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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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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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Strip Talk #27: My predictions for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Avengers: Endgame is out of the­aters. Mar­vel actors have gone on to new projects and “the snap­pen­ing” is now but a dis­tant mem­ory. There’s no more antic­i­pa­tion of the next dread­ful thing from Thanos and whether our favorite super­heroes are … Con­tinue read­ing

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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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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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Property review: Black Panther

Black, powerful,beautiful See­ing your peo­ple rep­re­sented on the sil­ver screen when you are a per­son of color means quite a bit. See­ing them do impor­tant things and be decent human beings means quite a bit more. See­ing them as roy­alty … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #26: The DC universe could learn some lessons from Marvel

The DC Uni­verse is at a cross­roads I guess you could say. While the Mar­vel Cin­e­matic Uni­verse has enjoyed unpar­al­leled suc­cess, the DCU has all but died an igno­min­ious death. Sui­cide Squad: flop. Bat­man vs. Super­man: flop. Super­man: flop. Jus­tice … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #25: Black Panther film is needed, necessary now

Needed. Nec­es­sary. Now. Black Panther’s release was all of this and more in a time when melanated super heroes on the big screen are far and few in between. Why was the ensem­ble tale so nec­es­sary? While lit­tle chil­dren can … Con­tinue read­ing

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Character Highlight #23: Pyslocke

Name: Eliz­a­beth Brad­dock Alias: Betsy, Betts, Kwan­non, Lady Man­darin, Cap­tain Britain, Lady Briton, Death Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Cap­tain Britain Corps, X-Force, S.T.R.I.K.E., Extinc­tion Team, the Man­darin, Sis­ter­hood of Mutants, Exiles, Hand, Hell­fire Club, Horse­men of the Apoc­a­lypse, X.S.E. Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Psy­locke … Con­tinue read­ing

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