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Do You Remember Love?

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In 1984 the animated television series MACROSS had reached new heights in popularity in Japan. Never before had an animated series struck such a chord with the Japanese public. Certainly shows such as Astro Boy, Kimba, Gigantor, Mazinger and Gundam were popular entities among the younger population, but MACROSS had transcended all age groups, classes and genders like no anime before it. Songs from the show, sung by Mari Iijima (as Lynn Minmay), were climbing the charts one after another. In fact, Lynn Minmay (despite the fact that she was a fictional character) had become as popular a pop star in Japan as Madonna had become in America. The time was right for the shows directors, Noboro Ishiguro and Shoji Kawamori, to begin work on a big screen adaptation of the MACROSS story. A theatrical release would allow for higher production values, cleaner animation and a more adult oriented storyline. The biggest challenge for the two directors would be to condense the series’ numerous episode

Uncanny X-Men #126, October 1979 Issue - Marvel Comics

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Uncanny X-Men (1963) 1st Series #126, October 1979 Issue - Marvel Comics From View Obscura Comics $14.99 - Order Here "How Sharper than a Serpent's Tooth...!" Part 1 of 3. Story by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. Art by John Byrne and Terry Austin. Cover by Dave Cockrum and Terry Austin. The X-Men return to Muir Island to investigate the attack on Polaris and Havok. When they get their they find themselves in a deadly battle against arguably the most powerful and deadliest mutant alive - Mutant X! Browse More Comic Books

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios Find Their 'Spider-Man' Star and Director

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Tom Holland Cast as the Web-Slinger, Jon Watts to Direct the Next Spider-Man Adventure, From Marvel Comics Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are proud to announce that after a full worldwide casting search, Tom Holland will play Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the next Spider-Man film, in theaters in IMAX and 3D on July 28, 2017. The film will be directed by Jon Watts, director of "Cop Car," the upcoming thriller that made its debut earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. Marvel and Sony Pictures, and producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal conducted an extensive search for both the actor and the director. The studios and producers were impressed by Holland’s performances in "The Impossible," “Wolf Hall,” and the upcoming "In the Heart of the Sea," and by a series of complex screen tests. Following Marvel’s tradition of working with the brightest next wave of directors, Watts also went through multiple meetings with Feige, Pascal, and the studio

FUNimation And Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Enter Into Multi-Year Distribution Agreemen

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FUNimation to manage production and marketing of its product; Universal to handle physical distribution of FUNimation titles across North America FUNimation Entertainment and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) have reached an exclusive multi-year distribution services agreement. Universal will manage distribution of FUNimation's entire DVD and Blu-ray portfolio, as well as sales to many national retailers in the U.S. and Canada. John Morici, Managing Director -- U.S. and Canada, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, and Mike DuBoise, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, FUNimation, jointly made the announcement today. This agreement will allow FUNimation, North America's anime market share leader, to continue delivering on its commitment to serve anime fans everywhere and to expand its leadership in home entertainment. "Pairing Universal's 'best-in-class' home entertainment distribution infrastructure with FUNimation'

DAWN/VAMPIRELLA #4 (OF 6)

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DAWN/VAMPIRELLA #4 (OF 6) Cover: Joseph Michael Linsner Writer: Joseph Michael Linsner Art: Joseph Michael Linsner Genre: Horror, Fantasy Format: Comic Book Page Count: 32 pages UPC: 725130220455 04011 Dawn, self-proclaimed Goddess of birth and rebirth, conspires with her fellow captive Vampirella to find a way to escape their imprisonment at the hands of the nefarious demon Masodik. They trade tales of life and death, of being and nothingness, detailing an endless cycle of death and rebirth. The cosmic rose opens and closes, opens and closes. Dawn is prepared for her next rebirth... and all Vampirella wants is her next death (which will hopefully be Masodik's).

Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979 Issue - Marvel Comics

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Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979 Issue - Marvel Comics From View Obscura Comics $4.99 - Order Here Story by Doug Meonch. Art by Herb Trimpe and Dan Green. Introducing the Guardians of Freedom - the Shogun Warriors. Massive engines of power, forged by the technology of the future, and piloted by the bravest heroes the world has ever known. In the first exciting issue Raydeen battles the colossal might of Rok-Korr! .

