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Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 9/9/12

For writer/actor Kevin Shinick, comic book heroes and humor make a natural combination. After years of working on parody shows like MAD and Robot Chicken, he’s often utilized costumed heroes to get a laugh. “Everybody knows these characters,” Shinick said. “Like, everybody understands a Batman joke. You don’t need time to establish their personalities and then make fun of them….

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Part Time Lovers?

Their mutual attraction is ‘forbidden’. What, are the Superhero Romance Police gonna bust ’em up?  Bizarre love quadrangle complications with Lois Lane and Steve? Who the hell knows? The idea of pairing Superman and Wonder Woman feels like a somewhat natural one on a basic level: He’s the world’s greatest superhero, she’s the world’s greatest super heroine, so…

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Tribbles Invade Earth!

The IDW comic series that started last year, has been retelling the classic TV episodes within the new movie continuity. Next comes the Tribbles, and this time around they invade Earth. Written by Mike Johnson with assistance by Roberto Orci (co-writer and producer of the new Star Trek films), the comic is canon in the movie universe. Mixing old…

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You WILL Live Through the Zombie Apocalypse

These are going to be rolling off the showroom floors if we get anymore incidents involving roommate chompers or face eaters. It’s billed as “The Ultimate Zombie Survival Machine” designed by Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead. The Zombie Survival Machine features include: a front-end custom zombie plow cow catcher with spikes, slatted armored window…

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Marvel Plus Phineas and Ferb

Spiderman, Thor, Iron Man, Hulk, AND Phineas and Ferb? “Mission Marvel”is the name, and the blame goes to none other than Dr. Doofenshmirtz. Wiping the superhero’s powers is credited to the latest “inator” scheme accidentally created by Doofenshmirtz. It will then be up to Phineas and Ferb to team up with the Marvel Super Heroes…

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The Dark Knight Rises Bleak and Beautiful

Don’t come to watch The Dark Knight Rises and expect your spirits to be buoyed and your sadness lifted. Joe Morgenstern of the Wall Street Journal offers this review of the much awaited third film in a trilogy,  “The Dark Knight Rises”. “The Dark Knight Rises” is notable for many things—thrilling chases, supercool vehicles, majestic…

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Disney and Marvel–Together on Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Studios Animation is officially joining forces with Marvel. It’s early in the game, so no dates have been shared about ANYTHING. Big Hero 6 is not as well known as The Avengers, but it’s another group of powerful individuals with wildly different histories and powers, united by the Japanese government as a crisis-fighting super-squad. When…

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Superheroes: Forgiveness for Betrayers?

Superhero teams rely heavily upon each others’ skills to take down the evil villain. When one goes bad then come to see the light, should they be accepted back in? The folks at Comic Vine interviewed several comic book creators for their opinions. Apparently, Batman always deserves another chance. WATCH INTERVIEW http://www.comicvine.com/off-their-minds-can-superheroes-that-betray-a-team-be-forgiven/112-1821/#

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