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The Best Comic Books of 2014*
4 years ago

The Best Comic Books of 2014*

By  •  Lists, Books

Let’s face it. With the number of comics coming out each week, there’s no way anyone could compile a true “best of” list. Instead, I’ve pulled together some representative titles …
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Variants Toy with Comic Book Fans’ Emotions, Wallets
4 years ago

Variants Toy with Comic Book Fans’ Emotions, Wallets

Take this week, for example. At first glance, it appears Marvel is releasing seven different “Captain America” comics and four for its new “Superior Iron Man” title. DC isn’t far …
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‘Spider-Man’ Spins Synergy Web, Will Burnout Follow?
4 years ago

‘Spider-Man’ Spins Synergy Web, Will Burnout Follow?

Over the next several months, the extra-dimensional villain Morlun and his family are hunting down Spider-Men – and Spider-Women – from across the multiverse.

Writer Dan Slott promises that every …
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Marvel’s Movie News Reveals Reliance on Greatest Hits
4 years ago

Marvel’s Movie News Reveals Reliance on Greatest Hits

Yesterday’s mega-announcement around Marvel Phase 3 – including new movies for the Avengers, Thor, Captain America, Captain Marvel and the Black Panther – took the fanboy universe by storm.

A …
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Comic Con Exclusives Trump Celebrity, Scoops
4 years ago

Comic Con Exclusives Trump Celebrity, Scoops

By  •  TV, Movies, Books

Any show that’s worth attending has them. Those supposedly one-of-a-kind collectibles available only to the brave heroes willing to give up their weekends – and a substantial amount of cash …
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George Clooney Puts New York Comic Con on Pop Culture Map
4 years ago

George Clooney Puts New York Comic Con on Pop Culture Map

Once a distant second to the San Diego Comic Con, the New York Comic Con is staking out its place in the fanboy pantheon of film and TV scoops, exclusive …
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