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Marvel, Kirby Heirs Settle Copyright Dispute

Marvel and the heirs of comic book artist Jack Kirby have settled their long-running copyright dispute over the creation of many of the company’s most popular characters. The ... Continue Reading →
Chris Claremont

Everything Old Is New Again, Part 3: ‘X-Men’

I doubt that anyone is surprised that X-Men: Days of Future Past opened huge and promises to become one of the biggest hits of the year. Neither, most likely, is anyone surprised that ... Continue Reading →
Edgar Wright

Director Wright Departs ‘Ant-Man’

Edgar Wright has been attached to Marvel’s Ant-Man feature since 2006, and now, with the long-in-development movie firmly moving toward a July 17, 2015, release, he has parted ... Continue Reading →
Joe Simon

Everything Old Is New Again, Part 1: Captain America

The venerable Captain America has lately been burning up the box office through the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which is not a bad showing for the fourth-oldest superhero ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Season 3 Arrives with Extras

If you love cartoons, odds are you love Cartoon Network’s surreal and hilarious Adventure Time series. That makes this week’s release of Adventure Time: The Complete Third ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Finds its New ‘Fantastic Four’

It has a director and now a cast — can Fox’s reboot of the self-proclaimed World’s Greatest Comic Magazine restore to glory Marvel’s first family? The just-revealed ... Continue Reading →
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Best Issue Ever! (Really)

2014 is a big year for fiftieth anniversaries in pop culture. Mary Poppins, It’s a Small World, and the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show all reach the half-century ... Continue Reading →
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Hulk to the Power of Five

Expect lots of larger-than-life dilemmas, plenty of action and dysfunctional family jokes in Marvel’s new series Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., premiering this month on Disney ... Continue Reading →
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The Dream Team Is Back

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble brings the very popular and quirky superheroes to the Disney XD lineup this summer. Die-hard Marvel animation fans who’ve been mourning the departure ... Continue Reading →
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Singer Says Quicksilver Appears in ‘X-Men’ Sequel

Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced on Twitter that American Horror Story star Evan Peters will play Quicksilver in his upcoming sequel X-Men: ... Continue Reading →