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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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Top 5 on The Strip: Things wrong with the Super Mario Bros. movie

1. Their names aren’t Mario and Luigi Mario Accord­ing to the author­i­ta­tive guide to all things Mario – MushroomKingdom.net – the script called for the Mario Bros. to have a last name. The char­ac­ters were never given names in the … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Best X-Men arcs

1. God Loves, Man Kills The mutant strug­gle against one of the X-Men’s most human pro­tag­o­nists is a tragic tale of self hate and big­otry. It’s eas­ily one of the most sor­row­ful tales of the lengths homosapi­ens will go to in … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Burning anime questions

1. Big O What was the event that caused the amne­sia 40 years before? It’s hinted that an event caused every­one in Par­a­digm City to lose their mem­o­ries. Every so often the city resets itself, but it’s also explained that a … 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: Anime cliches

1. Amnesia-stricken pro­tag­o­nist Your pro­tag­o­nist — male or female, it doesn’t mat­ter — is going to con­ve­niently for­get his or her’s first love. They will strug­gle to remem­ber just who the per­son is, will strug­gle with their feel­ings for this … 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: Marvel supers edition

Cable, “Time Flip” Cable is game-breaking. Cable is top tier. Cable is one of the few char­ac­ters that can coun­ter­act him­self in the game’s tier rank­ings. So, when his least usable super is shouted, you’re prob­a­bly going to be shocked enough … 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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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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