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TIL the original candidate for DC Comics’ first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any point of view at all."

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TIL the original candidate for DC Comics’ first headlining black superhero was Black Bomber, a white racist who turned into a black superhero under stress. He was described by historian Don Markstein as "an insult to practically everybody with any

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TIL believing that his comic strip , ‘Calvin and Hobbes,’ only works in print form, cartoonist Bill Watterson has refused to ever sell the film rights to his comics and has turned down offers from Steven Spielberg and Pixar.

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TIL believing that his comic strip , ‘Calvin and Hobbes,’ only works in print form, cartoonist Bill Watterson has refused to ever sell the film rights to his comics and has turned down offers from Steven Spielberg and Pixar. submitted

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YSK that this Saturday is Free Comic Book Day. Shops around the world give away a free comics to each visitor. You can find a participating shop with the store locator.

YSK that this Saturday is Free Comic Book Day. Shops around the world give away a free comics to each visitor. You can find a participating shop with the store locator. Another event I found on Forekast. Link has additional

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TIL that Clark Kent (Superman in DC Comics) is also a character in the Marvel universe, where he’s actually just a mild-mannered reporter and nothing more.

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TIL that Clark Kent (Superman in DC Comics) is also a character in the Marvel universe, where he’s actually just a mild-mannered reporter and nothing more. submitted by gothsim [link] [641 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that in the Marvel comics Santa Claus is actually the world’s most powerful mutant ever registered by the X-Men

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TIL that in the Marvel comics Santa Claus is actually the world’s most powerful mutant ever registered by the X-Men submitted by WhatDahFock [link] [445 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman was only able to get his comic green-lit because he told Image Comics that there would be a plot twist revealing that the zombie apocalypse was caused by aliens who were using the zombies to weaken humanity’s defenses. It was a lie.

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TIL “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman was only able to get his comic green-lit because he told Image Comics that there would be a plot twist revealing that the zombie apocalypse was caused by aliens who were using the

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Is there a name for the style in which Marvel or DC comics are drawn?

Is there a name for the style in which Marvel or DC comics are drawn? submitted by gandhi_spell_bot_2 [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL that Bill Burr once berated an entire crowd for 12 minutes due to how they treated comics that were on before him.

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TIL that Bill Burr once berated an entire crowd for 12 minutes due to how they treated comics that were on before him. submitted by botgimp [link] [428 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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This was in the Sunday comics recently. Can someone explain the punchline? Link in comments.

This was in the Sunday comics recently. Can someone explain the punchline? Link in comments. http://rhymeswithorange.com/comics/march-9-2014/ I have absolutely no idea what the connection here is! submitted by dpzdpz [link] [3 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Black Widow keeps exclaiming “CKOABKO!” in these old comics I’m reading, what’s that mean?

Black Widow keeps exclaiming “CKOABKO!” in these old comics I’m reading, what’s that mean? I'm used to "bozhe moi" or however that's spelled (which I think is basically "oh my god") in these circumstances, but in this comic it's "CKOABKO"

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