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Fight For Freedom Wherever There’s A Tabletop With A Fan-Made ‘GI Joe’ / ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Crossover

GI Joe-themed Magic: The Gathering Cards

If you've spent a lot of time in comic book stores over the past 20 years or so, there's a pretty good chance you've found yourself playing a collectible card game at some point. I've personally shuffled off plenty of my cash to Wizards of the Coast in my younger days, looking for the best enchantments and creatures (and I'm not going to lie, I still have a stack of Bulbasaurs sitting on my desk right now), but there's one thing that every CCG I've ever played has suffered from a distinct lack of: Laird James McCullen Destro XXIV, arms dealer to the sinister forces Cobra, an evil organization that wants to rule the world.

Apparently, I'm not the only one who noticed that, but now someone has stepped up to fix the problem. has unveiled "Battleground," a fan-made card set that pits the Joes against Cobra using the rules of Magic: The Gathering.

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The Gender-Swapped X-Men Put The ‘Uncanny’ In ‘Uncanny Valley’


Here at ComicsAlliance, we've always been fascinated by the strange world of gender-swapped fan-art, so believe me when I say that we were thrilled when our friends at io9 discovered what they described as "the mother lode" of gender-swapped X-Men fan-art...

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The Horrors of Fandom: ‘The Top 10 Hottest Female Sonic the Hedgehog Characters’


Like a lot of people who read comic books, I think it's pretty fair to say that I can get a little obsessive over things. I am, after all, a dude who has written thousands upon thousands of words about how much I wish Batman would be my best friend forever and ever enjoy the craftsmanship that has contributed to the greater Batman mythos...

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Should Comic Book Companies Bring Fanfic Writers Into the Fold?


Fanfiction is everywhere. It's on independent websites. It's on journal sites. You can probably find some in the comments of comics discussion boards. And there's almost certainly more of it being produced than any of its source material...

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Which Ten Comics Would You Save?


After 36 years of collecting comics, Jose Alaniz, a professor at the University of Washington, is donating his collection of 12 boxes of comics to the institution's library. This will raise the eyebrows of many comic book fans for two reasons:

1: Only twelve boxes after over three decades...

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Harley Quinn as Robin: A Meme of Madness


Whence she came, none will tell. Whither she goes, none can say. There is only one thing that everyone knows for certain.

She keeps Batman awake at night.

The idea of Harley Quinn somehow becoming Robin worked its way onto the internet, caught on among fans, and resulted in Robley Quinn; the ultimate bat-mashup...

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The Most Divisive Character Types in Comics


Everyone likes a good argument, and comics fans are no different. Sure, for the most part we want peace, but life is better when there is something to bicker over. During the course of an argument you get to re-visit favorite moments, air out grievances, and occasionally learn something new...

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Internet Fan Fights: When Schadenfreude Goes Digital


There are a lot of advantages to the age of the internet; the ability to easily find people with common interests half a world away, massive amounts of information available around the clock, and an endless supply of funny cat pictures...

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Australian Geeks Set New World Record for Superhero Costumes


Melbourne, Australia has just broken the Guinness World Record for largest number of people in superhero costumes gathered in one place. A little over a week ago, 1245 people dressed up like their favorite comics characters and headed for Federation Square to be tallied up by Guinness officials


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The ‘Cry for Justice’ Threesome Continuity Challenge


The comics blog "Stars and Garters" has issued, to Gail Simone, a specific type of challenge. It is a challenge that has felled many a writer before her, and will ruin many a writer after her. It is the slipperiest, most difficult, most unresolvable challenge that any writer can ever face...

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