Monthly Archives: November 2008

Who is Gertrude Yorkes?

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You tell me.

What does that totem montage say to you about our freshly minted one-drop Runaways wonder-rare? Have you ever experienced her mythos in the comics? In seventy two hours I will have the card in my hands and answer the question myself, but for now… you tell me.

Who is Gertrude Yorkes?

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Longshot loves Arsenic. He loves her a lot.

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How blonde are you? That’s the flavor text of the Runaways’ one-drop Vs. System character, and she rocks Longshot’s world. The Mulletman is blonde as it gets.

Gertrude Yorkes also give a wink and a nod to any weenie-loving Ratcatcher fan who was looking to ride The Leapfrog into an evasion-burn black hole of cardboard glory.

In other words, Stu happy. Stu VERY happy.

This is gonna work. More than I ever imagined it could.

Leave me a comment, or just stay tuned. My drawing board just lit up like a nuclear powered disco ball. The party is ON.

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Twilight Review: Baseball with Bite.

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Twilight was very entertaining, especially when they played superpowered vampire baseball.

The movie is a cross between Stigmata and Beverly Hills 90201.

The grainy MTV cinematography really works.

The bedroom scene was exceedingly hot, and a perfect portrayal of young lust taking control of the human heart.

The first twenty minutes is a truly gripping tale of the harsh reality of high school intensity.

The gazebo scene near the end was surreal campy sweetness.

The verdict? Two fangs up. We honestly dug it.

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The Mulletman returns, and the third time really is the charm.

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That’s the last original art Mulletman. I found it on the deviantart page of the dearly departed genius who penned it.

Throwing preview protocol for a twisted hanging curve, it comes with the spoiled new Longshot card that was revealed on Realms. Make sure you are sitting down if you haven’t seen this yet. It looks to be real.

Longshot, Earth-Mojoverse
Cost: 1
Atk: 2 Def: 1
Range: Yes Flight: No
Team: Exiles * X-Men

Shift

When Longshot enters play, name a card, then rally for a card with that name three times.

Third time’s the charm!

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I am having a difficult time with this. I am on the verge of tears. It is just. So. Beautiful.

While I am trying to compose myself, please help me out in the comments. How does Shift make the ability even better, because I cannot think of a better card ability for every single deck I have ever built.

The third time really is the charm.

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Twilight with Doop.

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Tonight is the night. Twilight, in person.

While we wait, we can groove on Doop.

The big green jelly bean has a new version and it sucks my brainblood like a teenage vampire. Turn seven can’t-be-stunned 20 ATK X-Statix ecstasy courses through my veins while drawing me toward Vs. System with an unquenchable desire.

It teases, just like the anticipation of Twilight tonight at midnight.

See you in the morning for a review!

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Tiny Treasure Hunt: Stu’s New Game.

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Nina and I have played this game every night for a week.  Seriously, we have.

The person who can answer these questions first wins any three rares in my possession that do not fit in my weenie decks. Ready, set, Unicorn!

1. What is the name of the game?

2. Why is that the perfect opening hand?

3. What characters did Ulysses become to win the game on turn three?

4. What is that on the wall behind the cards?

5. What is that Pandora thing all about?

6. What’s up with the juxtaposed images? It was not done with Photoshop, so how did the Unicorns get on the Pandora screen?

Go get ’em, Zebra.

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Marvel Evolution Previews: Purified by The Purifiers.

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Is anyone 100% pure?

In my humble opinion, the only human thing that is totally pure is the ability to accept the impossibility of total purity. Life must be embraced with all its flaws intact. The crusade to scour the world of sin and imperfection is bald arrogance and utter villainy.

The Purifiers have a different view.

Like all religious zealots, they are driven by the false idol of perfect morality. They insist on imposing their illusion of ethical cleansing on the rest of us. They are the essence of true evil.

Now that they have been incarnated as one-drop Vs. System army characters, however, I am warming up to The Purifiers quite nicely. Especially since their discard effect will allow my weenie dreams to take down the mightiest of opposing foes, while their mythological history includes Bastion’s head and the rebirth of Shiny Purple Slick.

But wait. It does not end there. The Purifiers have been given Legendary status, and it involves activated character abilities.

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