Category Archives: Mashups

Mashup 24: The Bride of Xemnu!

I knew the weekly Random Comics Mashup this week would be a tough one when I saw three issues each of Marvel’s Airplane-like book of silliness “What the –?!”; the Jackson Guice soft-core-porn-inspired “Doctor Strange”; and the “John Byrne is on acid” run of “She-Hulk”. Add in the fact that one of the guest stars in one issue was Santa Claus, another was perennial “Bad Super Costume” favorite Razorback, and yet a third featured zombies fighting vampires, and I sat down at the scanner with a really bad feeling.

Hopefully this will all hang together, and by taking one (and only one!) panel from each of the ten randomly selected issues I can bring you an entertaining tale!

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Mashup 23: In the Keystone Quadrant

By taking one (and only one) panel from each of ten randomly chosen comic books, each week I attempt to put together some sort of entertaining ten-panel story. This week finds us in the middle of an inter-species gun-fight, and I think we can all agree that we don’t have nearly enough of those in comic books today.

So without further ado, off we go into space!

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MASHUP 22: Fashion show time!

Leaping out from the pages of my ten randomly selected comics this week was one pulse-pounding theme: Fashion Week. Haven’t you ever wondered where comics artists get their ideas for costumes from (besides whatever’s lying around the apartment at deadline, that is)? Luckily for you, we’ve got the interview to tell you!

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Mashup 21: Fill the teenager full of holes!

This week’s Mashup, wherein I take one (and only one!) panel from each of ten randomly selected comic books in an effort to make some sort of coherent story, deals with women overcoming stereotypes to kick butt, a horned-helmet space pirate, and sexually ambiguous references from the Black Canary. How can you not read it?!

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Monday Mashup 20: The horror, the HORROR!

I descend into the crypt for this week’s Mashup, where I take one (and only one) panel from each of ten randomly selected comic books and attempt to create a coherent story. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy putting it together for you!

And now I feel the cold hand of Death reaching for me as I type, spinning out this tale of woe and evil …
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Mashup 19: Any landing you can walk away from …

Fire and steel rain from the skies in this week’s edition of the Monday Mashup, wherein I take one (and only one!) panel from each of ten randomly selected comic books to make a somewhat coherent story. With that we jump right into our tale of secret government tech and drunken bar fights.

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Mashup 18: That Henry throws a great party

Each week I take one (and only one) panel from each of ten randomly selected comic books and try to forge some sort of coherent narrative from them. This time I’ve found myself (somewhat to my surprise) in the middle of a full-blown morality play, despite being given comics featuring Superman’s debut, a search for missing soldiers in Viet Nam, and some of the funkiest, wildest stuff I’ve seen in a “Judge Dredd” issue.

With that, we’re off!

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Mashup 17: The Overlords

This week’s Monday Mashup (where I take one and only one panel from each of ten randomly selected comic books in an effort to make a coherent story) features gods, pollutants, girlfriends of super-heroes, and Pinky and the Brain! Sound like fun? Well don’t wait, dive on in to the madness!


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Mashup 16: Fathers and sons

Today’s installment of the “Monday Mashup”, wherein I take one (and only one) panel from each of ten randomly selected comic books in an effort to make a coherent story, shows us a hero distraught over what he perceives as his failure, and turning to his father for comfort.

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Monday Mashup 15: Our boychick’s not human

Each week I boldly delve into a bag of ten random comic books, choosing one (and only one) panel from each to get the raw materials for crafting a comics story requiring no illustration ability whatsoever on my part. Just the power to make bad puns.

For our new adventure, we explore a side of comics you rarely see — what happens in the aftermath of one of these big giant super-hero fights? Our story begins in the present:

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