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  • Thea's Life Is In The Hands Of The Demon's Head In New ARROW Poster - Thea's life hangs in the balance on a new #Arrow, Wednesday at 8/7c! Catch up for FREE: https://t.co/ljNswoFR1A pic.twitter.com/CHkeGjbjwu — Arrow (@CW_Arrow) February 8, 2016 NYSSA MAKES OLIVER AN OFFER - Oliver (Stephen Amell) receives an offer from Nyssa (guest star Katrina Law) that is hard to refuse. Meanwhile, Thea (Willa Holland) continues to battle the blood lust, Malcolm (John Barrowman) steps in to help his daughter, and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) has a heart to heart talk with Nyssa. Gordon Verheul directed the episode written by Ben Sokolowski & Keto Shimizu (#413).
  • RUMOR: *SPOILER* Will Die At The End Of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR - There are potentially earth-shattering *SPOILERS* for Captain America: Civil War in this article, so if you want to stay in the dark, leave now. Ever since Captain America: Civil War kicked off production, there have been variety of rumors circulating about which members of the Avengers would make it out alive and which would not. A recent rumor even suggested that the Russo brothers had shot multiple death scenes to throw crazed Marvel fans off their track. Things petered off for a while, but now that reshoots have been completed, a new report has seemingly learned details about the major death that will occur at the end of the film and it's one that fans of the Civil War comic storyline will be very familiar with... According to Geek.com, it will be Steve Rogers who dies at the end of Captain America: Civil War and it will be Crossbones who delivers the fatal strike. They add that there are currently two cuts of the film's
  • New DC ALL ACCESS Takes You To 2046 Star City - #DCAllAccess visits @TheCW_Legends for a sneak peek at Star City in 2046--and an aged Green Arrow. Watch here: https://t.co/ltNejvFFao — DC Comics (@DCComics) February 8, 2016 THE TEAM ENCOUNTERS A VERY DIFFERENT OLIVER QUEEN – When a malfunction sends the Waverider crashing into 2046 Star City, our heroes face a startling version of their own future where they never stop Savage (guest star Casper Crump) and never return home. The city is in ruins and overrun by criminals, which thrills Rory (Dominic Purcell). Sara (Caity Lotz) is despondent over the destruction of her home and stunned when she learns what happened to her old friend, Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell). Steve Shill directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Ray Utarnachitt (#106). Original airdate 2/25/16.
  • New STREET FIGHTER V Cinematic Trailer - Capcom's Street Fighter V, co-developed by Dimps is the fifth, main entry in the Stree Fighter fighting game series began in 1987. The game features the EX gauge introduced in Street Fighter III, which builds as the player lands attacks and can be used to either power up special moves or perform super combos known as Critical Arts, although the Focus Attacks from the previous game have been removed. New to this game is the "V-Gauge", which builds as the player receives attacks and adds three new techniques: V-Skills, V-Reversals, and V-Triggers. Characters appearing include Ryu, Ken, Charlie, Chun-Li, Nash, Vega, F.A.N.G., M. Bison, R. Mika, Alex, Rashid, Guile, Karin, Balrog, Cammie, Zangief, Necalli, Urien, Juri, Dhalsim, Lara and Ibuki. The upcoming mini series Street Fighter: Resurrection will serve as a narrative prologue to the events of the game, with Charlie Nash being the protagonist. Capcom announced that the company is expecting the game to sell at least 2 million copies
  • 'Killer Frost' Shows How Cold She Can Be In New Promo Poster For THE FLASH - Barry (Grant Gustin), Wells (Tom Cavanagh) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) journey to Earth-2 to rescue Wells’ daughter, Jesse (guest star) from Zoom. Barry is stunned when he runs into Earth-2 Iris (Candice Patton) and Joe (Jesse L. Martin), but nothing prepares him for meeting Killer Frost (Danielle Panabaker) and Deathstorm (guest star Robbie Amell). Meanwhile, back on Earth-1, Jay (guest star Teddy Sears) has to take over the Flash’s responsibilities when a meta-human nicknamed Geomancer (guest star Adam Stafford) attacks Central City. Millicent Shelton directed the episode written by Greg Berlanti & Andrew Kreisberg and Katherine Walczak.
  • ARROW Can't Use Deathstroke Because He's Tied Up On Another Project - Though Manu Bennett was very critical of how Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke was portrayed on Arrow, he ultimately remains good friends with most of the cast and has stated that he would love to return to the show for the right storyline.  However, according to Marc Guggenheim, Deathstroke is tied up on another DC project.  Is it likely that Deathstroke will soon be appearing the DC Cinematic Universe?  Here's the question asked by a fan and Guggenheim's answer. Q:  Any possible chance of either Slade or Walter returning throughout the rest of Season 4? #Arrow Guggenheim: The character of Slade Wilson is currently tied up in another DC project.  Walter is more likely. There's lots of rumors and speculation on Scott Eastwood's role in Suicide Squad, that he's essentially not just a random government soldier but a mole planted to spy for Batman or Amanda Waller.  Could he ultimately turn out to be Deathstroke?
