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Editorial: Archie Comics’ Liberal Agenda

Archie Andrews has been around since 1941, and during that time, his greatest concern has been whether Archie will finally choose between Betty or Veronica. After all these years of dealing with the issue of blond or brunette, the comic-book [...]

February 22, 2012 Features
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Review: Spider-Man Edge of Time

Released Oct. 4, Spider-Man: Edge of Time is the latest release from Activision. The same company that brought us the last Spidey game on console, Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions. Miguel O’Hara makes a return to video games as someone from his [...]

October 25, 2011 Games and Gaming
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Is the New Venom a Haunt Rip Off?

Reading the new Venom story-arc, one gets a feeling of deja vu.  Something seems strangely familiar here. If you have read Image Comics current run of Haunt, that may go a long way in explaining this phenomena. Is the new [...]

March 30, 2011 Features
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Review: Marvel vs Capcom 3

The third installment of Marvel vs Capcom was released at midnight February 15th for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. With a familiar battle system, over the top special moves, and combination attacks that happen at break neck speed this as [...]

February 17, 2011 Games and Gaming
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The Many Hosts of Venom

The new Venom/Flash Thompson made his appearance in Amazing Spider-Man #654. The latest incarnation of the popular character is a far cry from Venom’s beginnings. The suit was not even created by Marvel, but by a fan. Randy Schueller wrote [...]

February 15, 2011 Features
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Red Light, Green Light… Orange Light?

The upcoming Green Lantern movie marks the biggest media event the Green Lantern Corps has ever had. Hoping to ride that wave of popularity is a Green Lantern animated series. Hal and his blue gnome pals, of course, will be [...]

December 30, 2010 Features
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Naughty and Nice Santa Comics

For over 70 years Santa Claus has been visiting the pages of comic books. Along with the times, his role in them has changed dramatically. The origin story of Santa Claus is made and remade. From Saint Nicholas of Myra [...]

December 16, 2010 Features
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Sexiest Hero Alive

Ryan Reynolds was recently crowned as People magazine’s 2010 Sexiest Man Alive. For the last ten years, five of the nine winners (Johny Depp won twice) played leading roles in movies inspired by comic books. Johnny Depp in From Hell, [...]

December 9, 2010 Features
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Thor Threads – Then and Now

The Mighty Thor finally gets a feature film all to his own next May. Comic book fans world wide have been checking the blogosphere for new preview pics of the props, sets, and actors costumes. The trailer has shown us [...]

November 30, 2010 Features
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Review: Amazing Spider-Man #645

The current Origin of Species story arc is starting to look like a light in the tunnel after what  the  One More day, Brand New Day, and One Moment in Time story arcs gave us. We all can only hope it’s [...]

October 15, 2010 Features
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Catch Up With The First 10 Issues Of Haunt

Co-Creators Todd McFarlane, Robert Kirkman, along with their team, have brought us ten issues of Haunt. The action/horror/espionage story of Daniel and the ghost of his dead government agent brother Kurt who is always with him. With issue eleven coming [...]

August 31, 2010 Features

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