The world of "Kick-Ass" looks a little bit more like our own, thanks to real life superheroes who have taken to the streets in cities from Cincinnati to Portland. Even if they encounter an occasional real life villain, they've made their communities more colorful by reaching out to the homeless and otherwise afflicted.
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Male circumcision is ubiquitous enough that sometimes its easy to forget that it's something of a contemporary issue. I'm not a doctor, so I won't break down the pros and cons for you here, but the caped Foreskin Man definitely has an opinion on the matter, swooping in to save a baby boy from the knife of "Mr. Mutilator" in a new comic book.
Maybe this will give the stinky dude at the comic con (and as we all know, there's always at least one really stinky dude at a con) a bit of incentive to shower before he hits the show floor -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle soaps!
While they may look like those delicious ice cream pops and smell of delicious lemon-lime, don't try
In the midst of all the hubbub surrounding Wonder Woman's controversial costume design by DC Co-publisher Jim Lee and origin overhaul by J. Michael Straczynski, one interesting bit of trivia floated past our radar
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, flippin' food on a pancake pan. You know, once in awhile it pays not to run ad-blocking plugins. Take today, for example, when I checked out Marvel.com to verify the spelling of "
There's no shame in admitting that you read comic books in the bathroom. Heck, we've all done it - not with our most prized and perfect comic books, mind you, but the occasional issue (or in some cases a TPB) that you deem worthy of your attention while hanging out in the john? That's a totally acceptable offense
If you're a comic book fan, chances are very high that you've dreamed of being a superhero at some point in your life. It's a wish that nearly got David Lizewski killed over the course of "Kick-Ass," but don't look at that horror story as your example - look at The Real Life Super Hero Project in