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  Bizarro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bizarro is a fictional character, a doppelganger of DC ComicsSuperman.
Due somewhat in part to the Seinfeld episode “The Bizarro Jerry,” Bizarro and the Bizarro world have become somewhat well-known in popular culture and the term Bizarro is used as to describe anything that utilizes twisted logic or that is the opposite of something else.
Bizarro World was erased from the history of the DC Universe during the Crisis on Infinite Earths.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bizarro   (4553 words)

 This am Bizarro page
Together with Bizarro-Lois, Bizarro rules the far-distant planet Htrae, a wacky, cockeyed world where all the men are imperfect imitations of Superman and all the women are distorted doubles of Lois Lane.
Indeed, although the name Bizarro is used as a proper noun, designating Bizarro himself, it is also employed in the texts as a general term to designate any Bizarro creature.
Bizarro, however, thinks of himself somewhat more generously, as the "most famous monster in history," the all-time "champion monster," the "most famous monster of all," and the "scariest monster" of all time.
theages.superman.ws /Encyclopaedia/bizarro.php   (622 words)

 Bizarro fiction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bizarro is a genre of transgressive, underground literature.
While the modern Bizarro movement in literature can trace its roots at least as far back to the foundation of Eraserhead Press in 1999, the name 'Bizarro' is a recent invention.
While the essay does not feature the word "Bizarro" it ends with the observation "this new type of literature, whatever you call it, is just beginning." [2] Subsequent discussion about the essay led to the name as well as the inaugaration of the Mondo Bizarro Forum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bizarro_fiction   (259 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Bizarro
Bizarro (who took his name from hearing the word "bizarre" applied to him) had all of Superboy's wonderful powers, but no real spark of life — a fact he was just bright enough to understand.
Bizarro made a hit with readers, and was brought back as a recurring character, using the same duplicating device — but he got funnier with each new appearance.
Before long, it was populated with Bizarros of all of Superman's friends, as well as every single member of The Justice League of America, and a fair number of bad guys, as well as endless repetitions of Bizarro-Superman and Bizarro-Lois.
www.toonopedia.com /bizarro1.htm   (705 words)

 Bizarro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I didn't prime this figure since Bizarro's color scheme is almost identical to Superman's.
My first exposure to Bizarro was on the old "Challenge of the Super Friends" cartoon.
Bizarro didn't wear the necklace on that show, so I chose not to have my figure wear it.
www.geocities.com /scottnliss/Bizarro.html   (103 words)

 Superman Super Site - Bizarro
Bizarro is a fictional character who is a failed clone of Superman.
Just the fact that male Bizarro babies possess super powers, while little girls do not, dates the concept severely (though this is ostensibly because male Bizarros are copies of Superman, who is a Kryptonian and thus has super powers, and female ones are copies of Lois Lane, a normal human).
Bizarro from Superman: Red Son.Similar processes to Luthor's were used by Two-Face to create a Bizarro-Supergirl and Brainiac 5.1 to create a post-Crisis Bizarro-Legion.
www.supermansupersite.com /bizzarro.html   (2736 words)

 Bizarro - Supermanica
Brought into being by an ingenious duplicator ray built by Lex Luthor, the renegade scientist who is Superman's bitterest enemy, Bizarro is only lifeless matter in human form—a thing composed of unliving matter.
Bizarro can also think and feel and engage in reproduction: his mate, Bizarro-Lois, gives birth to a baby boy Bizarro in October 1960 (Superman No. 140) and by February 1961 the couple have acquired a daughter.
All Bizarros are imperfect duplicates of other living things; all are illiterate and ungramatical; and all share the grotesque physical characteristics—including the chalk-white, faceted faces—peculiar to Bizarros.
supermanica.info /wiki/index.php/Bizarro   (687 words)

 OAFE - DC Direct Bizarro review
Much as DC Direct's previous Bizarro figure is my overall favorite Bizarro figure, this figure is pretty much my favorite interpretation of Bizarro.
I'm a big fan of Bizarro sporting a purplish color scheme and "bizarre" and monstrous proportions but this interpretation has neither of those.
Bizarro has 11 points and to be perfectly honest, for me that's too much.
www.oafe.net /rustin/dcdrossbiz.php   (820 words)

 Sealab 2021: Bizarro - TV.com
At the beginning of the episode, Bizarro Murphy's scars are on his left side of his face and his eyepatch is on his right side.
Bizarro is a character from the Superman comics that is a grotesque imitation of Superman, but is bizarrely different in just about every imaginable way.
"Bizarro" is sometimes used in pop culture to refer to something or someone directly the opposite of a described thing or person.
www.tv.com /sealab-2021/bizarro/episode/198794/summary.html   (470 words)

