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Worst Music Comic Books
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The Worst Comic Books Starring Musicians

When the lead in your comic book is Vanilla Ice, it's safe to say you have one of the worst comic books of all time. And yet, publishers and musicians have been teaming up for bizarre comic book mash-ups for years.

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Superhero Dad
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12 ‘Super Dads’ and Their Kid Sidekicks for Father’s Day

When you're young, "Dad" is the ultimate superhero. As we get older, this notion may begin to fade sometimes, but every once in a while when your old man throws on a cape, a mask and some unfortunately tight tights, you tend to remember that he's always been a superhero. Here are some photos of our favorite "super dads."

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Green Lantern
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DC Comics Hero Green Lantern Comes Out as Gay

Last week, DC Comic publisher Dan DiDio hinted that a major character from his stable of superheroes would be coming out of the closet. And now we know which man (or woman) in tights that it is.

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Marvel Creates Superhero for Hearing-Impaired Boy
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Marvel Comics Creates Deaf Superhero for Hearing-Impaired Boy

After four-year-old Anthony Smith, who is deaf in one ear and has hearing loss in the other, refused to wear a hearing aid because such things aren't becoming of superheroes, mother Christina D'Allessandro wrote to Marvel Comics asking for help. In response, Marvel created a brand-new hearing-impaired superhero named "Blue Ear" in honor of what the young boy calls his hearing device.

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Meet Extrano, the Gay Superhero DC Comics Would Rather You Forget

Hot on the heels of Marvel Comics superhero Northstar tieing the knot with his longtime boyfriend, comes news that DC Comics is outing one of their major superheroes. Gay superheroes are nothing new: Northstar has been out since the '90s, while DC has had a lesbian Batwoman for years.

However, the folks at DC Comics weren't always so enlightened with their portrayals of homosexual characters. There is one gay superhero from the '80s that DC Comics would probably rather you forget. Meet Extraño, the gay Hispanic magician. 

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'Astonishing X-Men' issue #51 will be availble in June.
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Which Marvel Comics Superhero Is Having a Same-Sex Wedding?

The X-Men has always been a comic franchise focused on telling stories about what it’s like to be different in a world where we’re all basically the same. And now, the ‘Astonishing X-Men’ comic reflects the reality of our society even more than it already did with an upcoming issue featuring a same-sex superhero wedding.

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Shia Labeouf comics
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Shia LaBeouf’s Self-Published Comic Books Are Insane

Actors want to be athletes, athletes want to be movie stars and everyone wants to sing. However, usually when an entertainer tries his or her hand in another field of entertainment, the results aren't very good. (Although they can be quite entertaining.)

Shia LaBeouf, a very famous actor thanks to films like 'Transformers,' just wants to be comic book writer and illustrator. It's really a quaint goal, especially when compared to the more grandiose rock star dreams of his peers. LaBeouf has even self-published three comic books, which he hawked at the C2E2 convention in Chicago over the weekend.

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20 Hilariously Awful ‘Lois Lane’ Comic Book Covers

Comic books have not always been the enlightened bastions of feminism they are now. Back in the '50s and '60s, they were...let's just say they were a reflection of the times. And just like Superman could be a real jerk, Lois Lane had her less-than-PC moments too. A lot of them, actu

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Wonder Woman's Car Gets Stolen
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Help an Ailing Mom Get Her Wonder Woman Car Back

You'd think that being a superhero would make you immune to the attention of car thieves, but, no. Recently, a superfan who's been known to occasionally dress like Wonder Woman had her superhero-themed car stolen. Where's Toronto's Batman when you need him?

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Blast Zombies In ‘The Walking Dead’ Adventure Game ‘Dead Reckoning’

'The Walking Dead' is back Sunday February 12th, after a month-and-a-half hiatus. And to celebrate the return of the hit AMC show, a companion adventure game 'Dead Reckoning' is now available to play for free.

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Watch Spider-Man and Batman Come to Life in Awesome Animated Comic Book Covers [IMAGES]

While most of your favorite comic book superheroes have already been brought to life on screens big and small, there is still something charming and unique about comic book blogger Kerry Callen's series of GIFs in which he animates famous comic book covers.

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Nic Cage’s Allegedly Stolen Superman Comic Book Sells for a Whopping $2.16 Million

A near mint condition copy of 'Action Comics #1,' the comic book featuring the first appearance of Superman,  just fetched $2.16 million dollars at an online auction. And like many things both strange and nerdy, the record-breaking comic book sale has an interesting history with actor Nicolas Cage.

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Avengers Sweded
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‘Avengers’ Trailer Gets Spot-On Fan Remake Right Down to the Last Explosion [VIDEO]

A group of superhero fans on YouTube have made an impressive 'Sweded' remake of the highly anticipated "Avengers" trailer complete with flaming cars, cardboard versions of the film's iconic Marvel superheroes and even a hilarious A capella take on the Nine Inch Nail's song "We're In This Together".

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Zombie Preparedness Comic
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CDC Comic Helps Prepare For Zombie Invasion

When the CDC (Center for Disease Control) starts handing out warnings, you know it's time to get real about the potential zombie invasion.

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Archie Meets KISS in Unlikely Comic Book Crossover – Watch the Trailer Here [VIDEO]

In the biggest comic book crossover since Eminem crossed paths with the Punisher, the guys from KISS are meeting up with Archie and the gang from Riverdale High.

The four-part series won't begin until November 30, but you don't have to wait until then to get a good look -- 'Archie Meets KISS' has debuted its very own trailer, and you can watch it now.

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