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Do Costume Tweaks Offer Super Perks for Heroes?
5 years ago

Do Costume Tweaks Offer Super Perks for Heroes?

DC tempted fate this week when it again tweaked Superman’s look this week by giving him fingerless gloves. (Why an invulnerable character needs gloves – fingered or not is beyond …
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Don’t Miss These Comic Books in 2015
5 years ago

Don’t Miss These Comic Books in 2015

By  •  Books

Of course, with the secrecy surrounding these “events,” it’s hard to get visibility beyond a few months’ time. So consider this a quick preview into what to look forward to …
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The Best Comic Books of 2014*
5 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
5 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?
5 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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Comic Con Exclusives Trump Celebrity, Scoops
5 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
5 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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