While the Halloween episodes have become an annual tradition, early seasons attempted an annual flashback episode. While the flashback does still find use today, the early ones were used to fill in blanks for the family’s past, such as the meeting of Marge and Homer, and the marriage listed above.
The marriage, it should be noted, is Bart’s fault. Sort of.
Continue reading Simpsons Did It!: “I Married Marge”
There once was a time when various comics companies would just toss random characters out there and see what stuck. While the Silver Age version of characters like the Flash and Green Lantern first appeared in DC Comics’ Showcase, that particular comic was initially intended as an anthology to introduce new characters. In point of fact, the first character to be featured in Showcase was a firefighter named Fireman Farrell. He got three short stories in that issue and as near as I can make out was never seen again.
As a digression, Farrell’s last story featured a national news TV crew following Farrell and his company around as they fought a fire, but that was to cover a story about a local (and apparently unpopular) ballot initiative to give the firemen a raise so they could do stuff like send their kids to camp (that was treated as a tragedy). One woman interviewed said the teachers deserved a raise first, and a home viewer decried that woman as “stupid”. I sure would like to know why wanting a raise for a nation’s educators is stupid. Or why a local ballot initiative was national news. I guess the point is I don’t miss Fireman Farrell.
But that “let’s see what works” approach is my best explanation for the Sea Devils.
Continue reading Slightly Misplaced Comic Book Heroes Case File #55: The Sea Devils
Poooooooor unfortunate soul! So sad, so true. They come flocking to my cauldron, Crying, ‘Spells, Ursula, please!’ And I help them, yes I do! So this is probably the coolest Ursula I’ve seen in a long time. Cosplayer Magias really brought everything together with her velvet tentacles and matching corset. Want to see more devilishly divine photos? “Come on you poor unfortunate soul, Go ahead, Make your choice! I’m a very busy woman and I haven’t got all day, It won’t cost much…..Just your voice!
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The Emperor’s New Groove is not the biggest hit in the Disney Animation stable. But the villain Yzma resonated enough for a talented artist to envision her in various other Disney classics. Thank goodness for the internet! See the creative takes on some classic Disney films after the jump.
Continue reading Disney Films Imaginatively Re-Imagined!
Finnish graphic designer, Jirka Väätäinen illustrates how Disney’s princes would look if they were people. Amazing art that even Jenny will find tasteful.
Continue reading If Disney’s Male Leads Were Real
A few of these “Twisted Princess” images from Jeftoon01 have been floating around the internet for a while, but as of late, the creator behind “Twisted Princess” has added a few more horror stories to his gallery. The artist takes our beloved Disney Princesses and turns them into true works of deviation from their normal story. Check out our favorite twisted stories arcs after the break:
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Yep – that’s right ladies – your Disney dreams have come true. That one star you wished upon heard your cries, and now Alfred Angelo is making Disney Princess inspired wedding dresses. The stunning array of styles are inspired by the most popular Disney princesses including Cinderella, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Jasmine from Aladdin, Tiana from the Princess and the Frog, Snow White, Rapunzel from Tangled, Ariel from the Little Mermaid, as of course Elsa from Frozen. Want to see more? Check out the princess patterns after the break:
Continue reading Now You Too Can Be A Disney Princess
NOW, Shall you deal with ME, O PRINCE! ***shudder*** I just love a good Disney villain. And what better way to commemorate the evil and conniving ways of said villain than to put it on your wall for all to see. Well, that’s just what Etsy shop owner FADEGrafix thought when they designed these minimalist Disney villain posters. Want to see if your favorite villain has forever been etched into history? See more after the break:
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I am in loooooooove with these watercolor prints by Etsy shop owner WaterColorBook. Artist Slavi Aladjova states that her prints are made in her own art studio, using Epson Pigment Inks, which are tested and guaranteed not to fade for at for basically forever. The watercolors are printed on fine art watercolor paper. She also states that she uses Epson best wide format printers. Regardless of the details, just look at how beautiful the rest of these prints are! And – if Disney is not your cup of tea – don’t worry – she has all sorts of prints for just about anyone: Star Wars, Harry Potter, Comics, and your every day basic cities, animals, and more! HUZZAH!
Continue reading Original Geek Art: Watercolor Disney Princesses