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Capes and The Divine in Jack Kirby’s Costume Designs

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One of the noticeable differences between DC and Marvel is the number of prominent superheroes that wear capes. Compare any group shot of any number of Marvel superheroes to any group shot of DC superheroes and chances are good that there will be more capes on the DC side. There's a litany of reasons why this could have taken root in the intrinsic creative works of both companies, but one of the strongest is the role of one artist and creator in the building and evolution of both publishers into what we know of them today: Jack Kirby.

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Ask Chris #238: Why You Should Probably Pick Up Walter Simonson’s ‘Orion’

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Q: How immediately should we should we all be buying the new Orion by Walt Simonson omnibus? -- @atnorwood

A: Every now and then I like to take a swing at a softball question, but this one is just gently wafting over the plate, taking a moment to stop offer me an engraved invitation. So here's the quick answer: Ideally, you should be buying that Orion omnibus right now, if not sooner, maybe going as far as buying it in back issues too so you have something to read while you wait for it to be delivered. As a general rule of thumb, pretty much anything with the words "WALT SIMONSON" written on the cover is something that's going to be worth having on your bookshelf.

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The Great Super-Costume Poll: Wolverine Yellow/Wolverine Brown

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Today we're inviting you to vote on one of the most contentious schisms in all of comics costume design history; yellow and blue Wolverine, or brown and tan Wolverine? Which is the greatest? And to round out today's selection, we have a selection of similarly angry chaps from the DC universe(s); Lobo, Midnighter and Orion. Because being good at fighting doesn't mean you're bad at dressing.

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New Genesis And Taco Bell Collide In ‘Jack Kirby’s Fourth Meal’

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In the interest of adding to "the long list of things that weren’t gonna photoshop themselves," Director of Publicity for Oni Press John Schork recently took to his personal Tumblr account to gift humankind with one of the most breathtaking mashups of our time. Jack Kirby + Taco Bell = Jack Kirby's Fourth Meal.

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Link Ink: New ‘Arkham Origins’ DLC And The ‘Big Hero 6′ Co-Director

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Get the Thursday links that are coming to you, past the cut.

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Brian Azzarello Talks Wonder Woman, New Gods, And Creating New Greek Myths [Interview]

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In stores today is Wonder Woman #18, the conclusion to the current storyline centered on Wonder Woman's search for Zola's baby, the latest child of Zeus and Diana's half-sibling. This story also introduc

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Ask Chris #54: The Mythology of Jack Kirby’s ‘New Gods’

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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: Beyond Thor and Hercules, who are the best gods in comics? --

A: Well, I hate to be pedantic about this -- because as we all know, the Comics Internet simply can't abide pedantry -

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Ask Chris #34: Beyond Jack Kirby’s Fourth World and the Secrets of the Batcave

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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: Are any of the non-Kirb

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