  • CIVIL WAR, BATMAN V SUPERMAN & X-MEN: APOCALYPSE TV Spots - Six Things You Missed - The 2016 Super bowl bought us a stack of brand new TV Spots for a  number of this years block buster films! Check out the embedded video's below for three short breakdowns covering Captain America: Civil War, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and X-Men: Apocalypse.   Of course as always there’s a very good chance I’ve missed some substantial Easter Eggs and references so feel free to leave any thoughts you have in the below! And be sure to subscribe to Mr Sunday's YouTube channel, youtube.com/mrsundaymovies. If you want.  No pressure.  
  • Massive SPOILER Revealed On International Key Art For THE WALKING DEAD - So yeah... here's young Carl (Chandler Riggs) with a eye out. A lot of us expected this to happen in the recent midseason final during his struggles with an armed-up Ron, but it seems it'll go down a different way when The Walking Dead returns next Sunday.  In the comics he loses the peeper - and a good chunk of his face - after being accidentally shot by Douglas Monroe, but since that character never even existed (he was replaced by Deanna), it'll obviously be someone else pulling the trigger. View post on imgur.com The Walking Dead Season 6 will return to AMC on Sunday, February 14th.
  • DEADPOOL B-Roll Footage Is Funny, Filthy, And A Bit SPOILERY - Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein, Gina Carano, and Brianna Hildebrand, Deadpool is set to be released on February 12th, 2016.
  • Stephen Amell's 'Casey Jones' Kicks Ass In Another New TV Spot For TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2 - Starring Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Johnny Knoxville, Tony Shalhoub, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Brian Tee, Will Arnett, Gary Anthony Williams, and WWE Superstar Sheamus, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows is set to be released on June 3rd! Are you excited?
  • 'Harley Quinn' Smiles For The Camera In A Pair Of New Promotional Posters For SUICIDE SQUAD - A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. Suicide Squad will feature: Director: David Ayer Will Smith as Floyd Lawton/Deadshot Jared Leto as The Joker Margot Robbie as Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn Viola Davis as Amanda Waller Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg Jai Courtney as George "Digger" Harkness/Captain Boomerang Cara Delevingne as June Moone/Enchantress Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Waylon Jones/Killer Croc Jay Hernandez as Chato Santana/El Diablo Adam Beach as Christopher Weiss/Slipknot Karen Fukuhara as Tatsu Yamashiro/Katana Raymond Olubowale as Nanaue/King Shark Jim Parrack as Jonny Frost/Psuedo Joker Corina Calderon as Grace Ike Barinholtz in an undisclosed role Common in an undisclosed role Scott Eastwood in an undisclosed role Alex Meraz in an undisclosed role David Harbour in an undisclosed role Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman   Suicide Squad releases the crazy ones on August 5 Follow @KingPatel7
  • Ryan Reynolds And Olivia Munn Tease DEADPOOL vs Psylocke - There's been numerous sighting over the last few days of Ryan Reynolds and Olivia Munn together. Though the Instagram video from Munn is just a playful fight, some fans are speculating that Deadpool could be showing up in X-Men: apocalypse. Another possibility is that Munn will show up in the second post-credits scene for Deadpool, which will lead to an X-Force spinoff. Either way, we should have answers soon as Deadpool premieres in US theaters this Friday. #Psylocke @oliviamunn vs #Deadpool @VancityReynolds pic.twitter.com/eZbo9KPS9y — X-MenFilms.com (@XMenFilms) February 8, 2016 DEADPOOL SYNOPSIS Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. The film is directed by Tim Miller, with a screenplay
  • 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Gets An Intense New Super Bowl TV Spot - 10 Cloverfield Lane was written by Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken and Damien Chazelle, and directed by Dan Trachtenberg. It stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman and John Gallagher Jr., and is scheduled for release on March 11th 2016.
  • The X-Men Go To War In This Epic Super Bowl TV Spot For X-MEN: APOCALYPSE - Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-Men: Apocalypse, opening in theaters everywhere May 27, 2016. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. X-Men: Apocalypse features: Director: Bryan Singer James McAvoy as Charles Xavier/Professor X Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto Jennifer Lawrence as Raven Darkhölme/Mystique Nicholas Hoult as Hank
  • Twenty Years Wasn't Enough Preparation For This INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE Super Bowl TV Spot - We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction. Independence Day: Resurgence features: Director: Roland Emmerich Jeff Goldblum as David Levinson Bill Pullman as Thomas J. Whitmore Liam Hemsworth as Jake Morrison Jessie Usher as Dylan Dubrow-Hiller Maika Monroe as Patricia Whitmore Sela Ward as U.S. President Lanford Charlotte Gainsbourg as Dr. Catherine Marceaux Joey King in an undisclosed role Judd Hirsch as Julius Levinson Angelababy as Rain Vivica A. Fox as Jasmine Dubrow-Hiller Brent Spiner as Dr. Brackish Okun William Fichtner as General Adams DeObia Oparei as Dikembe Gbenga Akinnagbe as Agent Travis Travis Tope as Charlie Samantha Logan as Anissa Mckenna Grace as Daisy Patrick St. Esprit as Secretary of Defense Tanner Chin
