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We just can’t help ourselves! When even the remotest possibility of a merger that would combine Marvel with DC Comics arises, readers on the Internet just go nuts! For instance, a couple of years back there was a chance that the rights to Superman might revert to the families of Mr. Siegel and Mr. Shuster, so speculation ran rampant that they’d take the hero over to Marvel. After all, Marvel’s the one that makes the most money. Well, that didn’t happen, so it’s time for another round of “How Would Marvel And DC Combine?”

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Pokemon

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day. Just like in years past tech companies will certainly come up with crazy jokes for the masses. Google Maps just released a video looking for people to capture images of Pokémon in an attempt to be hired as a Pokémon Master. Seems like this is came out a day too early.

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Andrew Stanton stops by Google for a conversation with Chris DiBona. Andrew discusses his inspiration for “John Carter”. He’ll also trace the evolution of his creative process, from childhood, to Pixar, to “John Carter”.

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What starts out as a boring commercial for Google, suddenly takes an interesting turn.

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Oni Press

With the launch of the DC Comics iGoogle themes last week, it was only moments before other companies got into the skinning craze of the Google one stop landing page.  Oni Press announced its theme is available now and features the artwork of Chris Mitten (Wasteland), Chynna Clugston (Blue Monday), Chris Schweizer (The Crogan Adventures), Lars Brown (North World), & Brandon Graham (Multiple Warheads). iGoogle lets you create a personalized homepage that contains a Google search box at the top, and your choice of any number of gadgets below.  The Oni Press Theme is a ‘skin’ that provides artwork from

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Press Release Over the years, Dark Horse has been committed to incorporating art into our everyday lives through prints, T-shirts, mugs, and a variety of other items that help make this world more colorful. With this in mind, Dark Horse is proud to collaborate with GelaSkins to bring over twenty new designs to their line of protective skins for laptops and phones.

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Sneak Peek

In our ongoing effort to expose the Major Spoilers Legion to new projects and publishers, today we have a sneak peek of The Eternal City by Sergio Carrera.  Take the jump to find out about the series formatted especially for Google Android.

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Press Release March 31st, 2009 – Los Angeles – BOOM! Studios is proud to announce Justin Lundgren as the winner of the UNTHINKABLE Altered Reality Game earning him a unique hardcover of UNTHINKABLE #1 signed by series creator Mark Sable and BOOM! E-i-C Mark Waid. “It was a lot of fun. The puzzles were challenging and pretty creative,” said winner Justin Lundgren.  “I’m glad I won the game and I am looking forward to getting my prize!” Premiering this May from BOOM! Studios, Mark (TWO-FACE: YEAR ONE) Sable’s new five issue mini-series UNTHINKABLE features covers by Paul (PUNISHER NOIR) Azaceta

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Press Release Star Trek: Countdown, the official prequel to the new Star Trek movie being released by Paramount Pictures on May 8, 2009, is going to mobile devices!  The four-issue mini-series is now available on Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch, and Google’s Android Mobile Devices through iVerse Media’s digital distribution technology.  Visit IDWPublishing.com for more information about Star Trek: Countdown. From director/producer J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III, Lost and Alias), producer Damon Lindelof  (Lost) and screenwriters and executive producers Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, MI: III) comes a new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, Star

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LOS ANGELES- February 17th, 2009 – The Digital Age of comics has begun on Google’s revolutionary Android Mobile Operating System, and BOOM! Studios and iVerse Media are proud to announce that “HEXED #1” is the FIRST Digital Comic to be released for the platform. On Friday, February 6th, 2009 “HEXED #1” premiered in Google’s “Android Marketplace” and in less than 48 hours the free comic had been downloaded more than 10,000 times, and received a stellar 4.72 out of 5 rating from over 600 user reviews. “HEXED #1” will also be avaialable on the the iPhone App Store this week.

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Check out this presentation given by Diesel Sweeties creator Richard Stevens and Octopus Pie creator Meredith Gran.  The two spoke at Google last month as part of Google’s AtGoogleTalks presentations. It’s a long one, but something to occupy your Friday. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JsC1FGzaaw[/youtube]

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