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Bat Boy's Back and Ed Anger's Angry!

Two and a half years after ceasing publication, and months after its back catalog was archived by Google Books, The Weekly World News has returned to the dead-tree marketplace as a comic book in a limited 4-issue series from IDW. So what's next for Bat Boy and his Friends? A TV show? (Maybe...)
posted by oneswellfoop on Jan 13, 2010 - 18 comments

Magazines on Google

The full text of several years of various magazines are available on google for your browsing pleasure. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (1940-1998) Popular Mechanics (1900-2005), Weekly World News (1984-2007, Hitler's Secret UFO Plans), Life (1936-1972), Ebony (1960-2008) and many more. [more inside]
posted by shothotbot on Jan 11, 2010 - 16 comments

The Bat Boy Archives

In keeping with its mission to "organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful," Google Books presents every issue of Weekly World News from 1981 to 2007. previously via
posted by Knappster on Jun 20, 2009 - 62 comments

Bat Boy, RIP

Bye Bye, Bat Boy! The Weekly World News is suspending publication.
posted by Yakuman on Jul 22, 2007 - 81 comments

Ed Anger, R.I.P.

Eddie Clontz, longtime editor of the Weekly World News, creator of Ed Anger, Bat Boy and other semi-real totems of society's fuzzy underbelly, is dead at 56.

The fact that I had to find this out in The Economist, of all places, makes me madder than -- than -- than George S. Patton at a Peace Rally.
posted by chicobangs on Feb 20, 2004 - 26 comments

omg we're all going to die,

omg we're all going to die, which means the hurricanes, the war against terrorism, high school free speech... it's all a big nothing!
posted by jcterminal on Oct 2, 2002 - 46 comments

So it's finally come down to this.

So it's finally come down to this. E-content, 2002 style. Could there be any more conclusive proof that the dotcom era is over?
posted by aaron on Feb 7, 2002 - 22 comments

"It is already possible for an assassin to send someone an e-mail with an innocent-looking attachment connected to it. When the receiver downloads the attachment, the electrical current and molecular structure of the central processing unit is altered, causing it to blast apart like a large hand grenade."
posted by endquote on Apr 4, 2000 - 9 comments

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