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Two of the things that attracted me to comic books were the names of characters as well as what they looked like.

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Adam Strange on Syfy's Krypton television series
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I’ll admit it, I’ve never had high hopes for the Krypton series set to debut on the Syfy network, but a new bit of news coming from the San Diego Comic Con has me all kinds of interested.

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Ten Things
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The research for our latest podcast, The Legion Clubhouse (Have YOU been listening?) put me into a frame of mind to once again delve into the wacky Silver Age adventures of Superman!  Rocketed from a dead planet in the summer of ’38, Kal-El crash-landed on Earth to become the legendary Man Of Steel!  The Metropolis Marvel!  The Man Of Tomorrow!  The LAST SON Of Krypton! Well, for some values of “last”, anyway…  Welcome to Ten Things!

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Wonder Woman Movie
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Last weekend included the debut of the Wonder Woman feature film and, for once, I actually got to go see it, a comics-based movie on its opening days!

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Krypton
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The Syfy channel has released the first trailer for the upcoming Krypton series based on the world of Superman seen in DC Comics.

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If you have been dying for any and all news about the upcoming SyFy series, Krypton, chances are you’ve found it on other sites first. But, not to be left all the way behind, we are here to reveal that Seg-El has been found!

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SyFy has announced it has given a thumbs up to the pilot for Krypton, a prequel to the Superman franchise.

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I don’t normally review digital-first comics because they’re really only a portion of what will come out in print eventually. But I’m such a big fan of the CBS Supergirl show that soars on Monday nights as well as scripter Sterling Gates that I wanted to get the word out about The Adventures of Supergirl, which debuted this past Monday on the DC Comics app and comixology.com.

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First, I need to give my yearly advice to people buying gifts for comics fans, especially late ones! Do NOT try to buy an item you THINK they might want! Chances are, they either have it or don’t wait it if they haven’t already bought it. Instead, locate their local comics shop and buy a gift card! They’ll be able to purchase what they want, so they’ll love you for it! Phew! Okay, now we can move on to the topic at hand – This is a great time to be a comics fan! That’s so true on several levels!

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Comics PortalConstantineDCFeaturedHellblazerOpinionTelevision

As one media news outlet put it, comics are “conquering” both television and movies.

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This week, Stephen gushes about The Flash, Afterlife with Archie #7, Krypton to SyFy, Cumberbatch is Doctor Strange, Preacher gets a pilot order, Mark Hamill is The Trickster… again. Plus Gotham Academy #3, Vampirella, and Comet!

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This week, in Action Comics #14, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson makes an appearance to nail down exactly where Krypton can be found.

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Or – “Why Wouldn’t Jor-El Make ONE Big Ship Instead Of Four Small Ones?”   If Jor-El of Krypton had been quicker in his experiments, or perhaps more assertive in his arguments, we might have an entire planet of Supermen running rampant across the universe.  Had he built one big rocket instead of several small ones, though, he could have saved his own life and that of his wife as well as baby Kal’s.  Of course, that course of action might also have a few consequences as well…

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Superman and Spider-Man have each had their share of love interests over the years, but two have captured their hearts.  This week, we toss Lois Lane and Mary Jane Watson into the ring and have them fight for the love and affection of their big beaus.  Of course this would be pre-One More Day for Mary Jane and pre-New Krypton for Lois, but you get the idea… FIGHT!

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