NYCC’14: Baby Groot Officially ‘Grooting’ to a Store Near You!

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By Alexander Jones There has been a lot of hullabaloo on Marvel Studios not capitalizing on the ‘Grooting’ phenomena that has been sweeping the internet. This is in reference to the Guardians of the Galaxy character Groot dancing behind Drax the Destroyer a.k.a. actor Dave Batista’s back during the end credits of the film. In […]

Fictional humans protest Superman’s violent streak just like real ones did

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Superman Protests! Yes, burning Supes in effigy…in Metropolis…in Detroit! #BatmanvSuperman W/@D3T0N8R pic.twitter.com/xbaKzwG13B — Tim Reinman (@TReinman) September 29, 2014 Latino Review is keeping up with the latest Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice [League Movie] set leaks and stuff.. The film is shooting in Detroit, for that “urban explorer” feeling. One scene (above) involves people […]

Fifty Years Ago, The Beatles Conquered America

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At 8 o’clock on February 9th 1964, America tuned in to CBS and The Ed Sullivan Show. But this night was different. 73 million people gathered in front their TV sets to see The Beatles’ first live performance on U.S. soil. The television rating was a record-setting 45.3, meaning that 45.3% of households with televisions […]

Kirby, Girls, Avengers—one woman's guide

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Some rambling thoughts that have been rumbling around my head this week. Don’t expect it to make any sense.

Must reads: two views of Angoulême

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The recently concluded Angoulême comics festival is the most respected comics event in the world, but also one a bit remote from the daily comics grind of the average American reader. Two con reports will bring you up to speed in a hurry. Before we link, one note: I wrote earlier that crowds were reported as smaller this year, but the overwhelming evidence is that the festival was packed, as usual, with official attendance given as 215,000.

Nice Art: Roger Langridge's Father Ted

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Why didn’t *WE* think of commissioning this? For those not in the know, Father Ted is one of the greatest sitcoms of all time, involving a bunch of Irish priests and their tea-loving housekeeper living on a small island off the coast. The show was created by Graham Linehan, best known these days for The […]

NYCC 10: Top Shelf #

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Top Shelf has the usual gang of outstanding creators plus Japanese illustrator/manga-ka Akino Kondoh!</strong>

Art Alert: Farel Dalrymple's Merv Pumpkinhead

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The OMEGA/POP GUN WAR artist posts a commission. Merv Pumpkinhead is, of course, from SANDMAN, but he’s also a nod to Jack Pumpkinhead, the character drawn by John R. Neill for the Oz books.

LOST: “Well, here we go.”

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<img src=”http://i639.photobucket.com/albums/uu120/metatext/mh.jpg?t=1239844209″ alt=”road to the Island” /> It’s the Hurley and Miles buddy picture. More after the jump. <!–more–> 09:01 – Where there was a number on that rabbit? 09:02 – Tommy Lasorda~! 09:04 – Circle of Trust. 09:05 – Black Ops Dharmas? 09:05 – Well we know that it’s not Faraday in the body […]