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Steven Universe Offers a World of Magical Boys and Female Authority

Cartoon Network’s recent wave of original series, including Adventure Time and Regular Show, feels like a real sea change in American animation. These shows demonstrate a willingness to experiment, both in terms of animation style and bold storytelling choices. Debuting last year, Rebecca Sugar’s Steven Universe might be easily described as “Sailor Moon but with a chubby…

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Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: August 27th, 2014

It’s Wednesday and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (with preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2 Written by Tom Scioli and John Barber Art by Tom Scioli Lettered…

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All The Old Showstoppers – The New Pornographers Get Back To Basics With Brill Bruisers [Review]

As a general rule, so-called “supergroups” are underwhelming at best. So often less than the sum of their parts, side projects suffer from the expectations placed upon them–and rightly so, because when you get a bunch of famous, creative musicians in a room together, why shouldn’t it be all magic, all the time? When Canadian…

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Bond Girls 01 – Dr. No (1962)

On this first episode of the Bond Girls podcast, host Christina Harrington (@Coelacanthkiss) and guest Kayleigh Hearn (@ronchronchronch) discuss the first official installment in Eon Productions’ James Bond 007 film series, Dr. No! Topics include setting up the Bond formula, the movie’s rampant racism, and Mariah Carey’s “Honey” video! Follow the show on Deadshirt.net or on the…

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TrashMall: August 2014 Edition

Journeymen Deadshirters Mike Pfeiffer and Max Robinson are the Trash Boys. In TrashMall, they bring you the hottest products and apparel from thrift stores, vintage shops and other retail hotspots around New York’s five boroughs. This month they scraped the bottom of a recently-opened Five Below. Terminator Hunter Killer Tank Building Set  Quantity: 1 $5.00 Description This sturdy construction block replica of the…