Comics, Nerdery

Iceman and Deathstroke Display New Rapping Powers


Improv rapping? Yes, it sounds horrible, but these two gentlemen somehow make it okay by 1) dressing up as Iceman and Deathstroke, and 2) being pretty damn good at it. I’m assuming freestyle rapping is a secondary mutation of Iceman’s, and that Deathstroke picked up his beatboxing skills during one of his more elaborate plans to destroy the Teen Titans back in the ’80s. Kids love the beatboxing!

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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 Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.