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Spidey vs. Batman–Tune In

In anticipation of this summer’s biggest blockbuster films, the world watched trailers for The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises over 100 million times. With all of the fanfare surrounding these superheros, we wondered who would win if they squared off against each other in a good old fashioned popularity contest. Would Gotham’s hero rise against the amazing…

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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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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…

C2E2 Post-Report

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,…

DC Reboots Elsewhere.. Their Site

DC Comics, which is a part of Warner Brothers Entertainment, made huge waves last year, with their announcement that they were “rebooting” the entire DC universe, and there was a lot of trepidation as to whether it was going to be successful, but the men that run the show like Jim Lee, Dan DiDio, and…

Batman #1: Does DC Bring Heart To Bruce Wayne?

As part of the continuing “New 52” releases this month, DC comics brought us another re-launch this week, in the form of Batman #1.  Brought to you by the team of writer Scott Snyder, and artist Greg Capullo, we walk into Gotham City anew, opening with a few pages of the bleak, ominous, and sometimes…

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