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Mariann Asanuma’s ‘Mini-Scale’ LEGO Super-Heroes Are Awesome
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 at 1/20 scale (a step up from the 1/50 scale of regular LEGO minifigures), which is used for the di
Hulk Conan Fights Superman Jay Leno in Bizarre Taiwanese Animation
Hulk Conan Fights Superman Jay Leno in Bizarre Taiwanese Animation
His days as host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" may be drawing to a rapid, $45 million close, but Conan O'Brien's legacy as a comic book fan shows no signs of slowing down. Granted, Conan didn't make this hilarious CGI superhero showdown where he turns into the Incredible Hulk, while Jay Leno turns into some kind of Superman analogy, and then Captain NBC/America jumps in for an all-out, dra
Garfield Fights Crime With Sloth, Gluttony and Cuteness
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 insufferable humanity, but I've enjoyed the past few days of superhero-themed "Garfield" strips by J
Roasting Old Chestnuts: Our Favorite Comic Book Cliches
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 for super-hero girlfriends to wind up in refrigerators, we've seen 'em all...
5 Comic Book Halloween Costumes That Won’t Objectify Women (And 5 That Will Objectify Men!)
5 Comic Book Halloween Costumes That Won’t Objectify Women (And 5 That Will Objectify Men!)
Halloween is less than a month away now, meaning that those of you who've yet to start thinking about a costume are getting ever closer to achieving that dreaded status of "waiting until the last moment." Some of you may be looking to comic books for inspiration, and both DC and Marvel have a number of licensed costumes available for you to choose from...

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