Double T-shirt Giveaway!

While I’ve been sick I racked up some giveaways, so let’s get these started with a fantastic t-shirt from Believe Merch and a bonus t-shirt from a reader.

Like all things Gothamburgh these days, it’s Batman themed! The Steel Knight:

Love it.

In addition to that shirt, which you can purchase online or at Kards Unlimited in Shadyside, I’ll also throw in the Jagoffs Make Me Stabby shirt that reader Angry Mongo of Mongowear designed and mailed to me, which you can’t purchase anywhere. His shop has lots of great shirts to check out.

I have two of the Jagoff shirts, so you get one! I’m hoping to get a design for it that is a little less … bloody. But I do love it!

Leave a comment to enter, one comment per valid email address. If your comment goes to spam, stab a jagoff and then don’t worry because I’ll fish them out periodically.

You have until 3 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, August 4 to enter at which time I’ll let Random.org pick the winning comment number. The winner will receive both shirts and will be able to select the size for the Steel Knight shirt. The jagoff shirt is medium.

So you have something to say, tell me who your favorite action hero or super hero is of all time.

Mine? Easily the Greatest American Hero.

I will never forget the theme song, his hair, or the day he learned to fly.

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196 Comments


  1. NicoleinTallahassee
    August 4, 2011 8:48 am

    WONDER WOMAN OF COURSE! I love her!



  2. Justin
    August 4, 2011 8:48 am

    I liked He-Man!



  3. Queen Bee
    August 4, 2011 9:00 am

    Maxwell Smart…from the TV series not the movie. Not really a superhero either but sort of?



  4. Leslie
    August 4, 2011 9:06 am

    Bat GIRL!



  5. Jessica Marie
    August 4, 2011 9:27 am

    Space Ghost, all the way.



  6. Bucfaninva
    August 4, 2011 9:30 am

    Apache Chief, loved him on the Superfriends show. And where were all these cartoon/comic loving women when I was a geek in high school?



  7. Cindy T.
    August 4, 2011 9:40 am

    Batwoman — my husband has actually nicknamed me “Batpoppin” which is (of course) the cross between Batwoman and Mary Poppins. I guess I just kick ass but I’m really really nice when I’m doing it.



  8. Carpetbagger
    August 4, 2011 9:52 am

    Space Ghost, but he couldn’t wear that costume after Labor Day.



  9. DanW
    August 4, 2011 9:52 am

    Lots of good heroes above. I like Wolverine and Batman but definitely have a “soft spot” for the Ambiguously Gay Duo from SNL.



  10. Colin
    August 4, 2011 9:57 am

    Super Ray from the show Bored to Death.



  11. AiXeLsyD13
    August 4, 2011 10:01 am

    I remember Dark Claw form the Amalgam universe…

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Claw

    Good stuff!



  12. Jagoff
    August 4, 2011 10:02 am

    Easy, Val Kilmer



  13. Ali
    August 4, 2011 10:03 am

    Rorschach from the Watchmen. He wasn’t a superhero, but he’s my favorite DC comic book character.



  14. Katie
    August 4, 2011 10:06 am

    Gem is definitely my favorite….What?Transforming into a rockstar isn’t a real superpower?



  15. Allison
    August 4, 2011 10:10 am

    Flash Gordon!



  16. Di
    August 4, 2011 10:17 am

    Wonder Woman!



  17. RJQ
    August 4, 2011 10:23 am

    Sailor Moon and the other Sailor Scouts.



  18. Baba Wawa
    August 4, 2011 10:24 am

    i had a six million dollar man action figure when i was little…used to kick ken’s ass all the time!



  19. rmd
    August 4, 2011 10:41 am

    As a kid I loved Batgirl on the 60’s tv show, she was so hot and could kick a$$.

    In comicbooks I was always a fan of Nightwing, he’s the alter ego of the first Robin after he got too old to be Batman’s sidekick.

    What ever happened to him?



  20. Jenn
    August 4, 2011 10:48 am

    So glad that you are back! Favorite Super hero…Jem…she was truly outrageous :)



  21. bluzdude
    August 4, 2011 10:49 am

    As a little boy, I was all about Batman, and my brother and I took it very seriously. We’d race home every day after school to see how Batman was going to get out of yet another diabolical trap.

