Posts Tagged superhero satire

The Sunday Punch Overload: Mike Hawthorne Should Write Catwoman, Forever. And Other Untimely DC Relaunch Musings.

We’re pretty sure Mike Hawthorne should be involved with all future Catwoman adventures.

A handful of other comics speaking on this now dead matter lay below the cut.

via comic twart
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Animated Win: Watch the Opening to James Gunn’s SUPER, Dance Like a Fool

In the doldrums of the 80s animated openings to comedic *movies were all the rage. That’s the way it seemed to us anyways. Sure, over the years there have been callbacks to those heady times. But nothing consistent or amazing.

It appears SUPER’s writer/director, James Gunn, has a soft spot for the good ole days of entertainment.

There are spoilers in this video so those who wish to remain SUPER virgins** should look away.

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Comics Week: President Obama, You Cannot Touch the BOMB QUEEN


Panel & Pixel’s Cover Action thread rises from the pit of despair and hits us with Obama joke covers by BOMB QUEEN’s creator, Jimmie Robinson.

For those of you just tuning in, these are the things you need to know:

  • Over the last few months we’ve noticed comics publishers are not immune to “The Obama Effect.” tracking this effect has become a new obsession of ours.
  • BOMB QUEEN is about “a villainess who has eliminated and subsequently banned all superheroes from the fictional city of New Port City. She rules the city as a benevolent dictator; the limitations she has placed over the city’s criminals have made her a popular leader.”
  • Mr. Robinson was kind enough to let us post both covers on this site.

One thing we’re required to ask is, “Why aren’t you reading BOMB QUEEN?” Issue one is up for the reading on Robinson’s Comics Space. You have no excuse now.
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