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DCDeadmanGuillermo del ToroMovies

Deadman has always been one of those characters that could be incredibly fantastic or tediously boring.  I don’t think DC has found the perfect balance yet (although Wednesday Comics is doing a bang up job).  Perhaps with the news that Guillermo del Toro is producing a Deadman movie will bring spark to the character and cause a positive reaction from fans and the rest of the world, who know nothing about the character. via Bloody Disgusting

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AnimationMarvelMotion ComicsSpider-WomanTrailerVideo

Marvel has released a new trailer for the second installment  of the Spider-Woman Motion Comics that is available on iTunes today.  If you were wondering if you should drop the coin on this series, the trailers will help with that decision. Get the Flash Player to see this player. spider woman clips eps02 Marvel is proud to unveil new footage from the critically acclaimed Spider-Woman motion comic! The New York Times Best-Selling team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (Halo Uprising) continue Marvel’s first ever original motion comic as Spider-Woman finds herself at odds with the law in Madripoor

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Sneak PeekThe DarknessTop Cow

Arriving in stores today is the first issue of Top Cow’s The Darkness/Pitt crossover.  The company sent us a sneak peek that you can check out, before you purchase the issue later today.

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News of the Strange

If you are going to start peddling drugs in your local neighborhood, or even in a large metro region like, say Denver, Colorado, then you might want to take a tip from the recently busted Castro brothers, who figured out a way to hide large sums of money. The alleged meth king-pins were laundering their ill-gotten gains by buying and selling classic comic books. According to reports as many as 100 boxes of comic books were encased in plastic during the drug bust. Theoretically, the plan by the alleged drug dealers was a good one.  While the DEA and other

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Dynamite EntertainmentSolicitations

Dynamite Entertainment has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in November 2009.

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MarvelMotion ComicsSpider-Woman

For fans of Critical Hit, the Major Spoilers Dungeons and Dragons podcast, you’ll be happy to know it went live on iTunes this week, and you can now subscribe to the show, here.  Why didn’t it show up on the front page of the iTunes Podcast Directory?  It might be because there weren’t that many people that subscribed on the first day, and I blame Spider-Woman for that. The Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev series hit iTunes in a big way, taking the number one spot on the Top Television-Animation sales chart. “To wake up this morning and see

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Boom StudiosSigning

If you are looking for something to do on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, head over to Austin Books and Comics in Austin, Texas and get your Boom! Studios books signed by Alan J. Porter (The World of Cars), Paul Benjamin (Monsters, Inc.) and Jack Mitchell (Poe). Where: AUSTIN BOOKS & COMICS 5002 North Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX, 78751 (512) 454-4197 www.austinbooks.com When: Wednesday, August 19th, from 4:30pm – 7pm. via Boom! Studios

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HulkMarvelstan sakai

For the third issue of Strange Tales, Marvel looked to Stan Sakai to whip up a great Hulk cover in Sakai’s signature style.

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Archie ComicsContest

Here’s something for our friends to the north to enjoy next week; Happy Harbor Comics, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is celebrating the union of Archie and Veronica with an in store promotion and contest. The Wedding will feature look-a-like models to cut up a congratulatory cake! Come to HHv1 (10112-124st) at 11 am dressed as the best looking Gang from Riverdale (Archie, Jughead, Betty & Veronica) and you’ll be entered to win some great prizes! TOP PRIZE: $250 for Fiore Italian Restaurant Plus $100 for Player Sports Bar Plus 2 copies for each person of the comic series! Runner up

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Comics in the ClassroomFeaturedInterviewsMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue: Dr. Peter Coogan from the Institute for Comics Studies returns to the show to tell of his adventures at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con, as well as offer up his yearly roundup of comic book classes being taught at colleges and universities around the world. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers124.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

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artArt Appreciation Moment of the Day

Evan Shaner thinks Mitch Gerads is good enough to be featured on his favorites page, and his Wizard World Chicago Johnny Recon variant.

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SolicitationsTop Cow

Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in October 2009.

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Boom StudiosMeltdown

Kim Krizan, the writer behind Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, penned a unique take on zombies with Zombie Tales: The Series #1.  The series was well received prompting Boom! Studios to collect the tales into Zombie Tales 2061, and to celebrate the release, Boom! is bringing Kim Krizan to Meltdown Comics on August 12 to sign away. Where: Meltdown Comics & Collectibles 7522 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 851-7283 When: August 12th, 8PM to ???? via Boom! Studios

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artBatman

We featured Ethen before on the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day with his Samuari Jack piece, and today we’re showcasing his work again with Batman – because it always comes back to Batman.  If it wasn’t for those “other” comics, this site would have been named Major Batman Spoilers. via Deviant Art

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