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For the first time since 1986, the Chicago Bears are headed to the Super Bowl. That team was America's team, with celebrities like Coach Mike Ditka, quarterback Jim McMahon, running back Walter Payton, and rookie defensive tackle William "The Refrigerator" Perry.

And before dismantling the New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX, that team also recorded the famous "Super Bowl Shuffle." Here are a few quick "Shuffle" tidbits:

While it's not likely these Bears will release their own version of the Super Bowl Shuffle, expect to see a lot of this clip these next two weeks:

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The Origins of 36 Marvel Characters, Illustrated
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No matter what their powers, every super hero has an origin story, from Spider-Man’s radioactive bite to Iron Man’s life-threatening chest shrapnel. In their latest poster, the designers at Pop Chart Lab have taken their infographic savvy to the Marvel Universe, charting the heroic origins of 36 different Marvel characters through miniature, minimalist comics.

Without using any words, they’ve managed to illustrate Bucky Barnes's plane explosion and subsequent transformation into the Winter Soldier, Jessica Jones’s car crash, the death of the Punisher’s family, and other classic stories from the major Marvel canon while paying tribute to the comic book form.

Explore the poster below, and see a zoomable version on Pop Chart Lab’s website.

A poster featuring 36 minimalist illustrations of superhero origin stories.
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Keep your eyes open for future Marvel-Pop Chart crossovers. The Marvel Origins: A Sequential Compendium poster is “the first release of what we hope to be a marvelous partnership,” as Pop Chart Lab’s Galvin Chow puts it. Prints are available for pre-order starting at $37 and are scheduled to start shipping on March 8.

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