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Top 5 list: Best Shredder quotes edition

Oroku Saki. Vil­lain. Genius. Comedic mas­ter­mind? The 1987 ani­mated ver­sion of the Shred­der was cru­cial to the mood, tone and pop­u­lar­ity of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Tur­tles. Whether it was James Avery’s clas­sic quick deliv­ery or the tim­ing of a … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #04: ‘80s and ‘90s themes are the soundtrack of my life

I don’t throw the title “child of the ‘80s” around often. The def­i­n­i­tion is some­one, like myself, that was born between the years 1975 to 1986 that remem­bers the pop cul­ture of the era because they lived through it. Myself? … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 list: Best mutant powers edition

Super­man Invis­i­ble force field aura As the Man of Steel can attest, his force field is just that: a coat­ing of steel. It takes a lot to harm the blue-and-red sav­ior of Metrop­o­lis and mostly what can hurt him 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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Marvel character highlight #01: Cyclops

NAME: Scott Sum­mers AFFILIATION: X-Men BACKGROUND: As a child, Scott Sum­mers and his brother Alex were involved in a plane crash after their plane was attacked by the Shi’ar Empire. Their mother, Kather­ine, pushed the boys out of the plane … Con­tinue read­ing

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Comic property review: ‘X-Men’

X-Men Twen­ti­eth Cen­tury Fox, 2000 Mutant peace­seek­ers find suc­cess in first of tril­ogy If you get around some of the changes to the sil­ver screen adap­ta­tion of Jack Kirby and Stan Lee’s merry band of mutants, you’re bound to find … Con­tinue read­ing

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