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The Outhouse Best of 2006

The votes have been submitted, the tallies taken, and here are your winners, Outhousers.

Peeing in the Shower: War, huh, What is it good for?

Hey everyone.  It’s been a while since I wrote something, so I’ve decided to take a look at war, and what it’s good for.  No, not absolutely nothing… ...

Ask the Asshole: Scratching Nuts in Public, Hot Tub Parties, and Melissa Rivers Fetishes

If there’s one thing you get a lot of in an outhouse, it’s Assholes. And in The Outhouse, one Asshole makes the most noise. This guru of geekdom is notoriously wise and well-versed, and...

Making A Mark: The Comic Book Show with an Online Comic

Here… Oh?! A promise is a promise is a promise. I said this week would be devoted to the “novels” of the NBC series “Heroes,” which is basically a comic book come to...

Making A Mark: A Miss and a Hit

A (Very) Short Introduction Hello, I’m Michael Wiggam. I have been a comic fan since the time I could read: I used an issue of Firestorm and an X-Men coloring book to study phonics at the age...

Forum Offline For SPAM upgrade

I’m tired of battling the spammers by hand, so I’m taking the forum offline to install some new CAPTCHA goodies.

With Tolerance for…: A Feeding Frenzy

Written by GCom Okay. Captain America #25. How did that go for me and my store? Wednesday, March 7th, 2007. While the rest of the world is finding out about Captain America dying from various news...

How to Enjoy Comics: You’re the Boss

Written by john lewis Welcome to the very first edition of How to Enjoy Comics. Comic book fans have always been stereotyped as devoted, bordering on addicted, people who focus way too much on the...

Peeing in the Shower: Captain America

In light of recent events, I’d like to issue a spoiler warning.  Don’t read this if you haven’t read the latest comic news. Captain America is dead. At least for now he...

Flush That S#!T #3

Hey everyone! We decided to pull it together and bring you a new edition of Flush That S#!t and this time Misac and Sgt. Marvel came to party. This editions topics include the Ghost Rider movie,...

The Order of Meetings

By GCom I’ve a 2:00 appointment to sit down with a gentleman wanting me to sell a book. We’re going to sit down, discuss this deal. It’s a small press book from a creator...

The Lateral Progress

By GCom Wow, it’s been a while since I wrote one of these, huh? Okay, let’s fix that. What’s been occupying me lately? CIVIL WAR: For a series that started with so much positive...

Riding Coat-tails

 Note: Major spoilers if you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months!  It’s been one hell of a year for commercial comics.  Actually, it’s been a hell of...

Everything I Needed to Know

By Wisdom000 When faced with confrontation, stress, or merely a question about morality, my mind often wanders to comic books… As a child, the following lessons were made clear to me through...

Peeing in the Shower: Quality vs. Quantity

(Just a quick point: This column is about a month late) I’m sitting here and reading the latest issue of Ultimates 2.  It took something like 6 months to come out, I think.  I...