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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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Strip Talk #30: Marvel winning war; let me tell you why

It should be obvi­ous by now that we love comics here at Gam­ing Insur­rec­tion. Very obvi­ous. I have been a comic book fan — no mat­ter the com­pany — for a long time. I was doing read­ing, writ­ing and arith­metic … 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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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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