Postmodern Jukebox

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Postmodern Jukebox From Monster Island Music In 2013, Jazz musician Scott Bradlee formed Postmodern Jukebox, a rotating group of musicians producing covers of pop songs in the styles of jazz, ragtime, and swing. The group burst onto the public radar with their doo-wop cover of Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop", featuring vocal group The Tee-Tones. As the viral surge grew, Bradlee was interviewed by news outlets such as NPR and also performed live on Good Morning America and Fuse. The group visited Cosmopolitan Magazine's New York office for a year-end review of their work and popular songs from the year. READ MORE

Superboy #131 - July 1966 Issue - DC Comics

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Superboy #131 - July 1966 Issue - DC Comics From View Obscura Comics $10.99 - Order Here Script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by George Papp. While handling an emergency, Superboy is suddenly attacked by three disembodied fists. Since the fists are not attached to bodies, the Boy of Steel is unable to fight back. Oddly, the fists break off their attack as suddenly as it began. After one more strange encounter with the flying fists, Superboy changes into his Clark Kent identity. The fists come after him again, but before they can strike and expose his secret, they fly off in another direction. Superboy deduces that the fists were created when he was accidentally exposed to Red Kryptonite. The fists were then drawn to him by a magnet, he had kept in the pocket of his cape. Each time the fists broke off the attack when Superboy neared a heat source which interrupted the magnet's pull. When the Red K wears off, the threat of the fists ends.

Tales to Astonish #83, September 1966 Issue - Marvel Comics

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From View Obscura Comics $8.99 USD - Order Here Following his battle with Iron Man, the Sub-Mariner rushes toward the submarine piloted by Warlord Krang with Lady Dorma aboard. Namor is still furious at the supposed betrayal of Lady Dorma who, unknown to Namor, has been blackmailed into marrying Warlord Krang. As the prince of Atlantis approaching Krang's craft he is attacked by the ships hydro-blaster, prompting the Sub-Mariner to strike the hull of the ship with it's own body. With the ship attempting to land on nearby building, Namor attempts to stop it from landing and is struck by the ships sonic vortex weapon. Krang is attempting to strike a weak spot on the Sub-Mariner's skull in the hopes of causing him amnesia like the type that plagued him for years until his memory was returned by the Fantastic Four. Namor survives the blast unharmed and with his facilities still together and resumes his attack. The battle is being watched by Number 1 of the Secret Empi

Detective Comics

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From View Obscura Comics Batman is the superhero protector of Gotham City, a man dressed like a bat who fights against evil and strikes terror into the hearts of criminals everywhere. In his secret identity he is Bruce Wayne, billionaire industrialist and notorious playboy. Although he has no superhuman powers, he is one of the world's smartest men and greatest fighters. His physical prowess and technical ingenuity make him an incredibly dangerous opponent. He is also a founding member of the Justice League and the Outsiders. Batman's presence in Gotham City generated a new breed of criminals, no longer the simple thugs and gangsters involved in Gotham Organized Crime, but more dynamic personalities. The first person inspired by him was Catwoman, a dangerous seductress using his style and methods towards her own ends. His next challenge was Dr. Hugo Strange, a mad scientist who had created Monster Men to do his bidding. He met his greatest nemesis when the Joker first app

Striking Matches In Perfect Harmony

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Made up of Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis, Striking Matches came to Nashville simply to play music. Sarah, a Philadelphia native and Justin, from Atlanta, met when a professor at Belmont University paired them at random to play for a classroom full of guitar majors. The pair has been writing and performing ever since. Their influences range from Jerry Reed to the Beatles, John Mayer to Patsy Cline, and back again. It becomes more obvious every day that they were born to play music together. Striking Matches’ debut self-titled EP was produced by Luke Wooten (Dierks Bentley, Dustin Lynch) with all four tracks co-written by the band. The EP released October 2012 was named among iTunes “Best of 2012″ and enabled the duo to score features with NPR and The Wall Street Journal. In December 2012, Striking Matches made their debut on the Grand Ole Opry where they have subsequently played more than twenty times. READ MORE

THE FLASH: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON on Blu-ray and DVD September 22, 2015

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From DC Comics BLU-RAY & DVD FEATURES ·The Fastest Man Alive! ·Creating the Blur ·The Chemistry of Emily and Grant Screen Test ·Behind the Story: The Trickster Returns! ·DC Comics Night at Comic-Con 2014 Presenting Gotham, The Flash, Constantine and Arrow ·Audio Commentary ·Deleted Scenes ·Gag Reel Just in time for its second season, catch up with the #1 show on The CW as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment release The Flash: The Complete First Season on Blu-rayTM and DVD on September 22, 2015. The Flash delivered the most-watched series premiere in The CW's history, and original episodes averaged 6 million viewers weekly throughout the season. Fans that purchase the set will be able to watch all 23 electrifying episodes, plus three hours of extra content, including episode commentaries, featurettes, deleted scenes and a gag reel. The Flash: The Complete First Season is priced to own at $59.98 SRP for the DVD and $60.10 SRP for the Blu-ray.

