Volume VII – Issue 344 - April 8, 2007
Please don't forget to read the bulletin board. Enter read from anywhere.
|Newswire Sources||Kunoichi Corp suspected of launching intimidation assault on Morticon's household|
A few days ago Morticon's new butler was shocked to find a skinned marsupial pelt nailed to the front door of their private residence.
It is unclear whether the pelt belonged to a fellow wallaby, but it had been nailed to the door with a four pointed star; a shuriken of sorts. Which leads to believe that this was the work of Kunoichi Corp.
While Kunoichi Corp. presents itself as being an honourable and respectable company, the ongoing rivalry between Kunoichi Corp and the SED is no secret. But now it seems that they have decided to attack the SED members on a personal level.
|Cirro||Kunoichi Easter Celebration|
On Monday night Kunoichi Corporation held a somewhat impromptu Easter gathering on their company campus grounds. Kunoichi herself came into the Rose Garden to invite all to the holiday celebration. When asked why she had arranged the party on such short notice, she revealed that the Corporation had received an anonymous threat in the form of a mauled manikin which was wearing a sign saying, "Kunoichi Go Home". Worried the event might be disturbed by someone seeking to make good on this grotesque threat, Kunoichi decided to take a clandestine tack and hold the gathering with virtually no notice.
Due to the impromptu nature of the party, attendance was low. Among those who came to enjoy the festivities were DTF, local wolf, Darius, local ferret and employee of the Corporation, Nyni, local unicorn fairy, Tzolkin, local felizar, and Than, local lioness cub. Though the affair was not as formal as the original Kunoichi Open House had been meant to be, a good time was had by all. Patch O'Black, local jellicle cat, provided snacks and drinks in abundance, and the youngsters enjoyed dyeing Easter eggs. Corporation members provided live music on traditional Japanese instruments. Hotaru played the koto, a harp-like instrument, to accompany Eiko on the shamisen, which resembles a lute. Listeners were amused when the talented pair spontaneously broke out into a familiar tune: "Stairway to Heaven". Hopefully this modest success will encourage the Kunoichi Corporation to host future public events.
(Cirros notes that he had a bit of help from Kunoichi, who provided him with the attendee list and a reminder about the live music, as well as the names of the instruments and their players.)
|Cirro||Snapshots from the Rose Garden|
Cirro, local feline, was kind enough to share the following pictures he made of events this week in the Rose Garden.
|Argon||Need some money?|
Have you found yourself low on shinies and find yourself swallowed up in the earth when you try the FUND command? Then just ask Vixie, local vixen, for some money. Turns out our local "cute" fox is one of the richest folks on SpinDizzy.
Vixie is one of the 400 richest "pawpets" in America according to Furbes magazine. Vixie is so rich she is on the cover. That's her on the far left. Although Vixie has been discrete about her riches, as opposed to her self proclaimed "cuteness", she does occaisionally share her wealth with those in need.
So next time you find yourself at the SpinDizzy Casino with your paycheck in the paws of the Blackjack dealer, give Vixie a call. She may help you out!
Copies of this issue of Furbes magazine are no longer in print. Back issues were still available at press time. Contact Furbes magazine about obtaining a copy, or check your local library)
|Patch O'Black||Four-Color Kitty: Everybody do the Bunny Hop!|
Greetings, everyone! For Easter, I am answering a questiion from Kunoichi, who would like to know what happened to "The White Rabbit", a character from Marvel Comics. Let's start from the begining, a very good place to start...
The White Rabbit is...well, to be honest, she is a C-list super-villian. Mind you, on the surface, she has the makings of a really unique lawbreaker. Her theme is, of course, the Alice in Wonderland stories. She also is drop-dead gorgous, which is a plus for any female costumed criminal. Using various Wonderland-styled gadgets, she could have been a contender. She is actually a wealthy young lady, but she becamed bored, and turned to crime for excitement. Some would call her excentric. Most would call her off her nut.
Unfortunately, she isn't exactly a criminal genius. Her first criminal endevor? Rob a fast food place! Okay, maybe she was working her way up, but seriously, a burger joint? Look for yourself:
Oh, it gets even better. What super-hero hops in to stop this threat? Captain America? Iron Man? No...it's Frog Man! If White Rabbit is a C-list villian, Frog-Man is a D-list hero. He uses a mechanical frog suit (Stop that giggling, or I'm turning this column around and heading home!) to fight crime. Well, more like tries to. He doesn't have the hang of it and ends up more like an out-of-control pinball during an earthquake. Anyway, White Rabbit takes off , leaving her henchmen to deal with Froggy, who manages to take himself out of the picture. Spider-man shows up, helps our poor dweeb of a crime-fighter, but the White Rabbit disappears for a while.
