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Dynamite EntertainmentFeaturedReviewsherlock holmes

In which Holmes defends himself For months we’ve been following the adventures of Sherlock Holmes.  A locked room mystery, with Holmes as the primary suspect, brought readers into the series, but it is the answer that caused us all to stick around.  The final issue arrives this week, and it’s wrapped up in a neat package as only Sherlock Holmes could deliver.

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Dynamite EntertainmentFeaturedReview

The spaghetti western is solid cinematic genre that carries with it a particular set of defining elements. Named spaghetti westerns because they where shot primarily in the southern region of Spain, they had a many defining elements, not the least of which where stories that featured the Mexican Revolution or banditos. One of the most famous spaghetti westerns is Sergio Leone’s “Man with No Name” trilogy which stared Clint Eastwood. Dynamite Entertainment has undertaken the formidable task of continuing the adventures of the man with no name. Do Chuck Dixon and his posse pull off the job, or did their

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FeaturedReviewZenescope Entertainment

Although Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum are some of the most famous characters in Lewis Carroll’s  “Through the Looking Glass” (they never actually appeared in the original “Alice in Wonderland” and debuted in the books sequel), they have yet to play an essential role in Zenescope’s adaptation. They made a brief appearance way back in issue #2 of Return to Wonderland when Calie stumbled upon their bloody bodies (along with the Walrus) at the Fish Dinner’s restaurant. They were apparently murdered by the Carpenter but we never discovered the reasons why or the identity of the two men until now.

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FeaturedMarvelMarvel DivasReview

Or – “Complications Ensue…” The Black Cat, Photon, Hellcat and Firestar.  Unlikely friends with an unusual career choice.  Each of them is facing a turning point in their lives, whether related to their health, their career, or their love life.  Our four heroes are facing some very human problems, which always makes for interesting drama…

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DCFeaturedGotham City SirensPaul DiniReview

Since Grant Morrison’s R.I.P., the Joker has been pretty scarce, and some have speculated where the Clown Prince of Crime might have wandered off to.  Dead? The new Red Hood? Hunting bats in the far past?  Nope. Turns out he’s been right there waiting to make a dramatic entrance.

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DCFeaturedReviewWonder Woman

Or – “Oh, Good.  Achilles Is Back…  Sigh…” The ‘Rise Of The Olympian’ storyline has been the focal point of Wonder Woman for seemingly fifty-seven years now, and while the last couple of issues have given me pause to remember what I really like about Wonder Woman under Gail Simone, I’m not thrilled to see the Olympian once again taking center stage.  So, how does the issue pan out?

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Critical HitDungeons And DragonsFeaturedGamingMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue: The party arrives at Diamond Throne, and meet someone most peculiar. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/critical_hit15.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download RSS Feed Subscribe via iTunes Take the jump to see the images related to this episode!

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FeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue:The Major Spoilers Crew dives deep into the mailbag to read and respond to their fans. Plus, to satisfy Matthew, yet another round of Word Association Theater. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_140.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

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FeaturedGuardians of The GalaxyMarvelReview

Or – “Time, Time, Time…  See What’s Become Of Me…” When Pete Quill’s ragtag group of cosmic-types took on the name Guardians of the Galaxy, there was already a team in the Marvel Universe by that name…  Or at least there will have been one, in the 31st Century.  The original GotG were a group of oppressed Freedom Fighters under the rule of the Badoon, a race of what seemed to be barbarian space-lizards.  Since they won’t be around for about another thousand years, give or take, who exactly do you suppose the people in that picture are?

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FeaturedHumorMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers Adventureswebcomic

The Adventures of Matthew and Stephen across the 5th Dimension continue in Major Spoilers Adventures Week 11: Re-Gosh-Darn-Lax!

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Boom StudiosFeaturedMark WaidReview

The world’s greatest detective is back, and still has six months to live.  But this time, she and James Doyle don’t know each other – or do they?  Strange things are afoot, and it has to do with a mystery that took place between this series and the last.

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FeaturedMarvelMaster of Kung FuReview

Or – “我的父親说出我名字 上氣,意味上升精神…”  “My father named me Shang Chi, which means rising of the spirit.  He hoped that one day, I would become the world’s greatest kung fu master, as well as it’s most accomplished assassin…  I believed my father was a great man, and I was proud to call him master.  But even after I learned of his evil nature.  I never rejected the art of Kung Fu.  The Tao of the Warrior is sacred, and not even my father could corrupt it.”  What more do you really need to know? *Review

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Boom StudiosDisneyFeaturedReview

Mickey Mouse is one of those timeless characters that everyone knows. From his first appearance in the Steamboat Willie short back in 1928, he has proven time and time again that he’s a hard mouse to keep down. While his contemporaries may have faded like the ink they where drawn in, Mickey Mouse has gained more popularity year after year. He is one of the few characters that can connect through almost any culture, and now he has come to Boom Studios. I got the chance to read Mickey Mouse and Friends #296, the first issue from Boom Kids division

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Boom StudiosFeaturedReview

When Entertainment Weekly named John McClane as one of the Coolest Heroes in Pop Culture, they probably never took into account that the hero who gets the job done when no one else will started out as a New York beat cop in the 1970s.  Sure beating the crap out of international terrorists seems pretty glamorous, but what was McClane’s life like before that fateful flight to L.A.?

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