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT AND VISIONBOOKS PARTNER TO BRING A NEW DIMENSION TO ICONIC VAMPIRELLA

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From Dynamite Entertainment Dynamite Entertainment and digital comics studio Visionborne have partnered to produce a special edition release of Vampirella: Feary Tales. The series is featured on the Visionbooks platform in a new format that showcases movement and visual effects in every panel of the comic book. Vampirella: Feary Tales celebrates Vampirella's 45th Anniversary with five issues of twisted tales, bizarre bedtime stories, and fearsome fables in the tradition of the original Warren magazines, each featuring everyone's favorite sexy, kick-ass vampire-turned-monster hunter. In Feary Tales, Nancy A. Collins, the bestselling author renowned for her horror fiction in comics (Swamp Thing) and novels (Sunglasses After Dark, Vamps), assembled a team of today's most accomplished writers to contribute "twisted tales, bizarre bedtime stories, and fearsome fables" in the tradition of the classic Warren Vampirella magazine publications. The anthology is held

FUNimation Entertainment Announces World Dub Premiere Of "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'"

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FUNimation Entertainment announced today that the world premiere of the English dub of "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Regal LA Live Stadium 14 in Los Angeles, Calif. The premiere coincides with opening night of Anime Expo 2015 — the largest anime and manga convention in North America. FUNimation recently completed principal production of the English dub for the movie which was written by series creator Akira Toriyama and directed by Naoyoshi Yamamuro. Actors Sean Schemmel and Christopher R. Sabat, starring in the roles of Goku and Vegeta respectively, will be attending the premiere, which will also feature a red carpet event prior to the screening. Schemmel and Sabat are reprising their roles from last year's highly-successful "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods." "We're pleased to premiere the English dub of "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" during Anime Expo 201

Exclusive Marvel Minimates Animated Line to Launch at Walgreen’s Stores this Fall!

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From Diamond Select In the long history of the Marvel Minimates line, there have been waves dedicated to both Marvel comics and Marvel movies, but never the world of Marvel animation. Now, Diamond Select Toys is launching an all-new series of Marvel Minimates, exclusively at Walgreen’s, and it’s all about the Marvel Animated Universe! Starting September 4, Marvel Minimates Animated Series 1 will be available at Walgreen’s stores nationwide, and will feature Diamond Select’s first cartoon-based Marvel Minimates. The first Minimates ever to be offered at the Walgreen’s chain of stores, this new line will include characters from Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy! Marvel Minimates Animated Series 1 will feature four different two-packs, each with show-specific packaging design: · From Avengers Assemble, that show’s two-pack will pair Hulk and Captain America, with alternate faces for each, plus a shield and an unmasked hairpiece for Steve

DC Entertainment Announces That On September 26: “Batman Day” Returns

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From DC Comics Back By Popular Demand, BATMAN DAY 2015 Makes the Celebration of The World’s Most Popular Super Hero and Global Pop Culture Icon an Annual Event DC Entertainment is bringing back the fan-favorite event celebrating The Dark Knight. “Batman Day” is back by popular demand and will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2015, kicking off what has become an annual event honoring one of the most popular and iconic Super Heroes and celebrating all things Batman from comics to video games and more. Fans everywhere are invited to partake in festivities with thousands of comic book shops, bookstores, schools, libraries and other retail partners participating in the bat-centric event. Those who visit select comic stores, libraries and bookstores on “Batman Day” will also have the opportunity for meet-and-greets with premier DC Entertainment talent including legendary artist and DCE Co-Publisher Jim Lee, Grant Morrison, Scott Snyder, David Finch, Brian Azzarello, Cameron Stew

BIOWARE REVEALS STAR WARS: THE OLD REPUBLIC™ DIGITAL EXPANSION — KNIGHTS OF THE FALLEN EMPIRE

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BioWare™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, and Lucasfilm revealed that a brand-new digital expansion, Star Wars™: The Old Republic™- Knights of the Fallen Empire, will be available for download on October 27, 2015. The largest story-driven expansion to date, Knights of the Fallen Empire marks a renewed focus on cinematic storytelling in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ by introducing a new personal story arc where player choice will shape the journey. The expansion puts the player at the center of their own personal saga, playing as the Outlander, a veteran of the Great Galactic War. The player will come face-to-face with a new enemy, the Emperor of the Eternal Empire, only to discover that his dark destiny is tied to their own. The digital expansion will deliver on the hallmarks of what makes a great BioWare game: new worlds to explore, new companions to recruit into your alliance, and a dynamic story that players will be able to shape based on the choices they make. Knights

