Friday, February 16, 2007

Overcome by the need..

Oh, I almost forgot!
The most jaw-droppingly awesome thing I saw in a comic this week.

Luke Cage ain't afraid to kick a chick in the taco.
For real.
This actually happened in a Marvel Comic with Avengers on the masthead.
The stones on Bendis, right?

Oh, also, no group of people or super-people even remotely resembling "The Avengers" appear anywhere within the pages of New Avengers #27.
I mean, these guys look like a fun bunch, but they are in no way anything like "The Avengers".
So, you know, just an FYI kind of thing.

If you wanna do it, do it right..

Let's talk about Black Panther.
The Reginald Hudlin-New Marvel's Trying Too Hard To Make Him Important By Constantly Shoving His Total Badass-ness Down Our Throats-Black Panther as featured in Marvel Comics' Black Panther Volume 4 Number 24.

(This "down our throats" strategy is also working out great for DC with Supergirl, btw.)
I hate this comic, and I hate how it makes me hate Black Panther.

Gee, thanks for the vote of confidence, Carlton. Now do that stupid dance.
You can have him be a "badass" without writing every other character he runs into like a sycophantic fanboy/girl.

You know what else this comic taught me about Black Panther?
So he's into old ladies (Storm's grandma in this instance) and dirty underpants?
So what does he do with dirty underpants?


But it's just girl's underpants, at least... right?


So he's using his incredible flexibility and agility to flip face first into Captain America's ass?

Bravo, Marvel. That's certainly a more surprising character revelation than the phony affair with Photon you tried to fake us out with in this issue.

Risin' up...

Just messing around in CS2 on my break at work.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Christmas in February!

5 Reasons Toy Fair 2007 Was Rad

The best animated Joker figure ever.

Aquaman says, "Just let me throw an anchor at it!"

Space, it seems to go on and on forever. But then you get to the end and a gorilla starts throwing barrels at you.


Finally a Madman figure that's worth a damn. Snap!

There'll be more of these Toy Fair 2007 awesomeness updates.

Also, it's worth noting/mentioning that I've replaced Thor's Playlist with a much grander in scope chrishaley approved! playlist. I hope you enjoy it.

It bears repeating.

About as good as comics get as far as I'm concerned.
I don't really feel like I need to go into too much detail, as I'm sure anything I'm going to say has already been said by someone else out there in the comics-blog-o-verse... I'm still going to though, because I loved it so much.

Bully really has the right idea. Go read about it and then do your part.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Ain't talkin' 'bout love.

So, it's St. Valentine's Day yet again.
Back in 2004, I believe, I cut all ties with this holiday, opting instead to celebrate Daredevil's Day every February 14.
The idea being that it's still got the same red color-scheme and getting and giving Daredevil related presents is a lot more fun than flowers or stuffed bears.
Also, I try to wear a Daredevil shirt if at all possible... and I mean, I've got two, so it's usually possible.
Feel free to jump on this bandwagon before it gets away from you.

I mis-saw one of those candy hearts in a box and thought it said this.
A lot more fun than what it actually said.
Anyway, for those of you who'd prefer or more traditional Valentine's Day sentiment from me, I suppose I can oblige that as well.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Imperius, etc.

Paul Maybury has done an awesome redesign for Namor over at Project Rooftop.
Go look at it.

Monday, February 12, 2007

Love is all around.

Joel has made probably the best Valentine's Day comic present ever.
Even cooler is the fact that I got to watch him draw most of it.

Wait, you're not Superman.


DH over at CapVsBats has put up a pretty funny parody of The Return.
Check it out.