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Character highlight #26: Taskmaster

Name: Tony Mas­ters Alias: Taskmas­ter, Bar­ney Toast­mas­ter, Cap­tain Amer­ica, Chief War­rant Offi­cer T. McWilliams/Ground Crew Chief McWilliams, Tasky Affil­i­a­tion: Power Elite, Raven­croft Insti­tute, Black Ant, Hydra, Hydra’s Avengers, Hydra High Sect, S.H.I.E.L.D. Secret Avengers, A.I.M., The Org, The Cabal, Ini­tia­tive, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on the Strip: Comic book games edition

1. Mar­vel vs. Cap­com series If there were ever a polar­iz­ing yet fun fight­ing game, it’s prob­a­bly Mar­vel vs. Cap­com. The first few Ver­sus games are fun yet bro­ken, but you don’t know bro­ken until you get to Mar­vel vs. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Pandemic blues or a geek’s battle cry against Covid 19

Or how we will learn to emerge awe­some from Down­ersville As I write this, like many of our fel­low geeks around the coun­try and the world, GI staff are deal­ing with a new and unknown “nor­mal.” Ever since Jan­u­ary 20, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #18: Death Note Ep. 6 — 12

Series: Death Note Episodes: 6 to 12 Premise: A young man named Light Yagami is bored and incred­i­bly gifted men­tally. He’s look­ing for things to do out­side of hack­ing the national police data­base and is prepar­ing to go to law school for … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property Review: Captain Marvel

A mar­velous begin­ning Cap­tain Mar­vel Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2019 We all knew she was com­ing; we just didn’t know when. And when Carol Dan­vers got here, we were wait­ing, and we were not dis­ap­pointed with what she brought with her. Cap­tain Marvel’s ori­gin … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #28: All hail the return of Keaton, king of the Batmen

The king has returned home to his throne. All is right in the world of DC. It had bet­ter be because the best Bat­man is return­ing. Michael Keaton has been announced to return in the Flash’s new movie as a dif­fer­ent … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Cosplay is not Consent Vol 2

Con fool­ish­ness: Full metal wildin’ out at anime pan­els Trig­ger warn­ing: This arti­cle con­tains descrip­tions of stalk­ing, intim­i­da­tion and sex­ual assault. Unless oth­er­wise stated, the indi­vid­u­als men­tioned are to be pre­sumed inno­cent until proven guilty in courts of law. In 2017, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on the Strip: Comic book TV edition

1. Spawn — HBO, 1994 If you didn’t read the comics, chances are this was your first expo­sure to the hell-spawned entity Spawn. We’re ignor­ing the ridicu­lous movie in favor of the ani­mated mas­ter­piece fea­tur­ing vocal leg­end Keith David. Spawn … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #17: Junjou Romantica 2

Series: Jun­jou Roman­tica 2 Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Jun­jou Roman­tica is bro­ken up into three sto­ry­lines: Roman­tica, Ego­ist and Ter­ror­ist. Roman­tica is the story of main cou­ple Mis­aki Taka­hashi and Aki­hiko Usami, who are brought together by Misaki’s older brother, Takahiro, … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property Review: Avengers Endgame

Assem­bled great­ness com­pleted Avengers: Endgame Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2019 “We’re in the endgame now.” Dr. Strange was and always has been pre­scient about the sit­u­a­tion at hand. Whether it’s his own bat­tles with the likes of Dor­mammu or Shuma Gorath or fac­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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