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Ask Chris #28: Robin, Robin, Robin

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: What are good stories that show the importance of Robin to the Batman mythos? -- royalconstantin

Q: Who is your favorite/ least favorite Robin and why? -- charpalnaut

A: I got a few questions about Robin this week

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Ask Chris #27: Why I Love Spider-Man

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: So if Batman is your favorite character, and Jimmy Olsen is your third, who's second and why? -- George_Austin

A: My second favorite character?

Despite the fact that I don't get the chance to talk about him as much as I do with m

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Ask Chris #25: What Are Batman’s Worst Costumes?

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: With the knowledge that Batman's costume is about to change again in mind, what are your LEAST favourite bat-costumes? -- Max_Barnard

A: That's right, everybody: I'm celebrating my 25th column by doing my favorite t

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Ask Chris #23: What Are the Best Series Finales 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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: In your opinion, the best series endings in comics? Not just the end to separate story arcs, but to entire books? -- shutupadrian

A: In comics, closing out a series can often be a pretty tricky proposition. It's hard enough to write a good ending to a stor

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Ask Chris #22: Who Is the Best Superhero Animal of All?

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Who is the best ANIMAL superhero of them all? (Inspired by me watching the pretty-mediocre "Underdog" film on cable) -- bully_thelsb

A: I hate to be That Guy on a question from the Internet's most beloved Little Stuff

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Ask Chris #21: The Bruce Wayne Girlfriend Trauma Algorithm and Archie’s Most Terrifying 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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: If I were to start dating Bruce Wayne, how long would it take before I would be killed/ kidnapped/ etc.? -- charpalnaut

A: Despite the fact that he's a handsome, rich

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Ask Chris #17: Should You Judge Art Based on the Artist’s Views?

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Who has the lamer lamest enemy - Batman or Spider-Man? -- adampknave

A: Now that is a tough one, if for no other reason than in order to answer it, I have to first figure out who each c

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Ask Chris #16: Comics, Politics and the Suicide Squad

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: Did comics shape your politics at all? For example, Messner-Loeb's Flash run taught adolescent me that it's ok to be gay. --dustc

A: It's almost inconceivable for me to think that

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Ask Chris #13: Batman vs. Psychiatry and Superman’s Strangest Powers

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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 we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: From Taryn (Age 8): Why are so many of Batman's villains psychiatrists? --Angry_Jake

A: An excellent question from a very perceptive young lady!

The fact of the mat

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ComicsAlliance Heads to HeroesCon — Come to Our ‘Ask Chris’ Panel!

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If you're heading to HeroesCon this weekend, we got good news: We're coming too! The entire senior staff -- Laura Hudson, Caleb Goellner, and Chris Sims -- is traveling to Charlotte, NC to cover the event, and as a special bonus feature, we'll have our own ComicsAlliance panel at 2 PM on Sunday in Room 206 where you can thrill to meeting us all in person!

We'll be doing a special live version of our "Ask Chris" feature, which we imagine will look a lot like the Rusty Shackles image above, where Chris and I brawl it out while Caleb quietly judges us from the sidelines. Mostly, though, we're going to need you to make the panel go round, so

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