Monthly Archives: January 2014

Property review: Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3 Columbia Pictures, 2007 Webcrawler stumbles a third time Let’s get something straight from the beginning: Tobey Maguire, in no way, failed the Spider-Man franchise. There’s plenty of blame to go around outside of the cast of the once-juggernaut … Continue reading

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Marvel character highlight #16: War Machine

Name: James Rupert “Rhodey” Rhodes Affiliation: United States Marine Corps, Stark Enterprises, Avengers, West Coast Avengers, Iron Legion, Secret Defenders, Sentinel Squad O*N*E, The Initiative, Team War Machine, Secret Avengers, United States Department of Defense Special abilities: Rhodes wears an … Continue reading

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Anime Lounge #07: Myself; Yourself

Series: Myself; Yourself Episodes: 1 to 13 Premise: Hold on to your hat, folks, this one gets really dark, really fast. A young boy, Hidaka Sana, is surrounded by four childhood friends — Yatsushiro Nanaka, Oribe Aoi and brother/sister pair … Continue reading

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Top 5 on The Strip: Marvel supers edition

Cable, “Time Flip” Cable is game-breaking. Cable is top tier. Cable is one of the few characters that can counteract himself in the game’s tier rankings. So, when his least usable super is shouted, you’re probably going to be shocked … Continue reading

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Otaku Corner: Onimusha: Night of Genesis

Capcom manga continues Onimusha saga Welcome back to Otaku Corner, where we bring you the finest anime and manga this side of the Northern Hemisphere. Previously, I reviewed the first installment of Capcom’s samurai adventure series Onimusha. It did not … Continue reading

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Strip Talk #17: When the X-Men ruled the weekend

I grew up in a household where Saturdays were prized affairs of laziness and doing absolutely as little as possible. Mostly, we sat around reading romance novels (my mom), playing cards or board games or doing a little housework well … Continue reading

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