockingbird ongoing over at the House of Ideas, we here at SmartassCo have made the decision to merge our “Mockingbird Moment” and “Hawkeye Holla’” segments in an effort to blatantly copy … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

That’s Marvel BadAss! – Week Fifteen!

Come on guys, this wasn’t even a contest … For me, a 20+ year Hawkeye and Mockingbird fan, yesterday’s announcement by Marvel that @JimMcCann and @DavizLopez are bringing us an ongoing Hawk and Mock series this spring was like comic … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Valkyrie! by Cate (4), Grace (6) and Dad

Hey, Smartasses! If you haven’t swung by the new blog my girls and I put up, http://www.marvelsmartass.wordpress.com, to see our kid/adult fan art! And, for heaven’s sake … find a kid, grab a pencil and contribute some comic art!

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Thor | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

I Love Iron Man … Da Da Da Da Da Duh Duh Duh

Okay, after “Matrix: Reloaded” treated me like Scott Summers treated Jean Grey’s memory, I promised myself never to fall in love with a sequel again based on a trailer. But, I’m ready to love again. Still buzzing from Downey, Jr.’s Christmas offering of Sherlock … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Iron Man, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Mockingbird Moment: Take this Stave and Shove It!

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week Thirteen!

So, I’m a little late with That’s Marvel BadAss this week … my apologies, I am working on some future interviews… and they’re still percolating. But, that gives me the opportunity to offer up some quick shots on some bloggers … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Fantastic Four, Marvel Comics, MODOK | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why I Love Marvel Comics: Marvel Two-In-One #43

This may be my favorite Marvel panel … ever. Leave it to Marvel’s long-time editor, Ralph Macchio, to put our words in Ben Grimm’s mouth. [Begin sarcasm.] What’s so odd,  Benny? It’s just your typical day when a sentient pile … Continue reading

Posted in Captain America, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, The Thing | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Hawkeye Holla’! ~ Handlin’ Your Business with Class

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Why I Love Marvel Comics: Incredible Hulk #290

Do I even needs to say it? It’s a two-panel spread with A.I.M. beekeepers worshipping a female M.O.D.O.K.  Now, that I’ve seen ths … I may just have to stop reading comics. I’ve been to the end.

Posted in AIM, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, MODOK | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

UPDATED! Mighty Marvel Mustache Brigade

So… in my job, I spend a lot of time in my car … and that leads to lots of time for the mind to wander. On a trip back from the Blue Ridge Mountains last Friday, I began to think … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thank you, Mr.Postman!

Today, there was a little packet of awesomeness that traveled all the way from France waiting for me in the mail — original art from Dan Christensen, who was featured for That’s Marvel BadAss! a few weeks back. When putting … Continue reading

Posted in Beast, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, X-Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mockingbird Moment – Take THAT, English Major!

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Who’s Still Sittin’ on the Bench? THE RANGERS!

Dear Marvel — One Halloween upon a time, a little boy growing up in Nashville was given a copy of Incredible Hulk #265 at the coolest … and apparently most controversial … house in the city. The issue was drawn … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

T-T-T-Tobin! Brendan Tobin Creates Kirby Krackle

   Today, one of my favorite bloggers/artists, Brendan Tobin, posted this incredible color/ink work he did to a rough sketch Jack Kirby created for a Hawkman animated series pitch. Now, Mr. Tobin is a very talented artist in his own … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Comics, Jack Kirby | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Marvel Two-In-One ~ Mantis!

One Hero. Two Kids. One Dad. Five Minutes. That’s all! Tonight, we rocket into the stratosphere with the Celestial Madonna  herself, Mantis. I’ve thought Mantis was cool since her days cruising the universe with the Silver Surfer and kicking galactic booty … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mockingbird Moment #3: Wardrobe Malfunction

Posted in Avengers, Captain America, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Marvel Two-In-One – The Black Knight!

One Hero. One Kid. One Dad. Five Minutes. That’s all! In honor of my favorite underutilized Avenger, Gracie and Cate decided to take on The Black Knight. Unfortunately, on the way to the sketch session with Gracie, The Knight stopped by … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Who’s Your Favorite Avenger Still Sitting on the Bench?

Which former Avenger do you want to see back in the ranks of “Earth’s Mightiest Heroes”? Who’s ready for prime time, but stuck on the graveyard shift? The Avengers have undertaken quite a journey over the past 7 years, and … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Marvel Two-In-One ~ Behold! Doctor Doom!

One Villain. One Kid. One Dad. Five Minutes. That’s all! Attention mere mortals and citizens of Latveria! Tonight, the Lady Grace has decreed: This eve, shall we draw Victor Von Doom! And lo, shall those who witness quake with terror! … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why I Love Marvel Comics: Astonishing Tales #13

Okay, so I love Mockingbird. We’ve established that, right? Well, long before “Astonishing” was a brand name for a new line of Marvel Comics, it was part of the title “Astonishing Tales,” a comic that spent a lot of time … Continue reading

Posted in AIM, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Valentines Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day … not my favorite holiday. But, I did have a great dinner with the wife and found a perfect excuse to wax eloquent about my favorite couples in the Marvel Universe. If you’ve spent any time on … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Mockingbird Moment – The Bitch Goes “Blam!”

