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Legends Of The Dark Knight – The Inspirational Impact Of Batman

There is a new documentary that focuses on Batman. But not the origin or the history but rather Batman as an inspiration to achieve more in your life. To strive past obstacles and become something great. Legends of the Dark …

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Pop Culture Hounding Judge Dredd’s John Wagner And Carlos Ezquerra

By Chris Thompson After my last discussion with Jeff Smith as part of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (which you can still listen to here), this time I’m back with Judge Dredd creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra at …

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Noe, The Savage Boy: An Irish Tale Of Barbary Pirates

By Patrick McAleer Noe, The Savage Boy is a wonderful piece of historical fiction from the small press Irish publisher Atomic Diner. Using the almost forgotten story of the sacking of the small Irish town of Baltimore by Islamic pirates …

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Thor’s Comic Review Column – Axe Cop #1, Intersect #1, Punk Rock And Trailer Parks

This Week’s Reviews: Axe Cop #1 Intersect #1 Punk Rock and Trailer Parks TPB Axe Cop #1 (Dark Horse Comics) By Bart Bishop I feel like I’m behind the curve on this whole Axe Cop thing, so luckily Dark Horse …

The Comic-Cops Of Comic-Con

We met them briefly as they struggled with a Bear Grylls-alike at Comic Con. But now we get a greater insight into the daily struggle of the law dealing with the attendees of New York Comic Con… thanks to Patrick …

Prints Charming – Marvel’s Changing Trinity And A Deep State

Consider this an irregular feature looking at comic books that have gone to second prints or more. Now, it is worth remembering that some publishers plan second prints automatically, whether they are needed or not and will often just run …

How Would Bear Grylls Survive Comic Con?

What if Bear Grylls was unable to leave the confines of New York Comic Con and had to forage and fend for himself? Thank you to Patrick Willems, Mike Curran and crew for showing us

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What If Flash Had A 75th Anniversary But DC Comics Forgot When It Was?

Flash Comics #1, featuring the first appearance of the Golden-Age Flash character hit newstands on Nov 20th, 1939. 75 years and four days ago. Which is why DC Comics are running a series of 75th Anniversary Flash Variant covers and other …

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Asura Girl And The Dark Side Of Japanese Novels – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

 Adi Tantimedh writes,   Viz Media, one of the biggest publishers of manga and anime in the US, have had a prose imprint called Haikasoru running at full steam for a few years now, yet there have been very few …

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Lying In The Gutters – 24th November 2014 – Always Remember To Call It Research

So there was a story that we ran this week. Some thought we shouldn’t have run it. That it was none of our business. We shouldn’t have run that kind of story. That how we ran it was terrible. Or that …

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Speculator Corner: Amazing Spider-Man #418

This issue shows the birth of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson’s baby May Parker, stillborn. In the MC2 alternate universe, she was portrayed as a grown teenager, becoming that universe’s Spider-Girl, and has recently returned to comics in the …

First Of Seven East Of West Covers To Roll Out Across The Internet Today – #EastOfWest (FULL IMAGE UPDATE)

Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta and Frank Martin Jr‘s ongoing Image Comics series, East Of West #16, has been on a bit of a break. Well, it’s back in December, and to give those orders a little fillip, a series of …

18 Black Friday Comic Store Sales Across The USA – And Beyond

Here comes Black Friday – and here comes a host of US stores running Black Friday sales! is there one near you? Golden Apple, 7018 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (323) 658-6047 Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA …

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Rob Liefeld Covers Prince Valiant

When Dynamite announced its line of King Features comics starring The Phantom, Flash Gordon, Mandrake The Magician, Jungle Jim and Prince Valiant, the only covers we saw were by Darwyn Cooke. Now we get to the the variant cover for …

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Nancy A. Collins Talks Vampirella And Red Sonja: Vulture Circle

Nancy A. Collins, author of the Sonja Blue book series and current writer of Vampirella and co-writer of Red Sonja: Vulture Circle did a Reddit AMA the other day and we have some of the highlights that pertain to her …

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Stalking The Scum Of The Universe With Her Space Slug Sidekick

Sam Eggleston writes for Bleeding Cool: So you want to break into comics as a writer, hey? Well, there’s an easy way to do it and there’s the hard way to do it. The easy way involves sacrificing some poor, …

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The Infinite Loop Lands At IDW Publishing For April Release

IDW Publishing will print The Infinite Loop, a six-part miniseries by Pierrick Colinet and Elsa Charretier, in April of 2015. This after a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year. The Infinite Loop is a science-fiction series that asks the age-old …

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Dave Sim’s Judenhass, Free From Tuesday

