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DC Spoils Ending of Own Printable Puzzles

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, February 25 2014 and posted in News with Benefits

DC Spoils Ending of Own Printable Puzzles

The company has released a line of free, printable puzzles on its website, but a quick glance at the page reveals the completed puzzles, spoiling the surprise of putting them together.

Source: DC Blog

As part of its plans to increase obesity in America by getting kids hooked on comics, DC Comics has released a new line of printable puzzles on its website. By downloading the files, printing them out, and cutting them up, kids of all ages can enjoy all the fun and excitement of getting a superhero-themed puzzle from the Dollar Tree, but without the insurmountable success. The best part of putting together a puzzle, of course, is seeing the completed picture formed by all your hard work (followed closely by seeing your little brother break it apart and mess the whole thing up, causing you to cry uncontrollably).

Unfortunately, as soon as readers open up the file to print, they'll see the puzzle in its completed form, spoiling the whole thing. Take this image of The Martian Manhunter, which The Outhouse can exclusively reveal is the subject of this latest puzzle. As you can see, it would take an unspoiled puzzler a full two, possibly three minutes to assemble the puzzle's intricate fourteen piece pattern, but why bother when you can just check out the spoilers online?

"DC is at it again," complained one of many upset fans on the internet after seeing the puzzle.

We contacted DC Comics to ask about this problem, and they suggested that parents download the files, print the puzzles, cut them up, and give them to their kids, which, of course, makes no sense since, as we know, kids only put together Scooby Doo puzzles, not Justice League ones. Justice league puzzles are for forty-five year olds.

In any case, Bleeding Cool rumormonger Rich Johnston announced plans earlier today to travel to the homes of anyone attempting to assemble the puzzles spoiler-free and tell them what the puzzle will look like when it's completed.

"It's the Martian Manhunter, it is," Johnston will reportedly say before causing small children to break down in tears. "Pip pip!"

Stay tuned to The Outhouse for more on this breaking story, as we commence an internal debate to decide whether or not to reset the Has DC Done Something Stupid Today counter, or create a new counter for acts more heinous than DC's usual stupidity.


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Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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