Outrageous, fascinating and bizarre facts from every corner of the comic book universeWhat comic book artist was the recipient of an on-stage thank you from Paul McCartney and an on-air apology from Johnny Carson? What superhero got his powers by being bitten by a mongoose? What popular NPR host was forever immortalized as a qbad boyfriendq in a notable comic book? In Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?, author Brian Cronin will answer those questions and more by revealing the most obscure, wacky and surprising facts about comicsafrom the characters and creators, to the TV shows, movies and merch. Cronin has teamed up with some of the top comic book writers and artists of today to present 100 trivia lists, including: Am Nine Celebrities That Guest-Starred in Comic Booksabwithout Their Permission Am Seven Bands That Got Their Names from Comics Am Ten Crazy Items Found on Batmanas Utility Belt Am Five Comic Book Inventions That Eventually Became Real Am Five Stupidest Superhero Origins Am And much, much more! From Batman to Spiderman, Aquaman to the X-Men, each list in Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? will entertain and inform whether youare a hardcore geek or a casual fan.Well, here are five odd animated superhero TV show ideas that never made it to series. 1The X-Men. Of the shows on this list, this is the only one that actually had a pilot that aired on television. Entitled aPryde of the X-Men, a this was a fairlyanbsp;...
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|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-05-29|