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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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Pop Confessions: A Fan Crashes Kevin Smith’s ‘hood
3 years ago

Pop Confessions: A Fan Crashes Kevin Smith’s ‘hood

However, the truth cannot be denied: I am a Kevin Smith fan.

Smith is a divisive filmmaker, no doubt. His comments about certain films and critics have earned him negative …
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Why Comic Books Rule (And That Won’t Change)
3 years ago

Why Comic Books Rule (And That Won’t Change)

This year alone we’ve seen “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Deadpool,” and “Captain America: Civil War,” with “Suicide Squad” and “Dr. Strange” still to come.

That trend …
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Remember These Female Supervillain Movies?
4 years ago

Remember These Female Supervillain Movies?

Cate Blanchett, she of the beguiling screen presence and two Oscars, will play Hela in the upcoming “Thor: Ragnarok.”

The news caused huzzahs across the web. A smattering of gender diversity …
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‘Nexus’ Author: Comic Books’ Conservative Roots
4 years ago

‘Nexus’ Author: Comic Books’ Conservative Roots

If men were benign there would be no need for superheroes.

Life was simpler in 1939 when Bob Kane and Bill Finger created Batman. Batman’s motivation, like that of so …
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Voluntaryists Battles Big Government Supervillains
4 years ago

Voluntaryists Battles Big Government Supervillains

Enter “The Voluntaryists,” comic crusaders with more on their minds than pow! bam! and boom!

“Voluntaryists” creator Jamie Sherman began the series while trudging through his legal studies in school. Consider …
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Get to Know Ultron, from the Comics to the Big Screen
5 years ago

Get to Know Ultron, from the Comics to the Big Screen

But where did this malevolent C-3PO on steroids come from, and why is he out to take over the world?

Ulton has a long, rich history in Marvel comics, starting …
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Free Comic Book Day Marks Major Title Shakeups
5 years ago

Free Comic Book Day Marks Major Title Shakeups

You may not have it marked on your calendars, but believe me, all comic fans plan their springs around Free Comic Book Day.

As the name suggests, comic book publishers …
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Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe
5 years ago

Why Iceman’s Sexuality Suits Marvel Universe

But when that character has been written about for more than half a century and has been the subject of movies, cartoon and countless fantastic adventures, you can be sure …
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The HiT List: The Can’t Let It Go Edition
5 years ago

The HiT List: The Can’t Let It Go Edition

Perhaps the fine folks at Disney were still counting the stacks of cash generated by the 2013 film. Or, the internal dissent over letting a neo-classic like “Frozen” alone took longer …
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