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When Paul Weller Is Libelled In Today’s Invincible Iron Man #594 (SPOILERS)

Paul Weller formed The Jam in 1972 after seeing Status Quo in concert, playing bass guitar with his best friends Steve Brookes (lead guitar) and Dave Waller (rhythm guitar). Weller’s father, acting as their manager, began booking the band into local working men’s clubs. Joined by Rick Buckler on drums, and with Bruce Foxton soon replacing Waller on rhythm guitar, the four-piece band began to forge […]

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Where Do The Marvel Universe Think The Fantastic Four Are? Iron Man And Moon Girl Spoilers….

Over in Uncanny Avengers, Johnny Storm is dealing with his inheritance from Reed Richards. It’s pretty clear where they think Reed Richards is. In Power Pack, however, Katie Power knows that Alex Power is still around and working with Reed Richards and Sue Storm in a cosmic fashion. In today’s Invincible Iron Man, Riri Williams has her definition. Not “around”. […]

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‘Okami HD’ Receives Several New Trailers & Images

Capcom released some new still frames, artwork, and three new Japanese trailers for Okami HD this week, all of them looking quite stunning as the game slowly creeps toward its December 12th release date in Europe and North America (December 21st in Japan). Aside from running into the Queen Spider, who looks even scarier as all hell than before, the celestial […]

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Marvelous Entertainment Release A New ‘Shinobi Master Senran Kagura New Link’ Trailer

Gotta give points to Marvelous Entertainment for knowing their audience as they released a new trailer for Shinobi Master Senran Kagura New Link this week, featuring a cavalcade of women who are eye-catching and ass-kicking. The mobile title doesn’t even have a formal release date yet, but that’s not stopping them from showing off the 20+ playable characters from various schools being […]

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Kick-Ass #1 And Metal #6 On Front And Back Of Next Week’s Diamond Previews Catalogue

  Someone new is wearing the green-and-yellow outfit of Kick-Ass as Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr. launch a new ongoing Kick-Ass series from Image Comics. And on the front of next week’s December Diamond Previews catalogue, for comics shipping in or around February. And on the back, DC’s conclusion for Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo‘s extra-sized Dark Nights: Metal #6. While on the […]

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The Man Who Invented Christmas Review: Charles Dickens Lost In Creative Madness

The Man Who Invented Christmas 8.5 Reviewer 0 Users (0 votes) BC Rating <!– –> The Man Who Invented Christmas shows what creative madness looks like to an audience that might not ever experience it. Director: Bharat Nalluri Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens’ creation of “A Christmas Carol,” a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday. There […]

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Eleanor And The Egret #5 Review: Fear The Bird

Eleanor and the Egret #5 7.5 Reviewer 0 Users (0 votes) BC Rating Summary Writer: John Layman, Artist: Sam Kieth, Color Artist: Ronda Pattison, Letters: John Layman, Cover and logo design: Sam Kieth, Production: Charles Pritchett, Editor: Mark Marts, Publisher: Aftershock, Release Date: November 22nd, 2017, Price: $3.99 <!– –> Having sent Mr. Ives packing, Eleanor and Ellis the egret […]

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Dark Ark #3 Review: This Ark Has Better Animals

Dark Ark #3 6.5 Reviewer 0 Users (0 votes) BC Rating Summary Writer: Cullen Bunn, Artist: Juan Doe, Letters: Ryane Hill, Logo Designer: John J. Hill, Cover by: Juan Doe, Production: Charles Pritchett, Editor: Mike Marts, Publisher: Aftershock, Release Date: November 22nd, 2017, Price: $3.99 <!– –> The Naga Queen is dead. Nex the vampire is the prime suspect, but […]

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Animosity Evolution #2 Review: An Endearing Tale Of Four Sisters

Animosity: Evolution #2 8.5 Reviewer 0 Users (0 votes) BC Rating Summary Writer: Marguerite Bennett, Artist: Eric Gapstur, Color Artist: Rob Schwager, Letters: Marshall Dillon, Cover by: Eric Gapstur and Rob Schwager, Logo Designer: John J. Hill, Production: Charles Pritchett, Editor: Mike Marts, Publisher: Aftershock, Release Date: November 22nd, 2017 Price: $3.99 <!– –> Four rodent sisters hitch a ride […]

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Square Enix Wants To Dump A Ton Of Their Titles On The Nintendo Switch

As part of their financial quarter Q&A, which has been recently translated, Square-Enix president Yosuke Matsuda was asked about the Nintendo Switch and how Square-Enix plans to support the system in the future. Matsuda responded that he believes Nintendo’s new console is a prime candidate for multi-platform titles, new IP, old IP, and mid-sized titles. As for what constitutes a […]

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The State Of Hawaii Is Investigating EA Over Loot Boxes

Yesterday, Democratic State Representative from Hawaii Chris Lee held a press conference to explain that the state of Hawaii will be investigating legislation to ban games like EA’s Star Wars: Battlefront II from being played by young children, both in Hawaii and possibly pursuing it on a national scale. Belgium also declared today that the government has ruled that games with […]

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13 Thoughts About Doomsday Clock #1 – Learning From History, Condemned To Repeat It Anyway (SPOILERS)

Two hours ago, Doomsday Clock #1 launched in comic stores in the UK – Forbidden Planet in London was my choice… The first people to pick up #DoomsdayClock! pic.twitter.com/WEmhGtv0EZ — Forbidden Planet (@ForbiddenPlanet) November 22, 2017 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js These, then, are my twelve thoughts about the first issue by Geoff Johns, Gary Frank and Brad Anderson from DC Comics. There are spoilers, […]

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Joe Quesada To Focus More On Publishing During Marvel’s Editor-in-Chief Transition

With the announcement that C.B. Cebulski would replace longtime Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso that was broken by Bleeding Cool earlier this week, former Editor-in-Chief turned Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada will be focusing more on the publishing division. In an interview with Newsarama, Quesada revealed that he’s been more involved with Marvel’s comics since October. “I’ve already talked to some of […]