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Double-Sized Marvel Two-In-One ~ M.O.D.O.K. & A.I.M.

Today, the lady Gracie decided to look into the face of super science villany and draw what she saw there… What can I say, the girl loves her some Mobile Organism Designed Only for Killing. Clearly, I am parent of … Continue reading

Posted in AIM, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week Eleven

My fellow smartasses, this Thursday feature, where I set the sarcasm aside and highlight both established and aspiring creators has become my favorite post of the week. I hope you’re havin’ fun, too. Today, there’s lots o’  love to spread … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Thor, X-Men | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mockingbird Moment – Mr. I, meet Ms. Robinson!

And now, a word from this blog’s favorite superheroine …

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Heroic Age Teaser Poster with MI-13!

Thus far, I continue to be hopeful about The Heroic Age, if only for the fact that is seems some of my favorite characters — Hawkeye, Beast, Gorilla Man, 3-D Man, Mockingbird and now, another in my Marvel top 5 … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Marvel THREE-In-One ~ Captain America

So, tonight my four-year-old, Cate, wanted to get in on the action. Juiced up after an episode of “Super Hero Squad” where the Scarlet Witch hexes Cap to sleep, Cate declared it was time to draw the star-spangled one – CAPTAIN … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Captain America, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Secret Avengers ~ Secretier Avengers

Last week, the Heroic Age teasers brought us “I Am An Avenger.” This week, “I A Secret Avenger.” And, they’ve really got us guessing. Sure to add fuel to the fire, my Smartassassins have broken back into the Marvel offices to … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Pint Size Marvel #1

Okay, ya’ll. Starting this blog was me getting over my irrational fear of sharing my writing and my ideas with the world. Now, the Marvel Two-In-One sketches I’m doing with my daughter, Gracie,  are getting me over my fear of … Continue reading

Posted in A.I.M. High, AIM, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Me and She: Happy 30th Shulkie!

Dear Jennifer, It seems like just yesterday you and I met. It was 1983. I was on a road trip to Louisville, Kentucky. we pulled over at a gas station and I bought Avengers #236. It was the first comic … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, She-Hulk | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Marvel Two-In-One: She-Hulk!

One hero. One kid. One dad. Five minutes. That’s it. To celebrate the Savage She-Hulk’s 30th birthday, Gracie and I took on the jade giantess. This was the first time the five minutes flew by … so both sketches are … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why I Love Marvel Comics ~ Alan Davis

I would buy a comic about the meat packing industry if it were illustrated by Alan Davis. The consistency of the man’s work  … the details … the softness. He had me 25 years ago when I was given an … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Marvel Two-In-One ~ HULK!

One Hero. One Kid. One Dad. Five Minutes. That’s how it works. Today’s drawing of the Hulk was created by Gracie and me as we waited for the start of a live performance of “High School Musical.” Gracie stopped rocking … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week Ten

A few years ago, I came across the blog of Dan Christensen — an artist with a style that is an odd (but, engaging) mixture of modern sensibilities and nostalgia. He has his own projects, including a cool noir fencing story, … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Comics, X-Men | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hells Yeah! Hawkeye is Back!

To quote Commander John Crichton  of “Farscape” … can I get a “Hell yeah”!?!?!?! As you can see below, I’ve enjoyed dydreaming this week about how cool a more heroic Avengers title could be. At least, I like the campaign Marvel … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics, Mockingbird | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

UPDATED! “I AM AN AVENGER!” ~ Sneakier Peak

The insanity knows no bounds as the Smartass Squad gets its greedy little hands on the next flight of “I Am An Avenger” teaser posters from Marvel. Guys, they are pulling from all corners of the Marvel U. to fill … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Marvel Two-In-One ~ Falcon!

Five Minutes. One Hero. One Child. One Childish Man. That’s it. Tonight Grace and I took on Captain America’s revolutionary, stalwart and sometimes angsty partner — Sam Wilson, the indomitable Falcon. (Yeah, we the “falcon eyes” we chose to give him and pouty … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“I AM AN AVENGER”- Sneak Peak!

If you’re like this smartass, you’re totally jazzed about the return to a more heroic, “comicbooky” Avengers team. And, you’re checking Marvel.com every day to see the next in the line of the “I am an Avenger posters.” Well, I … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comics, Marvel Comics, The Heroic Age | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Marvel Two-In-One ~ Thor!

One Hero … One Kid … One Dad … Five Minutes. That’s how it works. This eve, the fair lady Grace hath chosen to draw the fair-haired God of Thunder, Thor! Yea verily! Um … hey, Mr. Branaugh, Gracie is … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Thor | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Marvel Two-In-One – Mockingbird!

Today was a snow day here in Charlotte, N.C. — which is to say, there was ice on the road somewhere in a 200-mile radius. So, there was no school today. The girls and I elected to spend the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Marvel Comics, Marvel Two-In-One, Mockingbird, Super Hero Art by Gracie | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Meet the Wackos!