  • 'Ant-Man' Takes On 'The Hulk' In Incredible Super Bowl TV Spot For Coca Cola - Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Get ready to pick a side and join the nonstop action playing out on two fronts when Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War opens in U.S. theaters on May. Starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Chadwick Boseman, Emily VanCamp, Daniel Brühl, Frank Grillo, William Hurt, and Martin Freeman, Captain America: Civil
  • Oh My God... He's Back, And He Remembers Everything In The First Official Trailer & Poster For JASON BOURNE - You know his name. #Bourne pic.twitter.com/MlxzdCFyfr— #Bourne (@jasonbourne) February 8, 2016 Global superstar Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role as Jason Bourne in the fifth installment of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise. Acclaimed director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, Captain Phillips) also returns for this much-anticipated chapter, and Frank Marshall again produces alongside Jeffrey Weiner and Ben Smith for Captivate Entertainment. Greengrass, Damon and Gregory Goodman also produce. The action-thriller is written by Greengrass, Damon and Christopher Rouse. Julia Stiles, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel and Tommy Lee Jones join Damon for the action-thriller. Bourne 5 will feature: Director: Paul Greengrass Matt Damon as Jason Bourne Julia Stiles as Nicky Parsons Tommy Lee Jones as a hardened CIA agent Alicia Vikander as a cyberspecialist Vincent Cassel in an undisclosed role Ato Essandoh in an undisclosed role Scott Shepherd in an undisclosed role Riz Ahmed in an undisclosed role Jason Bourne returns July 25, 2016 Follow @KingPatel7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");
  • Get Your First Look At 'Krang' In Super Bowl TV Spot For TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS - The Ninja Turtles comes into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman with the association of the Foot Clan and the return of the Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of their own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady and an unknown invasion above New York City. To prevent the end of the world, the turtles and their human friends April O'Neil and Vern Fenwick comes to the aid with vigilante Casey Jones. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles features: Director: Dave Green Alan Ritchson as Raphael Pete Ploszek/Johnny Knoxville as Leonardo Noel Fisher as Michelangelo Jeremy Howard as Donatello Megan Fox as April O'Neil Stephen Amell as Casey Jones Will Arnett as Vern Fenwick Danny Woodburn/Tony Shalhoub as Splinter William Fichtner as Eric Sacks Brian Tee as The Shredder Tyler Perry as Baxter Stockman Brittany Ishibashi as Karai Laura Linney as Rebecca Vincent Gary Anthony Williams as Bebop Stephen "Sheamus" Farrelly as Rocksteady Alessandra Ambrosio as herself Judith Hoag in an undisclosed role Carmelo Anthony as himself DeAndre Jordan as himself J. J. Redick as himself Austin Rivers as himself Matt Barnes as
  • 'Baloo,' 'Bagheera,' & More Speak In Breathtaking Super Bowl Trailer For Jon Favreau's THE JUNGLE BOOK - a The Jungle Book is an upcoming American live-action/CGI film directed by Jon Favreau, written by Justin Marks, and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The film's executive producers are Molly Allen, Karen Gilchrist, Peter M. Tobyanse. Music will be written by John Debney. The Jungle Book features: Director: Jon Favreau Neel Sethi as Mowgli Emjay Anthony as Grey Brother Bill Murray as Baloo Ben Kingsley as Bagheera Idris Elba as Shere Khan Christopher Walken as King Louie Scarlett Johansson as Kaa Giancarlo Esposito as Akela Lupita Nyong'o as Raksha The Jungle Book hits theaters April 15 Follow @KingPatel7 !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");
  • Top 5 Superheroes Who Played Football - Cyborg Vctor Stone While different backstories vary his athletic sport of choice, Vic is traditionally shown as a standout high school football player who is currently being recruited to play college football on a full scholarship.  Of course, that is until a horrible accident mutilates Stone's body and forces his father to use experimental technology to save his life.  In the comics, Vic has been shows as either a quarterback, wide receiver or linebacker.  Booster Gold Michael Jon Carter Born in the year 2442, Michael Jon Carter was a star quarterback at Gotham University on full scholarship.  When his gambling-addict father re-enters his life after years of neglect, he convinces Michael to shave points and deliberately throw games. When this illegal activity is discovered, Michael is thrown off the team and kicked out of the University.  Later in life, Carter is able to land a job as a security guard at  Metropolis Space Museum, which contains paraphernalia from the  Legion of Superheroes (force-field belt and flight ring)






