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Separated at Birth: Suicide Squad and Heroes for Hire

Suicide Squad #37, out this week, with a cover by Jorge Jimenez.And Heroes For Hire #5 from 11 years ago, by Billy Tucci.Separated at birth? Or strangled at birth?Separated at Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages,[...]


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Separated at Birth: Batman #39 and Action Comics #761 (SPOILERS)

The upcoming issue of Tom King and Joelle Jones's Batman #39 is much anticipated, following on from the very well-received double date at the fair, Batman #37 issue, interrupted by the equally well-received for very different reasons Batman #38 "Origin Of Bruce Wayne", which is still scarred into both my cheeks. But what can we expect? […]

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Separated at Birth: Astonishing Ant-Man and Red Hood and the Outlaws

with The Power Broker.There seems to be a slight difference, the Marvel app Hench being used for people to find supervillains to deal with their problems, with the DC app Henched more about henchmen finding work from supervillains...But at first glance it does pretty similar, don't you think?Still, DC Comics has until March to make[...]

Separated At Birth: Mister Miracle #5 and Hawkeye

But if Scott Free truly is infected by Darkseid, as Orion says, you can bet some dark force will intervene-only to what end? MATURE READERS In Shops: Dec 13, 2017 SRP: $3.99 As Philip Larkin asked "Where can we live but days? Ah, solving that question Brings the priest and the doctor In their long coats Running over[...]

Swipe File: Chris Riddell Vs John Lewis Christmas TV Ad

We mentioned the oddly specific success that the Christmas TV ad for the John Lewis chain has had, and its effect on people flipping night lights on eBay.  But one cartoonist has seen a very different side of the story. Chris Riddel is the author of Mr Underbed, published several years ago, which looks very, very familiar. […]

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Separated At Birth: Francesco Mattina Vs Daniel Bel Over Magneto

Have at it...Separated At Birth used to be called Swipe File, in which we presented two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the lightbox We trusted you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself If you were are unable to[...]


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Swipe File: Mars Chocolates Vs. Marvel's Biggest Nazi, The Red Skull

Skulls?Sadly, this is not an official Marvel licensed product.But for Marvel fans, could it be a collectible in its own right as a result? * * * * * In Swipe File, we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences, or works of the[...]

Separated At Birth: Handbook For Mortals And The Knife Thrower…

In 1988, Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty, who would be later known as the band KLF published The Manual, a low print run guide on how to game the UK music industry without any musical skill, prowess, any music industry contacts or even industry experience to get a no 1 single in the UK charts […]




Separated At Birth: Doctor Who, Action Comics And Dark Days: The Forge Spoilers

the Joker.See! It's not just Dan Slott who does it in Silver Surfer!Oh and here are the numbers a little clearer for any decoders out there...Separated at birth? The new name for the swipe files?[poll id="21"][poll id="22"]Action Comics #981 by Dan Jurgens, Jack Herbert and Hi-Fi, and Dark Days: The Forge #1 by (breath in)[...]


Separated At Birth: Lovecraft And Tesla… And Elsewhere?

Herald: Lovecraft And Tesla is a comic by John Reilly and Tom Rogers with Dexter Weeks, published by Action Lab, Teaming up, well, HP Lovecraft and Tesla. Telsa is fighting to rescue his girlfriend Amelia Earhart and bring her back from a pocket dimension into which she crashlanded called the Elsewhere. As you do. You […]

Separated At Birth: Mattina Vs MacDonald Over Venom And Phoenix

This is the Venomized Phoenix cover by Francesco Mattina, an exclusive variant for Unknown Comics, for Jean Grey #1 out this month. It features a Dark Phoenix who has been taken over by the Venom symbiote, as part of a series of promotional Venom variant covers alongside the release of Venom #150. And here is […]


Swipe File: Emmanuel Macron, Albert Uderzo And Asterix

From Albert Uderzo, co-creator of Asterix.And from me, for Guido Fawkes, this morning.Guilty as charged...In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself? If you[...]