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Though we were busy meeting new friends, and old fans at Nerdtacular 2012, that didn’t stop us from combing through the list of new comics coming out this week, and giving you a list of ten books you should read this week.

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MegaBlocks, that other building block toy, has released product information for its The Amazing Spider-Man playset, and the company may have spoiled a big scene from the upcoming movie.

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There were lots of surprises during Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man panel yesterday at the San Diego Comic Con. Not only did attendees get a sneak peek of the big bad villain (The Lizard), there was a “surprise” appearance by Spider-Man Andrew Garfield. Take the jump for a description of the Lizard’s big scene.

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We’re still seeing a lot of work come out of Heroes Con 2011, and we stumbled across this Dave Wachter piece thanks to the multitude of people I follow.

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So wonderful, and yet so frustrating.  That pretty much sums up my thoughts on Jeff Smith’s RASL #5, as I read the final page of the fifth issue.

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Marvel has announced, that following Amazing Spider-Man #600, the company will debut Web of Spider-Man in October.  This will be a new ongoing title that will feature Spider-Girl stories in the issue as well. “With the ‘Gauntlet’ storyline starting up and many classic adversaries of Spider-man coming back to the book, we wanted to find a place to tell you more about them without it eating up too many pages of the thrice-weekly Amazing Spider-Man,” explained series editor Steve Wacker. “So while were tossing ideas around on where to best put that stuff, beleaguered assistant Tom Brennan came up with

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Television

Oh boy, if there was ever a weird sci-fi mini-series, that turned into a full blown series, that featured alien Nazi Reptilians invading Earth, and rounding up humans for food, and was then canceled after one season, it would have to be V.  ABC has given a greenlight nod to a remake of the series that had audiences glued to their television screens in the 1983. The new “V” centers on Erica Evans, a Homeland Security agent with an aimless son. When the aliens arrive, her son gloms on to them — causing tension within the family. I wonder if

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File this under Rumors We Hope are True.  According to Deadline Hollywood Daily, Both Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire are returning for a fourth and possibly fifth installment of the Spider-Man franchise from Marvel and Sony. It’s been a difficult road trying to get any news on if the two would bring their talents back for another installment, so the studio is contemplating shooting a fifth movie at the same time as number four just so the studio has a flick ready and waiting in the wings. Sony is taking its time officially hiring the movie’s villain since principal photography doesn’t

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The CW and The Kids’ WB! have sent Major Spoilers two more images from this weekend’s The Spectacular Spider-Man that features the introduction of the Green Goblin, and Peter Parker and Mary Jane heading to the prom. Also included, after the jump, is the Spectacular Spider-Man schedule for the month of May.

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According to Nielsen Research Media, The Spectacular Spider-Man scored high for a Saturday morning rating time slot. The premiere episode scored a 1.2/3 household rating, a 20 percent gain over the same time period a year ago, and marked a 25 percent growth in the Kids 2-11 demographic compared to a week previous. Even more interesting is the second episode in the back to back premiere scored a 1.4/5 mark for the 2-11 demographic. What does all this mean? The first number (1.4) represents the percentage of all televisions in the nation, while the second number (5) is the percentage

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Check out Dr. Connors turned into the Lizard on this weekend’s The Spectacular Spider-Man on the Kids’ WB! on The CW. In “Natural Selection,” Peter Parker and Spider-Man both must learn to own their choices when decisions made by Dr. Curt Connors transform Pete’s mentor into The Lizard. The episode is written by Matt Wayne and directed by David Bullock. Interestingly the voice of Curt Connors/The Lizard is voiced by Dee Bradley Baker, who also voiced the character in the Activision Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro video games. It only too three issues for the build up and reveal

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In this week’s Major Spoilers Podcast, Stephen, Bryan, and Rodrigo review the first two episodes of The Spectacular Spider-Man. There we speculate how long it will take for the Lizard to show up. The answer? Episode Three. This weekend on the Kids’ WB! on The CW, Peter Parker and Spider-Man both must learn to own their choices when decisions made by Dr. Curt Connors transform Pete’s mentor into the Lizard. Natural Selection is written by Matt Wayne and directed by David Bullock. Major Spoilers will have more pictures from the episode later this week. via Kids’ WB

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