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Bizarro Back Issues: The Hundred-Year-Old Robot That Stole Batman’s Girlfriend in 1977

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Batman is not exactly what you'd call a normal man. In pretty much every respect, he's at least steps beyond the average guy, and when he has problems, they go beyond the average too. For example, a normal people develop a crush on someone and not be sure how to express their feelings, or have the object of their affection spurn their advances, but that's generally where the problem stops

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Bizarro Back Issues: Batman in The Worst Thanksgiving Ever

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The time is once again here for Thanksgiving in America, and while most of us just use the holiday as an excuse to binge on turkey, there is a deeper meaning behind it. It's the day that we set aside to honor the time that the Native Americans helped out the Pilgrims, who would not have otherwise survived the harsh winter in their new home. Things

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Bizarro Back Issues: Superboy’s Bio-Magnetism! (1980)

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I think we can all agree that the problem with Silver Age Superman was that he just didn't have enough powers. Flight, super-strength, invulnerability, super-speed, heat vision, X-Ray vision, telescopic vision, microscopic vision, super-breath, super-memory, super-ventriloquism, super-hypnosis, super-intellect -- I mean, honestly, how is anyone supposed to tell a story with such a limited set of tools?

Fortunately for us, the legendary Cary Bates and Kurt Schaffenberger were able to get around that little problem way back in The New Adventures of Superboy #11, with a deceptively simple solution: They gave that kid another super-ability: the amazing power of bio-magnetism, which essentially turned him into a giant Katamari.This wasn't the first time that Pre-Crisis Superman's power

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Bizarro Back Issues: Commissioner Gordon vs. the Space Alien (1978)

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Who's the most normal member of Batman's vast supporting cast? Well, even during the most bizarre years of Batman's career -- the age of Bat-Mite and Bat-Hound, the Zebra Batman, King Batman the First, Rip van Batman, and travels to alien worlds and different eras in time -- at least one element of the Batman comic books remained relatively Earthbound: Batman's pal Commissioner James Gordon. Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson were zipping around the world

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Bizarro Back Issues: Iron Man in Castle Frankenstein! (1977)

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Of all the spoooooky stories that I dig up to read every October, the ones that I like the best are the ones where the supernatural elements are just completely out of place. There's a level to that stuff that's perfect for Halloween and the way that the best horror stories, where the scary stuff is unexpected and jarring and wrong, and can strike at anyone at any time.

And then there'

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Bizarro Back Issues: ‘Hitman vs. Vampires’ (1999)

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Around this time of year, I like to get into the Halloween spirit by reading through a few spoooooky comics, and one of the stories that always makes it into the stack is a two-part story from DC's Hitman called "Dead Man's Land." Of course, I don't need much of an exc

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Bizarro Back Issues: Captain Marvel and the Peace Ray (1946)

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So yeah. That happened.

Oh, relax. Despite the unfortunate modern-day subtext of that panel, the crook here only means it in the sense of generally harming. Point is, I've been reading through a lot of Golden Age Captain Marvel Adventures comics lately, and if I've learned nothing, it's that Billy Batson and his super-heroic alter ego face even stranger situations than the average Golden Age hero, and that's saying something. Being stranded in a futur

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Bizarro Back Issues: Batman’s Post-Apocalyptic Team-Up With Kamandi

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This week, DC is releasing a hardcover omnibus of Jack Kirby's Kamandi, and it's something I'm really looking forward to. As much as I love Kirby's work, especially during the his time at DC when was creating Sandman, The Demon, and the Fourth World saga, Kamandi's always been one of those books that I just haven't had the chance to sit down and read.

That's not to say that I'm completely unfamiliar with the

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Bizarro Back Issues: The Punisher Fights Dr. Doom in ‘Acts of Vengeance’

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The Marvel Comics crossover Acts of Vengeance was awesome. In fact, I'd be willing to say that it's my favorite Marvel crossover, because it's such a simple idea -- shuffling around villains so that they fight the heroes they usually wouldn't -- that led to so many great stories. There was the Captain America

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PSAs From Panels: What To Do With Your Old Comics [Comic]

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In this week's comics-related Public Service Announcement by Kevin Church and artist Sandra Lanz, the cast of the webcomic The Rack discusses what you can do with your old (and unwanted) comics to help others.

To read the continuing adventures o

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