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There is a lot to unpack in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War (as well as the comic book series), and to help you figure out who is right and who is wrong, Travis Langley has a new book titled, Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology.

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Here’s a weird one – a Pokemon Cookbook. Before you start screaming, “It’s made of Pikachus!” this is not a book on how to cook and serve Pokemon, but rather, how to make food that has a Pokemon twist. That’s probably a bit of relief for those who were worried Snorlax would become an easy target for foodies.

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booksDCDigital ComicsPress Release

PRESS RELEASE: Trajectory, Inc. the leading global network for eBook distribution and book discovery solutions, has reached an agreement with DC Entertainment to expand the comic book publisher’s digital footprint to global eBook retailers and libraries in North America and eventually Europe, Asia, South America and additional international markets.

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It’s been a long winter, but the Lizard People are out of hibernation and back on their heating rocks (and more importantly, their mics). It’s our first episode with a guest host! We’re joined by virtual reality talk show host Will Smith to discuss Aurora, by Kim Stanley Robinson.

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booksHermes PressThe Phantom

The Phantom has been around for about as long as the most popular superheroes, and in August, Hermes Press will release the first collection of his Avon book run.

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If you are going to a comic book convention this year, and you want to dress up like your favorite character from videogames, comics, and film, you’re probably going to need to craft a weapon or two. Bill Doran has released his second volume of weapon making books, that will teach you to make props that are completely safe.

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booksBoom StudiosBOOM! BoxDCFeaturedGotham AcademyImage ComicsLumberjanesMarvelMs MarvelWomen in ComicsWonder Woman

March is Women’s History Month and for the comic book industry that means it is Women In Comics Month. As a companion piece to my editorial Why We Need Women in Comics Month (http://majorspoilers.com/2016/03/14/editorial-need-women-comics-month/), I present you with my Top 5 Current Comics Starring Women.

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AuctionbooksLovecraft

H.P. Lovecraft’s long-lost manuscript, The Cancer of Superstition, has only been talked about in hushed tones since 1926 when it disappeared following the death of Harry Houdini. Now, thanks to a private collector, the manuscript has been found, and is going on the auction block.

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PRESS RELEASE J. R. Roberts’ classic Adult Western characters returns to print in THE GUNSMITH #401: NEW MEXICO POWDER KEG.  Pro Se Productions offers readers the chance to read the book’s first chapter for free!

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booksHarry PotterMovies

Earlier this week, we learned that J.K. Rowling has written three short tales for the Pottermore website that explores the history of magic in America. It’s all part of the promotion for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie, but it is also information that is in continuity, which makes the reading material super valuable for Harry Potter fans. Warner Bros. put together a video teaser for the online text, that is put together very well. You can read the tales at Pottermore.com.

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booksHarry Potter

While J.K. Rowling may not be writing any new Harry Potter books, she is fleshing out the magical world of Harry Potter – more specifically, she’s building up the world of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ahead of the movie’s release.

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If you are a fan of audio dramas (and who isn’t), GraphicAudio has announced the release of Ms. Marvel Volume 2: Generation Why, directed from Marvel Comics.

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booksDCLois LaneSolicitations

Press Release: DC Comics’ iconic character Lois Lane will be back for more in Lois Lane: DoubleDown, the second book in Gwenda Bond’s new series from Switch Press, the Young Adult imprint of Capstone.  Following the success of the first book in the series, Lois Lane: Fallout, Gwenda returns with a new story of the adventures of a teenage Lois Lane, as she begins to discover her passion for journalism and become the character loved by generations of fans.

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booksSolicitationsVIZ Media

VIZ Media is ready to help you out in the kitchen withe the upcoming cookbook based on the animated web series, Bee and PuppyCat.

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