Comics

Slightly-Less-Super Superman Reboot (aka why I hate Superman the most)

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DC comics finally rebooted their entire comics franchise to make it more continuity-accessible for their fans after they rebooted it almost 30 years ago to make it more continuity-accessible for their fans.  This would have been a fresh start for the line and a way for creators to build the character from the ground up.(…)

Pro Notes: Grant Morrison and Rags Morales relaunch Action Comics #1

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DAMN good! Pretty damn near exactly as I’ve always wanted to see him. Right down to the urban feel. Power-level is perfect. Attitude is excellent. Well done, Morry. Must admit, I do see the hints already that he won’t stay this awesome for long. Probably just the first storyline, and then he’ll start flying. Too(…)

MIGHTY GEEK reboots the DC Universe

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In celebration of the latest DC Comics reboot, which let’s face it will probably suck for the most part, we asked the Mighty Geek committee to tell us how THEY would restart their favorite DC Comics comics. By “Mighty Geek committee,” by the way, we mean a group of chimps trapped in a container, continuously(…)

Netflix Streams Marvel Goodness

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I have long been a vocal supporter of Netflix and their service, especially since their integration into video game consoles, BluRay players, and even TV’s themselves to allow streaming content.  I loved being able to watch old favorite movies and television shows at my whim.  Rockford Files.  A-Team.  Airwolf.  Knight Rider.   They’re all there.

DC Comics Reboots, introduces new Justice League

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Our sister site ToonBarn recently reported that DC Comics was relaunching the entire DC Universe, bringing about a whole new Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, etc. Sounds simple enough: just wipe out the past century of information, and think of everything as new, right? Sorta. To get the launch ready (which officially debuts in the new(…)

Filming of Marvel’s Captain America for us to judge

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One of the greatest thing about upcoming movies is having the ability to unfairly critique details months before the producers have had a chance to tweak them. It’s what makes us feel good! With still such a long time before the July 22nd 2011 release of Marvel’s Captain America film, Captain America: The First Avenger,(…)

Batman 3: The Dark Knight Rises

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Hold on to your capes! The hype train for the third film in the newest Batman franchise is gearing up and ready to go. We’re still at the early stage of all the rumors and reports, with basic tidbits; Christopher Nolan is behind everything, Christian Bale is within the cowl, etc. All of the major(…)

Marvel reveals the Captain American suit in motion

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Chris Evans as Captain America!! Chris Evans as Captain America!! Chris Evan …s’ stunt double as Captain America!! Alright, that’s not nearly as exciting. But, it’s something. At least we get to see what the suit is gonna look like. Clearly, it’s following the Batman Begins and The Dark Knight model of a utilitarian look,(…)

Incredibly, Marvel brings the Hulk back to TV

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After two not-quite-blockbusters in theaters, Marvel is trying to reward fans of the Incredible Hulk with something a little closer to home — or at least in thinking that TVs are already in the home. The comic book publishing giant is working with ABC to bring the comic book hero giant, making it the first(…)