Godzilla 1954 Version 12-Inch Head to Tail Action Figure

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Godzilla 1954 Version 12-Inch Head to Tail Action Figure Price: $19.99 - Order Here Run, it's Godzilla! This Godzilla 1954 Version 12-Inch Head to Tail Action Figure is based on the original black-and-white movie, Godzilla, released in 1954. The figure stands over 6-inches tall, with a head-to-tail measurement of over 12-inches long. Godzilla features incredible detail, a bendable tail and nearly 30 points of articulation!

Add a Splash of Color to Your Favorite Marvel Comics

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A new line of adult coloring books kicks off with Age of Ultron, Civil War & Little Marvel! From Marvel Comics You’ve read the comics. You’ve experienced these iconic and groundbreaking stories. Now it’s time to experience the Marvel Universe like you never have before – as a coloring book! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce a new line of adult coloring books featuring some of Marvel’s most iconic characters, stories and artwork to delight fans the world over! Yes, you heard right, True Believer – the Marvel Universe has action, excitement and adventure. Now all it needs is you! “Around the world there are several other coloring books for adults hitting the bestseller lists and with Marvel being the premier graphic storytelling medium, now is the perfect time for us to join this latest book market trend,” says David Gabriel, SVP Sales and Marketing, Marvel. “With Marvel’s Adult Coloring books, fans can add their own personal style to classic Marvel stories. This truly

SWORDS OF SORROW: DEJAH THORIS & IRENE ADLER #1 (OF 3)

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SWORDS OF SORROW: DEJAH THORIS & IRENE ADLER #1 (OF 3) From Dynamite Entertainment Cover: Jay Anacleto Writer: Leah Moore Art: Francesco Manna Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction Publication Date: June 2015 Format: Comic Book Page Count: 32 pages UPC: 725130233608 01011 ON SALE DATE: 6/17 A team-up set up by SWORDS OF SORROW's Gail Simone, featuring the writer that she hand-picked: Leah Moore! Irene Adler has been many things in her young life, a fugitive, a master of disguise and a femme fatale, but even she is surprised to find herself made bounty hunter, tracking savage foes across the grimy streets of London. In a far off world, defending Barsoom against an influx of trespassers, Princess Dejah Thoris is ready to put the guilty to her sword. Now, the world-colliding events of SWORDS OF SORROW have brought these dangerous women together... and the fate of planets hang in the balance!

Hanna-Barbera Secret Squirrel Pop! Vinyl Figure

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Hanna-Barbera Secret Squirrel Pop! Vinyl Figure Price: $9.99 - Order Here Bring back the golden age of Saturday Morning cartoons! From Hanna-Barbera's Secret Squirrel Show, this bucktoothed squirrel is the James Bond of the rodent world. Standing approximately 3 3/4-inches tall, Secret (aka SS, aka Agent 000) appears just as you remember him in a purple fedora covering his eyes and a trench coat.

We really shook the pillars of heaven, didn't we, Wang?

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From Monster Island News Originally envisioned by film maker John Carpenter, as a 'classic' western movie, then a 'modern' western movie, "Big Trouble in Little China", eventually evolved into action/comedy that pays homage to Kung-Fu cinema. After several studios balked at the idea of martial arts themed, 'cowboy' movie, screenwriter W. D. Richter was hired by Carpenter to 'modernize' the script. It would seem that Richter would have his own agenda in mind when developing a new story for "Big Trouble", the early drafts all tied in the film as a sequel to his 1984 film, "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension!". Carpenter, however, wasn't on the same page as Richter, wanting "Big Trouble in Little China" to be a stand-alone film, and not a sequel, so references to "Buckaroo Banzai" never made it into the final screenplay. "Big Trouble in Little China" stars Kurt Rus

Blondie - Heart of Glass

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From MIN Music londie is an American rock band founded in New York City in 1974 by singer-songwriter Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. The band was a pioneer in the early American new wave and punk scenes of the mid-70s, developing their sound in famous NYC clubs such as CBGBs. With hits such as “Atomic”, “Call Me”. “Heart of Glass”, and “Maria” as well as sales of over 40 million records worldwide, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. Their original lineup consisted of Deborah Harry (vocals), Chris Stein (guitar, bass guitar), Clem Burke (drums, percussion), Jimmy Destri (keyboards), and Gary Valentine (bass guitar, guitar). Band lore states that their name came from both a flippant reference to Adolf Hitler’s dog Blondie as well as vocalist Harry’s bright blond hair. Previously having been a Playboy Bunny, Harry fronted the early version of the band. initially known as “Angel and the Snakes”. They built up underground fame in NYC. Blondie relea

Return To A Galaxy Far Far Away ...

