Saturday, July 16, 2011

DC Retro-Active: Dan Didio on Batgirl

from the back matter of all DC Comics shipping with a cover date of November 2009, from the desk of Dan Didio himself, regarding the process behind choosing the character behind the mask of the (then) new Batgirl, Stephanie Brown.

let's type out the bit with the retro-active ironic value:

[...]Choosing the new Batgirl was not an easy decision, and strong arguments could be made for most of them. At one point we were sure it would be Barbara (she was as close to being Bagirl again as Nightwing was to being dead) but after long discussions it was agreed that Oracle had become such a strong character, there was no sense going back [...]

cue September 2011, a scant two years later:

yeah, dude, whatever
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Friday, July 15, 2011

the complete Emma Frost in one panel

Source: X-Men Schism #1 (Jason Aaron, Carlos Pacheco), Marvel Comics

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

X-Men: Schism the XXX Parody

through the wonders of creative censoring and panel rearrangement, we are finally ready to reveal the true reasons behind the Schism (TM) between Cyclops and Wolverine in the latest great summer X-over.


Original Source: X-Men Schism #1 (Jason Aaron, Carlos Pacheco), Marvel Comics

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Mutant and Prude

now, Marvel, is this the sort of 'square' message you want to be sending new readers flocking through your comics in search of hot and bothered Michael Fassbender action? Magneto don't swing.

Joe Casey's Vengeance could very well turn out to be the best damn Marvel book since Milligan/Allred's X-Force. which just also happens to be the last time we saw a Marvel hero partake in a threesome

Source: Vengeance #1 (Joe Casey, Nick Dragotta), Marvel Comics

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this blog doesn't encourage cruelty against animals

...except when it's funny.

Source: Secret Six #35 (Gail Simone, Jim Calafiore), DC Comics

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