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Starro’s Been Hitting the Bowflex

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I’m really digging DC’s Source blog. Although I don’t know much about DC Comics, it’s doing a great job of teasing new stuff with art in a way that I get and can get excited about. for instance, I did know that one of the Justice League’s first enemies was a giant starfish named Starro, which is just as fucking ridiculous as it sounds. Starro looked like this:
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Now, DC’s Source blog teased this new image of Starro, done by J.G. Jones, for an upcoming and unknown project/title/series/something.
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Starro always made me giggle. But a heavy metal starfish-man holding an axe and staring at a skull? That’s hilariously awesome. This is a starfish who’s ready to behead some goddamn superheroes, and listen to Manowar while he does it.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.