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DC Entertainment Announces Top Talent for New 52 to Attend New York Comic-Con

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Any New Yorkers in the house? You’re going to want to try to make it over to the Javits Center October 13-16 in order to see a large amount of top DC writers and artists who will also be attending this ever-growing event. Check out today’s press release from DC describing who is going to be [...]

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Marvel Releases 3 Teasers for the potential return of the Fantastic Four as well as the new Uncanny X-Men #1

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Things have been a little different since the death of the Human Torch and the revamping of the Fantastic Four to what is now known as the FF (Future Foundation). Though these changes are still new, only happening within the past few months, Marvel is already teasing another turn of events to shake things up. Yesterday, [...]

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 Release Date Announced Even Before Release of First Film!

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Sony must be quite convinced that they’ve got a hit on their hands, as the studio has just announced a release date for the second film…just under a year before the first film hits theaters! The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is officially green lit and set to release on May 2nd, 2014 — two years after the [...]

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Marvel Releases First Teaser Trailer for “The Consultant” One Shot

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Marvel has been hinting at their plunge into movie shorts for quite a while now and officially debuted their new initiative in late July at Comic-Con International, where the comic giant revealed “The Consultant” — a Marvel film short aimed at bridging gaps left in the story and explanation of The Avengers.These shorts are officially known [...]

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DC to Female Comic Champions: “We Hear You”

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DC Comics has been on the receiving end of a massive wave of hate following their appearances at Comic-Con 2011, during which they were asked to address fans’ belief that women and comics are becoming increasingly under-represented. One fan in particular, Kyrax2 – a Batgirl cosplayer – took the question directly to DC Comics and was [...]

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Marvel vs. Kirby Estate: Battle over Rights to Characters

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For the past few years Marvel and the Jack Kirby estate have been in and out of the courtroom over the legal issue of who owns some of Marvel’s most prevalent comic book characters such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Hulk, and many of the Avengers. The time period in question was between 1958 and [...]

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Comic-Con 2011: DC New 52 Update Summary

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DC “New 52” panelists Dan Didio, Jim Lee, Eddie Berghanza, and Bob Harris talked this weekend at Comic-Con about what exactly DC audiences can expect from the upcoming 52 title revamp. First they answered the prevalent question of many fans – why the heck is this even happening! The answer is the simple and obvious one. [...]

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Comic-Con 2011: Marvel Updates Summary and Upcoming Titles List

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Five for Free on Mondays! Marvel is offering something special to, as they put it, “help you through your school and work week. Every Monday Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited will be posting newly digitalized comics, five of which will be free to non-subscribers. Even better, these new, free comics will be from recent collections or even [...]

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Comic-Con 2011: Dark Horse Fall Preview – Big Names with Big Upcoming Titles Equals Lots to Look Forward To!

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The Dark Horse fall lineup is exciting for science fiction, fantasy, and horror fans across the board. Along with its regular line of comics, Dark Horse announced three new comic book titles set to debut consecutively from October through December: Orchid by Tom Morello, House of Night by P.C. Cast, and The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck [...]

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Comic-Con 2011: Marvel Announces New Title, DEFENDERS

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   Defenders #1 Cover by Terry Dodson A-list team Matt Fraction and Terry Dodson come together once again in the upcoming Marvel series, Defenders, set to debut in December. This classic Marvel league of heroes will include Doctor Strange, Namor the Sub-Mariner, The Silver Surfer, Iron Fist, Red She-Hulk, as well as a rotation of other favorites. The [...]

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