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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM #4: The Walking Dead – Volume 1: Days Gone Bye (2003)

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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM #3: Superman: Red Son (2003)

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See Marvel’s first short film, “The Consultant,” and a new Avengers promo

After a great deal of anticipation and nerdy speculation, the first short film from Marvel Studios has landed online, well ahead of its debut on the Thor Blu-Ray. These One Shots, as Marvel are calling them, will tie-off loose ends … Continue reading

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A better look at the new Superman

Not long after the debut of Superman’s new suit, a raft of behind-the-scenes set snaps have leaked from Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, giving us a clearer look at the sure-to-be-controversial costume. He looks like the Kryptonian hero to me, … Continue reading

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #7: Avengers, Thor 2, Dark Knight Rises, Ultimate Spider-Man, Superman, Lord of the Rings

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Discover Something New by Buying Something Old

What do you do when you inherit a shit load of Doctor Who and sci-fi merchandise? Sell it, of course. Which is what I did, and in these times of financial austerity I really had no choice, otherwise I may … Continue reading

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The first picture of Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman is lacking sex appeal

Christopher Nolan seems to be pushing the realism of his Batman movies one step too far with The Dark Knight Rises. I fear he’s sucking the fun out of the concept completely. The first image of Anne Hathaway as Selina … Continue reading

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Superman looks sinister in the first shot from Man of Steel

We’re still a long way off from Man of Steel, Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot, which has been pushed back to a 2013 Summer release. But that hasn’t stopped Warner Bros. from releasing a steady stream of updates. Following the announcement … Continue reading

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SHIELD Agent Coulson gives us a sneak peek at those Marvel shorts

Been to see Captain America yet? If so, did you stick around for the post-credits Avengers teaser? Of course you did. It was over in a flash, and if you blinked, you missed it, but it was enough to send … Continue reading

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #6: Comic-Con 2011 Round-Up

The other week saw the biggest event in the comic book world: the San Diego Comic-Con. Over four days, 100,000 people passed through its doors to enjoy celebrity panels, stalls, merchandise and hot ladies dressed in silly outfits. If, like … Continue reading

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Marvel Movie Marathon #3: Fantastic Four (2005)

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Marvel Movie Marathon #2: The Punisher (2004)

We continue our pre Captain America viewing with a character that is the complete antithesis of the Star Spangled Avenger. Is this the best Punisher so far?

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Robert Rodriguez atones for Spy Kids 4, announces Sin City 2 and Machete sequels

Comic-Con has really hit the ground running this year. So many updates, so little time. The geek Mecca has slowly but surely become Hollywood’s greatest marketing tool, and 2011 is no different. Con regular Robert Rodriguez hit Hall H to … Continue reading

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Penguin stars in new Batman: Arkham City trailer, and two new characters revealed

If you don’t already know, the world’s largest comic book inspired convention, Comic-Con, is currently mid-flow in San Diego, and offering Rocksteady Studios another opportunity to show off their upcoming game Batman: Arkham City. The developers have already released trailers focusing … Continue reading

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First person web-slinging in The Amazing Spider-Man trailer

A few days ago, I wrote that the jury was out on The Amazing Spider-Man. It still is. The debut teaser offers some cool snippets, including a decent look at Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker, and the lovely Emma Stone … Continue reading

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