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These Little Girls Are Better Than You

    Well, better at playing superhero anyway.  On Alex Law’s tumblr Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You, he finds pictures of girls in superhero costume and then translates them to comic art. The topic of female superhero costumes has gotten a lot of attention recently. But while designs like these may […]

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Mike’s Amazing World of Comics is a fantastic resource for comic book indexes, cover galleries, and more.  Perhaps the coolest feature on the site though, is the virtual Newsstand. Just enter a month and year (or cover date) and the site returns a page showing the cover of every comic on the stands that month. […]

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Daughter Loves Comics, Dad is at a Loss

Women in comics – both creators and fans-  has been a subject oft discussed of late. Last week, Comics Alliance (among others) picked up a great story about a single father who found himself at a loss when he realized his young daughter was way into comics and superheroes, but he knew nothing of the genre. Taking […]

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X-Ray Specs and More

  If you were born in the 70s or before, you remember well the ads in comic books for various and sundry crap. X-Ray Glasses, Sea Monkeys, and on and on. Were you ever curious about what you would actualy get if you sent away for any of that stuff? Kirk Demarais was curious. So […]

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March M.O.D.O.K. Madness!

How in the world are we just now finding out about March M.O.D.O.K. Madness?! Apparently this has been going on for years! 

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