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  • Top Comic Book Sidekicks -

    BuckyEach comic book has its superstar, the main character, the top dog that stands tall over the rest of the characters as its primary focus. These characters like Captain America, Batman, and Green Arrow are the main thing that drives the storylines along. These heroes are the ones in the spotlight and take on the heavy lifting, but they are often not alone. The sidekick was created to accompany these heroes and provide an added layer of complexity to their already full lives. Check out more in this list of Top Comic Book Sidekicks.

     

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    Top Comic Book Sidekicks originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 18:23:30.

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  • Action Lab Comics and Reviews -

    It is always interesting to see the kinds of comic books that come out from the smaller publishers. While I would say the top and more memorable characters are still in The Big Two, it is these small press companies that I think are coming out with the better stories as a whole.  I am very enamored with the creator owned concept and love to see that singular voice coming through a project.

    Action Lab Comics is that kind of small comic book publisher. They hit it big with their highly acclaimed series Princeless and have many other comic books in their stable. One such recent acquisition is Skyward, by Jeremy Dale. I got a chance to review the first in the series as they are relaunching the once self-published comic book. Take a look at my review and see what memories it drug up for this long time fantasy fan.

    I also got a chance to review the Adventure Time Annual #1. It was a pretty cool read with some interesting takes on the Adventure Time universe.

    Action Lab Comics and Reviews originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 18:21:19.

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  • Hound Comics -

    Brimstone and LusciousWhenever I get the chance to attend a comic book convention, I'm always on the lookout for talent and things that are new to the comic book industry. New publishers, creators, companies, you name it, I love seeing new stuff. When I went to Wizard World: Portland, I ran into a group of guys from Hound Comics, a young comic book publisher that had a lot of different products and some interesting characters to boot. I spoke with CEO and ex professional wrestler Brimstone for a bit and took home some items from their booth.

    Hound Comics is the sort of place a lot of independent publishers should take note of as they embody the spirit of the entrepreneur like none I've seen recently. Not only do they have a line of comics based off of his wrestling persona, but also a other creator owned comic books, a food line, apparel, and a slate of other products. I got the chance to interview Hound Comics and got some insight into the mind behind the publishing company and was excited to peek behind the veil and see how things tick at Hound Comics. Check out the interview with Brimstone, CEO of Hound Entertainment Group.

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    Hound Comics originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 19:39:38.

