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Superman Quits Newspaper Job to Become a Blogger

DC Comics is planning major changes for the life of Superman/Clark Kent. For example, he’s going to quit writing for the Daily Planet and engage in independent journalism. Comic book writer Scott Lobdell explains: “Rather than Clark be this clownish suit that Superman puts on, we’re going to really see Clark come into his own in [...]

Batman Blows His Cover

(College Humor link) This is a perfect example of someone who’s already in a hole and just keeps digging. After all, the only “secret identity” easier to figure out was Clark Kent!

NBA Goes Geek Chic

We told you before that it’s popular for defendants to wear hipster glasses in criminal court to appear innocent. Now that fashion trend has found its way into another kind of court, the basketball [...]

Awkward Superman Comic

There is no way the citizens of Metropolis would allow Superman to continue patrolling the streets if he was actually this awkward. Heck, I’m surprised The Man Of Steel isn’t involved in more lawsuits, considering how much damage he does to buildings and vehicles as he fights crime. And the least you can do when [...]

Is Superman a Democrat? On Politics and Superheroes

Is Superman a Democrat? Is Batman a Republican? And more to the point, what’s up with spandex-clad superheroes dabbling in real-life politics? The short answer is it’s nothing new. Ever since Superman and his keister-kicking ilk hit newsstands in the late ‘30s and ‘40s, comic book plotlines have reflected the wars and political struggles going [...]

The Man with the Kryptonite Gun

Artist Jason Welborn mashed up two of your favorite movie heros in this poster, featuring Clark Kent as agent 007 in The Man with the Kryptonite Gun. It’s part of collection of DC Comics/James Bond mashups featured at Draw2D2. Link -via @johncfarrier

Evil Twins from ’60s Television

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The “evil twin” is a very old plot device in many forms of entertainment. Edgar Allan Poe used the device in the short story William Wilson. The story (almost a perfect pattern to the much later “evil twins” [...]

Superman in the UK

A simple but hilarious 3-panel cartoon by Aviv Light, a cartoonist in Ramat Gan, Israel. Once again, Clark Kent needs to discreetly change his outfit. Link (Google Translate) via The Mary Sue

Superman vs. Muhammad Ali

DC Comics published one of the strangest comic books ever, Superman vs. Muhammad Ali in 1978 and reissued it last month. NPR’s Glen Weldon interviewed journalist Chris Klimek about the matchup of the century. Here’s the setup: No sooner does reporter Clark Kent stumble across Muhammad Ali shooting hoops in Metropolis’ “inner city ghetto” than an [...]

Superman vs. Muhammad Ali: Who Ya Got?

DC Comics has decided to reissue what must be one of the strangest comic book events of all time – an issue centered on a boxing match pitting the man who floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee against the Man of Steel. The interesting premise behind 1978′s Superman vs. Muhammad Ali is explained [...]