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Saturday Review: Secret Wars #9

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Secret Wars (Marvel)
Written by Jonathan Hickman
Art by Esad Ribic

 

For those who haven’t been keeping up, the world ended. At least for a very short moment, until it was remade into Battleworld by God Doom. Then a bunch of other stuff happened and we all find ourselves in issue 9 of an 8 part mini-series. And no, that’s not a typo. Secret Wars #9 is the final chapter of an eight issue summer event (the term applies rather loosely at this point). Needless to say this was a fitting, if odd, ending to Marvel’s most recent universe reshaping.
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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 42, Comic Book Movies

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In which, Tracy has a cold and her voice sounds all husky and amazing.  But actually, we are talking mostly about non-universe comic book movies with lots of long diversions into all kinds of other topics.  We also comment on comic books that should be made into movies. Continue reading

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Relaunch: The New Norm

I am in no way, shape, or form an expert on the inner workings of the comic book industry. While a loyal fan, I am not privy to what goes on “behind the cover” so to speak. Having said this, I am really starting to wonder what exactly is going on at the Big Two when it comes to the nearly continuous reboots and rebranding that have occurred in my relatively short tenure as a comic fan. Continue reading

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Staff Writer | A Look Back at Summer Cinema

So it is now September, the limbo month, where movie goers don’t get any blockbusters worth the name and no real Oscar contenders are out yet.  Let’s take a look back at the summer and see what we learned from the biggest movies of the summer:

#1) Your creation will kill you. In most movies where this is a plot device, a human playing god in some way will get bitten in the ass, and this summer had plenty of ass biting. There were three killer Artificial Intelligence movies: Ex Machina, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Terminator Genisys (although, to be technical about it Ex Machina wasn’t a summer movie), plus Jurassic World’s supercharged killer–dinosaurs–just to hammer home the point. Continue reading

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