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Diamond Select Toys was kind enough to send us a rundown of most of the new toys and products it is showing off at the upcoming Toy Fair 2017.

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If you have been wondering about The Watchmen reference at the end of DC Universe: Rebirth, DC is giving us more in April with the four-part arc, “The Button.”

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FeatureFeaturedMajor SpoilersRandom Access Memory

Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) Starting this month I will also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible,

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Evil can be a very relative thing, especially when it comes to the schemes and plans of our favorite superhumans…  Welcome to Ten Things!

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Rand Bellavia takes a moment to travel down the timeline to look at 40 years of his favorite comics in this week’s Random Access Memory.

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This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, Dr. Peter Coogan returns to drop some knowledge on really reading comics as sequential art. You think you know your favorite comics, but if you listen, you may learn a few things before we are done.

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Comic publishers today like to tout certain issues as “great jumping-on points.”  I’ve never understood that theory, as ANY issue can serve as a jumping-on point if you do it right.  Case in point: My first issue of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ game-changing ‘Watchmen’.  Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Watchmen #9 awaits! *Today’s Retro Review contains adult themes and language, and partial blue nudity.  Reader discretion is advised.* Comic publishers today like to tout certain issues as “great jumping-on points.”  I’ve never understood that theory, as ANY issue can serve as a jumping-on point if you do it

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Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely are a strong duo, having created some truly great comics.  They’ve reunited once again on Multiversity: Pax Americana #1, the newest adventure into the Multiverse and mind of Grant Morrison.  How crazy does this one get?  Click on dear reader and find out! Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely are a strong duo, having created some truly great comics.  They’ve reunited once again on Multiversity: Pax Americana #1, the newest adventure into the Multiverse and mind of Grant Morrison.  How crazy does this one get?  Click on dear reader and find out! THE MULTIVERSITY: PAX AMERICANA

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Fans of Watchmen are going to drool over the Artifact Edition collected and distributed by IDW Publishing. The only bad thing is you can only get it at the San Diego Comic Con.

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As reported by site head honcho Stephen Schleicher recently, Zack Snyder has been chosen to direct a Justice League movie, which will follow the unofficially named movie Batman vs. Superman.

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Press Release IDW Publishing dropped a bombshell today, announcing two blockbuster Artist’s Editions produced under license from DC Entertainment. And these offerings are truly blockbusters—Jack Kirby’s New Gods Artist’s Edition and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen Artifact Edition. For the first time ever, readers will be able to see up close Kirby’s energy and dynamic storytelling, and Gibbons’ intricately designed and beautifully realized pages, as they never have before—as close as possible to how they looked on the artist’s drawing boards!

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FeaturedPodcastWatchmenWayne's Comics Podcast

Now that the Before Watchmen event is coming to a close, it’s time to talk about the franchise during the 91st episode of the Wayne’s Comics podcast! Gianluca Glazer, Ian Cullen (from scifipulse.net and the host of SFP-NOW on blogtalkradio.com) and I examine the Watchmen phenomenon, starting with the Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons comic before moving on to the 2009 Zack Snyder film, then presenting our opinions prior to the release of Before Watchmen from DC Comics. Then everything wraps up with my look back on the event and what we might expect in the future. Don’t miss our candid discussion of all things Watchmen! Look for the hardcover collections BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN/SILK

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Press Release The original cover art for Watchmen #1 – the issue that began the most influential graphic novel series of the 1980s – is expected to bring $100,000+ as part of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction Feb. 21-22 in New York. The cover art for issues #2 and #3, along with a color cover guide for issue #1, are also featured in the grouping, which comes to auction from The Shamus Modern Masterworks Collection.

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Mattel had many products on display this weekend at Toy Fair and one new line that is sure to cause some buzz are the new Watchmen figures.

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