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From MIN Star Wars Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars franchise, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, and Alec Guinness. The plot focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star. The galaxy is in a civil war, and spies for the Rebel Alliance have stolen plans to the Galactic Empire's Death Star, a moon-sized, heavily-armed, and armored space station capable of destroying an entire planet. Rebel leader Princess Leia is in possession of the plans, but her ship is captured by Imperial forces under the command of the evil lord Darth Vader. Before she is captured, Leia hides the plans in the memory of an astromech droid called R2-D2, along with a holographic recording. The droid, accompanied by fellow protocol droid C-3

HAS THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY MONSTER RETURNED?

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From MIN Mysteries Many of you may be surprised to learn that people have been seeing something that resembles "The Loch Ness Monster" in the San Francisco Bay since the 1800s. Indeed there are hundreds of forms of marine animals and fish that call the area home and, reportedly, some form(s) of aquatic dinosaur(s) may be among their ranks. For Bill and Bob Clark there is no doubt about it. Since their first encounter with one of these relics from the prehistoric past in 1985 the brothers have seen such creatures several times and cataloged numerous sightings from other eye witnesses. Their first encounter came while the brothers were watching sea lions swimming in the bay. Without any warning something that resembled a Plesiosaurus (A species of aquatic dinosaur with a long neck, thick body, and flippers) shot out of the water in an attempt to snag one of the mammals. READ MORE

The Comic That Has The World Talking - Star Wars #6 Returns For Second Printing!

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Shocking new issue sells out and will be rushed back to print! From Marvel Comics It’s the comic EVERYONE can’t stop talking about! And now you’ll have a second chance to get your hands on this can’t miss issue! Today, Marvel is pleased to announce that STAR WARS #6 has sold out at the distributor level (though copies may still be available at retail level – but we doubt it!) and will immediately return for a second printing! Blockbuster creators Jason Aaron and John Cassaday drop a bombshell on the Star Wars universe with an issue that has to be seen to be believed! “If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ve got to be reading these comics. They are absolutely incredible.” – Slashfilm.com “The New, In-Canon Star Wars Comic Just Did Something Completely Insane” – io9.com “…the events of this issue have massive implications for the whole of the Star Wars franchise” – ComicBook.com “…it’s pretty impressive to watch Marvel grab the “Star Wars” canon by the rug and rip it out f

BATMAN #41

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BATMAN #41 The all-new Batman makes his debut! Who is he, and what happens next? Find out here as a new era begins in Gotham City!

STARFIRE #1

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STARFIRE #1 From the writers of the outrageous smash hit HARLEY QUINN comes former Outlaw Starfire in her all-new ongoing series! She’s an alien warrior princess trying to find peace on Earth, and she’ll fight anyone and anything to get it!

LADY RAWHIDE / LADY ZORRO #3 (OF 4)

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LADY RAWHIDE / LADY ZORRO #3 (OF 4) Cover A Main: Joyce Chin Writer: Shannon Eric Denton Art: Rey Villegas Genre: Western, Action/Adventure Format: Comic Book Page Count: 32 pages UPC: 725130228598 03011 Now in hot pursuit of the slavers, Lady Zorro and Lady Rawhide run into a surprise winter storm just as they find the enemy! With foul weather in the mountains, it may not be bullet or blade that ends their lives but nature itself!

Welcome to Jurassic World!

