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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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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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Marvel character highlight #26: Taskmaster

Name: Tony Mas­ters Alias: Taskmas­ter, Bar­ney Toast­mas­ter, Cap­tain Amer­ica, Chief War­rant Offi­cer T. McWilliams/Ground Crew Chief McWilliams, Tasky Affil­i­a­tion: Power Elite, Raven­croft Insti­tute, Black Ant, Hydra, Hydra’s Avengers, Hydra High Sect, S.H.I.E.L.D. Secret Avengers, A.I.M., The Org, The Cabal, Ini­tia­tive, … 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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Property Review: Captain Marvel

A mar­velous begin­ning Cap­tain Mar­vel Mar­vel Stu­dios, 2019 We all knew she was com­ing; we just didn’t know when. And when Carol Dan­vers got here, we were wait­ing, and we were not dis­ap­pointed with what she brought with her. Cap­tain Marvel’s ori­gin … Con­tinue read­ing

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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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Marvel 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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