Comic Book Reviews 08-27-14

This week was a close call between #PickoftheWeek… #Saga or #DreamThiefEscape? Chk our #ComicReviews to find out!

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Review Scale:

The mythical A+: Classic comic book material. Belongs next to your copy of The Notebookand The Joy of Cooking.

A: Would definitely recommend to all comic book readers. Even more so to fans of the genre or characters

B: Enjoyable read. Fans of the genre or characters will especially like.

C: Non-essential read. Can be enjoyable for fans of the genre or characters, but likely for…

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  • #All New X-Men 31 Review #batman #batman 75 #Batman Eternal 21 Review #Black Science 8 Review #cartoon network #Cartoon Network Super Secret Crisis War 3 Review #comic book reviews #comic books #comixology #Cyclops 4 Review #dark horse comics #dc comics #Dream Thief Escape 3 Review #Guardians of the Galaxy 18 Review #Image Comics #man of steel #marvel comics #Outcast 3 Review #POP 1 Review #Saga 22 Review #Sex 15 Review #Sinestro 5 Review #Star Wars Legacy 18 Review #Sundowners 1 Review #superman #Superman 34 Review #teenage mutant ninja turtles #tmnt #TMNT Turtles in Time 3 Review
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Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For Movie Review

Was #SinCity2 the sequel we needed? Or was it a green screen disaster?

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Genre – Comic Book, Noir

Director – Frank Miller & Robert Rodriguez

Cast – Josh Brolin, Eva Green, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Powers Boothe, many others

Alluring element – Ten years ago, you loved Sin City, so the second one should be just as awesome, right?

Scorecard: Plot – 4 Acting – 6 Representation of Genre – 6 Cinematography – 6…

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  • #comic book movies #comic books #dark horse comics #frank miller #frank miller&039;s sin city #neo noir #robert rodriguez #sin city #sin city 2 #sin city 2 review #sin city a dame to kill for #sin city review
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Surviving A Science Fictional Year: The Terminators

A Science Fictional Year: The Terminators

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The Terminator (1984) • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) • Terminator Salvation (2009)

I only ever saw the first Terminator movie once, when I was five or six. It scared the crap out of me (as a lot of the movies on my list seem to have a habit of doing, except for Predator, oddly enough). As a kid, I remember not having a firm grasp on the…

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  • #arnold schwarzenegger #James Cameron #john connor #sci-fi #science fiction #Surviving a Science Fictional Year #terminator #Terminator 2 #Terminator 2 Judgement Day #Terminator 3 #Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines #Terminator 4 #Terminator Analysis #Terminator Salvation
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Doctor Who Recap and Review - “Deep Breath”

#DoctorWho Recap and Review - #DeepBreath

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FINALLY!!!! (Spoilers ahead!)

Hasn’t it felt like forever since we’ve seen a new episode of Doctor Who?! Well, it’s only been 8 months, but it feels like forever. We’ve not only had to wait for a new episode, but for a highly divisive new Doctor. Many were concerned about Peter Capaldi’s age, which turned out to be a non-issue, in his debut episode. But before Capaldi’s entrance, we got a glimpse…

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  • #12 #Clara #Clara Oswald #Deep Breah #Deep Breath Review #doctor who #Doctor Who Deep Breath Review #Doctor Who Series 8 #Peter Capaldi #Strax #TARDIS #The Doctor #Vastra #Vastra and Jenny
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Comic Book Reviews 08-20-14

This weeks #ComicBookReviews 08-20-14

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Review Scale:

The mythical A+: Classic comic book material. Belongs next to your copy of The Notebookand The Joy of Cooking.

A: Would definitely recommend to all comic book readers. Even more so to fans of the genre or characters

B: Enjoyable read. Fans of the genre or characters will especially like.

C: Non-essential read. Can be enjoyable for fans of the genre or characters, but likely for…

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  • #batman #batman 75 #Batman and Robin 34 Review #cartoon network #comic book reviews #comic books #comixology #Dark Horse Presents 1 Review #Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir 4 review #dc comics #deadpool #Deadpool Dracula’s Gauntlet 7 #Deadpool vs X-Force Review #Fade Out 1 Review #Image Comics #Justice Inc 1 review #Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland Review #Magneto 8 Review #man of steel #marvel comics #Multiversity 1 Review #original sins #Original Sins 5 Review #Samurai Jack 11 Review #storm #Storm 2 Review #Super Secret Crisis War: The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy Review #superman #teenage mutant ninja turtles #Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Annual 2014 Review
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The Ripple Effect: The New Voices of YA…An interview with Writer Brian W. Parker on his novel Crow in the Hollow

Read our interview with @SwankyPlatyPi aka Brian W. Parker, author of #CrowintheHollow!

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It sounds crazy, but I read like I’m a heroin addict. Given the opportunity of free time, I devour mountains of books like it’s nothing. Because of this though, it has gotten harder to come across works of fiction that are original and don’t use the same old trite, and cliché storylines. I feel there is a rather frustrating disconnect with mainstream publishing companies who really hold the keys…

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  • #Brian W. Parker #Crow in the Hollow #fantasy #Fantasy Novels #interview with Brian W. Parker #Literature #novels #ripple effect #sci-fi #Sci-Fi Novels #YA #YA Lit #Young Adult Literature
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A Science Fictional Year: Matrix Inspired

A Science Fictional Year: #Matrix Inspired

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Dark City (1998) • Cypher (2002) • Thirteenth Floor (1999) • Yesterday Was A Lie (2008)

I mentioned, briefly, in my discussion on The Matrixabout old technology having some kind of magic effect: some ability inherent to the pre-Pentium world (Pentium being an arbitrary significator of technological progress here) to transport or contain its users elsewhere. Which is, of course, counter intuitive.…

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  • #Cypher #Dark City #sci-fi #science fiction #Surviving a Science Fictional Year #the matrix #Thirteenth Floor #Time #Time Travel #Yesterday Was A Lie
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Thirteen Things You Didn’t Know (or just forgot) about the Mirage Comics Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Series

Thirteen Things You Didn’t Know (or just forgot) about the Mirage Comics #TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles Series

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Although everyone is used to The Turtles having different colored headbands, in the comics they were originally black and white, and once color was added, they only had red bandanas and their weapons were the only things to differentiate them from one another as far as appearance.

