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Cameron based reshuffle on Marvel comics’ rebranding of Thor as a woman

Claims emerged today that the Prime Minister’s entire reshuffle strategy was based upon the Marvel Comics’ character Thor being recast as a woman.

‘This had nothing to do with gender balance or equity’, said a Westminster spokesman dressed as Spiderman.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2014
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Outrage after new Marvel film has only three post credits scenes

‘I don’t particularly care who the caterers or paymasters were for the film’ said one outraged fan, ‘but I usually stay till the end of the credits to get a hint about what might be coming next, or to see if one of the characters who apparently died in the film is actually implausibly alive…’

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Posted: May 28th, 2014
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Smokers hoping for ‘X-Men style superpowers’ following genetic mutation TV adverts

faster than a speeding glob ejected from an emphysemic lungThe latest anti-smoking campaign has seen the message that smoking causes genetic mutations being misinterpreted by science fiction fans who have long fantasised about suddenly developing superpowers.

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Posted: Apr 27th, 2013
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Geek community in mourning as man dies of radioactive spider bite

Comic book fans around the globe are said to be ’inconsolable’ after the death of Life Sciences major Simon Simpson (21) who failed to develop superpowers after being attacked by a mutant radioactive spider in the local museum.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2011
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First edition of Fortyman comic fetches record £1m

hop in luvThe cover of the rare 1931 first edition, showing the original price of sixpence, features the ‘Man of Tarmacadam’ driving to another improbable rescue down the Empire’s finest trunk roads.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2011
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