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Top 5 on The Strip: Animated superhero cartoons

1. Bat­man: The Ani­mated Series The stan­dard bearer for mod­ern super­hero car­toons, Bat­man: The Ani­mated Series was gritty, dark and fresh off the suc­cess of Bat­man Returns. It’s well-drawn with a neat art deco style and the voice act­ing set … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #24: Get ready for the deluge of comic book movies

The del­uge of comic book movies these days is like heaven-sent mana for a geek like myself. The sheer vol­ume alone is over­whelm­ing, and the major­ity of them hap­pen to be good. I will prop­erly con­fess that I wasn’t antic­i­pat­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Comic book roles with multiple actors

1. Bat­man The Dark Knight has long been a friend of the big and small screen. Five actors have stepped into the dual role of Bruce Wayne and Bat­man: Adam West in the 1966 tele­vi­sion show, Michael Keaton in 1989’s … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Villainesses

1. Selene (Black Queen – Hell­fire Club) – Mar­vel Selene – bet­ter known as the Black Queen of the Hell­fire Club – is at least 17,000 years old and con­tin­u­ously wreaks havoc on the Mar­vel Uni­verse, mostly by ter­ror­iz­ing the … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Batman films

The Dark Knight (2008): Visu­ally, this wasn’t much to look at, but the act­ing is what takes cen­ter stage. Heath Ledger stole the show right from under Chris­t­ian Bale, and Aaron Eck­hart is no joke as Har­vey Dent/Two Face. Every­thing … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Batman movie villains

The Joker You knew he was going to make the list. How could he not with at least two movie out­ings devoted to the clown prince of crime, both played by dif­fer­ent actors that received rave reviews for their per­for­mances? … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: Batman Returns

Bat­man Returns Warner Bros., 1992 Bat­man returns with a lit­tle fan­fare, but too many ene­mies Bat­man Returns is solid, no doubt about it. Sure, it has some stum­bles and could use a lit­tle pol­ish­ing in the finer points, but like … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #16: Too many villains plague some comic films

Nearly every year that I’ve been alive and con­scious enough to know what’s going on in the world, there’s been a comic book movie released. And I take great pride in hav­ing seen the major­ity of the offer­ings out there. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: The Super family

  Super­man — The Man of Steel him­self is prob­a­bly the best incar­na­tion of the super fam­ily. He was the orig­i­na­tor of the series and thus car­ries the name on when other incar­na­tions drop in and out of the DCCon­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Asian superheroes

Psy­locke Betsy Brad­dock wasn’t born Japan­ese. No, that didn’t hap­pen until she switched bod­ies with Kwan­non, a Japan­ese assas­sin. Braddock’s orig­i­nal body was com­pro­mised by the Legacy Virus, and Kwan­non died. The six-armed mutant Spi­ral the cause of the mind … Con­tinue read­ing

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