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Marvel Announces The Return Of The Fantastic Four!

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I'm so excited to hear that Marvel is bringing back one of my favorite comic books! I will be buying this title every month. From Marvel Comics Dan Slott and Sara Pichelli rekindle the flame this August! Four heroes. One team. They’re back. Reed, Sue, Ben, Johnny: welcome home. After a spacefaring foray into the unknown, Marvel’s First Family returns this August with FANTASTIC FOUR #1. Written by Dan Slott with art by Sara Pichelli, Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Thing, and the Human Torch reunite this summer.

Todd Gurley Believes Rams Offense Will Have Enough Snaps For Odell Beckham Jr

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An offense with Goff, Woods, Kupp, Gurely and Beckham would be insane! No defense ever conceived could cover all those weapons. From NBC Sports Rams running back Todd Gurley would be happy to give up a few touches, if it meant adding a player the caliber of Odell Beckham Jr. Gurley was fired up about the rumored and at-this-point hypothetical possibility of the Rams trading for the Giants star, though he made it clear he thought he and coach Sean McVay and quarterback Jared Goff could make it work within the framework of an already good offense. “Oh yeah, that’s my guy,” Gurley said of Beckham, via Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times. “There’s always enough snaps. There’s always enough snaps. “If we had him, man, it would be awesome. I’d be happy, Goff will be happy, coach McVay will be happy, [owner Stan] Kroenke, the whole team would be.” Gurley was less forthcoming with confirmation that he had talked to Beckham about the possibility. There was a report that Beckham h

Roseanne: A Honest Look At The American Family ... For A Change

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I haven't laughed that hard in years! The show is brilliant! Bravo! Here's a great review of the show from Yahoo! of all places: Roseanne returned to primetime after a 21-year hiatus and immediately tackled the topic of political divisiveness — something many American families can relate to. It’s pretty clear that Roseanne and Dan are proud Donald Trump supporters, while Roseanne’s sister, Jackie, is anti-Trump. The episode centers on Roseanne and Jackie being at odds over this. In fact, they’ve barely spoken since the 2016 election. But since they’re family, they’re making an attempt to be civil to each other. The two sisters throw barbs at each other. Jackie brings Russian dressing to a family dinner. Roseanne responds by asking Jackie if she’d like to take a knee during grace. It comes to a head with Jackie asking Roseanne how she could have voted for Trump. Roseanne said, “He talked about jobs, Jackie! He said he’d shake things up! I mean, this might come as a

How can you have any Venom if you don t have your Spider-Man?

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From The Playlist Ever since Sony announced plans to produce a film based on the Marvel villain, Venom, fans were confused. The main source of confusion stems from the fact that, as part of the Marvel Studios/Sony deal, Spider-Man is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, while the “Venom” film is clearly not. So, how can you make a film based on a Spider-Man villain, without Spider-Man? Especially considering the origin of Venom is so closely tied to Spider-Man, himself. The truth is, we still don’t know. One of the other questions surrounding the film is what exactly Venom will look like, keeping in mind Spider-Man’s absence. You see, Venom is modeled after Spider-Man, who briefly wore the famous “black suit” symbiote, down to the spider symbol on his chest. This has led some to speculate that Venom might not actually “suit up” in the film, and Tom Hardy, who plays Eddie Brock, aka Venom, will hardly resemble the Marvel character. This is after a reddit rumor went around that

Discover Fun, Friendship & Screaming in The Face of Danger in RuinWorld

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From BOOM! Studios BOOM! Studios is proud to announce RUINWORLD #1, the debut issue of writer/artist Derek Laufman’s worldwide hit all-ages comics series at BOOM! Studios. Intrepid adventurers Pogo and Rex are on a quest for fame and fortune. Their discovery of a special map leads them on an epic journey through dangers, demons and old enemies. There’s one tiny problem—they’ve already lost the map. Now they’ll have to survive the greatest dangers of a world where threats hide behind every corner…if they can find a way to first survive each other’s best intentions first! RUINWORLD #1 features a main cover by Derek Laufman (Adventure Time) and a variant cover by Sean Galloway (Teen Titans Go!). “In my new series RUINWORLD, readers can expect a fun and at times silly adventure, built around a fantasy world rich with history and lore,” said Derek Laufman. “RUINWORLD was created out of my love of fantasy worlds. Growing up with The Secret of Nihm, The Dark Crystal and The Neverendi

