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Great Entrance, Unca Scrooge: Warren Spector Finds Richness in DuckTales

It's not so much that Warren Spector, the visionary behind Epic Mickey and the legendary Deus Ex, conforms to the genius of DuckTales' generic conventions--it's that he evolves them.

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And Here’s to You, Mr. Robinson: ‘Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics’

In a conversation with Jerry Robinson, the man who created the Joker, we learn he is much like the superheroes with which he will forever be identified; his career reflects a lifetime of pushing boundaries, challenging conventions, and fighting for artistic integrity.

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DC Comics artist and co-publisher, Jim Lee, has an iPad. And he has put it to very good use, sketching iconic DC characters the Joker

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Oh Captain, My Captain America

Even though he's no Batman or Spider-Man, the buzz over who will play Captain America reached a fever pitch because he's the embodiment of the American flag and stands for the ideals of the United States.

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8 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Sweet Tooth #1-5

In his latest opus, Jeff Lemire cries out for help. If only he were crying wolf.

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17 Feb 2010 // 9:59 PM

Pop Gluttony

I am choosy about what I eat, but continue to chow down on an unfettered pop culture diet as the last great excess that won’t kill me.

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12 Jan 2010 // 2:00 AM

R.E.B.E.L.S. #1-6

Tony Bedard finds a unique tone for his series that, amazingly, seems to emanate purely from its central characters, infecting the rest of the cast, and even the story, with a sort of self-assured charm and confidence.

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Celebrating the Death of the Dark Knight – and His Rebirth

With the recent passing of Bruce Wayne, can the Batman character escape the tragedy of Bruce Wayne's life that originally birthed it?

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30 Oct 2009 // 9:43 AM

These Ghosts Haunt Me Still…

In the 1998 hardback collection of Batman: The Long Halloween original series artwork is replaced by a spectacular two-page spread. This is the closing issue of

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23 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Wednesday Comics #1-7

Is Wednesday Comics just another piece of the DC pie or its own unique work?

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21 Sep 2009 // 3:27 AM

BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM PUBLISHER: Eidos Interactive SYSTEM: Sony PlayStation 3, also for Microsoft Xbox 360, PC PRICE: $59.99 ($49.99 for PC) AGE RATING: Teen “Batman: Arkham Asylum” isn’t

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Collapse: 1989’s Legion of Super-Heroes

This comic offers a profound meditation on the far-reaching effects the confluence of a literary revolution, engineering miracle and scientific doctrine would have on popular culture.

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The History of Comic Conventions

This edition of "Iconographies" looks at the rise in popularity of the comics convention, and the pop-cultural changes conventions have brought to comics.

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Bat-Manga: The Secret History of Batman in Japan

Kuwata's Batman stories are Japan's stories of the 1960s.

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23 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

Batman: Last Rites

In an industry where the average story is told in about six installments, it is refreshing to see one of the great masters return to a world he knows so well and deliver a two-issue, character-driven narrative that makes the reader wish all comic books were this engrossing and wonderful.

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13 Nov 2008 // 3:12 AM

Oscar could use a big hit

After this year’s Academy Awards, the question was whether the Oscars were still relevant or if they were going the way of art galleries

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16 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Lego Batman

With Lego Batman, it feels like the Lego series has finally hit its stride.

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Let Us Now Praise Ordinary Men: Normalcy, Comics, and The Dark Knight

Without a couple of recognizably fallible and ordinary men like Harvey Dent and Commissioner Gordon at its center, The Dark Knight would ultimately be nothing more than an exceptionally well-tooled and smartly-acted thriller.

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5 Aug 2008 // 4:09 AM

LOS ANGELES - “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” was unable to topple “The Dark Knight” at the domestic box office, but the “Mummy”

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30 Jul 2008 // 4:43 AM

Pop 20: Super hero formula evolving

In only 10 days, the Batman defeated the Joker, delivered a one-two punch to Harvey Dent and amassed more than $300 million at the box office. But

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Virtual Reality and Storytelling: What Happens When Art and Technology Collide?

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"Virtual reality is changing the face of entertainment, and I can see a future when I will find myself inside VR listening to some psych-rock while meditating on an asteroid.

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