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  • (Except for Reggie, whose fish-man appearance seems to have no affect at all on him.)

    Archie Comics for September and October 2009 » Comics Worth Reading

  • And then, as if we were on stage, I felt like a spotlight was shining just on the two of us as the store went completely silent and fish-man bellowed, Don't worry honey!

    Miranda Levenstein: Happy (?) Valentine's Day Linzer Cookies

  • A traveling freak show that purports to display a fish-man is offered the chance to acquire a true specimen--the only catch is, they have to actually catch the thing.

    Archive 2009-05-10

  • By the way, I don't mean to suggest a freaks-vs.-fish-man battle; it's the thuggish but normal owner who descends into the depths armed with a spear-gun.

    Archive 2009-05-10

  • And while the film never quite lives up to his performance, its hard not to leave the cinema feeling giddy having watched Hellboy and his fish-man buddy Abe get drunk, listen to Barry Manilow and then get into a boozy brawl with the prince of the mystical realm.

    Cult Actors #8: Ron Perlman | Obsessed With Film

  • A second later the alligator rose up and clasped the torso in its jaws, probably wondering why it did not taste fish-man flesh.

    Unnatural Selection

  • Then again she comes to the curb to call the ice-man, fish-man, and stands shy, uncorseted, tucking in stray ends of hair, and I compare her to a fallen leaf.

    Strange Affinities: A Partial Return to Wordsworthian Poetics After Modernism

  • For the fish-man I really fear is the one who's in the mirror

    December 6th, 2005

  • The locals blame the legendary Loch Ness monster, of course, but Vixen soon pins the blame on a cannibalistic merman, recently escaped from a traveling carnival, who nearly makes a late-night snack of a skinnydipping Sister Bernadette before Vix feeds the greedy fish-man to the real Nessie.

    The Warslayer

  • They were the “disgusting abominations” who enslaved the Sumerians and spread the worship of false idols like mathematics and astronomy through Babylonia while appearing in the guise of the fish-man “Oannes.”

    The Book of the SubGenius

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