Rams Add Ndamukong Suh To Monster Defense

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Ndamukong Suh and Aaron Donald are about to destroy the NFL as we know it! From NFL.com The best remaining player in free agency has made a decision on where he'll be playing for at least the next year. Ndamukong Suh is signing with the Los Angeles Rams on a one-year, $14 million deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday. Suh made his decision after visiting with the Saints and Titans last week before visiting L.A. on Tuesday. He initially planned to visit the Raiders on Wednesday before deciding to skip the scheduled meetup. Despite not hosting Suh on a visit, the Jets emerged as a serious contender for his services late in the week, but rescinded their offer on Sunday. The former Miami Dolphins defensive tackle, who was released by the team at the start of free agency last week, tallied 15.5 sacks and 181 combined tackles in his time in Miami, despite eating up double teams constantly. Since 2010, he ranks second among NFL DTs in sacks (51.5), first in Q

I'm Luke Starkiller. I'm here to rescue you

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"A death-white wasteland stretches from horizon to horizon. The tremendous heat of two huge twin suns settles on a lone figure, LUKE STARKILLER, a farm boy with heroic aspirations who looks much younger than his twenty-two years. His curly hair and baggy tunic give him the air of a simple, but lovable lad with a prize-winning smile." From IOL Most fans of the popular sci-fi franchise will know that Hamill's Jedi Master character Luke Skywalker was originally supposed to have the surname Starkiller. And Hamill has revealed in the first original movie 'A New Hope' the scene where Luke and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) rescue Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) had to be shot again. The 66-year-old actor wrote on Twitter: "FUN FACT - the name change to Skywalker came late enough in production that we had to re-shoot the scene where I liberated the Princess from her cell. "We had already shot it using the original line: 'I'm Luke Starkiller. I

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Through The Mirror

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From IDW After the stellar success of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Mirror Broken, which introduced the alternate “Mirror” villainous version of the U.S.S. Enterprise crew to comics, and the excitement around the upcoming five-week mega-event Star Trek: The Next Generation: Through The Mirror, IDW now returns to the original, or “prime,” universe this August in Star Trek: The Next Generation: Terra Incognita, beginning a brand-new wave of episodic miniseries! This six-issue miniseries reveals unique, focused stories where beloved characters find themselves in new, unfamiliar situations, in a format echoing the “done-in-one” nature of the television series. However, each issue also features a subtle throughline of an evil Mirror Universe crewmember established in the Mirror Broken and Through the Mirror series remaining on the ship, wreaking havoc while posing as his prime universe counterpart. Featuring the best of both the Mirror and original universes, Terra Incognita is a u

Everybody in California isn't in favor of providing sanctuary to Illegal Aliens

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Despite what the loonies in Sacramento think, everybody in California isn't in favor of providing sanctuary to Illegal Aliens. Form the OC Register The anti-sanctuary movement is gaining momentum. On Thursday, three days after Los Alamitos made national news by launching a city ordinance to defy California’s so-called sanctuary law, two Orange County supervisors plan to introduce measures that range from a county resolution similar in spirit to the ordinance passed in Los Alamitos, to filing a lawsuit against the state. Meanwhile, Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar has created a GoFundMe page to help his city pay legal expenses that figure to come when the city is sued by pro-immigrant and civil-rights groups. Edgar hopes his page, called “Mayor Edgar’s — Stop Sanctuary Law,” will raise $100,000. “We’re getting an outpouring of support from across the country and the nation. People are offering to help with legal costs for little Los Alamitos,” said Edgar, who said he has r

New Poll Proves That Americans See The Democratic Party As A Party With No Message

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From The Daily Caller Remember when the Democratic Party actually used to stand for something? According to a new poll by The Washington Post and ABC, over half of Americans believe the current Democratic Party doesn’t stand for anything besides resisting President Trump. The poll asked 1,001 Americans, “Do you think the Democratic Party currently stands for something, or just stands against Trump?” Only 37 percent of respondents believed that the Democratic Party “stands for something,” while 52 percent of respondents said the party “just stands against Trump.” The apparent messaging problem was even starker among registered voters, of which only 35 percent felt the Democrats stand for something while 54 percent felt they only stand against Trump. The poll was taken between July 10-13 and surveyed more Democrats than Republicans. 35 percent of respondents identified themselves as Democrats, 23 percent as Republicans, and 35 percent as Independent. Read More For a lon

Shanna The She-Devil: And A Jungle Queen Is Born!