 Superman Homepage
Bizarro caught her as she was attempting a suicidal plunge from her apartment window.
Bizarro was one of the Joker's minions keeping the peace in his so-called creation.
Bizarro continues to appear throughout the DC Universe, sometimes popping up to team up with Batzarro (a Bizarro version of Batman).
www.supermanhomepage.com /comics/who/who-intro.php?topic=bizarro   (1196 words)

Bizarro got out of his seat 25 minutes before landing, in violation of the 30-minute rule newly imposed on Salt Lake City flights by the Federal Aviation Administration as a precautionary measure during the Olympics.
EMILY POST, R.I.P. he Tribune continues: "When he exited the restroom, Bizarro said he was confronted by a flight attendant, whose comments he interpreted as rudeness." In a world where rudeness is interpreted as a display of the most exquisite manners, an old-fashioned guy like Richard Bizarro just doesn't stand a chance.
Bizarro describes his experience as "surreal" — but, of course, the surreal is the normal in our post-9/11 universe.
www.antiwar.com /justin/j021302.html   (2221 words)

 OAFE - DC Superheroes: Bizarro review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the subject of sculpt and articulation, there are no sculptural differences between Bizarro #1 and Bizarro, and they have the same articulation — ankles, knees, thighs, hinge-hips on a T-crotch, waist, hinge torso, balljoint shoulders, biceps, elbows, wrists and balljointed head.
Bizarro has a very large chest and is all over just more rotund, defined and vein-y that his un-bizarre counterpart.
Bizarro and Superman share the same sculpt from their feet all the way up to their mid-torso joint.
www.oafe.net /rustin/matsh2biz.php   (1241 words)

 The Hembeck Files!
Of all of the elements of the Superman mythos to emerge from the DC brain trust over the last sixty-odd years, one of the most enduring is the 'Bizarro' concept.
The specific elements of Bizarro's origin from that first story by Schwartz are lost, unless someone turns up copies and can provide details, but the primary plot had Bizarro falling in love with Lois Lane.
You see, Bizarro being an imperfect duplicate of Superman, shared Supes' obsession with our favourite gal pal reporter, and kept kidnapping her in order to express his admiration.
www.proudrobot.com /hembeck/bizarro.html   (1060 words)

 Amazon.com: Bizarro World (Bizarro): Books: Various   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bizarro is an idiotic, chalky doppelgänger of Superman; Bizarro World is home to him and many other Bizarros.
The Bizarro books (can it now be called a series?) use popular alternative cartoonists to create short stories featuring characters from the DC universe from icons like Superman to obscure characters like Kamandi.
The framing sequence with Bizarro was more enjoyable to me than in the first one and seemed to blend in better with the rest of the volume.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1401206565?v=glance   (1951 words)

 WizKids - DC HeroClix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Created during the "Emperor Joker" event, Bizarro #1 is an imperfect duplicate of the man of steel.
Bizarro has backwards powers like fiery breath and freezing vision as well as Superman's flight and super-strength!
(Goodbye is hello and bad is good.) After Joker's defeat, Bizarro was captured and tortured by General Zod.
www.wizkidsgames.com /heroclix/dc/figuregallery.asp?unitid=8381   (122 words)

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Strikingly unconventional in style and appearance, "Bizarro" is the means by which cartoonist Dan Piraro unleashes both his secret symbols and uniquely eccentric view of the world on unsuspecting newspaper readers every day.
"Bizarro is about the incredibly surreal things that happen to all of us in our so-called 'normal' lives," explains Piraro.
Today, "Bizarro" is distributed internationally by King Features Syndicate to more than 250 daily and Sunday newspapers.
www.kingfeatures.com /features/comics/bizarro/aboutMaina.php   (325 words)

 DJ Dr. Bizarro - Chicago House Music DJ - Club DJ's - Dance Music DJs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
D.J. Dr. Bizarro is on of the hottest Chicago House DJs in the chicagoland area.
After listening to them, be sure to contact the good doctor to check on his availability, because you're going to want to book him.
Also, be sure to vote for your favorite DJ, DJ Dr. Bizarro or you can also vote here.
djdrbizarro.com   (200 words)

