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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.

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Fictionside Heroes and villains

Fictionside 104: Heroes & Villains

or our four and a half birthday we picked out 10 of our favourite heroes and villains …

“IT’S JOKERSIDE’S FOUR AND A HALF BIRTHDAY, AND SO HERE’S ANOTHER OF OUR BI-ANNUAL FICTIONSIDES AS WE CAREER TO THE CLOSE OF JOKERSIDE’S FIVE YEAR MISSION! This time round, we’re picking out some of our favourite fictional heroes and villains. And wouldn’t you know, some of them are a bit misunderstood…

Actually, wouldn’t you know that with a Fictionside, things are a little more complicated than that. We’re going to pick out four and a half heroes and four and a half villains. There’s lots of Brits, and lots of hoods, a surprising amount who first appeared in comics, but bear with us…  Because it’s a Hell of a dinner party! 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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