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A Brief History This article presents a list of fictional comics, which includes both comic books and comic strips. Digging Deeper Fictional comic books From The Simpsons Adam Galaxy The Adventures of The Good Shepherd Batcat Batchick Batman and Rhoda. Biclops Bloodzilla Bongo, a comic seen in “Worst Episode Ever”, but the character is actually from Matt Groening’s comic strip Life in Hell. In the episode it is referred to as a “lesser-comic” Bot Pilgrim Cap Apple Car Trek Catgirl The Clash Comic-Book Guy Comics Coming-Of-Age Sad Happy Book Death Of… Aquaman Death Of… Casper The Death of Sad Sack Dogkid Duck! Enter The Ant Evel Knievel jumps the Jackson 5 Everyman, comic…

A Brief History On October 30, 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of the greatest writers in Russian literature, completed his novel The Gambler with help from his future wife, the then twenty-year-old Anna Grigoryevna Snitkina.  A writers’ work can come from various sources of inspiration, whether they are sharing their knowledge on certain topics, reflecting on specific occurrences, connecting with deep emotions or letting their imagination run wild. Perhaps the most powerful messages are those influenced by real events paired with a strong need to spread what we have to say out in the world.  Such is true for Dostoevsky, who undoubtedly put…

A Brief History This article is a list of fictional extraterrestrials that appear in works of fiction and have traits similar to that of Terran mammals. Digging Deeper Literature Character Origin Notes Alloran-Semitur-Corrass Animorphs A fictional character in the Animorphs series by K. A. Applegate. He is the host body of Visser Three, who is a high-ranking Yeerk and the primary antagonist of the series. Elfangor-Sirinial-Shamtul Animorphs An Andalite war-prince, who gave five young humans (who would become the Animorphs) the ability to morph into any animal they touch in order to save Earth from the parasitic beings known as the Yeerks. Elfangor’s son is a human…

A Brief History Below is a partial list of fictional characters who have died in American comic books, specifically in the superhero genre, and, so far, have not returned. Digging Deeper Characters frequently die in comic books, but are also frequently resurrected. A death that is reversed is called a comic book death. Writer Peter David splits the blame for this phenomenon among creators, publishers and fans. Creators and publishers kill characters to increase drama and sales and to meet the demands of readers who call for evil or unpopular characters be killed. However, if a popular character is killed, fans often ask for his or her resurrection…

A Brief History A healing factor is the ability of some characters in fiction to recover from bodily injuries or disease at a superhuman rate. Since the introduction of Wolverine by Marvel Comics in 1974 and inspired by the immense popularity of the character, superhuman healing has become a fairly common power featured in comic books, novels, television, film, and other media. The overall efficiency of a character’s healing factor often fluctuates due to various writers applying a very broad degree of artistic license. Weapon X has been established, on multiple accounts for having the fastest healing factor over all mutants, with the exception of external factors. As a result, especially concerning characters depicted in comic books,…

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