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Marvel Plus Phineas and Ferb

Posted by on Jul 20, 2012 | 0 comments

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 to help them regain their power....

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The Dark Knight Rises Bleak and Beautiful

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 | 0 comments

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 vistas, an epic scale that...

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Disney and Marvel–Together on Big Hero 6

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 | 0 comments

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 you think about it, what...

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Superheroes: Forgiveness for Betrayers?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 | 0 comments

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...

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Holy Cash, Batman! $850,000 for Number One

Posted by on May 12, 2012 | 0 comments

Holy Cash, Batman! $850,000 for Number One

Some serious coinage has been traded this week. A collector has sold a Batman No. 1 comic to an investment partnership for $850,000. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions arranged the private transaction and announced the sale Thursday. Heritage vice president Ed Jaster says the collector had paid $315,000 for the comic about two years ago. The comic book cost 10 cents when it was published in 1940. Do...

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C2E2 Post-Report

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 | 0 comments

A weekend of human density, popular culture, digital, print, and toy entertainment came to a close on Sunday April 15th with the McCormick Place north building lights dimming at 5pm to signal it’s time to get out, but the love and excitement of what was in this massive building continues every day in the fans, and companies that buy and create the entertainment that has become mainstream...

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