 Amazon.com: Bizarro Comics (Bizarro): Books: Chris Duffy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The premise of the whole book is that Bizarro, an "imperfect duplicate" of Superman who does everything backwards, tries drawing comics, with the ensuing whacked-out results.
So, Bizarro draws his own comics, which are really the ones created by the aformentioned alternative cartoonists.
Bizarro Comics presents a mixed bag of stories featuring DC's most famous characters, as portrayed by a stellar array of alternative comic's best Writers and Artists.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1563897792?v=glance   (2535 words)

Trying to save an old woman from being struck by a bus, Bizarro did not quickly fly the woman to safety as Superman would have done, but punched the bus, sending it and its thirty-odd passengers crashing into the river!
Superman won the battle and placated Bizarro by giving him complete jurisdiction of the moon.
Still, Bizarro operates on his own warped logic, and he could return at any time to again make life hard on Superman.
www.batman-superman.com /superman/cmp/bizzaro.html   (240 words)

 Bizarro World | Cool Stuff | SCI FI Weekly
These "Bizarro" anthologies unleash a legion of writers and cartoonists not usually associated with superhero comics and let them play in the DC Universe, unrestrained and unconcerned by continuity or the usual tropes and expectations of the superhero genre, with an emphasis on humor.
Over the decades these characters have changed in the monthly comics, yet in the popular imagination they remain as they were in their heyday, the 1960s and '70s.
The writers and cartoonists contributing to Bizarro World do not subsume their styles to the demands of the DC Universe; rather, they let their idiosyncrasies collide with their subject matter.
www.scifi.com /sfw/cool/sfw1927.html   (755 words)

 Bizarro Trades - The Encyclopedia of Pointless
While similar to our world's building trades, there are several notable departures, most of them in one way or another related to the way those pitiful pathetic bizarros use human language.
It should be noted that Bizarro World arson is the exact same as arson in our world.
We are not sure how they bent the laws of physics to accomplish this, but it is believed that two ducks, a rowboat, and a conga line were involved.
www.eopoint.com /wiki/index.php/Bizarro_Trades   (266 words)

 Tales Of The Bizarro World Review - Silver Bullet Comics
Displacing Aquaman and Congorilla, the Bizarros and their wacky antics held sway in that spot for a little over a year.
World history was not spared (Bizarro dreams he changes history so Isaac Newton invents the Fig Newton; the sort of early product placement of which Mort Weisinger was a master), nor were the cliches of the Superman comics of the Weisinger era themselves spared.
A classic cover had Bizarro #1 attempting to take on the secret identity of Bizarro-Clark Kent, only to be spotted on his first day.
www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com /reviews/96801414450039.htm   (485 words)

 Bizarro Animal Stuff Vegan Vegetarian T-shirts : CafePress.com
This section has 14 of the most popular animal rights cartoons from Bizarro on a variety of different t-shirts.
This site also contains Bizarro animal rights t-shirts, vegan clothing with Bizarro cartoons on them, vegan t-shirt, vegan greeting cards, vegetarian t-shirts and vegetarian t-shirt designs, vegetarian and vegan posters, vegan poster design.
All Bizarro cartoons and illustrations are printed on sweatshop free clothing.
www.cafepress.com /bizarroanimals   (253 words)

 Seinfeld: The Bizarro Jerry - TV.com
In this episode Elaine (the only woman in a group with three guys) finds another group of people who are eerily similar to her regular group, with a counterpart for each of the men.
Feldman (Bizarro Kramer) always knocks before entering Kevin's apartment, and always brings over food, while the actual Kramer is always helping himself to Jerry's food.
In the Bizarro (Kevin's) apartment, in the spot where Jerrys bike would be hanging, Kevin has a uni-cycle there.
www.tv.com /seinfeld/the-bizarro-jerry/episode/2377/summary.html   (754 words)

This is Kevin, and i tear up at the loss of Bizarro
You guys will always be my favorite whether or not you still exist.
Cheers for Bizarro because they're hot and rock.
www.myspace.com /bizarro   (79 words)

 Superman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 5th movement, "Red Cape Tango", is inspired by Superman's fight to the death with Doomsday.
Also, Superman villain Bizarro inspired a jazzy Michael Daugherty piece of music of the same name.
Superman Returns: Over Superboy's Dead Body An analysis of the origins of Superman.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Superman   (8144 words)

 The Bizarro Zine
All Ashton Press fanzines and Bizarro zines are available directly from the publishers.
The Bizarro Zone -- An ancient evil returns from the mists of time and invades the Liberator.
The Bizarro 7 version of what happened on the Rink.
members.aol.com /bizarro7/bizarro.htm   (1040 words)

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