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Thread: When Comic Collection Goes Too Far

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    We all know comic collectors can be a little possessive about their prized objects d'art. But I've never seen it go this far before.
    [FONT=Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif]A 45-year-old married father allegedly stabbed his cousin in the neck with a pair of scissors after the victim broke a Marvel Comics collector glass while the two drank beer at the cousin?s Northwest Side home.[/FONT]

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    [FONT=Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif]Jensen, who had blood on his clothing, told police that he and his cousin had been drinking beer from the Marvel Comics collectors set when Ortega dropped a glass and it broke, leading to verbal altercation that soon grew physical, Kantas said.[/FONT]
    That's... that's bad.

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    Holy shit. That guy must have had issues.

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    Ah, another one of those well-written articles.

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    when comic article writing has gone too far?...

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    Wow. This is really insightful.

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    Sadly, there's still a grammatical error.

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    Holy shit, there's a comic book character on that glass!

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    Wow. Taking Giles Coren's point to the (il)logical extreme, this is an article for illiterate men who can only look at pictures without words...

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    I would had stabbed him with a jackhammer.

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    This is so sad. He shouldn't be referred to as a collector at this point. I think he crossed the gap into psychopath the second he thought about the scissors... ...at least from our outside perspective. He's probably been that way for a long time.

    And why do I get the feeling that anyone who would focus on the writing of the article is a maybe possibly a collector with social issues as well? Seriously? The grammar or depth of the article is the problem? Not the fact that a grown man went insane and stabbed his own family in the neck with a pair of scissors because he broke his HULK glass? Isnt that a wee bit more potent than a spelling error or quick paragraph just to get the news out? Arrrrrggh! People really gross me out sometimes... HULK STAB!!! #poortaste

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