Monthly Archives: April 2014

Strip Talk #18: Days of Future Past isn’t a reality fast enough

  It’s no secret that I favor Marvel over DC in the grand scheme of comic book things. I always have: I began watching X-Men: The Animated Series almost as soon as the show began airing, and I’m far more … Continue reading

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Otaku Corner: Tokyo Tribes

Gang warfare takes over Tokyo’s streets Welcome to another of Otaku Corner, GI’s own little spot of The Strip where we bring you the finest manga and anime this side of the gaming world. I’m sharing a great series that … Continue reading

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Anime Lounge #08: Lovely Complex Ep. 1-12

Series: Lovely Complex Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Two high school sophomores, Risa Koizumi and Atsushi Ōtani, are friends. That’s not out of the ordinary, but their physical characteristics are: Koizumi is 5-foot-8, and Ōtani is 5-foot-1. Each are attracted … Continue reading

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Marvel character highlight #17: Rogue

Name: Anna Marie Affiliation: X-Men, Avengers Unity Division, Salvagers, Lights, Advocates Squad, X-Treme X-Men, X.S.E., Brotherhood of Evil Mutants Special abilities: Rogue has the ability to absorb the talents, knowledge, memories, personality and abilities of a person that she comes … Continue reading

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Property review: X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand 20th Century Fox/Marvel Entertainment, 2006   X-cruciatingly bad x-ecution   We get that the X-Men film properties reside in a different universe than the comic book version. And we have no problems suspending disbelief when asked. … 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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