So, my love of the West Coast Avengers … the first team I thought of as MY team growing up … is well-documented on this site. After taking on Cap’s Kooky Quartet and the Fantastic Four in earlier nostalgia posts, my buddy Mockingnerd requested … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Marvel Two-In-One ~ The Thing!

Okay, so it’s officially a tradition. My daughter Grace (6) and I now have a date for our daily “Night Draw” as she calls it. The rules? We pick a superhero and, together, we have 5 minutes to draw it. … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Fantastic Four, Marvel Comics, The Thing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ms. Marvel Two-In-One!

The newfound love my daughter, Grace, has for Ms. Marvel apparently knows no bounds. I have been asked to create a costume for her and to explain exactly who this “Binary” person is. And, now, I have even been inspired to pick … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Marvel Comics, Ms. Marvel | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

“Heroic Age” – The E! True Hollywood Story

I don’t know what side of the fence you come down on, but I was really jazzed to see the promotional image for Marvel’s coming “The Heroic Age.” Now, I’m in marketing for a living … and I am not … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Beast, Captain America, Comic Books, Fantastic Four, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics, Spider-Man, The Heroic Age, The Thing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Folks, She’s British AND a Bad Ass!

If you have read this blog a bit or follow me on Twitter, there’s no secret that one of my “bestest” Web buddies is Jen AKA Mockingnerd. She’s a fangirl. She’s a talented artist (check out this insane General Greivous … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Why I Love Marvel Comics ~ X-Men #10

Aaah,  Marvel … Aaaah, the 60s … In just their tenth issue, Stan and Jack sent the X-Men on the first of many mutant field trips to the Savage Land for a team-up with Ka-Zar. And, following that humble little excursion to the true “land … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Marvel Comics, X-Men | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Behold! The Fantastic Four

To create a companion piece for the Cap’s Kooky Quartet art I posted earlier this week, Jim McCann suggested I try my hand at something for the denizens of Earth’s Greatest Comic Magazine — The Fantastic Four! This was a fun one. I’d love to hear whatcha’ think … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Comics, Fantastic Four, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week Eight!

When I started this blog, it was in an attempt to share a lifelong love of comics … particularly Marvel Comics … with “the world.” My intention was to be able to talk about the world of comics. But, I … Continue reading

Posted in Avengers, Comic Books, Comics, Hawkeye, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Why I Love Marvel Comics ~ Cap’s Kooky Quartet

One of my favorite Avengers teams assembled for the first time in Avengers #16 – Captain America, Hawkeye, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Lovingly nicknamed “Cap’s Kooky Quartet,” this four-some was a true game changer. As a lifelong Hawkeye maniac … … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

That’s Marvel BadAss! ~ Week Seven!

Got a nice note about the blog from Brendan Tobin today. And, looking over his site, I found a link to Brendan’s second blog and labor of love … MARCH MODOK MADNESS … a site I do know well! And, if you haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robot Chastity League – Lost Entries from the OHOTMU

Doing a little research for a future episode of Marvel CounterPoint, I noticed that the design of many of the Marvel U.’s robotic characters of the 60s included skirts and other elements to obscure the “crotchal region.” It’s all well and good … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oh yeah, it’s Primates Night!

Okay, I’ll fess up. There is no point. No commentary. No insight. No message associated with this post. When I sat down to decide what to blog next … all I could think of was creating a composite for Beast, Gorilla … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

That’s Marvel BadAss(es)! ~ Week Six

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

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Why I Love Marvel Comics ~ Excalibur #14

Greatest. Panel. Ever. Okay, gang. There is no manipulation at work here. Just the insane dreamings of Chris Claremont and that brilliant, mad Brit, Alan Davis. Three of my favorite things in one beautiful little panel. Kitty Pryde. A.I.M. flunkies. … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

What If? West Coast Avengers #1

I had a fun day of family,  food and comics for Christmas today. But, my celebration started a few weeks ago, when I popped down to Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find for a holiday sale. And, to what did my … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

That’s Marvel Badass! – Week Three

Stop the presses! Santa … this is what I want for Chistmas. It combines two of my favorite things (and acronyms) in the world — M.O.D.O.K. and W.P.A. style. Seriously, I am in love here. I couldn’t find much on … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel 70th Anniversary Logos | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The 12 Days of Uncanny X-Mas ~ Days Twelve!

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

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Why I Love Marvel Comics: Fantastic Four #38

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

Posted in Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

USAgent or Alien Bounty Hunter?

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

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why I Love Marvel Comics: Captain America Annual #3

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

Posted in 1 | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Why I Love Marvel Comics: Journey Into Mystery #107

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

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Marvel Smartass vs. The Vanisher

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

Posted in 1 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A.I.M. High ~ Issue 10 – Game Show Armageddon!

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.

Posted in A.I.M. High, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A.I.M. High ~ Issue Nine – Fanboys with Firearms

Come on, admit it, this has happened to you at work … Click here for a bigger version.

Posted in A.I.M. High, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 …  

Posted in A.I.M. High, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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.

Posted in A.I.M. High, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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?

Posted in A.I.M. High, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in A.I.M. High, Comic Book Humor, Comic Books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Book Humor, Comic Books, Marvel Comics | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Comic Books | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment