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Viz – Britain’s 3rd or 4th (or possibly 5th) funniest magazine – has a full page cartoon this month entitled Super Mario Curie. A combination of Marie Curie (the Polish chemist who discovered Radium) and Super Mario, Curie would rather wallop barrels with a hammer and find blocks to smash then work in her science lab. It’s an amusing read – Marie has been given a mustache, and at one point she has raccoon ears and a tail too.

Jack Black is also good this month, but alas, there’s no Drunken Bakers.

Matt Gander

Matt is Games Asylum's most prolific writer, having produced a non-stop stream of articles since 2001. A retro collector and bargain hunter, his knowledge has been found in the pages of tree-based publication Retro Gamer.

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