The Griz Bin: Gotham MadMen, Burton’s Avengers, Stan Lee is Iron Man and Batman’s Still a Dick

Today sees the return of The Griz Bin – a look of at the more random side to comics that has nothing (or at least not much) to do with films, TV or comic books themselves. And I’ve been given the keys! So hold tight as we look at toys, art, cosplay and general weirdness.

Gotham Villains as Mad MenBill Walko has drawn this mash-up which sees, amongst others, The Joker as Don Draper.  [io9]

10 Weird Clichés From Marvel’s Star Wars Comics – 10 of the more noticeable, sometimes unsettling, aspects of the ’80’s Star Wars covers, like how no one can draw Darth Vader right, or the inability of the cast to settle on a perspective. [Topless Robot]

Tim Burton’s AvengersAs imagined by La-Chapeliere-Folle. Looks a bit Edward Gorey to me – but then Burton’s stuff always does (although this isn’t really his drawings – my head hurts). [Geekologie]

Romantically Apocalyptic A web comic about staving off post-nuclear boredom – illustrated by Vitaly S. Alexius. A beautiful, bat-shit crazy thing. [io9]

Stan Lee Gets Pacemaker, Will Live 90 More YearsMaybe not, but he compared himself to Iron Man, like a boss. Get well soon, Stan ‘The Man’ Lee! [Comics Alliance]

A Cavalcade of CosplayIncluding two odd Thors and a miserable Batman – I think it may be because he’s a bit portly. [Gamma Squad]

DC spudsJoker and classic Batman Mr. Potato Heads. [Toy New International]

Rare Original Calvin and Hobbes Art to be Auctioned – The art from a 1986 Sunday page is going up for auction in November. So if you’ve got any spare cash just lying around. [Comics Alliance]

Justice NuggetsCutesy Justice League inspired iPhone covers by Kuroart. [Deviant Art]

Your Life’s Supervillains – Moments in life as comic book covers. [College Humor]

Batman Prank Calls Spidey – Because he can be a dick at times. [Geeks Are Sexy]

And that’s your lot until next week. We’ll leave you with this:

One thought on “The Griz Bin: Gotham MadMen, Burton’s Avengers, Stan Lee is Iron Man and Batman’s Still a Dick”

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