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Shiagiarism 2: Electric LaBeoufaloo

Today Buzzfeed reported that Shia not only plagiarized Dan Clowes in his short film, and Yahoo! Answers in his apology for plagiarizing Dan Clowes, he also plagiarized Charles Bukowski and several other writers in his original comics. And then he plagiarized Tiger Woods in his apology for plagiarizing Bukowski. Is Shia for real with all…

Top 10: Frightened Blonde Woman Horror Comics

The golden-haired young woman flees a dark, secluded castle on a foggy night. Her long white gown would make a Hammer Horror starlet proud, but no matter how far she runs, there’s a vampire, a werewolf, or a man-monster called–TABOO! right behind her. If you’re a fan of vintage horror comics, the kind with titles…

Spider-Man: The Manga | Marvel. Started in 1997.

Top 10: WTF, Spider-Manga

Spider-Man! He’s been around the world a couple of times. Remember this? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi7qJ4MLCaw&w=420&h=315] That’s not what we’re here to talk about. We’re here for the Spider-Man manga, released eight years previously and with a wildly different subject matter. This Spider-Man was Komori Yuu (neither Japanese Spider-Man was Peter Parker, nor even alliterative — the toku version…

Top 10: Best? Worst? Moomins merchandise options

A lot of the nerd identity is wrapped up in consumerism; maybe you’ve been there, but have you got the t-shirt? Did you make a Portal birthday cake? Do you wash with TARDIS soap? And I get it, of course – souvenirs are nice and they make you feel good. When you’ve had a swell time…

Top 10: Comic Book Movies

Claire’s Top Ten live-action comic adaptation films! Personal thoughts Not objective. “Comic book” movies are superhumanly sustaining their moment in the sun, with plenty more to come. But as previously discussed, comics have been adapted for the silver screen since 1898! I haven’t watched anywhere near most of them, but I’ve seen plenty, and here’s.. my…

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