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Why Stan Lee’s ‘Guardians’ Cameo is an MCU First
3 years ago

Why Stan Lee’s ‘Guardians’ Cameo is an MCU First

With cameo appearances in more Marvel movies than he can count, Stan Lee is about to break new ground.

He’ll appear in not one but two cameos in the upcoming …
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Crazy Crossovers the New Normal at DC Comics
3 years ago

Crazy Crossovers the New Normal at DC Comics

Batman vs. Superman. Captain America vs. Iron Man. Suicide Squad vs … The Banana Splits???

That’s right, true believers. Harley Quinn and co. recently teamed up with Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper and Snorky …
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Revealed: The Comic Book Source Behind ‘Logan’
3 years ago

Revealed: The Comic Book Source Behind ‘Logan’

One more “snikt” for old times.

When Hugh Jackman agreed to his final X-Men movie before sheathing his adamantium claws forever, the actor chose a story based on one of …
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Is Marvel’s Diversity Push Crushing Its Brand?
3 years ago

Is Marvel’s Diversity Push Crushing Its Brand?

The scene: New York City

The situation: Monsters from another dimension are wreaking havoc

The resolution: Marvel’s The Avengers swoop in to save the day

But as Captain America, Thor, …
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Don’t Miss 2016’s Best Comic Books, Graphic Novels
3 years ago

Don’t Miss 2016’s Best Comic Books, Graphic Novels

As much of the country hunkers down for what could be a long winter, it’s a good time to start a reading list for the cold nights.

The last 12 …
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Wonder Woman Immortalized on USPS Stamps
3 years ago

Wonder Woman Immortalized on USPS Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service unveiled a series of stamps Friday honoring Wonder Woman, capping off the Amazonian princess’ 75th diamond anniversary year.

Taking advantage of a number of Wonder Woman …
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Here’s the Biggest Change You’ll See in ‘Doctor Strange’
3 years ago

Here’s the Biggest Change You’ll See in ‘Doctor Strange’

Money. Cars. Women. The world-class surgeon was at the top of his field – and the top of the world. Then his arrogance – or was it something else? – …
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Meet ‘Luke Cage,’ Your Next Netflix Addiction
3 years ago

Meet ‘Luke Cage,’ Your Next Netflix Addiction

This week’s debut of Luke Cage is the next step in Marvel’s domination of all media.

Having established it can make gritty, compelling television at least as well as its …
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Comic Con 2016 Diary: Super Surprises Abound
3 years ago

Comic Con 2016 Diary: Super Surprises Abound

We have two correspondents on site sharing the news, reactions and other tidbits from what’s become Hollywood’s go-to event for All Things Geek.

And since geeks essentially power both the box …
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Meet the Couple That Saved ‘Star Trek’
3 years ago

Meet the Couple That Saved ‘Star Trek’

The pair spearheaded the campaign to save the original “Star Trek” in the late 1960s. While their grassroots efforts only delayed the inevitable cancellation, the show ran for three seasons …
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