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If you’re at work, you might want to think twice before clicking over but Playboy magazine are publishing a comic strip adaptation of a scene from Inglourious Basterds and it’s also available on their website. Perhaps more safe would be checking out two preview pages at The Huffington Post, where I first caught wind of this amusing PR trick. According to them, the scene in question was “hand-picked and edited by Quentin Tarantino” – as well, of course, as coming straight from his screenplay and movie.

A little disappointing, perhaps, that the opening caption simply reads “Occupied France” and not “Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied France” as per the film. That title card is far from being an accident or just a twee novelty.

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