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Soldiers, superheroes and talking trees: 2014 a good year for comics fans

The year 2013 was a pretty good one for comics fans, with blockbusters like Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World cementing the superhero as…

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13 Jan 19, 2014
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New books make history -- past and future -- fun

As several new books demonstrate, history can be fun. First up in order of awesomeness is Star Trek: Federation – The First 150 Years (Tita…

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8 Jan 10, 2014
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'47 Ronin' differs from legend, but still a great story

Yes, Virginia, there is a real “47 Ronin” story. But it isn’t exactly the same one in the movie that premiered Dec. 25! Which isn’t to say…

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7 Jan 9, 2014
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It's an Avengers World, after all

It’s an Avengers World, and we’re just living in it. Literally! That’s not just because the Avengers movie made a bajillion dollars (althou…

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34 Jan 9, 2014
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Long-running 'Fables' destined for climactic end

The end is coming for all of your favorite fairy-tale characters. Well, obviously, that’s not entirely true, given all the movies and TV sh…

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15 Dec 31, 2013
Reply by Travis Herrick (Modular Mod)

The last-minute Captain Comics Holiday Gift Guide!

Got a little geek or geekette in your family? Maybe some big ones? Here’s the Captain Comics gift guide for all my fellow nerds – of any si…

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3 Dec 22, 2013
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DC 'Celebration' books tell histories of Superman and Lois Lane (and America)

Most people probably think that Superman, Lois Lane and Clark Kent put the “eternal” in the eternal love triangle.  But two books out this…

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3 Dec 13, 2013
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Dutch cartoonist blinds us with science

If you read last year’s Philosophy: A Discovery in Comics, then you already know who Dutch cartoonist Margreet de Heer is. If not, you’re i…

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2 Dec 7, 2013
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The lessons of old horror comics

Oct. 10, 2013 -- We can learn a lot of lessons from old horror comics. These lessons weren’t evident until recently. As most comics fans kn…

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18 Nov 14, 2013
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Zombillenium, Lenore, Lovecraft: It's a good horror season

Oct. 29, 2013 -- There’s been a rash of good, scary books in the comics world, and the spooky season gives us an excuse to talk about them.…

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4 Nov 12, 2013
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