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CthulhuDark Horse ComicsSolicitations

I do enjoy a good pulpy detective tale, and I also enjoy tales involving the Cthulhu mythos. When Dark Horse announced Weird Detective by Fred Van Lente and Guiu Vilanova, I knew someone got their peanut butter in my chocolate.

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Dynamite EntertainmentSneak PeekTrade Paperback

Here’s an early look of the collected first volume of Noir from Dynamite Entertainment.

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Dynamite EntertainmentSneak Peek

Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Noir #5.

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Dynamite EntertainmentSneak Peek

Take the jump to check out the latest issue of Noir from Dynamite Entertainment.

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Dynamite EntertainmentSneak Peek

Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of The Lone Ranger #20, The Bionic Man #26, Battlestar Galactica #6, Ash and the Army of Darkness #2, The Black Bat #7, Legends of Red Sonja #2, and more.

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Dynamite EntertainmentSneak Peek

Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week.

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MoviesTrailer

Riddley Scott’s Blade Runner is a sci-fi noir tale, but YouTube user Chet Desmond decided to try and cut a trailer for the film that made it feel like a noir film from the 1940’s. Watch the trailer after the jump and give your thoughts on his creation!

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Dynamite EntertainmentInterviewsSneak Peek

Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers an early look of Noir #1 by Victor Gishler and Andrea Mutti.

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Dynamite EntertainmentPress ReleaseSolicitations

Press Release Dynamite is proud to announce the November release of Noir, a new comic book miniseries that unites Miss Fury, one of the first female superheroes, with the Black Sparrow, a villainess featured in the bestselling comic series, The Shadow.  Written by acclaimed crime novelist and respected comic author Victor Gischler and illustrated by Andrea Mutti, Noir is a five-issue crime drama with supernatural elements, including an appearance by the ever-mysterious Shadow himself.

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FeaturedMarvelMystery MenReview

Before men of fire, and of the sea took to air to battle, there were heroes that slinked through the night. Mystery Men delves into the lesser known facets of the Marvel Universe, but does this pulp inspired canonical tale entertain? Or should it be pulped lickity split?

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Brian AzzarelloDCDoc SavageFeaturedfirst waveJ G Jonesrags moralesReviewThe Spirit

(With apologies to Bunim/Murray) This is the story of eleven characters…picked to live in a new universe… work together and have their adventures penned… to find out what happens… when characters stop living in their own universe… and start something completely different in… First Wave. DC’s Blackest Night and Marvel’s Siege may be the big events everyone is waiting for, but for this comic fan, the one series I’ve been waiting months for has been First Wave and the return of pulp and golden age heroes to the pages of comics.  While I enjoyed the Batman/Doc Savage Special, which served

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FeaturedOni PressReview

While I’m not a die hard film noir fan, I’ve seen my fair share of flicks that feature the duped detective, devious damsels, and dire dilemmas that usually end with someone dying. Whether it is Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, Dave Bannion, or Jeff Markam, the tales never have a happy ending where the hero rides off into the sunset with the girl.  Oni Press’ You Have Killed Me is no different, and for those who are unfamiliar with the genre, it’s a perfect primer for pulp plotting.

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FeaturedLuke CageMarvelReview

Ten years ago Luke Cage was already a very well known man in Harlem but now that he has been released from Riker’s Island his fame has been greatly increased due to a prison experiment that left him with indestructible steel skin. Cage’s only objective now is to find out what happened to his girlfriend, Josephine Ball, but it appears that some powerful men have other ideas about Powermans future.

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