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20 Comments

  1. January 22, 2013 at 11:55 am — Reply

    Ankle wings > Calf fins

  2. SmarkingOut Adam
    January 22, 2013 at 11:57 am — Reply

    My four year old son just looked at my computer screen, pointed at Aquaman and yelled “Loserman!” Yes, I taught him well and voted accordingly.

  3. kaptaran
    January 22, 2013 at 12:21 pm — Reply

    How many songs are there about Namor? Harpoon Hand Aquaman wins!

  4. Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
    January 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm — Reply

    Which Atlantean monarch do I prefer? Arthur Curry by seven leagues. As their power sets have been defined, however, Namor the sub-pleasant clearly has an edge in a physical confrontation.

  5. Brian
    January 22, 2013 at 1:03 pm — Reply

    Aquaman.

    He can command any sea creature. Cthulhu isn’t a sea creature per say, but it does dwell in the sea so I’m awarding it on a technicality.

    Namor only has flight on Aquaman.

    • January 22, 2013 at 6:54 pm — Reply

      Flight does soooo well underwater.

  6. January 22, 2013 at 1:26 pm — Reply

    Namor.

    His “Imperius Rex!” battle cry is simply awesome.

  7. N
    January 22, 2013 at 1:37 pm — Reply

    I wonder if the results for this poll will be the same as the Marvel vs. DC crossover many years ago.

  8. Ryan 'Halite' King
    January 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm — Reply

    Good guys always win and while often the butt of fish jokes, Aquaman didn’t flood Wakanda and get Storm and Black Panther divorced.

    Plus, I don’t think Namor was being controlled by the Phoenix, I think he’s that much of a jerk and took an opportunity to just get his dry land destruction on.

  9. January 22, 2013 at 2:41 pm — Reply

    Aquaman can control any sea creature. Namor is a sea creature. Aquaman can control Namor.

    • Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
      January 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm — Reply

      Cool theory. I’ve always assumed Aquaman’s powers were limited by the willpower or intelligence of the “creature” however. (Otherwise his disagreements with other DC Atlanteans would have been resolved much more quickly…)
      Nevertheless, the thought of the look on Namor’s face if Arthur could pull it off will keep me smiling for the rest of the day.

      • Brian
        January 22, 2013 at 5:47 pm — Reply

        To the WIKI!

        Looks like in the New 52 he’s limited to telepathic commands limited to the creatures intelligence. And the sea creatures of DC are not Little Mermaid or Nemo so it’s fairly limited.

        Previous incarnations had him able to control creatures that live on the sea; Sea Gulls, and that evolved from the sea – Humans. I’m guessing he did that while Kal’L was at the Sun laundry mat.

        • January 22, 2013 at 7:05 pm — Reply

          While Aquaman is not a true telepath as Professor X or the Martians may be, he has used his telepathy to not control others, but attack them little by little psychically.
          He can’t control or even mess with their minds, but can little by little attack their will and tire them out.
          A man that can attack your mind while punching you can do a ton of hurt. That is not even counting his fishy friends.

  10. January 22, 2013 at 3:50 pm — Reply

    Aquaman all day long. Namor is stronger, but Arthur is faster and has his telepathy. Plus, he’s just generally more awesome.

  11. Harry Yak
    January 22, 2013 at 3:54 pm — Reply

    On land I would think Namor has the advantage and Aquaman would have the edge in the water. However Namor is a Gigantic Tool no matter where he is so I’ll vote for Aquaman.

  12. January 22, 2013 at 7:10 pm — Reply

    Aquaman
    While Aquaman is not a true telepath as Professor X or the Martians may be, he has used his telepathy to not control others, but attack them little by little psychically.
    He can’t control or even mess with their minds, but can little by little attack their will and tire them out.
    A man that can attack your mind while punching you can do a ton of hurt. That is not even counting his fishy friends. They can do a world of hurt.
    Then of course there are the times he was magical, and had the harpoon.
    He is one Bad Mother…

  13. Oldcomicfan
    January 23, 2013 at 6:49 am — Reply

    Namor: He has tiny little ankle wings which should be useless but he’s so bada$$ he can use them to fly. He’s crabby and unscrupulous and changes sides like a two-dollor hooker in bed with Siamese Twins. He’s a sociopath, pure and simple. Stay out of this man’s way!

    Aquaman: He can talk to fishes. Only cute little tame fishes what can’t harm a flea, and only when it suits the plot. Sharks? Can’t talk to ’em. Killer Whales? Nope. Pihrannna? Can I give you a hand, there, Arthur? Just about the lamest comic book character since Batroc the Leaper. This is no contest.

  14. Ron
    January 25, 2013 at 1:48 am — Reply

    “There’s no such thing as bad publicity.” With that in mind, I vote for Aquaman since he clearly has the better press agent.

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