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Look at all those pop-culture icons staring at you up there! Here’s the place to stare back, with close to 200 long-reads on pop culture… With cartoons to match.

Long reads on film, TV, music, the arts, comics, gaming with more being added every month… Want to take a look a the full tag index? If you’re new to Jokerside why not start by checking out the collected Joker Series… or search by the power of cartoon with Jokertoons … Or just jump into the Latest Posts.

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Every two weeks, our round-up of the best #Popculture news, reviews and snippets – yep, now we’re serving shorts. Follow and bookmark us at medium/jokerside or sign-up to have it delivered straight to your inbox!

Latest Post

The Hammer Baron Frankenstein at 70

Hammer: Baron Frankenstein at 60: How to Build a Monster

Last year we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Hammer’s Dracula Prince of Darkness and the Wallachian Count’s glorious powers of resurrection. To complete the double-bill, we toast the 60th anniversary of the release of The Curse of Frankenstein by picking up tips on how to build a monster from the imperious Baron Frankenstein. Or, inevitably, how a bunch of pitchfork wielding villagers might thwart his plans… <Read the full long-read now>

Joker Series of the Month:

Empowered: Heroes of Marvel

We’ve been tackling the rogues and heroes of the Marvel universe for years. Here’s the pick of the shrinking violets, the wall crawlers, the men of iron, the mutants and the just plain irradiated in honour of Logan‘s release and the end of the line for Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine.

Punisher on Film Oron Man The Winter Soldier Hulk Marvel Jokertoon Avengers Age of Ultron and the end of Marvel Phase 2 What went wrong with the Amazing Spiderman? Daredevil and Ant-Man Ant-Man - ants and helmet


Jokerside’s about cartoons as much as long-reads… Find the full set on the cartoons page. These pointy-nosed black n’ white cartoons are powered by Jokertoons.com – where you can now buy or commission unique illustrations and cartoons!

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