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'New Mutants' Trailer Gives First Look at 'X-Men' Spinoff

The Fox heroes are getting scary for Friday the 13th.<p>It's time to meet the <i>New Mutants</i>.<p>Fox has shared the first trailer for the X-Men spinoff, which …

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Speculator’s Corner - Vol 1, Issue 1

Apparently, New Mutants Is More Shining Than Superhero Movie

As everyone sits around and talks about the Marvel and DC Cinematic Universes, Fox is quietly doing its own very cool superhero stuff. They’ve got</i> …

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Dreamcasting HBO’s WATCHMEN Series

Now that we’ve learned work has begun on Damon Lindelof’s TV series adaptation of <i>Watchmen</i>, our thoughts turn to who might play the iconic graphic …

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Spider-Man #1, X-Men #1 stolen from friendly neighborhood doorstep, say cops

Accused thief not too bright in trying to fence them<p>New York police say a man stole a package off a doorstep, found copies of X-Men #1 and Amazing Spider-Man #1 inside it, and was arrested trying to sell them at a nearby comics shop.<p>The Daily News reported today that the accused had no idea what …

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The X-Men Spin-Off Is Proving It’s a Horror Movie in a Bloody Way

Sure, the New Mutants are technically superheroes, but the upcoming movie about the team will, in fact, be a horror pic set in the X-Men universe. …

The first ever sketch of Wonder Woman

This is the first ever sketch of Wonder Woman by H.G. Peter from 1941. On the drawing, Peter wrote:<p>Dear Dr. Marston, I slapped these two out in a …

Jeff Nelson talks about Yankees teammates on '25-Year-Old Baseball Cards'

Jeff Nelson has four World Series rings and plenty of stories to go along with them.<p>The former New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners relief pitcher …

All Star Comics #8 CGC 9.4 First Wonder Woman Sells For Record $936,223.00

An <i>All Star Comics #8</i> graded CGC 9.4 has just sold on ebay for a record $936,223.00. The December 1941 comic book contains the origin and first …

Comic Store Owners Refusing to Carry 'Marvel Legacy' Issues

Could order restrictions stall the company's fall comic book relaunch?<p>Marvel Entertainment's fall comic book line relaunch <i>Marvel Legacy</i> has hit a …

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Comic Legends: How FF’s Movie Rights Led to the Last Lee/Kirby Comic

Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and fortieth week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or …

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Spider-Man spin-off Silver and Black snags release date as Bad Boys 3 is delayed again

Is anyone bothered about the latter though?<p>Good news for fans of comic-book heroes who probably don't need movies but are getting one anyway, Sony …

Aaron Judge's Jersey from Yankees Debut Sold for $157,366 at Auction

Aaron Judge's New York Yankees Major League Baseball debut jersey has been sold at auction for $157,366.<p>As Darren Rovell of ESPN reported, Steiner Sports held the sale, and the winning offer was made Sunday.<p>The price paid makes Judge's jersey the costliest from any of the United States' four main …

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SDCC’17: Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics brings to TV the stories creators tell each other at conventions.

As if Robert Kirkman didn’t have enough to do already, AMC is tapping the creator of The Walking Dead for a new mini documentary series. One which …

Comics

In a World Without Fantastic Four Comics, DC Basically Decided to Make Their Own

For the past few years, the Fantastic Four have been absent—both in Marvel’s comics universe and in reality. Although Marvel seems to be uninterested …

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’: Watch the Leaked Trailer That Won Comic-Con

Fans have been clamoring to see the first footage of the superhero extravaganza, which premiered at D23 and played this weekend at Comic-Con. Now’s your chance.<p>“Don’t forget this might be dangerous, so let’s put on our mean faces,” cautions Chris Pratt’s Star-Lord, guiding the Guardians of the …

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Guess Who Showed Up in Marvel's Astonishing X-Men #1? - IGN

The Shadow King knows.<p>Marvel's new Astonishing X-Men comic just dropped a major bombshell for X-Men fans.<p><i>Warning: this article contains spoilers for</i> …

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What’s Inside The Image Comics 25th Anniversary Blind Box?

You may recall Bleeding Cool covered the Image Comics 25th Anniversary Blind Box a fair few times when it was first being solicited. A $250 Blind Box …

Frank Quietly’s Variant Cover for Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1 (And a Gibbons Cover, Too)

As you may have heard, Kingsman (formally The Secret Service, renamed in accordance with the film version) has switched from Marvel’s Icon imprint to …

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Avengers: Infinity War trailer - what does it reveal about Marvel's superhero-packed epic?

The second wildest audience reaction at Disney’s D23 Expo this year came when Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios, called 15 cast members from Avengers: Infinity War on stage. The wildest, which came around four minutes later, was in response to what their superhuman alter egos had been up …

Spider-Man Exhibit Examines the Passing-of-the-Torch Between Illustrators

The super hero's look and feel transformed under illustrator Steve Ditko. Now he has an exhibit in NYC.<p>The artistic voice of one illustrator is not easily reworked by newcomers, especially when it comes to the development of an icon. In the world of comics, the legacy and visual prowess of …

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These Spider-Man: Homecoming Villains May Be the Key to a Whole New Franchise

This won’t be the last you see of Donald Glover and Michael Mando.<p>For the third time in just 15 years, a new Peter Parker—the sticky-fingered web-slinger from Queens—is making a splash on the big screen. Following in the spandex-clad footsteps of <b>Tobey Maguire</b> and <b>Andrew Garfield,</b> <b>Tom Holland</b> is …

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Introducing Relic Scout

The 100 Best Comic Books, according to Reddit

1. <b>The Walking Dead: Compendium One</b> by Robert Kirkman (Published in 2009 Mentioned 197 times)<p>2. <b>The Complete Calvin and Hobbes [Box Set]</b> by Bill …

The Best Comics of 2017 (So Far)

<i>This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017</i>.<p>Below, in purely alphabetical order, are 12 of the best bound comics volumes — …

Analyzing Marvel’s May Sales: There Are Two Different Marvels and One’s Selling a Whole Lot Better

Next up is Marvel’s sales band chart for May. And Marvel’s sales are a little more complicated to look at than you might think. Standard disclaimers: …

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Charlie Sheen reveals himself as seller of expensive Babe Ruth memorabilia

Two pieces of famous Babe Ruth memorabilia are likely to fetch more than a million dollars at auction this week — and now their famous owner has been …

Comic Legends: Did X-Men Nearly Relaunch From the First Secret Empire?

Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and thirty-third week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true …

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