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n2doc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 08:30 AM
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Wow...where to begin?







The Rise of the Corporate Superhero
By Jennifer Alsever March 29, 2011


Any freak in a costume can sling webby wrist goo or pilot an invisible plane. But it takes a special breed of superhero to use the higher authority close to sell welding equipment to a steel fabricator.

At least thats the conclusion of SmarterComics new line of books, which transforms 300-page business best sellers into rock-em-sock-em graphic novels. Gone are the adamantium-clawed avengers. Instead, these books feature a new kind of mutantwonky business writers endowed with bulging brainpans and killer neologisms.

The books may lack traditional comic book heroics, but there is still plenty of excitement. Thrill! as Tom Hopkins explains how to develop a client participation technique into a powerful selling tool. Cheer! as Overachievement scribe John Eliot promises, I will teach you, too, to be quite abnormal. But perhaps the unlikeliest superhero of all is Wired editor in chief Chris Anderson, whose Long Tail adaptation comes out April 16. In the first panel, he is shown carrying Earththe world the blockbuster builton his shoulders. And here we thought his only superpower was the ability to whiteboard any editor into submission.


http://www.wired.com/magazine/2011/03/pl_print_business...
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 08:35 AM
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1. Recommend
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Marrah_G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 08:38 AM
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2. oyyyyy...........
Edited on Mon Apr-25-11 08:39 AM by Marrah_G
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 10:00 AM
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3. Yeah, that's a page turner...
I'm sure all the kids will be lining up for that one.

(personal disclaimer: I'm a comic book geek and proud of it)
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 10:54 AM
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4. How disappointing
All those tropes and tired axioms, and I figured for sure he'd use "it's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." Now THERE would be some graphics worth registering on your brainpan! The Taco Bell chihuahua ripping out that creepy Burger King's throat - worth double the price of whatever dingbat is charging.
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Mariana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 11:28 AM
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5. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. nt.
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thelordofhell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 11:54 AM
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6. The Adventures Of Super Galt
And his sidekick Aynie Lad
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MilesColtrane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 11:56 AM
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7. Anthony Robbins for Dummies?
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