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Marvel character highlight #11: Dr. Doom

Name: Vic­tor von Doom Affil­i­a­tion: Par­lia­ment of Doom, Dark Cabal, Knights of the Atomic Table, Fan­tas­tic 4, Mas­ters of Evil, Future Foun­da­tion Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Genius-level intel­lect, with spe­cialty in sci­en­tific and tech­no­log­i­cal mat­ters, super­hu­man strength (while wear­ing the Doom armor), diplo­matic … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #10: Dr. Strange

NAME: Stephen Vin­cent Strange AFFILIATION: Avengers, Squadron Supreme, Defend­ers SPECIAL ABILITIES: Over­all, the most Supreme mas­tery of magic and mys­ti­cal ener­gies than any­one else on Earth. Astral pro­jec­tion, tele­pathic com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pos­ses­sion of mys­ti­cal objects that enable flight as well … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #09: Cable

REAL NAME: Nathan Christo­pher Charles Sum­mers AFFILIATION: X-Men, New Mutants/X-Force, Six Pack SPECIAL ABILITIES: Telekine­sis and telepa­thy. Enhanced eye­sight through his techno-organic eye and enhanced strength and dura­bil­ity in parts affected by the virus. Cable is also pro­fi­cient in most weaponry … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #08: Marrow

NAME: Sarah; last name may be Rush­man AFFILIATION: Mor­locks; Weapon X, X-Men, Gene Nation, S.H.I.E.L.D. SPECIAL ABILITIES: Rapidly re-grow the pro­trud­ing bone spurs that pro­trude from her body, and which she uses as weapons. She also pos­sesses two hearts and … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #07: Magneto

Name: Unre­vealed; uses the name Erik Mag­nus Lehn­sh­err Affil­i­a­tions: Broth­er­hood of Evil Mutants, Charles Xavier, the X-Men, the New Mutants Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Abil­ity to manip­u­late mag­net­ism and all forms of elec­tro­mag­netic energy Back­ground: Lit­tle is known about the ori­gins of … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #06: Rogue

Name: Anna Marie Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Broth­er­hood of Evil Mutants Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Absorbs — some­times per­ma­nently — the life force and psy­che of an indi­vid­ual that she touches with skin-to-skin con­tact. With absorp­tion from mutants, Rogue can tem­porar­ily or per­ma­nently use the … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #05: Colossus

Name: Piotr Niko­laievitch Rasputin Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Excal­ibur, Acolytes Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Cov­ers his entire body in an organic metal outer shell that ren­ders him imper­vi­ous to most dam­age. While in his trans­formed state, he has super­hu­man strength and endurance. Back­ground: Piotr … Con­tinue read­ing

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Comic property review: “Punisher War Zone”

Third time’s a charm for Pun­isher “Pun­isher War Zone“ Mar­vel Knights, 2008 If you can ignore the fact that this is the third attempt at bring­ing Frank Castle’s tale to big screen, you will love Pun­isher: War Zone. This is … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #03: Sentinel

NAME: Sen­tinel AFFILIATION: Sen­tinel pro­gram SPECIAL ABILITIES: Mutant track­ing BACKGROUND:  Sci­en­tist Boliviar Trask, as a way to stop the per­ceived mutant threat to human­ity, cre­ated the orig­i­nal Sen­tinels. Trask received government-funds to research his work into elim­i­nat­ing mutants and this … Con­tinue read­ing

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Comic property review: ‘300’

Hot, sweaty, loud: ‘300’ gets it right ‘300’ Warner Bros., 2007 You don’t have to know much about the ancient Greek Bat­tle of Ther­mopy­lae to enjoy what Frank Miller’s 300 has to offer. You also don’t have to have a lot … Con­tinue read­ing

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