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The Bounce #3 Review

In an age that’s seen just about every type of superhero you can think of, is there still room for yet another franchise with a main character dressed in spandex?  Read on to find out. The official description from Image: INTRODUCING: THE HORROR! Good ol’ Jasper Jenkins has his hands full dealing with the newest […]

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Jupiter’s Legacy #2 Review

Following the stumbles of the inaugural issue has the series started to find its narrative footing?  Read on to find out. The official description from Image: The comic book event of 2013 continues as the schism between the superheroes widens and a plot to unseat the greatest hero of them all emerges. Celebrate the 75th […]

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Five GE Scientists Show Super-Powers Are Real!

Earlier today, five super-smart, comic-loving scientists, who work for General Electric, got together to answer questions about “The Science of Superheroes”. Many super-powers are inspired by real technological advances. It is true, you can have superpowers! Many of us have dreamed of having a cool utility belt. Some fanboys and fangirls are smart enough to actually […]

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Ignorant Preschool Bans Kiddos from Playing Superheroes

A Philadelphia preschool allegedly banned “wrestling, Super Hero play, and Monster games,”. The school claims the children’s imaginations are becoming “dangerously overactive”  and that is causing injuries. Oy, not this bullcrap again! Comics have always been vilified by ignorant critics who have personal vendettas against the art form. The most famous critic, Fredric Wertham, wrote […]

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The Red Ten #3 Review

With their numbers dwindling can the heroes figure out what exactly is going on before it’s too late?  Read on to find out. The official description from ComixTribe: And then there were eight…Fear mounts after the second death of one of their own suggests that THE ALLIANCE is not alone on the island. Was this […]

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Jupiter’s Legacy #1 Review

Is this highly anticipated title worthy of both your money and time?  Read on to find out. The official description from Image: The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUITELY give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. The world’s greatest heroes have […]

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Danger Club #5 Review

After what happened at the end of  the previous outing, does the still offer enough meat to sate their audience’s appetite?  Read on to find out. The official description from Image: It’s the end of the world, and Jack Fearless must now pay the price for his crimes. When it comes to this specific title, […]

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The Standard #2 Review

When faced with demon’s from his past, can the original Standard rise again to thwart evil?  Read on to find out. The official description from ComixTribe: Once, Gilbert Graham was The Standard, the world’s first and greatest superhero. Now an old man and long retired from crime-fighting, he lives a quiet life as a high […]

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Mara #2 Review

Can this mini-series continue to be engaging, or is it doomed to have a lackluster second outing?  Read on to find out. The official description from Image: As superstar athlete Mara Prince’s superpower manifestation is caught on live TV, her life rapidly starts to spiral out of control. The media descends like vultures. Her handlers […]

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Fly: The Fall #3 Review

The cost of the ability to fly is baring down hard but is there light at the end of this dreary tunnel? Read on to find out. The official description from Zenescope: The “Best comic of 2011” as voted by: Wizard World, Pop Culture Addict, Comic Buzz, Talking Comics, and Geekadelphia continues! The story of […]

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Mara #1 Review

Is this brand new series really worth a post-Christmas trek to your local comic shop? Read on to find out. The official description from Image: Acclaimed creator BRIAN WOOD (The Massive, DMZ, Demo, Northlanders) and brilliant newcomer MING DOYLE (The Loneliest Astronaut, Fantastic Four, Girl Comics) bring you MARA, the story of an especially gifted […]

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Fly: The Fall #2 Review

Is this series still going strong with its second volume, or does it ultimately fail to take flight?  Read on to find out. The official description from Zenescope: More of Eddie and Danielle’s estranged past is revealed as her addiction to the drug begins to stress their relationship to the breaking point. Elsewhere Francis strikes […]

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James Gunn’s “Superhero Sex” Post: Do Fictional Characters Have the Right to Be Treated with Respect?

In 2008, an Australian man was convicted of possession of child pornography because he had drawings of characters based on Bart and Lisa Simpson having sex: In a landmark finding, Justice Michael Adams today upheld a decision convicting a man of possessing child pornography after the cartoons, depicting characters modelled on Bart, Lisa and Maggie […]

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Top 5 Superheroes We Wanna Bone

Prepare yourself for some juvenile wisdom, because it’s about to get hot and steamy with Unleash The Fanboy’s official list of Top 5 Superheroes We Wanna Bone. CATWOMAN She’s a jewelery thief by night and a sophisticated lady by day, making Selina Kyle the perfect candidate for all types of respectable freaky deakiness. And she […]

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