Archive for category: Comics

Worst Mutant Powers Ever

Comics

At some point in all our lives we’ve wanted to be a super-hero.  For those that have read Marvel Comics, mutant powers have always been a draw.  The X-Men (and their villains) have always had the coolest powers.  Wolverine and his healing factor, Magneto’s control over all things metal, and who wouldn’t like to shoot […]

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X-Dogs: A Parody of X-Men #1

Comics, Dogs, featured, Humor

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 40 years since the very first X-Men comic came out.  X-Men #1 is a classic, introducing characters that have become a part of comic legend, including one of the greatest villains ever to grace the printed page – Magneto.  Ever since the success of our Marvel […]

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Worst Superhero Names

Comics, Fail, Humor

Sometimes comic book writers come up with a great character – the powers are all there, the backstory, the design – and then they go to name them.  Now, I’m not talking about their real name, but their alter-ego.  Sometimes all the amazing powers in the world don’t matter when you saddle a character with […]

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The Prometheus Device

Comics, Technology

I’ve done more than my fair share of posts on comic book characters on this site, but Everett Bradford has taken it one step further. Inspired by the X-Men character of Pyro, he’s created what he calls the Prometheus Device. For those of us that may or may not have played with fire in our […]

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Great Minimalist Desktop Wallpapers

Artwork, Cartoons, Comics

So when it comes to my computer’s wallpaper I change it a lot, usually for no other reason than to change it.  However, the problem with that is finding desktop wallpapers that I actually want on my computer.  Lately I’ve been on a minimalist kick and had been having trouble finding wallpapers that fit that […]

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How Ice Cream is Really Made

Bizarre, Cartoons, Comics, Fail

Usually animation doesn’t provide a lot of extra insight and this instance is no different, but it makes me extra uneasy and I laughed a little louder when the whole process of making the ice cream is made so clear. A snowman is pooping ice cream, in case you aren’t viewing images.

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Superhero/Super-Villain Posters

Artwork, Comics

In the last few years, and in the next few years to come, there have been and will be a lot of superhero movies. Between a reboot of the Batman franchise, the Iron Man movies, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, and the upcoming reboots of the X-Men and Spider-Man franchises, not to mention what is sure […]

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Funny X-Men Videos

Cartoons, Comics, Humor

The guys over at Floating Hands Studios have come up with some great videos, most of them making fun of different Marvel characters.  My favorites though, are the ones that poke fun at some of the…inconsistencies in the X-Men universe.  Below are some of my favorites.  They’re not very long, so I recommend you enjoy […]

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Athletes as Superheroes

Comics, Sports

To coincide with the beginning of the NBA season, Marvel and ESPN collaborated on an edition of ESPN the Magazine showing members of the NBA as different characters from the Marvel Universe.  While I disagreed with some of their choices, it got me to thinking – what athletes match up with which superheroes? Iron Man […]

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Unique Superhero Art

Artwork, Comics

New Haven, CT based illustrator/painter/teacher Christopher Uminga likes to pain things that make him happy, including comic book character inspired pieces, and the tiny monsters he “sees in his head”. Given my love of comic book characters, I instantly loved his work. Here is a selection of his work inspired by comics, but you should […]

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