June 14th, 2008

Comics

comic book geekery: Doctor 13!

So, the next graphic novel I will be pimping for the fanboy crowd is Doctor 13: Architects & Mortality. It's, um, hard to describe what it's about, but it's as goofy as Nextwave but more coherent (sort of) and with a bizarre theme on the nature of continuity. It's the perfect companion to the current spate of Crises the DCU is suffering through. And it's jam-packed with obscure comics references, cheap jokes, and one Nazi gorilla. And pirates. But no Yetis. You can't go wrong.

Included below are a couple scans of Genius Jones explaining the nature of reality:

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So. If you're in to that sort of thing, give it a shot.

News

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"The Bush administration's executive-privilege claims almost make Watergate look like a fond memory."

Good read: hey, Blackwater did such a good job in Iraq, how about we get them some juicy contracts stateside? And beyond?

The NRA, a victim of its own success, is losing political clout, as gun control isn't much of an issue anymore.

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Ten things we didn't know this time last week. OK, but I totally knew #6, because it rules.