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In my secret identity, I am a Ninja Cartoonist. I live in the Enchanted Land-O-Cheese with my wife, daughters, and several ferrets. I do art on commission and draw a webcomic, "Hannibal Tesla Adventure Magazine:, at

Real Name: Kurt Wilcken

Location: Sheboygan, WI

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Diaries published: 344 (4 days since last diary on Tue May 19, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 4370 (1 day since last comment on Fri May 22, 2015 at 09:33 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 8209

Total Comment Ratings: 437

Most Recommended Diary: A Message from Papa Johns CEO To His Customers, 435 comments, 760 recommends

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quarkstomper's Most Recent Diaries:

The Greatest Living (or Un-living) ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 09:22 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
It always seems like the Comic Book Geek-o-sphere is roiled about something or other. Last week it was Iceman coming out as gay and Lois Lane outing Superman's secret identity; a while back it was ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 08:43 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
(cross-posted from The Ones You Didn't Hear in Sunday School ) In the middle of his novel, Claudius the God , the sequel to I, Claudius , writer Robert Graves interrupts his narrative about the ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 02:35 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
More gossip from the world of comics. The other day I posted about how this week's issue of ALL-NEW X-MEN revealed that the character of Iceman was gay. I found it interesting, but since I don't ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 09:04 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
For years, both fans and writers have been seeing the X-MEN as a metaphor for being gay. Perhaps the best-known bit was from the second X-Men movie in which Bobby Drake, (alias Iceman) admits to ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
So I watched the new trailer for the Batman v. Superman: Grim and Grimmer , and it made me think of something I wrote on another site a couple months ago on a subject that's bugged me for a long ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2015 at 05:49 AM PDT with 11 Recommends

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