Slightly Misplaced Comic Book Heroes Case File #37: Minion

This is not him.
This is not him.

Over the years, DC’s Teen Titans group has been one of those perennial books that’s always around.  At one time, The New Teen Titans, as written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by George Perez, was one of it not the hottest comic around, rivaling The Uncanny X-Men for popularity.  The classic line-up that included Nightwing, Raven, Starfire, Cyborg, Changeling, Wonder Girl, and some others was all the rage.  Other Titans came and went, such as Kid Flash, Speedy, Aqualad, Red Star, Pantha, and Wildebeest, but the core group was what the fan remembered.

Then, after the Zero Hour storyline, a new line-up appeared.  Gone were most of the classic Titans, possibly due to no longer technically being “teens”.  In its place was a line-up that at least looked interesting.  There was former Speedy Roy Harper, now going by Arsenal.  Donna Troy went by her real name and was, at the time, a member of the spacefaring police force, the Darkstars.  Former Team Titans from a collapsed future timeline Mirage and Terra were there.  So was the at-the-time only Green Lantern, Kyle Rayner, as were two teen heroes from the period, Impulse and Damage.

Oh, and then there was Minion.

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Cosplay Mashups

Ronald McDonald + Thor

Anybody can be Thor.  But can it takes a creative genius to pull off Ronald McDonald Thor!  I hear you like cosplay.  I hear you like geek mashups.  What about some freaking cosplay mashups?  We got it here at Gabbing Geek!

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These Minion Patches Will Have You In Stitches


OMG – these Minion patches evoke some serious squee! Etsy shop owner CharlaBustedStitches takes our beloved comic Minion characters from Despicable Me, and turns them into our favorite DC and Marvel superheroes. The above “Neptune Design” is actually Aquaman – I mean – no self respecting Neptune would wear a get-up like that, AmIRight? Charla doesn’t just do minion designs, she has a whole slew of amazing Minion patches to choose from, like Darth Vader, Star Trek, Kiss (yes, you read the right Minion-Kiss), and there’s even a Minion Mario Brothers. See more delightful Minion fun after the break: 

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