    Plus, I always loved the Catwoman episodes. Even in 2nd grade, I wanted to do things with her, of which the ASPCA would not approve.



  22. Tam
    August 4, 2011 10:51 am

    Spiderman – then Batman – then Underdog :-)



  23. Susan
    August 4, 2011 11:01 am

    The Tick!!!!!



  24. Macool
    August 4, 2011 11:14 am

    Mandrake the Magician, because he had a third eye and could travel between dimensions and do magic stuff as well.



  25. Wink
    August 4, 2011 11:20 am

    Totally remember as a wee-tot the local grocery store had a cartoon-clip machine you use to stick a quarter in and watch a minute or so of Mighty Mouse. He was my childhood favorite.

    Then I matured into a well-round teenage and dropped Mighty Mouse for the Tick! SPOOOOON!



  26. Lori
    August 4, 2011 11:34 am

    Shera-Princess of Power!



  27. Roxy
    August 4, 2011 11:48 am

    My favorite was Superman.



  28. Shari
    August 4, 2011 12:03 pm

    Always loved the Wonder Twins.



  29. Terry
    August 4, 2011 12:08 pm

    Definitely has to be Batman. He’s just a (super duper rich) regular guy with all sorts of awesome gadgets. Much cooler than aliens like Superman who can do anything.



  30. Jen
    August 4, 2011 12:22 pm

    superhero? Super Grover!



  31. Sarah
    August 4, 2011 12:26 pm

    Gotta love the bat… And the Steel Knight shirt is AWESOME!



  32. hello haha narf
    August 4, 2011 12:28 pm

    superman. gotta be superman. even though i wanted to be wonder woman in the worst way when i was a young girl.



  33. Burgh Bird
    August 4, 2011 12:42 pm

    Is it weird to admit that the first superhero theme song that came to my head was “Trojan Mannnnnn”?



  34. Robin
    August 4, 2011 12:48 pm

    Superman!



  35. Robin
    August 4, 2011 12:49 pm

    I do love Batman, especially ’cause my name’s Robin! But as a little girl I read comic books, especially Superman, and LOVED the BIZARRO SUPERMAN books. Anyone know those? Superman lived in an alternate universe where everything was backwards and bizarre…and he had a really chiseled angular face. So did the Bizarro Lois Lane and everyone else. Weird, but really cool!



  36. efw_west
    August 4, 2011 1:02 pm

    fantastic 4



  37. Leslie
    August 4, 2011 1:05 pm

    David Dunn (Bruce Willis) in Unbreakable.



  38. Pa-pop
    August 4, 2011 1:44 pm

    I will guess that I am the only one old enough here to remember that White-winged Weekend Warrior Who Fights Crime and/or Evil … CHICKENMAN!! “He’s everywhere! He’s everywhere!”



  39. Rege
    August 4, 2011 1:49 pm

    Man- these answers are all over the place. I think everyone agrees on the super hero Trinity-Superman, Spiderman, Batman.

    One of my favorite Comics as a kid was an X-men spin off, any one remember the New Mutants???



  40. Josh
    August 4, 2011 1:51 pm

    I’m gonna have to go with Batman! Loved him ever since I was younger and can’t wait to be a part of the movie this weekend!



  41. Steve
    August 4, 2011 1:57 pm

    Shirts are sick! Favorite Hero has always been Batman, from the cheesey Adam West to the animated series to Christopher Nolan’s epic vision. Always good.

    (Although I think I speak for everyone when I say we’d like to forget Joel Schumaker’s ruining of the series that Tim Burton brilliantly started in the 90s)



  42. Rose
    August 4, 2011 2:28 pm

    Danger Mouse!



  43. Burgh Bird
    August 5, 2011 12:40 am

    Only one mention of the other fantastic four….heroes in a halfshell…..

    Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo and Raphael!



  44. Jeeperz
    August 5, 2011 8:50 am

    Radioactive Man from the Simpsons…or..N’at Man from the DVE morning show…



  45. Paisley
    August 11, 2011 7:36 pm

    Im going to go with Spider- Man just because the beautiful Andrew Garfield will be playing him in the new movie.