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Ask Chris #111: Arcade and Why Success Doesn’t Make a Villain Credible

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: You've mentioned Arcade a couple of times in your articles. I've always thought of him as a very ineffectual villain since,

Ask Chris #104: The Most Versatile Villain in Comics

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Before you have spoken at length about how you believe Batman (for DC) and Ben Grimm (for Marvel) are the most versatile heroes in their respective universes. But both of them are heroes. So, in your expert opinion, which v

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Ask Chris #100: The One Hundred Question Spectacular

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

This week, we reach a milestone. With this column, I've written One Hundred Installments of Ask

Ask Chris #98: The Best and Worst of Lois Lane

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: What is your favorite Lois Lane story? Least favorite? -- @FellAndTerrible

A: Whenever I talk about the Superman family, I usually go straight for Jim

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Ask Chris #96: Why Spider-Man Is The Best Character Ever (Yes, Even Better Than Batman)

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: When rating heroes you put Spider-Man above Batman but you write way more about Batman. Doesn't Spider-Man have as much depth? -- @ilionblaze

A:

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Ask Chris #70: The Best Reboots

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: What have been the best-handled reboots, quality-wise? --

Q: Seems an obvious choice, but what are the best comic reboots ever? --

A: I got a lot of questions along these lines this week, and

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Ask Laura: Comics Journalism, Batman Songs, and Superhero Karaoke

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Chris Sims is on vacation today for his birthday, so in his absence ComicsAlliance editor-in-chief has agreed to fill in at his Q&A column, transforming Ask Chris to Ask Laura. And so this week we're going to take a break from all the 10,000 word essays about why Batman is the best and instead talk a little bit about the songs Batman should be forced to sing at karaoke, the best superhero KJs and -- oh yeah, comics journalism.

In the world of comics, who would be the best KJ? Alternately, who

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Ask Chris #66: Superman, Batman and the World’s Finest Friendship

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Frank Miller says that Superman and Batman would never be friends. What do you have to say to that? --

A: As hard a

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Ask Chris #64: How To Read Everything

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: As one of the leading Batmanologists, it's probably safe to say you've read most, if not all, things Bat-related. When you read that much, do you keep notes or records for later

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Ask Chris #59: The HeroesCon Lightning Round Special!

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!

Normally in this column, I pick one or two questions from the ones sent in by readers and answer them at length -- and that's putting it nicely. This time around, however, I'm doing things a little dif

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