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In the 1980s and 90s, the Superman comics were undergoing something of a refit, with creators such as John Byrne (who has become contraversial since for different reasons) being one of the architects of the post-Crisis Superman side of things.

Part of that change came in the form of this baffling two part story, where DC in their wisdom thought that it would be a good idea to have Superman and Big Barda getting mindcontrolled into taking part in porn films as part of an exiled New God's scheme to finance his future invasion of Apokolips.

I'm 100% serious.

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Today marks the release of A-Force, the all-female Avengers team spinning out of Secret Wars. It is very awesome. We meet the heroines while they're attacked by a giant, mutated shark. If that description doesn't grab your attention, perhaps the roster will...


She-Hulk! Captain Marvel! Ms. America Chavez! Nico Minoru! Dazzler!  )
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Unlike a lot of my other entries, I had very, very little trouble deciding what moment to pick for this theme.

John Byrne's The Sensational She-Hulk is, so far, the only Marvel comic I have anything resembling a hang on. And I've loved almost every last bit of it. The book struck just the right balance of humor, action, and cheesecake, all wrapped up in plenty of Fourth Wall-breaking goodness.

And unlike many other iconic superhero runs, it ended on an incredibly strong note: Byrne killing off himself.

I'll let She-Hulk and her editor Renee fill you in on the rest:

See Jen. See Jen murder. Murder, Jen, murder! )

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