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JIM-HENSONS-THE-STORYTELLER-WITCHES-1-Cover-A-by-S.-M.-Vidaurri

BOOM! imprint Archaia is doing this cool little series inspired by the Jim Henson Storyteller television series that aired in the late eighties and early nineties. S.M Vidaurri’s The Magic Swan Goose and the Lord of the Forest is the first of four tales in The Storyteller: Witches run. If this is any indication of what’s to come, we’ve got a lot of looking forward to do.

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Ultimate Deadpool Photobombs

Posted: September 9, 2014 by Brie Young in General, Marvel, Movies & Television
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The original "Amazing Spider-Man" #33 cover (L) and the "Amazing Spider-Man" #7 Deadpool Variant by Michael Golden.

The original “Amazing Spider-Man” #33 cover (L) and the “Amazing Spider-Man” #7 Deadpool Variant by Michael Golden.

Deadpool is known for sass and wit– so for Marvel’s 75th anniversary its pretty in his character to photobomb the iconic covers in marvel’s history. 

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blacksad-cov

The American 1950’s are often remembered through rose-colored glasses. But these were dangerous and tumultuous times. Mounting racial tensions, the Red Scare, and nuclear warfare, constant threats, lurked just below the surface. Day to day life had changed radically and rapidly with the advent of television, the interstate highway system, and the sprawl of suburbia. Under the flimsy facade of tidy innocence, instability and volatility had begun to boil over. Corruption and greed, ever present human qualities, had began to take the lead. John Blacksad, bicolor cat, Private Investigator, and protagonist of Blacksad, has his work cut out for him.

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After the slew of celebrity ASL Ice Bucket Challenge videos this week, Guardians of the Galaxy actor Vin Diesel took the “Ice Bucket Challenge” attention to redirect to another vital cause. The actor called for fans to “plant a tree for Groot”.

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With four days left until the series 8 premiere of Doctor Who—the “Final Countdown” by Europe plays in the background—fans are gearing up with constant reruns to calm the anticipation of the “oncoming storm”. Hold onto your seat, there’s going to be dinosaurs.

*Warning: the following contains Doctor Who spoilers and many obscure Whovian references throughout. Geronimo.

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Boston Comic Con

Looking for something fun to do in a safe place to nerd out with all your fellow comic book fans? Well, Boston Comic Con is the place to be!

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wonderwoman

Photo: Courtesy of Zack Snyder

At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, director Zack Snyder shared the first photos of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Finally getting some much deserved screen time in Batman v. Superman, Wonder Woman is one of many comic woman who takes being a heroine to the next level.

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