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Summer is a wonderful time to be a comic book fan. Event-comics are a source of constant excitement - an occasional eye rolls - for fans who love when comics get crazy, the way...

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There is a well known, yet apocryphal, legend about the Fantastic Four's origin. The story goes that Timely Comics publisher Martin Goodman was playing a round of golf with Jack Liebowitz. Liebowitz, a top...

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Now that we've had a chance to take a look at the new trailer of Spider-Man: Far From Home, it's time to answer some fundamental questions about the film. Chief among those questions is who...

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Excelsior (n.) - Used to indicate superior quality.There's not much our little site can contribute to the memory of Stan "The Man" Lee, who passed away today at age 95. Stan Lee was a...

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While Venom isn't an outright disaster, Ruben Flesicher's film fails to offer enough trashy thrills to compensate for its undernourished screenplay, rushed third-act pacing, and ultimately, the movie's failure to really do the title...

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Today is Batman Day, and comics fans around the world are celebrating Gotham's Caped Crusader. But it's important to realize that it is Batman day, not Bruce Wayne day. So we've decided to highlight...

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In 2016 Wally West, a hero who had once been Kid Flash returned to the pages of DC comics after a five-year absence. His arrival seemed incongruous with current continuity, as there was already...

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With stories from the comics becoming an ever more dominant force in pop culture, it's important to remember their origins. Comic books have become the laboratories of our movies, tv shows, and video games....

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