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Don’t Miss 2016’s Best Comic Books, Graphic Novels
1 year 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
1 year 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’
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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’
2 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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Revealed: The Most Personal Batman Story Ever
2 years ago

Revealed: The Most Personal Batman Story Ever

Paul Dini dealt with his pain in a very different way.

Dini, a multiple Emmy winner for his work in writing “Animaniacs,” “Tiny Toons” and “Batman Animated Series,” was attacked …
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Pop Culture Confessions: Comic-Con PR Fails
2 years ago

Pop Culture Confessions: Comic-Con PR Fails

Thousands of celebrities, vendors and artists hope to get the attention of the more than 130,000 attendees who cram into the convention center each year.

Many are looking …
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Comic-Con Exclusives: Deals or Duds?
2 years ago

Comic-Con Exclusives: Deals or Duds?

More than 130,000 people descend on San Diego each year for Comic-Con International.

They brave the long lines and exorbitant hotel rates for many reasons. But one of the most …
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Why You Shouldn’t Panic Over Marvel Changes
2 years ago

Why You Shouldn’t Panic Over Marvel Changes

Almost on cue, the Internet reacted in a predictable manner.

Traditionalists don’t ever want to see anyone other than Tony Stark don the red and gold.

Liberals applauded the move …
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