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Stranded on a distant planet, the Jedi must convince its pacifist inhabitants to bend their beliefs and fight for peace in “Defenders of Peace,” an all-new episode of the hit animated series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, premiering at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, Jan. 23, on Cartoon Network. While the Jedi combat a new Separatist weapon, the pacifist Lurmen must decide whether they will lay down to the invading forces or take up arms with Anakin, Ahsoka and Jedi General Aayla Secura to protect their belief system.

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Archie Comics

To help bring in the younger generation, I’ve given out comics to trick-or-treaters.  THe parents seem to appreciate it, and I’ve yet to get my house egged.  This year, Archie Comics is once again feature an exclusive 16-page Halloween-themed comic that is perfect for the kiddies. In “The Mystery of the Museum Sleep-in,” the museum is a scream for Archie and Jughead.  Inspired by a favorite film, the pals decide to spend a night at the museum to experience maximum spookage.  And experience it they do, as statues suddenly come towards them!  Are these artifacts coming to life for real,

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Or, “Can YOU find the Watchmen reference in this all-ages book?” Several years back, I had a really popular piece that made its way around a couple of message boards about how the Big 2 where ignoring the younger generation of readers. “If all the comics are aimed at adults, there is no place for kids to jump in and enjoy” was one of my main points, and at the time it was completely valid. Now that I am a new father, I have been sampling different comics in search of titles to start my 2 month old daughter’s collection.

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