Super Teams are the Baum

Banes at 12:00AM, Dec. 15, 2022



When I was a youngster…and as I got older, too, I was always a big fan of the Super-Team. The X-Men, X-Factor, Alpha Flight, The Avengers…some of these were my favorite comics. And of course, the Super Friends was an old school cartoon that we loved as littl ...

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What you really, really want

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Dec. 11, 2022



This is gonna be yet another rambling kind of post and a long one at that–so be warned. In the recent month I’ve been doing some soul searching that ties into this personal Christmas shopping spree of sorts that I’ve had recently. To be more specific, I ...

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A Dash of Whimsy

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Dec. 4, 2022



I had a solo game of Neuroshima Hex this Saturday morning where I discovered something peculiar. I was playing army Borgo against army Dancer and I was quite mesmerized by the aesthetic and playing mechanic of army Dancer. Usually an army in Neuroshima Hex consists of over a dozen playing ...

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Pretentious?

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Nov. 20, 2022



This is an article I’m writing after midnight while being drunk on mixed drinks of brännvin and julmust. It’s November. I need booze to cope with the Scandinavian winter gloom that hits your soul like a hammer this time of the year (It’s a thing up here ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> The Faceless Comics Set 1

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 16, 2022



Herein the pages of The Faceless Comics Set 1 holds the first blueprint of a series of stories about inter-dimensional travel, an extensive collection of metal helmets, shrinking ray guns, love, and friendship. Meet the Faceless, Soundless, and Eclipse (the de facto “good guys”) as they go on epic adventures ...

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A Post Fit for a Celebration

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2022


Photo: “Celebration of Dada’s 50th Anniversary”. Café Odéon, Zurich. (February 1966)

History was made the moment Hugo Ball stepped out in the Cabaret Voltaire in 1916. Dressed in, “a tight-fitting cylindrical pillar of shiny blue cardboard” that “looked like an obelisk”, along with, “a huge cardboard collar, scarlet inside ...


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Fantastic Bestiary 12: The Na’vi

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, Aug. 28, 2022



Another pop cultural fantastic bestiary Sunday. Anybody remember the movie Avatar? Not the kung-fu fantasy one, the tribal sci-fi one. The James Cameron’s Avatar as it was marketed. I still remember it being the movie that REALLY set the standard for what CGI technology can do cinematically, making this ...

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Quackcast 596 - Leadership!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 16, 2022

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Leaders are not born, they're created… literally in the case of fiction, created by creators of comics, books, movies, and other media! For this Quackcast I ...



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Wonder

Andreas_Helixfinger at 12:00AM, June 19, 2022



Gonna take another pause from the fantastic bestiary on this Sunday’s article and instead talk about wonder in fiction. First off, what is wonder? If you put the word wonder into google translate it is described as ”a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beutiful, remarkable or ...

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