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Shanna O'Hara, Lady Plunder is the daughter of a diamond miner named Gerald O'Hara. Born in Africa, she spent the majority of her childhood growing up in the jungles of Zaire. At the age of six, her father went to kill a rogue leopard that belonged to her mother, Patricia O'Hara. While hunting for the leopard, Shanna's father accidentally killed her mother. This traumatic incident led to Shanna's lifelong crusade against the use of firearms. After the incident, Shanna moved back to the United States to live with relatives. Shanna grows up to become an accomplished Olympic athlete, specializing in competitive swimming and track and field. She then became a licensed veterinarian. Shanna The She-Devil #1 December 1972 Marvel Comics Grade VF/NM Cover art by Jim Steranko, script by Carole Seuling and Steve Gerber, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta The origin of Shanna; Shanna O'Hara Plunder is the daughter of a diamond miner; Born in Africa,

THERE IS HELL TO PAY IN THIS NEW SUICIDE SQUAD COMIC SERIES, AND IT BEGINS RIGHT NOW

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From DC Comics Today, DC kicks off a brand-new Digital First series with SUICIDE SQUAD: HELL TO PAY, a sequel story to the upcoming animated film from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The comic series from writer Jeff Parker (BATMAN ’66) will follow Amanda Waller as she looks for an escape—from death. The first chapter is available now. “Our story picks up immediately after the Hell to Pay animated film, and Waller is still on a personal mission to save her soul—and she’s willing to put the Suicide Squad through hell to do it,” says Parker. “This time, the Squad goes way out of their element and around the world to face supernatural and ancient forces—and yes, Harley is in there too!” Amanda Waller’s Task Force X has completed another mission­—and in her opinion, the prize was worth the price they paid. But with the Spectre closing in to take Waller’s soul, she must find a new means of escaping death. Now looking to Jason Blood as a possible ally, Waller may face a revolt from

Godzilla: Mechanical Titan of Terror!

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From IGN: The first poster for Toho Animation's Godzilla anime sequel has been released, and it features Mecha Godzilla. The image was revealed on Twitter and it features the sequel's main cast of human characters, Godzilla, and of course the new Mecha Godzilla hinted at in the last film. The poster also teases a battle between the two Godzillas. The sequel is titled Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle and will hit Japanese theaters on May 18, but doesn't have a U.S. release date yet. Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita are directing the sequel, from a screenplay and story concept by Gen Urobuchi. Source

A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for a spin-off movie

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From Dork Side Of The Foce Star Wars: Frank Oz discusses possibility of a Yoda live-action film ...Oz pleads ignorance on Lucasfilm’s plans but discusses his thoughts on the possible movie. It won’t be a puppet. Believe me. That’s way too difficult for me. I rehearse a long time just to do one line of dialogue as a puppeteer. It would have to be CGI. Even though the puppet variation is vintage Yoda and my favorite, I’m down for the return of the CGI version. In fact, the prequel Yoda was done flawlessly and seeing a younger version of the Jedi Master would be loads of fun. For years, even the homeworld of Yoda’s been kept under wraps, but I’m okay letting the secret out of the bag. More Star Wars and more Yoda is a positive thing. Plus, it may be a fun way to introduce other storylines from a galaxy far, far away; a period currently untapped within the Star Wars canon. When Yoda is teaching Luke in The Last Jedi on failure, he’s no doubt talking from personal experience.

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition ... On Netflix!

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Is your wife a..."goer"... eh? Know what I mean? Know what I mean? Nudge nudge. Nudge nudge! Know what I mean? Say no more...Know what I mean? From The Hollywood Reporter Monty Python may have ceased to be as a comedy troupe, but pretty much all of its back catalog is coming to Netflix. According to the official Monty Python website, much-loved films including Life of Brian and The Holy Grail, plus The Meaning of Life, the Flying Circus TV series, live shows including the most recent Monty Python Live (Mostly) from 2014 and even Eric Idle's What About Dick?, will be available on Netflix U.K from April 15, and on Netflix U.S. later in the year. This isn't Monty Python first dalliance with streaming, however. In 2016, BuzzFeed live-streamed The Holy Grail on Facebook. Now let's all sing along: I'm a lumberjack and I'm OK, I sleep all night and I work all day. I cut down trees, I skip and jump, I like to press wild flowers. I put on women&#

RoboCop: Citizens Arrest (You Can’t Crowdsource Justice)

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From BOOM! Studios It’s been decades since the RoboCop program first began. Corporations have taken over the schools and the government—and law enforcement is the biggest private contract of all. Traditional police forces no longer exist as all citizens are encouraged—and rewarded—to spy on their neighbors. There is only one authority on the streets: RoboCop. Writer Brian Wood and artist Jorge Coelho talk about what influenced their take on RoboCop. How has RoboCop influenced you? Brian Wood: There was a lot of build-up and anticipation for me with the original film, because I had a very strict mother who wouldn’t let me see it, but all my friends at school would talk about it. When I was finally able to sneak away to watch it, it really lived up to the anticipation! It was violent and funny and awesome, and as I got older I was able to understand the social commentary and appreciate how rich and clever it was. Jorge Coelho: The original RoboCop was maybe the first film t

