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"The Man Without A Mask"

“The Man Without A Mask”

The New Yorker has a profile of Saúl Armendáriz, the luchador Cassandro, and his fellow exóticos of lucha libre. “Exóticos have been around since the nineteen-forties. At first, they were dandies, a subset of rudos with capes and valets. They struck glamour-boy poses and threw flowers to the audience. As exóticosgot swishier and more flirtatious, and started dressing in drag, the shtick became…

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"Space Ladies from Outer Space"

“Space Ladies from Outer Space”

The Gutter’s own Carol invaded The Infernal Brains podcast to discuss space ladies with Todd from Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! and Tars Tarkas from TarsTarkas.net.

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drfreex:

La Momia Azteca contra el Robot Humano

drfreex:

La Momia Azteca contra el Robot Humano

jillthompson:

In honor of Dia de los Muertos, please enjoy this Scary Godmother comic story first published in Action girl Comics!  Learn about the holiday and it’s traditions from Mr. Pettibone! I will be adding another sugar skull to my little ofrenda and lighting candles in remembrance of those in my life I have lost! :-) Also, revel in hand lettering on actual comicbook paper, digital children! It adds much character to your story! 

If you enjoy this, there are more Scary Godmother adventures in the Dark Horse Comic Scary Godmother The Comic Book Stories compilation. It’s the TPB with the purple cover! available at fine comicbook shops everywhere and online!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

We’re celebrating with some classic Mexican movie posters.  (If you get the chance, you should check out Cine Mexicano from Chronicle books for more about Mexican movie posters, artists and films).

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Blue Demon Contra Cerebros Infernales

drfreex:

Blue Demon Contra Cerebros Infernales

Turns out there was a letter-writing campaign to deny Robert Rodriguez’ Machete Texas state film incentives.  But not even 500 people with keyboards can stop Machete.  Click through the picture for the full story.  (story via @Calavera_Kid on Twitter/ poster via Beyond Hollywood).

Turns out there was a letter-writing campaign to deny Robert Rodriguez’ Machete Texas state film incentives.  But not even 500 people with keyboards can stop Machete.  Click through the picture for the full story.  (story via @Calavera_Kid on Twitter/ poster via Beyond Hollywood).