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DEADPOOL Unleashes His Inner Macauley Culkin with New Battle Plan

Ryan Reynolds gives Twitter-users a look at the lighter side of his comedic anti-hero with this new battle plan. Deadpool may not release until February, but that hasn’t stopped the actor portraying the fast-talking killer from unleashing his holiday spirit. The internet is currently celebrating #12DaysOfDeadpool, a run of online promotional materials featuring the edgy […]

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Amazing Spider-Man #1.4 Review

With Spider-Verse looming around the corner, do fans really need to explore this part of Peter Parker‘s young career? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: • Witness another secret chapter from the first days of Spider-Man! • What started off as fun-and-games for new villain Clash turns deadly serious. • As […]

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SPIDER-MAN is ALWAYS AMAZING

Dan Slott and his cohorts at Marvel with a somewhat superior plan had their fair share of detractors but the time has come to take a moment and recognize the odyssey that got Peter Parker out of the attic and back into a brand new day. I was one of many that finished Amazing Spider-Man #700 with a good deal of […]

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Speak Yiddish to Me, Stan Lee

Welcome to With Great Chutzpah Comes Great Responsibility, your every other week dose of Jews and comics. Last summer, I stood in line at the Wizard World NYC Experience waiting to accuse my hero, Stan Lee, of being a bigger Jew than he admits.  True story.  I even prayed on it.  During a question and answer panel […]

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Five Celebrities of Nerd Culture

Unleash the Fanboy is a site that is part of a larger culture.  Whether we want to call it geek, nerd, or something else it is something set aside from the better known elements of pop culture.  We have slang and speech patterns that are unique and may have to be explained to some people.  […]

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STAN LEE Says Spider-Man Can Beat Up Galactus

Stop pestering Stan Lee with all of your ‘Who Would Win in a Fight’ questions, because he’s had it up to here with it (and if you can’t see my hand gestures at home, I’m clearly holding my palm at an arbitrary height which signifies annoyance). The comic book legend has officially decreed that superheroes […]

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COMIKAZE 2013: A Retrospective!

Is this really a con where pop culture rules the earth?  Read on to find out. Welcome to Stan Lee’s Comikaze true believers, and new comers alike! I know what you’re thinking: this isn’t San Diego and there weren’t trailers or announcements to tickle anyone’s fancy, but nonetheless this is one event certainly worth keeping an […]

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CRYPTOZOIC MAN #1 Review

Is this zany title worth your attention?  Read on to find out. The official description from Dynamite: From Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson of AMC TV’s “Comic Book Men” comes “Cryptozoic Man”! Alan Ostman, a middle-aged husband/father, sees his life quickly unravel when his daughter goes missing on a camping trip in the Pacific Northwest…Bigfoot […]

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