Parting Shot: Life-Size Lego Batman. As much as we loved the Lego Batman videogame, these life-size replicas of the Caped Crusader as captured by Flickr user MJ’laflaca are a whole different scale of awesome.
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@ Comic Book Resources - The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So Did Captain America Make It Out of World War II Or What? By Brian Cronin| April 26, 2014 |71 Comments| In this feature we examine comic book stories and ideas that were not only abandoned, but also had the stories/plots specifically “overturned” by a later writer (as if they were a legal precedent). Click here for an archive of all the previous editions of The Abandoned An’ Forsaked. Today we take a look at one of the most famous retcons in comic book history and one I probably should have gotten to before now, Captain America and Bucky making it out of World War II in one piece (until they didn’t)… Continue Reading » The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So Did Captain America Kill People During World War II Or What?
By Brian Cronin| March 22, 2014 |105 Comments| The Abandoned An’ Forsaked – So Did Hal Jordan Become a Bad Guy or What? Drawing Crazy Patterns Archive. What should we call this age of comics? By Greg Burgas| May 5, 2012 @ 3:25 PM |89 Comments| I doubt if anyone is nominating the “Golden Age”!
I have argued, twice before, that we’re living in the Golden Age of comics, simply because of the sheer diversity of the product and the accessibility of it all (those links are old; the second one has those formatting problems that older entries on this blog still have). In that first link, I argue for new classifications of the eras of comics, but I’m not going to do that here. I’m just curious if we’re able to move beyond the “Iron Age” of comics yet, and I’d like your help! So let’s break down the generally accepted “ages” of comics before moving on to speculation: Comic Book Easter Eggs Archive! By Brian Cronin| July 1, 2011 @ 11:59 PM |32 Comments| Here is an archive of all the Comic Book Easter Eggs that we’ve featured so far!
Check them all out! 1 – Steranko homage, a Bad Robot cameo and a Simpsons/Green Lantern reference 2 – Claremont and Cockrum show up in X-Men, Miracleman shows up in Dark Knight Returns and the Yarbroughs get some love from Wonder Woman 3 – Sound effects from Incredible Hercules 4 – Scott and Jean show up in WildCATs, Alan Davis shows us a bathroom sound effect and Camelot 3000′s King Arthur shows up in a Ghostbusters comic book 5 – Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Beavis and Butthead show up in WildCATS, Waldo shows up in Hulk: Future Imperfect and the X-Men pop up in the pages of Punisher 6 – Comic Strip Cameos Galore!
7 – Jay and Silent Bob make an appearance via Braille, Doctor Doom is killed in JLA #1 and the world’s greatest heroes end up behind bars in the pages of Spawn. Comic Book Legends Revealed. Comic Book Questions Answered Archive. Comic Book Resources CSBG Archive Comic Book Questions Answered Comic Book Questions Answered Archive by Brian Cronin | June 4, 2007 @ 11:00 AM | No Comments | Here is a collection of this feature, which collects various questions that readers have had over the years that I’ve done my best to answer.
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@ Comic Book Resources When We First Met – Joker’s Deadly Bag of Tricks by Brian Cronin| March 15, 2014 |17 Comments| In this feature we spotlight the various characters, phrases, objects or events that eventually became notable parts of comic lore. Not major stuff like “the first appearance of Superman,” but rather, “the first time someone said, ‘Avengers Assemble!’” Today, based on a suggestion by reader Joe M., we’ll take a look at the introduction of various Joker stand-bys, like the joy buzzer, the acid-squirting flower and the “Bang” flag gun… Continue Reading » When We First Met – “And There Came a Day…” by Brian Cronin| January 26, 2014 |24 Comments| This is a special mini-edition of When We First Met, answering a question I just got on Twitter from T_Campbell Hey, do you know when the Avengers lead in “a day unlike any other” made its first appearance?
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