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Tuesday, October 28 2014

Pride and Mourning: “Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #2”

How does a woefully ill-equipped teenage girl cope with the loss of a loved one?


Thursday, October 16 2014

Captain Comics: Will TV’s ‘Constantine’ Be the Real Deal?


Tuesday, October 7 2014

Title Fight, Majority Opinion: “Thor #1”

It's only very, very rarely that we come across issues of such great importance, that present us with such divergent opinions.


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois


Tuesday, September 2 2014

Nixonian Paranoia in 2014: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

The Captain America movies are well-suited to mix and match time periods with a comic-book-y flair.


Tuesday, August 19 2014

Disney’s Best Heroes… and Villains

They're the reason to cheer or the inspiration for a jeer—and nobody does them better than Disney.


‘Hercules’ Lives in the Netherworld of Good Enough

Hercules is a Disney animated film that shows the studio riding the wave of its '90's renaissance, but not reaching the heights of earlier classics.


Monday, August 18 2014

‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’ Is a Restored Classic Ready to Be Rediscovered

This film is entertaining and fun, while maintaining an emotional component throughout, making it a classic Disney film rightfully getting its due in this restored master.


Thursday, August 14 2014

‘Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers’ Is a Flat Reimagining

Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers tries to do too much, and in its efforts to be action-packed, funny, contemporary, and still tell a classic story, it becomes muddled.


Wednesday, August 6 2014

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Out-Whedons ‘The Avengers’

What makes James Gunn's scruffier and un-spandex'd band of reluctant heroes so appealing is how they approximate the good-hearted rogues on the raggedy charm of space westerns like Whedon’s own "Firefly".


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