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From the Monster Island News website Welcome to Jurassic World, a fully operational luxury resort where tens of thousands of guests explore the wonder and brilliance of Earth’s most magnificent living prehistoric marvels and interact up close with them every day. Situated on an island off the coast of Costa Rica and constructed around a bustling Main Street, Jurassic World is a state-of-the-art wonder full of astonishing attractions. Kids ride gentle mini Triceratops in the petting zoo, crowds cheer as the aquatic Mosasaurus leaps from a performance pool to snatch a great white shark dangled as a snack, and families gaze with fascination as dinosaurs of every shape and size roam again, all displayed and safely contained for the guests’ amusement. Then someone turns the damn fences off! READ MORE

THE FUTURE OF MARVEL TAKES SHAPE

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All-New, All-Different Marvel Previews begins to reveal what will emerge from Secret Wars for the Marvel Universe! From Marvel Comics Where Secret Wars ends, an all-new Marvel Universe begins! And the House of Ideas is kicking off this bold new publishing initiative and the exciting next phase of the Marvel Universe with an unprecedented bang! We’re proud to announce ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT MARVEL PREVIEWS, a free 64-page full color magazine, coming to comic shops on July 1! This epic magazines features your first real look into ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT MARVEL! No daily teasers, no scouring the Internet for multiple announcements – just explosively striking images of Marvel’s new lineup coming in the latter half of 2015 from the industry’s top creators! Exciting teams, dynamic characters, deadly villains, dazzling creators and more will be revealed! “This is a great way to reward fans who visit their local comic shops,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing, David Gabriel. “The

Clayburn Moore Joins Diamond Select Toys as Art Director and Sculptor

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From Diamond Select The name Clayburn Moore is well-known in toy and statue collector circles, and rightfully so. As a sculptor, his mastery of the human form is evident in every piece he creates, and as the founder of his own company, he oversaw the release of numerous toys and statues beloved by collectors. After a long freelance relationship with Mr. Moore, Diamond Select Toys is proud to announce that they will retain his tremendous talent on a full-time basis, as Moore takes lead sculpting duties on several new statue lines for the company, as well as Art Director duties on other lines. Moore’s deft hands will relaunch Diamond Select’s Premier Collection 12” resin statue line, beginning with his sculpts of Batgirl and Catwoman from the Batman Classic TV Series. Moore will also revive the Marvel Premier Collection, sculpting all-new statues of Marvel’s greatest heroes and heroines in a 12” scale, marking DST’s grand return to comic-based Marvel statues. (Moore himself kicked

RED SONJA: VULTURE'S CIRCLE #5

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RED SONJA: VULTURE'S CIRCLE #5 Writer: Nancy A. Collins, Luke Lieberman Art: Fritz Casas Genre: Fantasy Format: Comic Book Page Count: 32 pages The confrontation between the rejuvenated, goddess-infused Red Sonja and the merciless Sutekh, the half-human son of the serpent-god Set, is finally at hand! The battle lines have been drawn outside the walls of Zingara's capital city, and the fate of the Hyborian Age hangs in the balance. But could Scathach-the divine Queen of Swords-be an even greater threat to mankind than Sutekh's legions of ghouls and demon beasts?

Marvel's Spider-Man & the Avengers Will Return with All-New Seasons to Disney XD

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New seasons on their way to Disney XD in 2016! From Marvel Comics Disney XD has ordered two new action-packed seasons of the popular animated series on the Marvel programming block – continuing the adventures of Earth's Mightiest Heroes with "Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution" and introducing a new band of villains in "Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6." Produced by Marvel Television, both series deliver the biggest, most explosive seasons yet with some of Marvel's most aspirational super heroes facing off against some of the greatest threats in the Marvel Universe. Both of the new seasons are currently in production and slated to premiere in 2016 on Marvel on Disney XD. In season three of "Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution," the Avengers are not only shocked by the return of a vengeful Ultron, but they also encounter new threats like Baron Zemo, the Masters of Evil, the Inhumans, and the futuristic Kang the

Witch Slaying Warriors in the Warzones! in 1602 Witch Hunter Angela #1

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Angela battles ancient creatures in these preview pages by Stephanie Hans and Marguerite Sauvage! From Marvel Comics This June, magic and might battle marvelous monstrosities as Angela and Sera take the fight to Battleworld! Marvel is pleased to present 1602 WITCH HUNTER ANGELA #1, a brand-new Secret Wars series! Writers Marguerite Bennett and Kieron Gillen are joined by artists Stephanie Hans and Marguerite Sauvage for an adventure fueled tale that has to be seen to be believed! In King James’ England, two names are feared above all else – Angela and Sera, scourges of all creatures that haunt their Battleworld domain. They seek a new, seductive evil – not witchbreed, but deal-making Faustians, those who bargain with ancient creatures in return for unnatural power. As wicked evil and malicious shadow creep over the land – will Angela and Sera destroy this evil, or will they succumb to it? The answers lie within this June in 1602 WITCH HUNTER ANGELA #1!