Her next outting is an attempt to get revenge on Frog-Man. Well, at least she picked an opponent she could handle. She gets fellow C-list villian, the Warus (another guy in a mechanical suit. Honestly, folks, pick an animal that actually has some sort of advantage in a fight!) So, they go out in front of...the same fast food place as before! They do attract Frog-Man, but they also attract his father, a small-time super-villian by the name of LeapFrog. He built the suit the Frog-Man uses, but for criminal purposes. LeapFrog, however, actually can work the thing and, with the help of Spider-man once more, wraps things up. The White Rabbit was caught when Frog-man clumsly landed on her, by accident.
You would think that would be enough for this buxom bunny, but nope! He next plan was originally to rob a bank (At last! She is learning!), but when she spotted Grizzly and his partner, Gibbon the monkey boy, who were part of a villain group nicknamed by Spider-Man as the "Legion of Losers", she changed her plans and...kidnapped them for ransom! Not only did she try to get the city to pay for the return of a couple of super-villians, they were incompetent super-villians! She asked for a billion dollars. The mayor offered her $2.50. If that wasn't enough, she got captured by Spider-man again, but Spidey wasn't in his usual outfit. Nope, he didn't have his costume available, so he put one together from some sacks he found and captured her as...Bag-Man!
A glutton for punishment, her latest caper had her teaming up with a top-notch criminal this time, one by the name of Arcade! Now, this guy has tangled with some of the best and, while not won everytime, has held his own! See, he gets paid to kill folks, but he does it with style by kidnapping them, then having the victim try to stay alive in his killer theme park, Murder World. If they survive, he lets them go. Of course, not many survive. Anyway, these two teamed up against the Black Cat and Wolverine. The deadly duo did alright for themselves for a while, but Black Cat and Wolverine eventually turned the tables on the two. Arcade called the White Rabbit a dumb bunny as the two ended up on an island inhabited by a small tribe of primative people. Apparently, the warrior chief took a liking to the White Rabbit, as she was last seen sitting on a throne next to him, as Arcade was hung over a fire, apparently for his insult to the Whte Rabbit.
And, thus ends our tale of the White Rabbit! While not the greatest character to ever come from the house that Stan and Jack built, still an entertaining one! Until next week, see you in the funny pages!
|Gilead||Happy Easter. It's the Easter Punny|
Q: How do you teach a chicken to lay a colored egg?
Q: Who hides thousands of little round pellets all over the yard for kids to find?
Q: Who hides thousands of pearls all over the yard for Mom to find?
Q: Who leaves a snazzy watch for Dad to find somewhere in the yard?
Q: Who leaves bullet casings, horse apples, and cowboy boot and spur prints all over your yard?
Q: Who leaves tobiko all over the yard for anyone to find, hopefully before it goes rancid and stinks up the whole neighborhood?
Q: If the real Easter Bunny is Peter Cottontail, who are all his assistants in fursuit?
Q: Who has big ears, a fluffy posterior, and leaves dead mice all over the claim for miners to find?
Q: Why did the police arrest the Easter Bunny?
Q: How do otters celebrate Easter?
Q: Who leaves a charred egg in the yard after an outbreak of Scarlet Fever?
Q: Who do you definitely not want to see in your yard on Easter?
Q: Who lays an egg in the throat of every good little girl and boy, that will eventually hatch out of their chest?
May the Easter Ferret fail to catch the Easter Bunny again, so he can leave lots of eggs.
Hi all, Ba'ar here with your Spindizzy Action news Survey for the week. This one's for you bookworms out there. What was the last book you read?
|Kunoichi||Doze Garden Cartoon|
The wizstaff's April Fools joke backfires!
|@Action News Info||Want to contribute to @Action News?|
Got something that you'd like to contribute to @Action News, but aren't sure if you should, or how to do it? Just get in touch with any of Argon, Skyler, or Findra, and they'll be happy to help! Here are some basic guidelines, though.
Contributing a story or artwork for @Action News is easy! Just send it to email@example.com, or qmail/pagemail Argon, Findra, or Skyler, with your article!
These are pretty broad guidelines, but we expect good sense to apply.