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Hyrule on the Hog

Years ago, I wrote a post on how common people turning into pigs is in mythology and fantasy. More recently, this post on Power of Babel also addressed the theme of pig-people, specifically that of orcs with the heads of … Continue reading

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Wily Never Wins

The Mega Man series from Archie Comics has recently gone on hiatus after fifty-five issues. So far, the first thirty-six have been collected into graphic novels, and I’ve read all of these. Perhaps because the main series of games is … Continue reading

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The Fastest Thing Alive

Everyone’s favorite super-fast blue hedgehog (because really, how many others are there?) has appeared in a few different cartoons during his lifetime. I watched the syndicated Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog back when it was on, and I saw several … Continue reading

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Eggman Over Easy

Most of the great video game heroes have their own enemies they have to face over and over again, trying to foil their dastardly plans. And when the hero in question is a blue hedgehog who’s apparently amped up on … Continue reading

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