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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Six

“The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.”- Euripides Both Tommy Preston … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Five

Before we begin, here’s a hyper-sonic science primer on “g-forces”: Poindexters will tell you that a g-force is a measure of acceleration. 1G is the acceleration we feel every waking moment as the force of gravity keeps our feet firmly planted on … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Four.

Tommy Preston’s mind was roaring as his brain desperately attempted to process the input his bloodshot eyes were delivering. The tendons in his neck were strained to their limits as he pushed against the telekinetic hold William Nemesis continued to … Continue reading

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Sidestepping Across The Multiverse: Part Three.

Tommy Preston, the once superpowered champion of justice known as Golden Lad, refused to leave the few remaining spoonfuls of his beloved noontime chili, opting instead to dissuade a surprisingly persistent pest vocally when it became painfully obvious force hadn’t … Continue reading

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The Hook Plays God.

Hello again, friends. It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Sorry for being AWOL for so long; my world, and the whole world, for that matter, just hasn’t been the same for a year. As humanity was forced to hit the pause … Continue reading

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100 Reasons To Not Kill Yourself #47.

I may appear to be a fully-grown (over-grown in the middle these days, sadly) mostly-functioning adult but the truth is: I’ve always been and always will be, a ginormous nerd. #47: Fandom. Being a “cool-challenged” left me on the outside … Continue reading

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The Hook’s Rules (Ten Of ’em, At Least.)

Once again, the American Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and you know what that means, right? Tons of well-intentioned, super cool – even from Ned Hickson – holiday posts. Well, this isn’t one of them so don’t get any ideas. … Continue reading

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Superhero Progenitors, My Wife, And My Non-Mutant Healing Factor.

I’ve spent this summer feeling like a total dumbass and so that’s the subject for today, kiddies. According to Dr. Phil perception is reality. (Don’t judge me.) In other words, if you believe you’re a total dumbass, then that’s who … Continue reading

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5×5 With The Hook: Chowderhead.

You requested that some beefcake be added to your 5×5 menu, but how about some chowder instead? On the mean virtual streets of the blogosphere, he’s THE MAN, the one you want to be, the one who has lived the … Continue reading

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