Category: Comics

Mar 10 2015

Want: Life-Sized Hulk Buster For Sale

If you’re still in need of that one piece to top off your Avenger’s collection or if you just hit the tax return jackpot and need a way to keep those awful relatives of yours off the lawn then do I have a deal for you.   Beast Kingdom Toys is selling a life-size version …

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May 27 2014

No New Ideas: Marvel and DC Superhero Equivalents

If you haven’t noticed over the last 30 years of weekly trips to the comic book store, a lot of the superheroes from DC and Marvel comics are basically the same. Like a lot, a lot. I could go into reasons why but I won’t waste your time because I know you don’t care. And …

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May 20 2014

The Old Switcheroo: Mythical Creatures Re-Ordered

sometimes it’s fun to take an existing idea and turn it on its head. Or to chop its head off and stick it on the other end. That’s where most horror movie come from. Tumblr blogger Charmingly Antiquated did just that with some of your favorite mythical creatures. Specifically they rearranged a centaur, harpie, mermaid …

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May 16 2014

All the Spiderman: Every Costume Spidey has Ever Worn

As you’re all aware, superheros are wont to change their costumes every now and then. Usually it comes with a new arc in their story. Sometimes the new costume may accommodate new features. Other times, especially with skin-tight spandex like Spiderman wears, I’m sure there are skid-mark and nut-sweat-stain issues that are hard to deal …

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May 01 2014

Would Eat: Late 80’s Superhero Cake

First person that can find me the video or comic where the one of Captain Planet’s sidekicks complains that the power of Heart sucks wins a prize. Prizes include the quarter hiding under the leftmost cushion of your parent’s couch and any one item you’d like from your neighbor’s front yard. This cake was made …

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Apr 17 2014

Ninja Turtles will Haunt Your Dreams

Artist Dave Raposa has a way about him, a way of making your favorite TV and comic book characters terrifying. He’s taken the Ninja Turtles and rendered them scary. I imagine this is what they look like to all the ninja-henchmen that they take out every day. I wonder how many villains still use ninja-henchmen. …

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Apr 11 2014

Somebody Needs a Nap: The Avengers as Children

Artist Ben Oliver decided it was high time that someone look into what the Avengers looked like as kindergarteners. The answer is generally grumpy and sometimes bearded. Two things that you just don’t want to see in a 5-year-old. It looks like all these kids have a really rough home life. And that saddens me. …

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Apr 09 2014

I Needed That: DC Comic Heroines as 1940’s Pinups

By show of hands, how many of you have ever read a Hawkgirl comic? I thought as much. Well the folks over at QMx decided we needed a group of 1940’s style pinups of the Heroines from the DC comics. No, I’m not really sure who half of these girls are but I would be …

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Mar 13 2014

Uncanny: New Scarlet Johansson as Black Widow Action Figure

Sometimes toys are creepy and there is no shame in admitting that you would rather burn down the house than let that horrible porcelain doll watch you sleep. Then there are toys that are creepy in the same way but you secretly want to purchase and set on the nightstand so it can be the …

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Mar 10 2014

Badass Michonne Barbie will Murder Classic Barbie

Flickr user Peewee Parker created this custom-made Michonne doll from The Walking Dead. She looks like she’d sneak up on Barbie’s Dream House and take it as her own. All the blood on the walls would hurt the resale value but parking the convertible out front will attract a lot of buyers anyway. It’s about …

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