Sep. 9th, 2017

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She heard a sound outside her tent.

She opened the flap.

Batman appeared before her.

" Dr. Isley. "

She tried to drive him away. He vanished.

She asked if he was here to take her in.

" No. "

She caught him.

" I'm *unh*.. I'm here to ask for your help. "

He showed her the problem. )
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"Set in a world where the Joker is cured of his insanity and homicidal tendencies, The Joker, now known as “Jack,” sets about trying to right his wrongs. First he plans to reconcile with Harley Quinn, and then he’ll try to save the city from the one person who he thinks is truly Gotham City’s greatest villain: Batman!"

Preview here.
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The best sword yielders in Usagi's world are obviously skilled, but they've also had years of training practice. We've seen Usagi train to become one of the best samurais in the kingdom, we saw Gen being trained by his father, we've had the opportunity to see Tomoe training since she was a kitty.

However, for one person in this particular universe, the ability to fight with swords came by as naturally as breathing. Her name is Inazuma, "the Lightning". She took on Gen and would have killed him if it weren't for a slip. After that, she fought both him and his fellow bounty hunter Stray Dog simultaneously and almost won, having to escape at the end.

We saw her origin early in just her second appearance, since the desire for revenge was her initial motivation.

Trigger warning for domestic abuse )

This story was collected in Book 10: The Brink of Life and Death and Usagi Yojimbo Saga vol. 1.

Inazuma is my definition of "badass" in the Usagi Yojimbo universe, more than Tomoe, Katsuichi-sensei and Usagi himself. I've read in some places that Sakai himself acknowledges her as the best fighter in their universe, but never saw a direct a quote from him. Anyway, I do not dispute that affirmation.

And to end in a typical Scans Daily vibe - I think she would be the most attractive woman of the series if they were real people instead of anthropomorphic animals.

Tomorrow: Sasuké the demon queller.

The Fix #1

Sep. 9th, 2017 11:51 pm
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"The Fix is about two LAPD Robbery Homicide Detectives, Roy and Mac. They've gotten themselves into a bit of trouble, and in trying to get themselves out of it, they've gotten themselves into a bit more. From there, the story spirals out city-wide, touching Hollywood, organized crime, local politics, and the news media. It's like The Wire, if The Wire were primarily focused on jokes about … “manhood” envy. I really wish David Simon would've tackled that more head-on."

- Nick Spencer

Read more... )
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I've posted before from Visionaries, a sadly short lived 1980's toy line/cartoon and comic.

This weekend is "HasCon", the official convention of Hasbro toys, sort of alamganating every property they have and those included in their deal with IDW

So IDW has revealed images of their revamps of the line over at AVClub

Knights of the Magical Light )


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