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There are many sci-fi universes I miss after they’ve left the airways, but one that always stood out to me was Stargate Universe.

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RunnersSean Wangwebcomic

Sean Wang, the creator of the comic series Runners sent us a quick e-mail to let everyone know that there’s a brand new story arc on the way.  Runners: The Big Snow Job, will appear on the Runner Universe website, and will be in full color.  Take the jump for a peek at the series that is online now.

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FeaturedMajor SpoilersMajor Spoilers PodcastPodcast

This issue: Stephen ponders why space travel and alien technology doesn’t play a bigger role in the comic book universe building. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers134.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at podcast@majorspoilers.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.

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Movies

Those who liked the 1968 sexy space flick Barbarella starring Jane Fonda may either jump up and down in joy, or anger on the announcement that a remake of the film is in the works. Joe Gazzam is writing the script, with Robert Luketic signed to direct. “Barbarella” centers on a female mercenary who roams the universe of a distant future, undertaking missions that require fearlessness, ingenuity and sensuality. The character debuted in 1962 in a French graphic magazine written and illustrated by Jean-Claude Forest and was known for her sexual escapades. There also was a musical produced in 2004.

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Dark ReignMarvel

I doubt the coming event in the 616 is going to be as universe ending as in Ultimate universe, but Norman Osborn is set to reveal is master plan for Marvel in 2010, and it begins with The List series. The List. This eight-issue limited series, comprised of eight double-sized specials, leads Marvel fans to the changes in store for the world’s most popular super heroes! The Iron Patriot decides there are things wrong with the world, things that need to be handled and when he’s done, the stage is set for the biggest comic book event of the next

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From the EditorWeek in Review

Who would have thought the week after the San Diego Comic Con would be full of such interesting moments?  Here’s a look back at what you may have missed last week. The signed Major Spoilers poster arrives at Stately Spoiler Manor Alien gets a prequel and Ridley Scott is going to direct Who knew two Fantastic Four covers would cause so much discussion Major Spoilers Adventures clocks in with the 2nd installment.  Extra points to those that recognized all the bad guys looked like Rodrigo. Victoria offers up advice for those wanting to Cosplay Who likes Dungeons and Dragons? Then

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GamingMarvel

At the San Diego Comic Con, it was announced that the House of Ideas is sending three of its heroes to the LittleBigPlanet universe and turning them into Sackboys costumes. Marvel showed off three concept renders of Sackboys that may be coming to the PlayStation 3 exclusive, but did not offer dates for the costumes, nor confirm that this would be the extent of the Marvel characters that would be licensed for LittleBigPlanet use. What other Marvel character would you want to play in the game? via Kotaku

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comic conventionCWGeoff JohnsJSAJustice Society of Americasan diegoSmallvilleTelevisionWarner Bros.

Geoff Johns announced during the Smallville panel that he is writing an episode called Society that introduces the Justice Society of America to the Smallville universe. Also announced during the panel is word that Allison Mack and Tom Welling will both direct episodes this season.  And as we hinted at the other day, Clark Kent will don the Superman suit in the season’s debut episode.  The producers do want the series to go to a 10th season, and are hoping the shows move to Friday night will help that.The appearance of Zod, played by Callum Blue, will help that as

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CWDCSmallvilleSupermanTelevisionWarner Bros.

Well, duh, we already know Clark Kent is Superman and has been on the Smallville television series for the last 9 years, but one has to remember the Superman costume, and powers like flying have been kept strictly on the down-low to avoid mixing the Smallville universe with the DC in-continuity one. That might all change come Sunday when it MIGHT be announced that Superman’s outfit will make an appearance in the season premiere of season 9 – aptly titled “Superman”. Does this mean we might see Tom Welling take over the film franchise down the road?  Another rumor has

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MarvelReprintUltimate Spider-ManVariant

Somehow I totally missed out on Ultimatum: Spider-Man #1 when it was released last week, but the good news is I still have a chance to pick up the second printing, when it arrives on July 22, 2009.  So says Marvel in an announcement that the title is going back to press following a sell out at the distributor level. The end of the Ultimate Universe is upon us! Spider-Man has vanished, presumed dead amongst the wreckage of Dr. Strange’s home. How will his closest of kin deal with his disappearance? The Ultimate Spider-Man All Stars of award-winners Brian Michael

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BatgirlDC

With DC switching up the who’s who in the Batman universe, the final question on many people’s minds is, “Who is the new Batgirl?”  Dc has been teasing readers for weeks with publicity images, but today, we’re giving you the chance to cast your vote on who you think is under the Batgirl cowl. CHOOSE!

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SolicitationsThe DarknessTop CowTrade Paperback

Top Cow Productions has announced it is finally collecting the first six issues of the first volume of The Darkness and offering them in trade. The Darkness Origins Volume 1 tells the story of how mafia hitman Jackie Estacado was blessed and cursed on his 21st birthday when he inherited the power of The Darkness.  Readers will learn how the elemental force of The Darkness gives Estacado access to an otherworldly dimension and control over the demons who dwell there. This volume collects the origin of Estacado as the current bearer of The Darkness, and introduces classic characters such as

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Boom StudiosZombies

Boom! Studios has announced the Kim Krizan’s Zombie Tales series will get the collected treatment in July with the release of Zombie Tales 2061.

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