“Judenhass is an astonishing piece of work. Painful and real and unflinching. I don’t remember the last comic I read that made me cry, but this did.” Neil Gaiman Coming on Tuesday, Dave Sim‘s Judenhass, his graphic novella about the Holocaust, …

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Learning More About Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie, Starring Hugh Jackman

Courtesy of Gentle Giant, we get some new information about Neill Blomkamp‘s upcoming movie, CHAPPiE. In the midst of rising crime and losses among the Royal South African Police, TetraVaal has introduced the successful SCOUT program to combat the deadly criminal …

Michelle MacLaren To Direct Gal Gadot As Wonder Woman

Hollywood Reporter has it down. Michelle MacLaren will be directing the Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot, and will be working with the current writers to finish the screenplay. Producers include Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder. MacLaren is best known for her TV …

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Harry Potter Prequel Script, Fantastic Beasts, Is Done

According to producer David Heyman, the script for Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is complete. The script of course was being written by Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowlings. Heyman told the paper at the premier of Paddington: “Jo …

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First Images Of Hugh Jackman As Blackbeard In Pan

Warner Bros new take on the Peter Pan story is more of an origin of Peter (Levi Miller) and instead of being chased by Captain Hook, the villain is Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman) who has his own flying pirate ship. Garrett …

Batman: Arkham Knight Video – Ace Chemicals Infiltration Released

The new Batman: Akrham Knight game has had this video released showing what they call Ace Chemicals Infiltration Part I. Rocksteady has released this video to show some of the new game play including the “fear takedown” and use of …

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer To Debut Friday In Select Theaters

We have confirmation that this Friday, the world premiere of Star Wars Episode VII trailer will be revealed at select North America theaters. This comes from Regal theaters who will be running in Nov 28 – Nov 30 in front of all …

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More On Who Christoph Waltz Is Playing In Bond 24

The word coming from the Daily Mail is that Christoph Waltz will be the villain in Bond 24 and he will in fact be playing Ernst Stavro Blofeld. The Daily Mail said about the casting: Waltz’s involvement in the new film …

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Warren Ellis Talks Global Frequency TV – With More TV To Come. Is It All Geoff Johns’ Fault?

Warren Ellis has written in his newsletter (sign up here) a few details regarding the new adaptation of Global Frequency into a TV series. My graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is set to be adapted for television again. DC Entertainment bought …

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Constantine Halted At 13 Episodes But Not Cancelled

On Friday the cast and crew of NBC’s Constantine were told that the production will be stopped after the initial 13 episode order that it received. But the series is not cancelled and is in strong contention for a second …

NFL Fans Will Get The First Look At The Jurassic World Trailer

If you are watching the NFL on NBC this Thanksgiving, you are going to get to see the trailer for Jurassic World. That is when and where the trailer will make its debut. Of course they released a teaser for …

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The New Black Canary Is Coming Soon

Last night there was a screening of The Flash and Arrow crossovers and executive produce Andrew Kreisberg gave a brief interview to the Hollywood Reporter. In it he gave us a good idea of what’s coming up for Laurel Lance …

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Patrick Stewart To Show A Much Darker Side

Patrick Stewart is ingrained into our thoughts as a good guy. Whether in his roles as Jean-Luc Picard or Charles Xavier or even in the real life photo montage of he and Ian McKellan being best friends and cooler than …

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Cowardly Lion Costume Goes Up For Auction

One of the original Cowardly Lion costumes worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 Wizard of Oz film is going up for auction on Monday. The costume will be auctioned by Bonhams and has been authenticated as one worn in …

Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reel

Uproxx has posted the gag reel for Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 7. Here we get to see Patrick Stewart get stepped on and Jonathan Frakes pull off a classic triple-take.

Jennifer Lawrence Sings The Hanging Tree From Mockingjay Part I

In the movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, the character of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) sings a rebel anthem to help rally Pollux. It is caught on film and used as a propaganda piece to gain support for the cause. …

Dedicated Discussions – Scamming Stores Out Of PS4s And You Need To Pay For Nintendo’s Free DLC

By Dan Celko and Jeremy Konrad The Dedicated Server is a YouTube news show here to keep you informed about gaming, talk about the implications for related fandoms, and tell you what we think about it. Also: many, many detours. …

Teaser Trailer For MTV’s Eye Candy Plays Up The Creepy

MTV has released this teaser trailer for Eye Candy, the new series featuring Victoria Justice as a computer genius named Lindy who lives in New York and discovers that one of her on-line followers might be a wanted murderer. I …

Billy Boyd Sings The Last Goodbye From The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Billy Boyd, who played the hobbit Pippin in The Lord Of The Rings, has a song on the soundtrack for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In a way the song, along with the official video, is a fitting …