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Mariann Asanuma’s ‘Mini-Scale’ LEGO Super-Heroes Are Awesome
As ComicsAlliance readers are probably well aware at this point, I could basically look at awesome comics-inspired LEGO creations all day long, but today I saw some in a style I was completely unfamiliar with: Mariann Asanuma's "Mini-Scale" creations:

According to Asanuma, these are done a…
Garfield Fights Crime With Sloth, Gluttony and Cuteness
Even though I take my share of shots at the graveyard that is the newspaper funnies page, thanks to the lively wit of The Comics Curmudgeon, I'm often reminded that a few cute strips defy logic by retaining some semblance of reader appeal. I hate to admit this, because it reminds me of my insufferab…
The Most Bizarre Superpowers In Comics
This week, the first volume of "Chew," the current indie darling from writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory, comes out in trade paperback, and we can't recommend it highly enough!
If you haven't read it, the story follows the adventures of an FDA inspector called Tony Chu, who, as a &…
Roasting Old Chestnuts: Our Favorite Comic Book Cliches
Like every other form of entertainment, comic books are full of cliches. The key difference? Spending a few decades as a marginalized art form has lent super-hero comics its own unique blend of old saws, and from the requisite fight between heroes that leads to a team-up to the alarming propensity f…
Shopping for Superhero Swag on Etsy
Warren Ellis recently solicited a list of awesome Etsy stuff from his readers, and while it was hella fun to browse, it was also as diverse as you'd imagine from Ellis fans -- running the gamut from steampunk to WTF and back again. I decided to get a little more specific, and went searching for…
Superhero Facebook Status Updates — Super-Social Networking
These days, everyone in the world seems to be on Facebook, including our bosses, parents, and the people we hated in high school. So what would it be like if superheroes like Batman, Spider-Man and Superman were updating their statuses, taking quizzes, and commenting on each other's profiles li…

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