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Top 5 on the Strip: Comic book squads edition

Teenage Mutant Ninja Tur­tles: The green crew with atti­tude shows up on a vari­ety of our favorite lists. We grew up in an era where the Tur­tles ruled every­thing for a good solid three years, cul­mi­nat­ing with the sec­ond live-action … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property Review: Iron Man

The first com­ing of Tony Stark is one of the best MCU ori­gin sto­ries Iron Man Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2008 The one that started them all. The metaphor­i­cal start of Robert Downey Jr.’s comic book-like redemp­tion arc. The birth­place of the Mar­vel … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #29: We have lost our beloved king and so we mourn

We lost him. Some­where in that unre­lat­able ethos of the beyond, Chad­wick Bose­man is form­ing that megawatt elec­tric grin. He’s look­ing down on his legacy and see­ing the mil­lions that mourn him. He’s see­ing the trib­utes and the out­pour­ing of grief. … 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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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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Marvel character highlight #25: Thanos

Name: Thanos Alias: The Mad Titan Affil­i­a­tion: Infin­ity Watch, Black Order Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Super­hu­man strength, speed, sta­mina, dura­bil­ity, agility and longevity. Thanos is a genius-level tac­ti­cian capa­ble of telekine­sis and telepa­thy, can sur­vive indef­i­nitely with­out food or water and is immune to … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on the Strip: Avengers Edition part 1

Steve Rogers/Captain Amer­ica: If you ever needed a leader and wanted to make sure your every direc­tive was fol­lowed, you employ Steve Rogers to get the job done. Rogers was the first Avenger and the last Avenger and the team’s … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #24: Iron Man

Name: Anthony Edward “Tony” Stark Alias: Iron Man, Golden Glad­i­a­tor, Bullet-Head, Golden Avenger, Armored Avenger, Spare Parts Man, Crim­son Dynamo, Tet­su­jin, Hogan Potts, Anthony of York, Ran­dall Pierce, Cobalt Man, Man of Iron, Tin Man, “Irene,” Elec­tro, T, Mas­ter of … 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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Property review: The Avengers (2012)

Photo cour­tesy of IMDB.com Avengers assem­ble into a sat­is­fy­ing pack­age When GI first heard there was going to be an Avengers film made, we scoffed. “Seri­ously, who didn’t see that com­ing? And who’s going to be in it?” is lit­er­ally … Con­tinue read­ing

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