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Archive for April 2017

Thor: Ragnarok’s Hela Explained

Let's break down the facts about Cate Blanchett’s Goddess of Death and her Marvel history.

Jon Bernthal Loved That His Walking Dead Character Was Doomed

The Punisher star looks back at Shane’s unavoidable fate... and how it delighted him as an actor.

Guardians Vol. 2 Earns $101M in International Debut

Ahead of its release in North America this coming Friday, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 earned $101.2 million in its international debut.

This weekend, the sequel from director James Gunn (who's already confirmed he's on board for Vol. 3) opened in a total of 37 territories, accounting for 58 percent of international markets.

As reported by Deadline, the U.K. brought in the most revenue, earning $15.5 million. Meanwhile, Australia, Germany, France and Mexico brought in $11.6 million, $8.3 million, $7.9 million and $7.6 million, respectively.

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Inside Astro City #43 with Kurt Busiek

Welcome to Inside Astro City, a column focusing on the Vertigo Comics series Astro City from Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, and Alex Ross!  Each month, we’ll take a look at the current issue of the series, and ask series writer Kurt Busiek questions about the book.  This time around, we learn the long-awaited origin of The Gentleman with Inside Astro City #43! This is a spoiler-filled column, so if you have not yet read the issue you might want to come back later. You can find the issue at your local comic book shop or you can download it from

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Daily Deals: Last Chance to Get 2 Free Months of Amazon Music Unlimited

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Retro Review: Silver Star #1 (February 1983)

Wildly creative, legendarily prolific, the architect of the Marvel Universe…  But what might Jack “King” Kirby create if left to his own devices?  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Silver Star #1 awaits! SILVER STAR #1 Writer: Jack Kirby Penciler: Jack Kirby Inker: Mike Royer Colorist: Janice Cohen Letterer: Mike Royer Editor: David Scroggy Publisher: Pacific Comics Cover Price: $1.00 Current Near-Mint Pricing: $5.00 Previously in Silver Star: Entering the young comic-book industry in the 1930s, Jack Kirby worked for several publishers, working on characters like the Blue Beetle before changing the comics industry forever (for only the first time!)

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Major Spoilers Question of the Day: Your Sudden Favorites Edition

What's the last shiny, new pop-culture to become one of your sudden favorites?

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Wayne’s Comics Podcast #279: Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani, Daniel Kibblesmith

Episode 279 kicks off with my interview with Dinesh Shamdasani, Valiant’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer.

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Wayne’s Comics Podcast #279: Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani, Daniel Kibblesmith

Episode 279 kicks off with my interview with Dinesh Shamdasani, Valiant’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer.

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[Preview] Batman/The Shadow #2

We loved the heck out of Batman/The Shadow #1 from DC Comics and Dynamite Entertainment. With the second issue arriving on May 24th, we have an early look for those that want to know what happens next. BATMAN/THE SHADOW #2 Written by: Steve Orlando, Scott Snyder Art by: Riley Rossmo U.S. Price: $3.99 The second chapter in the historic team-up of history’s greatest vigilantes is here! The Shadow must convince Batman of his innocence so the two can seek out their true common foe, the Stag, before he takes out Batman’s greatest allies. Co-published with Dynamite Entertainment. via DC Comics

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