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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 →
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Talking Villainy With Ian McKellen

Those who have had a long-term relationship with the San Diego Comic-Con, whose 2014 incarnation wrapped last week, know that what began as a celebration of popular graphic art began ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #241

Genius Animated: The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth By Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell [IDW, $49.99] Accustomed as we are to a steady release of animation art books, such things were much ... 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 →
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Diamond Names ‘Walking Dead’ Top Comic of 2013

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the top comic books and graphic novels (by sales figures) of 2013, with Image Comics’ The Walking Dead #115 taking the No. 1 spot for ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Plans ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Roll-Out

Disney Channel’s upcoming intergalactic comedy toon Wander Over Yonder—the latest from Emmy-winning producer/series creator Craig McCracken (Foster’s Home for Imaginary ... 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 →
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So Jack and the Giant Haven’t Slayed ‘Em

Okay, I’m not here this week to heap any untoward abuse onto Warner Bros.’ CG/vfx extravaganza, Jack the Giant Slayer, whose beanstalk has so far failed to reach the heavens, financially. ... Continue Reading →
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Rick Hoberg’s Seriously ‘Amazing Friends’

What’s the classic line…“Everything old is new again?” Nowhere is that more evident than in the world of television. This week I’m thinking of what has happened to the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Lorax’ Pops, Ponies Get Married on New Discs

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, a hit at the box office for Universal and Illumination Entertainment, arrives on home video ahead of a strong pack of animated and VFX releases that includes ... Continue Reading →