Heart of the City by Mark Tatulli

Heart of the City

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  1. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 3 years ago

    Well, Heart does need a foil …

  2. Zero-Gabriel

    Zero-Gabriel said, over 3 years ago

    You know I was thinking…
    If Dean used layers of newspaper with starch and cardboard properly cut and shaped the frame structure and finally painted over to waterproof… he could reproduce the armor, almost…

  3. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    There was an ancient captain marvel comic where a scientist comes up with a formula that makes newspaper bulletproof. A crook grabs it, sews a “suit” from newspaper, then dunks it in the formula. Robs banks and so on. Stuff is so rigid that Captain Marvel practically cold-conks himself when he tries to hit the crook. Like all such things, it had ot have an achilles heel: after some hours the chemical burst into flame.

  4. blunebottle

    blunebottle said, over 3 years ago


    Enters Blunebottle, in costume made from string, brown paper and Mum’s-old-drawers……..!

  5. Destiny23

    Destiny23 said, over 3 years ago

    Iron is 100% recyclable. Always has been. That’s why they had scrap drives during WW2.

  6. Zero-Gabriel

    Zero-Gabriel said, over 3 years ago


    I once got hit in the head with my own starch, multi-layered newspaper and cardboard helmet creation and let me tell you…


  7. Virginia Anderson

    Virginia Anderson said, over 3 years ago


    fine point question: if a bullet could not penetrate it……how would he be able to sew it?? a needle could go through what a bullet could not??

  8. JP Steve

    JP Steve said, over 3 years ago

    @Virginia Anderson

    Didn’t Ma Kent go through this kind of cross-examination when she sewed Superman’s costume?

  9. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 3 years ago

    Ginispics: As Alec Guiness’ character explained in The Man in the White Suit, “The needle will pass between the threads in the weave, just like normal.”

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