Monthly Archives: February 2015

Times When Comics Have Restored Faith In humanity

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Sometimes life imitates art and sometimes it’s the other way around, with real life superheroes leading a double life – not to fight crime per se – but to make the world that little bit more bearable in the worst of circumstances, offering inspiration and instilling hope in the fearful. These superheroes don’t have the athleticism and sweet gadgetry of Batman, they can’t fly like Superman, or scale tall buildings like our favorite web-slinging Spiderman. Instead, they offer hope in a more traditional sense blurring the lines between fiction and real-life in doing good deeds in the real world and restoring faith in humanity. Continue reading

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Man Has Nose Chopped Off To Resemble ‘Captain America’s’ Red Skull… Dedication Or Madness?

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My face flared up like a tomato…

We all know how far people will go when it comes to making sure their Cosplay outfits are up to scratch. With a myriad conventions becoming worldwide institutions and attracting bigger crowds every year such as San Diego Comic Con, the photographs of some of these outfits are sublime. Moreover, in recent years there have been outfits that have been the result of much blood, sweat and tears, such as the vast array of superhero outfits like Xenomorphs, Predators, Mech Suits and Iron Man replicas that provide us all with something to marvel at (did you see what I did there?). As it stands, most people know just how far to take it but there are always a minority of individuals’ out there that like to take things that little bit further, toying with the translucent lines of societal norms. Which brings us to this absolutely insane Redskull cosplay Continue reading

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