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Top 5 on The Strip: Marvel stuff we’re anticipating edition

Loki series sea­son 2 We’re huge fans of Loki around here, and the God of Mischief’s first sea­son of his Dis­ney Plus show­case was fan­tas­tic. Sus­pense­ful and weird, Tom Hiddleston’s delight­ful Asgar­dian prince steals the Space Stone dur­ing the time heist … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property Review: The Boys Season 1

The Boys are back in town Ama­zon, 2019 In your face. Grue­some. Over the top. Raw. That’s how we’d describe the vis­ceral reac­tion we had to The Boys in its inau­gural sea­son on Ama­zon Prime. We were famil­iar with the Garth Ennis graphic … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #28: Iron Fist

Name: Daniel Rand-K’ai Alias: Iron Fist, Dare­devil, Dare­devil 2.0, Devil, Spider-Man Affil­i­a­tion: Defend­ers, Heroes for Hire, Rand Cor­po­ra­tion, Immor­tal Weapons, New Avengers, Thun­der­bolts, Mid­night Sons Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Chi aug­men­ta­tion; peak human endurance, strength, speed, agility, and sta­mina; super­hu­man pain and injury … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #20: My Hero Academia Season 1

Series: My Hero Acad­e­mia Episodes: 1 to 13 Premise: A young boy, Izuku Midoriya, from Japan lives in a world where at least 80 per­cent of soci­ety is born with some type of extra spe­cial abil­ity, called quirks. Quirks are used … Con­tinue read­ing

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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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Marvel character highlight #27: MODOK

Name: M.O.D.O.K. (Men­tal Organ­ism Designed Only for Killing) Alias: George Tar­leton (real name), Big Head, Chair­man, Damo­cles Rivas, Ger­lach, M.O.D.O.C. (Men­tal Organ­ism Designed Only for Com­put­ing), M.O.D.O.F. (Men­tal Organ­ism Designed Only for Fun), Mis­ter Potato Head, Moddy, the Saint, Sci­en­tist … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #19: Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi Propose Hen OVA

Series: Sekai-ichi Hat­sukoi Pro­pose Hen Episodes: 1 Premise: This is the OVA fol­low up to the goings on in boys’ love series Sekai-ichi Hat­sukoi. In this short episode, one of the crew work­ing at Marukawa Pub­lish­ing is get­ting mar­ried and the … 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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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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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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