Fifty Baddies

August 1st, 2011

Fifty Baddies.


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Tigger being next to Garfield seems … wrong, somehow

August 1st, 2011

The Cartoon Color Wheel: A Slate Pigmentology. Possibly the only place on the web where you can find Professor X, Fred Flintstone and Shaggy side-by-side.

[Via Dahlia Lithwick]

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Coming next: a study of how Wile E Coyote survived all those falls

July 3rd, 2011


Academics have carried out a detailed analysis of the 700 head injuries suffered by characters in the Asterix comic books, in a paper published by a respected medical journal.


The researchers, led by Marcel Kamp of the Neurosurgical department at Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, conclude: "The favourable outcome is astonishing, since outcome of traumatic brain injury in the ancient world is believed to have been worse than today and also since no diagnostic or therapeutic procedures were performed." […]

[Via Ansible 288, July 2011]

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If Schultz Drew the Doctor

June 19th, 2011

You're a good Time Lord, Charlie Brown!1

[Via feelinglistless]

  1. See the originals here.

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June 8th, 2011

@Peanutweeter matches images from Peanuts cartoons with text from tweets.

It's sometimes quite funny, but I'm not sure how long it'll last before the estate of Charles M Schulz send a cease-and-desist notice, so if it sounds like something you'd enjoy you might want to follow that link sooner rather than later.

[Via Pop Loser]

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Chewie and Han

February 23rd, 2011

Chris Wahl's Chewie and Han T-shirt: a classic.

[Via acedog007]

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"Stunning eggs"

February 18th, 2011

Rumors I've Heard About Anna Wintour.


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Springfield Punx Doctor Who

November 5th, 2010

Springfield Punx1 does Doctor Who.

So good – especially Donna and River Song.

[Via Blastr, via The Medium Is Not Enough]

  1. Previously.

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"Gee!! I wish Myrt was here"

October 20th, 2010

In 1916, a decade or so before he created Popeye, E C Segar was working in Chicago and missing his girlfriend Myrtle, so he wrote her a letter. Sweet.

(He and Myrtle married three years after he wrote this letter, and according to the IMDB they were still married when he died, nineteen years after that.)

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Oh, Lois…

September 29th, 2010

Superman's honeymoon.

[Via LinkMachineGo!]

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Sorry, Ed

September 26th, 2010

Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell greets Labour's new leader:

When Ed was brought into the government I had Gordon Brown say to him: "Since Tony left, this government has had a mad eye deficiency and you have not one but two."

But although the eyes are the obvious feature, I think he has huge potential for caricature. Like John Prescott and unlike Tony Blair, his face does tend to betray what is on his mind.

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