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Nate Simpson’s NONPLAYER Picked Up by Warner Bros.

The rights to Image Comics’ Nonplayer, the critically-acclaimed new comic miniseries from artist/writer Nate Simpson, has been optioned and picked up by Warner Bros. according to Variety magazine. The comic is about online gamer Dana, who tops and defeats a … Continue reading

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On the new Ultimate Spider-Man

In an article in USA Today, Marvel’s revealed the hidden identity of the new Spider-Man in their Ultimates line title Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man.  A “re-imagining” of the regular storylines and characters of the classic Marvel comics, the Ultimate books have … Continue reading

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RIP Dwayne McDuffie

I’m a little in shock. Dwayne McDuffie, probably best known as the creator of the Milestone Universe and characters like Static (of Static Shock fame), has died today.  CBR has the announcement. A representative of his family states that McDuffie’s … Continue reading

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On ESSEX COUNTY & Canada Reads

Picking up steam and recognition has been Jeff Lemire’s epically beautiful comic series Essex County and it’s climb up the ranks of rating as a potential winner of the Canada Reads literary debate, which was aimed at essentially picking THE … Continue reading

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On the “death” and end of Wizard

As of yesterday, the famous/infamous comic book/comic culture/entertainment magazine Wizard has effectively shut down. Technically “going public as a company” as well as transferring to a digital format and publishing plan, the magazine’s had an up-and-down history with comic book … Continue reading

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A good look at Chris Evans as Captain America

Marvel Entertainment’s released a nice hi-res image of Chris Evans in his full-on Captain America regalia from the upcoming “The First Avenger: Captain America”. Click to embiggen; The assumptions/story being floated around by a variety of people is that Cap … Continue reading

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