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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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Spiderman captured in giant bath tub

Superhero was ‘visibly exhausted’

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Posted: May 16th, 2007
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