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In my secret identity, I am a Ninja Cartoonist. I live in the Enchanted Land-O-Cheese with my wife, daughters, and several ferrets. I do art on commission and draw a webcomic, "Hannibal Tesla Adventure Magazine:, at

Real Name: Kurt Wilcken

Location: Sheboygan, WI

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Diaries published: 343 (1 day since last diary on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:43 AM PDT)

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It always seems like the Comic Book Geek-o-sphere is roiled about something or other. Last week it was Iceman coming out as gay and Lois Lane outing Superman's secret identity; a while back it was ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:43 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
(cross-posted from The Ones You Didn't Hear in Sunday School ) In the middle of his novel, Claudius the God , the sequel to I, Claudius , writer Robert Graves interrupts his narrative about the ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 02:35 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
More gossip from the world of comics. The other day I posted about how this week's issue of ALL-NEW X-MEN revealed that the character of Iceman was gay. I found it interesting, but since I don't ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 09:04 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
For years, both fans and writers have been seeing the X-MEN as a metaphor for being gay. Perhaps the best-known bit was from the second X-Men movie in which Bobby Drake, (alias Iceman) admits to ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
So I watched the new trailer for the Batman v. Superman: Grim and Grimmer , and it made me think of something I wrote on another site a couple months ago on a subject that's bugged me for a long ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 05:49 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
(Cross-posted from The Ones You Didn't Hear in Sunday School ) If, like me, you are a child of the ‘70s, you might recall an athletic form of exhibitionism from that era called Streaking. It was ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends

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