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The first idea was actually just a sketch and both Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman drew one. The original…

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  • #April O&039;Neil #Casey Jones #Donatello #Donnie #Flaming Carrot #Image Comics #kevin eastman #krang #leatherhead #Leo #Leonardo #Mikey #mirage studios #nickelodeon #Peter Laird #Raph #Raphael #Savage Dragon #shredder #splinter #teenage mutant ninja turtles #tmnt. michelangelo #Usagi Yojimbo
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A Science Fictional Year: The Matrix Anthology

A Science Fictional Year: The Matrix Anthology

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The Matrix (1999) • Matrix Reloaded (2003) • Matrix Revolutions (2003) • The Animatrix (2003)

The MatrixAnthology moves in three distinct phases as a series. The first movie has a much more gnostic bent, and while it’s true of elements of the series in total, the first movie adheres much more strictly. Next, the two central sequels incorporate a lot of Hinduism. The third weaves between those and…

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  • #agent smith #archons #Carrie Anne Moss #Christianity #Demiurge #gnosis #Gnostic #Keanu Reeves #Kristos #Matrix Reloaded #Matrix Revolutions #morpheus #Neo #sci-fi #science fiction #Surviving a Science Fictional Year #The Animatrix #The Architect #the matrix #The Matrix Anthology #The One #Trinity #Yahweh
  • 1 week ago

Parallels in Fandom: “Wizards VS Peacekeepers” Police Brutality, Racism, and Media Censorship in Ferguson

Parallels in #Fandom: “#Wizards VS #Peacekeepers” #PoliceBrutality, #Racism, and #MediaCensorship in #Ferguson

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Police brutality has been making headlines with the recent murder of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Peaceful protests asking for justice that have followed the shooting have been assaulted by police with the use of rubber bullets and tear gas. Policemen have even fired into residential areas as protesters fled, with no regard for citizens who were not involved in the protest or regard for…

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  • #Catching Fire #ferguson #ferguson missouri #ferguson mo #harry potter #hunger games #justice for mike brown #media censorship #michael brown #mike brown #peacekeepers #police brutality #President Snow #racism #rocking out against voldemedia #stop big media #the harry potter alliance #The Hunger Games #the quibbler #voldemort
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Parallels in Fandom

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“…fantasy is not an escape from our world, but an invitation to go deeper into it.” – Andrew Slack, Creator/Cofounder/Executive Director of The Harry Potter Alliance

Every kid wants their favorite stories to be real. When I was a child, I desperately wanted to be a wizard. I would scour sites like MuggleNet and The Leaky Cauldron looking for real spells. I remember leaping off of my father’s car…

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  • #fables #fandom #harry potter #holistic living #mythology #parallels in fandom #real life fandom #social change #the harry potter alliance
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The Ripple Effect: The Giver

The Ripple Effect: The Giver

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By now, I’m sure everyone knows that the young-adult dystopian novel, The Giver by Lois Lowry, is on the big screen this weekend. Based on the preview, I already have grouchy preconceived notions about the beloved novel turned film. Regardless, it still prompted a trip down memory lane for me. With the slue of dystopian novels becoming movies, I’m not surprised The Giver is being adapted into a…

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  • #Dystopia #lois lowry #the giver
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Comic Book Reviews 08-13-14

Comic Book Reviews 08-13-14

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Review Scale:

The mythical A+: Classic comic book material. Belongs next to your copy of The Notebookand The Joy of Cooking.

A: Would definitely recommend to all comic book readers. Even more so to fans of the genre or characters

B: Enjoyable read. Fans of the genre or characters will especially like.

C: Non-essential read. Can be enjoyable for fans of the genre or characters, but likely for…

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  • #astonishing x-men #batgirl #batman #batman 75 #boom studios #comixology #dc comics #deadpool #gail simone #George romero #hexed #Image Comics #krang #leila del duca #mark millar #marvel comics #millarworld #nova #original sin #Robert Kirkman #scott snyder #shredder #shutter #Star Trek #starlight #teenage mutant ninja turtles #the walking dead #tmnt #twd #wolverine
  • 2 weeks ago

Robin Williams: The Legacy

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“He has been battling severe depression of late.” Doesn’t seem like these should be some of the last words we hear about the legendary Robin Williams. Yet there was always something underneath his performances that let you know there was something melancholy hiding there. Some selfless thing that wanted to make the world a better place, to heal the system one person at a time.  His characters…

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  • #aladdin #carpe diem #dead poet&039;s society #disney #genie #good morning vietnam #happy days #hook #jack #jumanji #man of the year #mork and mindy #movies #mrs doubtfire #na-nu na-nu #night at the museum #oh captain my captain #peter pan #rip #rip robin williams #robin wiliams #robin williams dead #saturday morning cartoons #the adventures of baron munchausen #the birdcage #the fisher king #world&039;s greatest dad
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