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A Tourist’s Guide to Superhero Cities
So you've come to see beautiful New Metrothamork, home of a prominent superhero! Welcome!
Like most people, you've always dreamed of traveling to the city of Awesome-Man to see him fight villains, banter, and romance his on-again-off-again girlfriend...
The Periodic Table Of Super-Powers
With 70 years of super-hero comics behind us, there have been a lot of super-powers on the printed page -- so many, in fact, that even the most dedicated comics reader can occasionally have a hard time keeping them straight.
Heroes, Zeroes Crash Pictures in Superhero Photobombs
The word "photobomb" is relatively new -- most of us only learned it recently, thanks to a certain Canadian ground squirrel -- but the phenomenon has been around for as long as cameras. And really, if there'd been any possible way to photobomb a painting, I'm sure some hi…
The Top 10 Superheroes You Want as Part of Your Family
With Mother's Day just around the corner, you may be preparing for a phone call -- or a visit -- to the family home, something you may be either looking forward to, or dreading. You can't choose your family, as the old saying goes. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared to, just in case you…
The 21 Awesomest Superhero Mods for My Little Pony
Comics artist Junko Mizuno ("Strange Tales") recently designed a custom My Little Pony for Hasbro, and it got me wondering whether there were more comic book versions of the collectible horsey toys of my youth. It turns out that there's a very active My Little Pony modding community that h…
Superhero Obama Fights Giant Robots, Al Qaeda, Bears
We've talked a lot about the Obama-as-superhero theme, and College Humor has the latest take -- and one of the most enjoyable. It comes complete with a catchy theme song and animated video where you can watch Obama fight the recession, global warming, giant robots, pirates, Al Qaeda, and bears.…
Outside the Lines: Water Jetpack!
"You have been dreaming about flying a personal jetpack for way too long. Your wait is finally over!"
Yes, thanks to JetLev, you too can now fly like a superhero -- or at least, like a superhero with a jetpack. It's a water-propelled device, so you do need to be over water, but it is still…

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