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Minecraft was invented in the panels of a Donald Duck comic, so never underestimate what's possible in this medium. Well, depending how strong censorship laws are, anyway. And if censors are willing to use fake research. We dunno, we're kind of a “don't follow rules unless Stan Lee wrote the rules" crowd. But censorship notwithstanding, anything is possible in comic books. Horror comics go wild places. And just look at these insane comic book sex scenes! Speaking of strange sex, what about when DC mashed up Joker and David Bowie? Or forget sex, look at what comic books think women are capable of! Yep, comic books can do anything. We even heard a rumor that comic books can have diverse characters! What an amazing world. 

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6 Old-Timey Comics Straight Out of a (Bad) Acid Trip

Why is it that Batman (1939) and Superman (1938) endured when all of the other comic book characters from that era were forgotten? Well, it's partly because they were absolutely insane. Behold the dark madness ...

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The 4 Most Homophobic Comics Ever Created

To conservatives, the homosexual community is a dark and terrifying place. Yes, I agree it's strange that a cat comes back to life if a married couple walks over its grave, but aside from that, they're regular people, right? These four comics say no.

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6 Comics That Covered Serious Issues And Failed Hilariously

Just like sitcoms had "very special" episodes that tried to build awareness of serious real-world issues (like the one where Punky Brewster decides to get breast implants -- no, seriously), comics have occasionally wandered into 'after school' territory. And who better to handle serious and complex political issues than comic book superheroes?

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The 6 Most Ridiculously Racist Old-Timey Comics

There was a time when you couldn't get a job in the comic book industry unless you knew how to draw at least half a dozen hilarious racial stereotypes, and could depict in detail what each looked like when getting punched in the face by a marine.

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