Because not everyone is lucky enough to be bitten by a radioactive spider and have a gig at a newspaper, MNW's a new blog for those who'd rather just read about it, featuring clever write-ups on everything from Marvel movie sneak peeks to must-read comics-focused features (including "What If They Mated?" and "Spider Memes"), all brought to you by three dudes (one with SF ties) who decided that the comic-blogging space lacked a certain X-Factor. And maybe some Alpha Flight. Some highlights from their
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From "Wonder Woman Looks a Little Sleazy" "I don't think anyone had huge expectations for the new Wonder Woman show on NBC but these new shots of Adrianne Palicki leave a lot to be desired -- even with our incredibly low standards. ... My first impression is she kinda looks like a discount stripper you got last minute for your buddy's 18th birthday who smokes and sobs while dancing as her kids wait in the car. Just my impression.
On Natalie Portman appearing in Thor "Rumor has it (according to a completely unreliable source) the original script included a 3-minute sequence dedicated to a lesbian act of mutual fellatio. However, Portman worried about being 'typecast', opted out, stating her opinion that the plot should stick more tightly to the comics, which to her knowledge contained no such acts of female affection. It pains me to say that after extensive research into this she appears to be correct.
From "5 Superhero/Villain Costumes That Suck" "Generally, when those perverted comic artists create a new female character, she's unobtainably sexy, sporting watermelon breasts and no visible waist line. With Jubilee, it looks like if you had a little sister who kind of resembled Keanu Reeves and did her shopping at an '80s discount store."