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Thursday, July 24, 2008
Updated: August 19, 2:24 PM ET
CLIP REEL: SPORTS AND COMICS
Is that former Houston Oiler Gary Jones dressed as Spider Man? Why yes, yes it is.
Comic-Con is commencing in San Diego now!
That exclamation point was completely unnecessary, but we do love Comic-Con for a variety of reasons: notably,
dudes like this
can feel completely at home, and it's the only place in the world where Mark Hamill is
(and revered!) Sports have a long-standing connection with comics as well. Let's delve deeper.
Some good stuff at Small Market Sports.
Girls and Sports is a very entertaining cartoon.
Here's an archive of our man Kurt Snibbe over at Page 2.
LaMarcus Aldridge comic book? Sick!
Five minute rip of baseball cartoons, including some stuff from the 1930s.
Spot's Winter Sports!
Kurt Warner's Good Sports Gang.
Marvin and Mervin.
Maybe the best episode of
ever: "Homer at the Bat."
"You Only Move Twice" is
episode where Homer ends up owning the Denver Broncos.
Good list of the best sports cameos on
You can watch another good
sports episode, "Sunday Cruddy Sunday," right here.
Maybe the best
song ever: Peter singing "Shipoopi" as a member of the New England Patriots.
Exhaustive list of the best celebrity/athlete cameos on
with some not-yet-taken-down videos.
Beijing 2008 Rubix Cube cartoon.
Highly politicized but interesting Beijing cartoon.
Going deep inside
Yankees vs. Sox rivalry cartoons.
Dwight Howard as Superman.
Equating pro athletes to superheroes.
This is kinda cool.
Marvel hooking up with AAA level baseball.
Former Jets FB getting involved in comics.
Oregon football comic book = pretty sweet.
Comic book stars and the NFL!
Todd McFarlane is a pretty big sports fan.
Gotta end here: one of the best ever,