New Music Monday: Starcrossed Losers

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The Regrettes are an American punk rock band from Los Angeles. The band is led by frontwoman Lydia Night. They released their debut studio album, Feel Your Feelings Fool! on Warner Bros. Records in January 2017. Prior to the formation of the band, lead vocalist Lydia Night met guitarist, Genessa Gariano, and bassist, Sage Chavis, and drummer Maxx Morando in music school. At the time, Night was in the two-piece band Pretty Little Demons (who changed their name to The Regrettes in the last few months of life) with drummer Marlhy Murphy. In 2015, Murphy departed from the band after the band released their EP "Hey!" on 16 October 2015, leading to Night asking Gariano, Chavis, and Morando to join. In 2016, the band toured with both Tacocat and Sleigh Bells, opened for Kate Nash, and performed at South by Southwest. In 2015, the band's independent release led to a record deal with Warner Bros. Records. Their first album was produced by Mike Elizondo and their first singl

Han, I can’t make exceptions. What if everyone who smuggled for me dropped their cargo at the first sign of an Imperial starship?

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Is THIS iconic Star Wars character making a shock RETURN? ‘It’s a huge secret’ Possible Spoiler Alert! STAR WARS’ iconic villain Jabba The Hutt is allegedly making a return in the upcoming Solo movie. From The Sunday Express The Han Solo prequel will reportedly introduce fans to Jabba and reveal why the beast has such a problem with Han in the original trilogy. According to a new report, the appearance was being kept a closely guarded secret by bosses. “It’s a huge secret but Jabba is returning to the Star Wars universe,” a source told The Sun. "Fans will learn why Han ended up owing him so much money.” They added: "Yoda was brought back for The Last Jedi and now Disney wants to bring back another legacy character. “Jabba is so synonymous with the franchise.” Jabba was famously strangled to death by Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia in Return of the Jedi, one of the most iconic movie moments of all time. Solo is due out in May and stars Alden Ehrenreich a

25% Off Easter Sale Underway At View Obscura Comics

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(March 16th 2018, Victorville, CA) View Obscura Comics and Toys, the number one rated retailer for comic books, toys and memorabilia on Etsy, is proud to announce our annual Easter. This sale applies to every single item in our catalog so hurry before the items you love are gone! We have been busy of late adding issues from the Silver and Bronze Age including The Avengers , Spider-Man , Fantastic Four , X-Men , Batman , Superman , The Flash, Wonder Woman, and The Justice League. - All 25% Off! Now is the time to fill holes in your comic book collection! View Obscura has hundreds of back issues to choose from ranging all the way back to the 1940s. If you are looking for any book, and can't find it in our store, don't be afraid to drop us a line. We have tons of back stock! Looking For some real steals? We are all penny-pinchers at heart and we have comics for just that, mere pennies. Check out our $1 comic bin for comics that may be less-than-perfect, but still full o

Shout! Factory To Acquire Roger Corman Film Library

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From The Hollywood Reporter Indie film godfather Roger Corman has sold his New Horizons Pictures library to Shout! Factory and China-based Ace Film HK Company. Terms of the deal were not available, but around 270 films and an action sci-fi TV series, including Rock‘N’Roll High School, Battle Beyond the Stars and Piranha, Galaxy of Terror, were purchased from Corman and Julie Corman, the veteran film director and producer's wife and long-time business partner. "During the past decade our personal and professional relationships with Shout! Factory's Bob Emmer, Richard and Garson Foos, and Ace Film's Henry Luk and Adam Yuchen Ren have shown us that their independent, entrepreneurial spirit, respect for our work and creative methods of distribution and production make them especially well-suited to carry on with the New Horizons film library." Roger and Julie Corman said in a joint statement on Thursday. The announcement was made by Shout! Factory’s founder

Red Sonja Pirate For Hire

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LEGENDERRY: RED SONJA #2 (OF 5) Red's return to the life of a pirate-for-hire puts her square in the middle of a High Seas gang war, which spells trouble for someone, but maybe not who you would expect!

Iron Man Done Gundam Style

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From Marvel Comics On June 20, Tony Stark returns—but he’ll look a little different this time. In TONY STARK: IRON MAN, writer Dan Slott teams up with artist Valerio Schiti to tell a different kind of super hero story. Forged by the future, the cutting-edge hero is always changing, always evolving. So, naturally, the most famous inventor in the Marvel Universe will have a lineup of armors to help him protect the innocent—and achieve his high-flying goals. Check out this gallery of Schiti’s concept art for a taste of what to expect from the upcoming series… On June 20, read TONY STARK: IRON MAN #1 by Dan Slott and Valerio Schiti! And stay up-to-date with all the exciting announcements coming from Marvel Comics