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  • New Image Titles -

    Ten GrandIt would seem a lot of creators are turning to Image Comics to get their visions out into the hands of comic book fans. I have seen a bevy of high profile creator owned series coming out of Image and it is really great to see. Joe's Comics has restarted and their first comic book out is Ten Grand, written by Straczynski himself and illustrated by Ben Templesmith. The duo really hit the mark for me and I thoroughly enjoyed what looks to be the first in a good slate of comic books coming out of this new Image imprint. Another comic I got a chance to sink my teeth into was Chin Music by Steve Niles and Tony Harris. It was very interesting to see two comic books combining the whole occult/crime thing and the two took very divergent paths. I enjoyed them both and look forward to the comic books Image will be putting out.

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    New Image Titles originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 at 19:05:46.

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  • Kickstart Your Comic Book Creation -

    Did you know that the website Kickstarter.com is the second largest graphic novel publisher in the U.S. according to Publishers Weekly? It beats out DC in terms of revenue off of these graphic novels and is only just behind Marvel. The term "publisher" is a bit loose here in that the company isn't directly responsible for the final product, but the proof that so many comics are created now through Kickstarter is astounding and awesome!

    I've been able to talk to a couple of creators about the Kickstarting process in The Only Living Boy and Rumpus on the Run and the whole concept is exhilarating to think about the avenues that are open for creators to make comic books nowadays. Apparently the process isn't that new as according to Kickstarter, even the likes of Beethoven used a form of crowdsourcing to fund his works. Check out if Kickstarter is right for you and how you can take advantage of this great new concept.

    Kickstart Your Comic Book Creation originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Sunday, March 31st, 2013 at 20:03:32.

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  • Jess Smart Smiley Kickstarter Interview - Rumpus On The Run -

    Rumpus On The RunKickstarter is such an interesting new avenue for creators. With the right idea, pitch, and networking you can fund just about anything. Order Of The Stick funded a republishing drive and raised over 1.5 million dollars. Penny Arcade raised funds to remove advertising from their website and received over 500 thousand dollars. Now most campaigns are much smaller and won't bring in this kind of money, but for a small press comic book, not a lot can be needed. I got a chance to sit with a creator that has been on the Kickstarting ride with his latest endeavor Rumpus On The Run and right now his project is funded for the softcover version of the book, but Jess Smart Smiley also has dreams to bring his book to hardcover status. There is just a few days to go so be sure to head over this his Kickstarter Campaign first, then over the interview I did with Smiley about the process, his latest work, and kicsktarting comics.

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    Jess Smart Smiley Kickstarter Interview - Rumpus On The Run originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 23:40:16.

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  • Wizard World Portland Comic Con In Review -

    WWPDXI was really glad I got the chance to go to the Wizard World Portland Comic Con. It was the first time the con was conducted in Stumptown, my hometown of Portland, Oregon. That's Or-e-gun all smoothed together in one go and not Or-ee-gone as out of towners like to say. Although there were some things I found concerning, overall it was a smashing success that this town truly embraced. Take a look at a review of Wizard World Portland to see what was great and what could use some work on for next year. If you are interested in going next year, and I would recommend it, Wizard is doing a special promotion that will work until Monday Feb 25th at Noon. Use the code Portland2013 to get a special discount on next year's entrance to Wizard World Portland Comic Con.

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    Wizard World Portland Comic Con In Review originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Sunday, February 24th, 2013 at 23:26:10.

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  • First Day Of Wizard World Portland Comic Con -

    Lou FerrignoThe Wizard World Portland Comic Con was in full effect today in Portland, Oregon and the convention floor was hopping with fans, creators, and celebrities. It is odd that this hasn't happened sooner as Portland is actually one of the largest comics town in the USA. Many creators such as Bendis and Busiek make their home in this area and there are many publishers like Dark Horse, Top Shelf, and Oni here as well. Don't forget that the statue company Bowen Designs resides were to!. This is a great place for comic books and has a great indy convention in the Stumptown Comics Fest, but Wizard World is going for a large scale feel and I think they have a good start. It was interesting that there was a lack of publishers showcasing here and it might be that the Emerald City Comic Con is next weekend in Seattle, WA. Either way I had a good time and met some new people. More to come.

