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Taskmaster

MarvelSneak Peek

Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Taskmaster #2 by Fred Van Lente and Jefte Palo. “This is the type of fun, crazy, off-the-wall escapism that I love. This is the type of inventive, action-packed, character-driven wackiness that can make the world of superheroes so captivating and thrilling.” – Richard George, IGN.com “I’m excited for where this miniseries is going. Four out of five stars. Check it out.” – George C., MajorSpoilers.com “…Van Lente and Palo are doing a good job giving us a rip-roaring tale of one man’s search (literally) for himself.” – Doug Zawisza, ComicBookResources.com

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FeaturedMarvelReview

“I’m still breathin’. That means as students you’re all a huge disappointment to me.” On the face of it, fans probably aren’t clamoring for a Taskmaster solo series. He’s never had the highest of profiles; as a villain, he’s not terribly villainous, and his power isn’t terribly powerful. While his stock has risen recently, appearing in the Initiative and Siege crossovers, the skull-faced mercenary isn’t really a heavy hitter. But maybe the character deserves a push. He has one power, but it is an imaginative one. Taskmaster possesses a photographic memory coupled with photographic reflexes. He can watch anyone fight

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MarvelSneak Peek

Totally missed this one yesterday while I was busy running around working on cool things for the site.  Marvel has released a sneak peek first look of the upcoming Taskmaster #1 by Fred van Lente and Jefte Paolo.

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Captain AmericaMarvelReview

Or – “This Just In: Former Captain America Steve Rogers Is Still Dead…” “…even though all appearances point to the contrary.”  I was having a discussion with Tom Grice (Who is still WRONG, sir!  WRONG! ) recently, regarding changes to our comic book purchasing habits, during which we both realized that we were slowly dropping a lot of titles that were “just plain superhero books.”  I gave up on both New Warriors and Thunderbolts in recent months, and Tom had found himself culling hero books, but keeping titles like Scalped, Hellblazer, and other stories off the beaten path.  When talk turned to

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