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Manga Review: One-Punch Man Volume 8 by ONE and Yusuke Murata
1 year ago

Manga Review: One-Punch Man Volume 8 by ONE and Yusuke Murata

One-Punch Man Volume 8

One-Punch Man Volume 8 contains the most experimental chapters so far, as the serial superhero format is exchanged with a variety show stuffed with vignettes, kind of like DeMatteis, Giffen and …
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Huck #1 by Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque (Review)
2 years ago

Huck #1 by Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque (Review)

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A Mark Millar story is almost always going to have minor gripes. Speedbumps aside, Huck has everything going for it, for the most part: incredible art by Rafael Albuquerque, Millar at his most open and optimistic, and a lead character and supporting cast that you want to see more of. This is a great debut. As for the rest? Time will tell.

Manga Review: My Hero Academia Vol. 1
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2 years ago

Manga Review: My Hero Academia Vol. 1

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Everyone wants to be a superhero. After reading your first superhero comic from DC or Marvel, how can you not fantasize about the hero lifestyle? Flying over skyscrapers; outrunning the …
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VIZ Media Publishes Ultraman Manga This Summer

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VIZ Media announced its acquisition of the Ultraman manga series today.  The publisher will bring the adventures of Japan’s most famous superhero to stores on August 18th under its …
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The Definitive Guide To The Best Films Of 2014
3 years ago

The Definitive Guide To The Best Films Of 2014

The definitive guide to the best films of 2014 by Benjamin Pineros

All major film festivals have given their verdicts, the Golden Globes have just passed and the Oscars are already in sight. The world of film of 2014 is about to …
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Comic review: Marvel Knights’ Spider-Man #1 – Kindt / Rudy
4 years ago

Comic review: Marvel Knights’ Spider-Man #1 – Kindt / Rudy

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The quick pitch-line for this book is “A story of Peter Parker as Spider-Man… versus 99 villains.” Peter Parker fans and villain nerds are covered. It’s continuity-free, and you can jump right in. Past all that plot-type dressing, though, you might wonder: is the story any good?

Comic Book Review: Molly Danger Book One
5 years ago

Comic Book Review: Molly Danger Book One

Comic Book review of Molly Danger by Benjamin Piñeros for Nerdspan

Sometimes it feels as if everything has been told already. The superhero formulas invented and exploited extensively since the golden age of comics are incredibly difficult totems to avoid for …
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Geek Start A Go Go: Sweethearts of the Galaxy Web Series

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“We’re just a couple of girls in Spandex…” Is that all they are? Kit Quinn and Tallest Silver make their own costumes and wear them at comic book conventions to show their love for their favorite characters. The fans love to see these characters come to life, but it’s also amazing to see little [,,,]

King of the Nerds: It is getting exciting!
5 years ago

King of the Nerds: It is getting exciting!

There has been some drama for the Servants of the Forsaken Orb (SFO).  The next team challenge on King of the Nerds was operating remote controlled quad-copters through an obstacle …
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Interview: Stan Lee, John Romita Jr. – Superhero Orphanage

John Romita, Jr. (left). Stan "the Man" Lee (right).

For Batman, Superman, and Spider-Man, their parents’ and surrogate parents’ deaths are integral to their origins. Daredevil too. Robin’s origin was a deliberate reflection of Batman’s own. For most others, their parents simply remained absent, as unexplained as the heroes’ shoe sizes, until later writers explained those absences away. At Dallas Comic-Con, Stan Lee and John Romita, Jr. shared their thoughts on the super orphans.

Interview: Ghost Rider Creator Gary Friedrich

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Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich not only lost his lawsuit against Marvel Comics, having alleged the powerhouse comic book company failed to register the character properly upon first appearance, …
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