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    First Day Of Wizard World Portland Comic Con originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at 01:02:09.

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  • Heading to Wizard World Portland -

    Well it looks like I will be able to attend Wizard World Portland this year and will be heading down for a couple of days of fun at the Oregon Convention Center. I am curious to see what happens as there is something of a duel happening in Portland between Wizard World and Rose City Comic-Con. Wizard World has had something of a bad rap at times and Rose City is partnering with Emerald City Comic Con to partner in running their convention. I hope to see how they handle Portland and if the convention can be the kind of convention this city could use. I will report back with my findings and see just what it has in store.

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    Heading to Wizard World Portland originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Friday, February 22nd, 2013 at 00:41:14.

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  • Superheroes For Hospice Interview -

    Comic book charities are a very cool thing in my mind as they merge something that we love with a good cause. There are many great comic book charities out there right now and one of them is Superheroes for Hospice. This event is a mini-convention where fans can come and get comic books on the cheap. All the profits go to the hospice and help those in need in the New Jersey area. This gives comic collectors another way to get rid of unwanted comic books as the donations they use to stock the event are tax deductible. I got a chance to interview the man behind the curtains, Spiro Ballas, who gave me the skinny on what the hospice does and how you can help others through comic books.

    Superheroes For Hospice Interview originally appeared on About.com Comic Books on Monday, February 11th, 2013 at 00:05:11.

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  • Amp - Take one arrogant 19 year old, give him as many superpowers as the military can afford and stand back. Responsibility? Out of the window. Heroics? No, sir. Amp just wants to be loved, well adored really, perhaps even worshipped if he can just get his own chat show!

    However, the military has other ideas.

  • Bonds of Blood (Volume 1) - The first seven issues of Bonds of Blood all together in one nifty trade paperback!
  • Justice - After witnessing his wife's rapist avoid a prison sentence, Alan vows to bring the rapist to justice. In a world where superheroes dictate right and wrong, Alan dons a mask and cape to track the villain down.

    However, he soon learns that there's a lot more to being a superhero than an extravagant costume and a butch name...

  • Kincaid #1 - Kincaid #1 introduces us to the story of Elvis Kincaid, a heroin addicted punk rock musician, who finds himself thrown into a world of global conspiracy, political intrigue and super powered individuals. Far from normal super hero fare, Kincaid is a gritty title showing the darker side of life.

    As much as it focuses on the underbelly of the world, Kincaid is also a tale of one man's self-becoming and personal empowerment, creating a rich and original comic book experience.

  • Legend of The Winged Tiger - Full color version of Phil Yeh's bestselling Winged Tiger #1 comic.

    This new version features Lieve Jerger's brilliant coloring and a brand new cover.

  • Tugger / Burnt Out Comix Flipbook - Murphy Beach Studio presents a 2-fer flipbook with 2 stories, 2 covers & only 1 price!

    Cousin Joey is back and featured in the silly, surreal, underground of Tugger Comix and Burnt Out Comix where the world is a pressure cooker but there are ways to getting out of it. Weird. Funny. Silly.

  • Apocrypha #1, Anarchy's Birth - They wanted to break her, they wanted to to turn her into a tool of their religious tyranny, they failed.

    Violence shall begat violence.

    Mature readers (18+) only.

  • Cigarette Stories#2: Addicted to the Drama - Our story continues: What happened to Germ. Why can't Jerry remember anything? Who are "the guests" and why do they need an armed reception? Jeri and her friends make an appearance, too.
  • Cosmic Samaritan #1, The - In the first of a four part story arc, enter Joshua Price. A conflicted teenager who struggles between his faith and the worldly temptations he must face. Soon, Joshua is chosen to wield supernatural power. A power he cannot yet fully comprehend. Will Joshua use his new abilities for the good of mankind or continue to lead his own path towards darkness?

    Get ready for amazing superhero action and adventure as the premiere issue of THE COSMIC SAMARITAN takes flight!

  • Entombed Issue #0 - Kyle Burden, dedicated Egyptologist and brilliant inventor, is betrayed by a trusted mentor and sealed in an Egyptian sarcophagus for an entire year!

    After returning to the outside world, Kyle is overwhelmed by waves of crippling agoraphobia. Climbing into his greatest invention, Professor Burden himself becomes his most diabolical and twisted creation.