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Atomic Comics is extending the online portion of its annual Stan Lee’s Birthday Sale through Wednesday, offering “Stan’s Soapbox” softcovers for $5 and all Hero Initiative merchandise at 20 percent off. The Hero Initiative is a federally chartered, national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping retiring comic book creators who developed today’s iconic characters but were […]

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Weekend Reading

‘Star Wars: The Dark Times’ minis due in late January (ICv2) Cheyenne: Stargate Shooter Helping Keep MMO Plans Afloat (Gamasutra) Now Playing: Cheap-and-Schlocky Blockbuster Ripoffs (Wired) Watch ‘Science Trek’ – New PBS Show Hosted By LeVar Burton (TrekMovie.com) Make it Sir: Star Trek’s Patrick Stewart to be knighted (Sci Fi Wire) ‘Nerd’ and ‘Geek’ Should […]

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Review: Steampunk ‘Sherlock Holmes’ is riveting

Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes throws you into a hansom cab for a rollicking ride through gaslit Victorian London. The Warner Bros. picture, opening Christmas Day, stars Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man) in the title role and Jude Law (A.I. Artificial Intelligence) as his partner in crime-solving, former British Army Dr. John Watson. The plot is […]

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For ‘Doctor Who’ fans, ‘The End of Time’ is near

Last weekend, subscribers of BBC America finally got to taste “The Waters of Mars,” the latest of the Doctor Who specials leading up to the Doctor’s inevitable regeneration and the end of David Tennant’s time in the role. This Saturday, they’ll get to see the next installment, “The End of Time, Part One” — just […]

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Full roster of Free Comic Book Day titles unveiled

The full roster of titles available at Free Comic Book Day 2010 have been announced, bringing an impressive array of kids’ comics, super hero fare, classic reprints and the latest series to the annual event. The newly announced “silver titles” include Sonic: The Hedgehog, Bongo Free-For-All featuring the Simpsons, Green Hornet #1, The Tick #1, […]

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TCM will be Holmes for Christmas

Guy Ritchie’s adapation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, opens in theaters Christmas Day, and Turner Classic Movies is celebrating with a marathon of classic films chronicling the adventures of the world’s most famous consulting detective and his partner in crime-busting, Dr. Watson. Starting at 8 […]

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