Friday, November 13, 2009

"Special" Powers: Mighty Mary

Not so effective in flat terrain.
-from 1st Issue Special (1976)

Meet all of the original Outsiders, before Batman made his own version comprised entirely of 'normals'.

Sound Off! POIT (again)

Poit again?
-from Marvel Spotlight #33 (1977)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

And now a word from their sponsor

So, were we going to trade insurance information?

-from Sensation Comics #71 (1947)

Klaw doesn't come down to where you work...

Doctor Doom isn't picky.
-from Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #12 (1985)

Monday, November 9, 2009

"Special" Powers: El Gato

El Gato, seeing his master plan's weakness exposed, tries diplomacy.
-from Omega The Unknown #4 (1976)


Trust him, he checked.
-from Action Comics #289 (1962)

Saturday, November 7, 2009

He ain't heavy, he's ... heavy

I mean I would be totally understanding if you didn't want to drag my body around if it was you that had killed me instead.
-from Nighthawk #2 (1998)

Maybe you should close the door next time

Nothing weird at all here. Just a grown man 'polishing' his girl-- it.
-from Showcase #38 (1962)

Friday, November 6, 2009

More Short Shorts

"Yeah, this glory hole's too small."
-from The Thing #21 (1985)

Sound Off! #3: SPASHOOM

Another poorly-thought out move by Hulk ends in spashoom.
-from The Hulk! #10 (1978)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Masterful Dialogue

Which is right nearby Badwritingtown!
- from Blaze #1 (1994)

Learning to Fly, Pt.2

Maybe your friends don't want you to find them because of the smashing?
-from Incredible Hulk #172 (1974)


When unable to conjure magical items, the Brothers Grimm make a trip to Taco Bell before an encounter.
-from Avengers Spotlight #22 (1989)

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Sound Off! #2: POIT!

Atlantis may eventually poit after all.
-from Defenders #2 (2001)

Death Panel #4: Goliath

He was referring to his own.
-from Civil War #4 (2006)

Comics fans read on!

Hooked on Illusions

This little game escalated until it was revealed that Molly filed some bad income tax returns and Green Lantern had crabs.
-from Infinity Inc. Annual #1 (1985)

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Doin' It

I'll take your word for it.
-from Millennium #1 (1988)

Monday, November 2, 2009

Batman's Analog RSS Feed

Things got tough once the newspaper boy stopped calling out the headlines.
-from Teen Titans #1 (1966)

Sound Off! #1: SPOOT!

- from Blaze #1 (1994)

Death Panel #3: Three Dimwits (Winky, Blinky, and Noddy)

Actual characters. Seriously.
-from Cry For Justice #2 (2009)

Sunday, November 1, 2009


Yeah, "more" ... like HGH.
-from The Thing #1 (1983)

Lost in Translation

Just say it in English, but louder and slower.
-from Millennium #3 (1988)

How to Get Superhuman Strength

In just two hours of exercise a day!
-from Doc Savage # (1972)

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Wild Mood Swings

 Doctor Destiny has issues.
-from Justice League of America #176 (1980)

Happy Halloween!

Ultron is Generous

What is Ultron offering this Peanuts character?

Read on to find out!

Friday, October 30, 2009

A Real Woman

Because somebody has to stay home and make the dinner.
-from Showcase #37 (1962)

Motorcycle gangs can be alot like prison

No one fills a pair of leather pants quite like Ghost Rider.
-from Marvel Spotlight #6 (1972)


I think they meant "POOF!"
-from Doc Savage #2 (1972)

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Playing Vigilante

Commisioner Gordon is kind of a jerk.
-from The Brave and the Bold #149 (1979)

The Finger

-from DC Comics Presents #26 (1980)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

The Guardian's worst enemy

-from Star Spangled Comics #47 (1947)

Comic Book Adaptations

And so have I. The movie or the comic.
-from Jurassic Park #4 (1993)

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


It must've made perfect sense at the time.
-from Sensation Comics (1947)

Learning to Fly, Pt.1

Hulk not too observant. Unless Hulk mean fly as metaphor.
-from Incredible Hulk #172 (1974)

Pitching a Tent

Is that Batman?
-from Justice League of America #4 (1961)

Roy Rogers takes his horse everywhere

He'd better have a damn good explanation for the horse.
-from Roy Rogers #41 (1951)

Monday, October 26, 2009

Black Power, Man

Pride Man had a similar epiphany.

Crass Commercialism Can be Educational

Did Skipper get held back a few years?
-from Barbie #8 (1991)

Hiding in Plain Sight

Captain America plays fast and loose with his secret identity again.
-from Captain America #172 (1974)

What's Mr. Lodge's first name?

-from Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #105 (1964)

Chivalry is Not Dead

It's just stupid sometimes.

A Small Price to Pay

Green Lantern learns the folly of probing things with his power ring.

Death Panel #2: Martian Manhunter

Green guys: ranked lower than black guys.

Robbie Robertson's "Other Problem"

This helped pay Peter Parker's rent until the internet came along.
-from Marvel Team-Up #150 (1985)

The Part We Hate Most

Men in thongs rarely "appear human."

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Fighting Her Way

Robin, lacking bird-themed weapons, is quickly overwhelmed.
-from Batman Family #8 (1975)

Exit Spider-Man, Stage Right

You didn't need that window, did you?
-from Marvel Team-Up #4 (1972)

Saturday, October 24, 2009

That's why they call it Rainbow Bridge

He's just not that into you him. 
-from Adventure Comics #282 (1961)

Time for another eye exam, Beast

This is probably why you're suffering.
-from Uncanny X-Men #22 (1966)

Friday, October 23, 2009

Batman hates it when you make stuff up

It's a warning to douche bags everywhere: Batman will punch you in your stupid boasting face.
-from Batman #103 (1956)