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Time Warner Lawyers Vs Harry Popper Condoms

Time Warner’s fabled legions of litigators are suing a Swiss condom maker, saying the Magic X “Harry Popper” brand of birth control infringes on the corporation’s multi-billion dollar “Harry Potter” franchise.  The Cantonal Court in Schwz, Switzerland is set to rule on whether or not to ban the products next week. The Telegraph is reporting: [...]

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Real Life Super Heroes Get Organized

While comic book fandom loves to read the occasional news item about real people putting on costumes and fighting crime, the reality is that the movement is growing (and getting organized). The Real Life Super Heroes Project offers news, community and products geared to the needs of street vigilantes. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, a group calling [...]

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Superheroes Get Plastered For Charity

The Fourth Annual Superhero Crawl bellies up to over twenty bars in Reno Nevada tonight. The event, organized the the Drunken Justice League, is expected to draw scores of participants decked out in superhero togs, and raise money for DonorsChoose.org. Crowd favorites include The Ambiguously Gay Duo, Doc Octo-Mom, Male Drag Wonder Woman, Bluntman & Chronic, [...]

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Manga Peepers Hit US

The Asian fad for circle lenses, the oversized contacts that make the wearers’ irises appear as large as those of a character in Japanese comic books, has landed in the United States, thanks to a recent video by Lady Gaga. The lenses are easily available on-line but American optometrists are expressing concern that they might [...]

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Cartoon Criticism of iPhone May Cost Best Buy Employee His Job

A suspended-and-possibly-soon-to-be-fired Best Buy employee may lose his job over a funny and foul-mouthed cartoon posted on YouTube which mocks the new iPhone and the cult of Apple.

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Anime News: Al Gore vs Massage Therapist

Taiwanese animation studio NMA has another viral hit on its hands with this toon recreation of what a massage therapist claims Al Gore did to her in a hotel room.

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Village Voice Gives Batman: XXX A Full-Page

Village Voice Gives “BatPorn” A Full-Page Toon Tribute

Vivid’s ‘Batman XXX:  A Porn Parody’ gets a full-page comic tribute in New York’s Village Voice. Illustrated by Ward Sutton, it includes dozens of iconic versions of Batman from Alex Toth’s Saturday-morning take to a pantsless version of Frank Miller’s Dark Knight.

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All The News That’s Fit To Print: In Manga!

Japanese newspaper publishers, struggling with the loss of readership among young people, have come up with an innovative solution.  They’ve begun reporting the news in manga form. Manga No Shinbum employs over 100 writers and artists to create manga reports of the days political, social and crime news. Styles run the manga gamut between realistic [...]

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Cops Crack Down On Superheroes

Across the country, police are rounding up superheroes. Hollywood and Tampa saw busts of street performers dressed as Batman, while the Hollywood sweep nailed Spider-Man, Cat Woman and at least a dozen others. CNN is reporting: The sweep began Friday night when police handcuffed actors dressed as Donald Duck, Cat Woman, Freddy Krueger, Mr. Incredible, [...]

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Kids Just Want To Have Fangs

Kids Just Want To Have Fangs

Schools in Texas appear to be quite content with the fangs, yellow contact lenses, leashes and furry tails students are sporting these days. The werewolf cosplay is widespread in the state and seems to have grown out of teenagers’ devotion to films like Twilight and The Wolfman. The SUN is reporting: Education chiefs in Texas [...]

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