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Legion of Super HeroesMajor SpoilersPollX-Men

We all know everyone is special – a unique snow flake that has no companion (except for the twins).  The DC Universe has a bunch of teenagers from the future who use their unique talents to save the universe, while Marvel 616 has a bunch of mutants who band together to save the universe.  They are in no way alike – really.  Trust us, we’ve got an uber-nerd working on this site, and he’ll tell you. But even if they were remotely alike, and we could shape the universe to put the Legion of Super-Heroes and the X-Men on a

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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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When Strange Tales #2 hits stores in October, readers will have to make a big decision; Red or Green?

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Boom StudiosMark WaidSneak PeekTrailer

BOOM! Studios has released a teaser trailer to Mark Waid’s brand new superhero series, Irredeemable.  The first issue arrives in April. “In superhero comics, pretty much everyone who’s called upon to put on a cape is, at heart, emotionally equipped for the job. I reject that premise,” said series writer and BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid. “IRREDEEMABLE is, in a way, my third and most complex chapter on the cost of superheroics – a pulp adventure tale of horror exploring how the lessons we learn about right and wrong as children can become warped and twisted when challenged by the

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DCMinx

Sad news for those who were getting into DC’s Minx line – a line primarily aimed at female readers.  The company has announced it will cease publication in January 2009. Minx will cease publication beginning January ’09. Minx was an experimental imprint for DC Comics and we are extremely proud of the books we published and the stories we told during the past two years. We thank all of the writers and artists who lent their talents to our endeavor and especially thank readers who came along for the ride. DC Comics remains committed to publishing diverse material for diverse

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MarvelMoviesSam RaimiSonySpider-Man

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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Electronic Arts has announced its upcoming Mirror’s Edge video game is getting turned into a comic book from DC’s Wildstorm.  This is quite the change from what seems to be the norm of having comic books turned into games and movies. Mirror’s Edge the comic combines the talents of writer and story designer Rhianna Pratchett with artist Matthew Dow Smith. Pratchett is also wrote the script for the game, so everything is canon. The six-part comic series will introduce readers to Faith and her fellow ‘Runners’ – a “network of couriers who use acrobatic moves to avoid being detected as

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Archie ComicsPreview

Archie Comics has gotten a lot of publicity with its realistic interpretations of the Archie gang, and the latest installment to get this treatment is Pals-n-Gals Double Digest #125, that features the break up of Midge and Moose – and you aren’t going to believe who Midge is dating.

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hugh jackmanMarc GuggenheimVirgin Comics

Virgin Comics has announced Hugh Jackman and Marc Guggenheim are teaming to create the original comic series Nowhere Man to comics. Story details are being kept under wraps but Virgin officials describe the story as a Sci Fi odyssey set in a groundbreaking vision of the future in which mankind has traded privacy for safety. Jackman cites his work as Wolverine for inspiring him to get into comics. “I am so excited to work with Virgin and Marc and create a compelling character and story that hopefully will also make it to the big screen,” said Jackman in a prepared

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