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Here’s a bit of breaking news – Natalie Portman has just been signed to appear in the upcoming Thor movie directed by Kenneth Branagh. Portman will be playing Jane Foster, love interest to the Norse god. From the Wiki At first she was a nurse for Donald Blake, eventually developing feelings for him, not knowing that Blake and Thor were one and the same. The love triangle went on for a while, until Thor revealed his secret identity to Jane, and in return even took her to Asgard with him. There, Jane was briefly granted immortality and the power of

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One of my favorite Anime films of all time is Hayao Miyazaki’s Laputa: Castle in the Sky.  I’m thinking up a theme for the week, and found this lovely piece of art by an artist who calls himself StarryJohn. For those not familiar with Laputa, the wiki has all the answers: According to legend, humans were fascinated with the sky; therefore they created increasingly sophisticated ways of lifting aircraft from the ground. This eventually led to flying cities and fortresses. Over time, the cities came crashing back to the ground, forcing the survivors to live on the ground as before.

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From the EditorMajor Spoilers

This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew of Matthew, Rodrigo, and Stephen take a look at one of the most popular web comics out there – Order of the Stick. From the Wiki The Order of the Stick (OOTS) is a comedic webcomic that satirizes tabletop roleplaying games and medieval fantasy through the ongoing tale of the titular fellowship of heroes. The comic is written and illustrated by Rich Burlew, who creates the comic in a colorful stick figure style. Don’t forget you can be a part of the show, by posting your thoughts and comments in the

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Major SpoilersTrade Paperback

On the next Major Spoilers Podcast, the panel will review Batman: The Long Halloween.  Interestingly, Matthew will reference the original issues, Stephen the first softcover trade, and Rodrigo the Absolute edition. via the Wiki Taking place during Batman’s early days of crime fighting, this collection tells the story of a mysterious killer who murders his prey only on holidays. Working with District Attorney Harvey Dent and Lieutenant James Gordon, Batman races against the calendar as he tries to discover who Holiday is before he claims his next victim each month. A mystery that has the reader continually guessing the identity

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