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And here we are, at the end of an uneven season of The Flash with a suitably uneven finale episode. For all the talk that Clifford DeVoe was going to be a villain unlike anything Barry and the crew had faced before, the Thinker’s arc in season four has been a total slog—but last night’s Flash not only finished his…Read more...

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Marvel Studios’ parent company Disney would very much like to get its hands on all of the sweet, juicy, profitable comic book IP that Fox smartly secured back in the ‘90s, but the House of Mouse’s tentative $52.4 billion offer might no longer be enough to seal the deal.Read more...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story is just one of many Star Wars stories. You can find a lot of others in the Star Wars comics, and dozens of them are on sale on ComiXology today, including several focusing on Lando, Chewie, and Han, plus newer characters like the Poe Dameron series.Read more...

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The new Men in Black film adds another intriguing cast member. David F. Sandberg discusses Shazam’s movie suit. Argo City returns in new Supergirl pictures. Plus, good news for Krypton, a tiny look at Matt Groening’s new fantasy series, and teasers for Arrow’s next season. To me, my spoilers!Read more...

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Opening day for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney theme parks in the US is getting closer and closer. First we heard it would be in 2019. Now, we know the seasons—and soon, we’ll have the specific dates.Read more...

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I mean, there is a reason he’s so good at playing the God of Mischief.Read more...

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We were pumped to check out a female-focused update of 1980s TV comedy The Greatest American Hero, but unfortunately, the reboot wasn’t picked up to series. However, the vintage version of the show is still packed with goofy delights well worth remembering—especially since we know just mentioning the title has stuck…Read more...

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Whatever flavor of Warhammer you enjoy, whether it’s the grim scifi future of 40K or the grim fantasy past of Warhammer Fantasy (née Age of Sigmar), there’s one thing that’s consistent: They’re grim. Like, comically, absurdly, violently dark and gory, and that’s part of why they’re so much fun. So kid’s books are a…Read more...

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Watchmen is heading to television—but in a way you might not expect, according to producer and writer Damon Lindelof. In a new letter to fans, the creator channels some of the series’ most beloved moments to explain what’s in store when it eventually makes its way to HBO.Read more...

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While Joss Whedon’s Firefly is not likely to come back anytime soon, the franchise continues to live on. Two great examples are these in-world books from the world of Firefly, including a guide to everyone’s favorite ship, Serenity, and the ’Verse at large. Better yet? We’ve got your first looks at each.Read more...

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Uma Thurman playing the creepy headmaster of a mysterious school is almost reason enough to be interested in Down a Dark Hall. Luckily the movie, based on the YA novel by Lois Duncan, has more going on than just that.Read more...

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Every year, GLAAD (the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) publishes an analysis of the current state of LGBTQ representation in Hollywood. This year’s analysis took Marvel and Warner Bros. to task for some of their most recent blockbusters.Read more...

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It’s a good ol’ standby question in celebrity interviews: What advice would you give your younger self? The scifi shenanigans of Paper Girls allow these moments to happen but the advice never gets passed on, because the young ladies in this comic are too shocked at what happens when they grow up.Read more...

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Once Upon a Time has ended after seven seasons, leaving fans like me with mixed feelings. But there’s one thing most OUAT fans aren’t mixed about: Rumple sucks. The show’s coolest villain became the world’s worst person—a habitual abuser always on the cusp of redemption. Check out our latest video chastising all the…Read more...

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In just a few short years, Warner Bros.’ DC Super Hero Girls franchise—which reimagines some of the comics giant’s most famous female heroes as teenaged high schoolers—has become one of the company’s most successful endeavors. It already consists of comic books, toys, and a web series, but now it’s becoming a…Read more...

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Deadpool 2 revels in pointing out many of the overused narrative beats that other comic book movies tend to rely on when the writers decide to phone it in. Interestingly, the film’s shadiest dig is also one of its most progressive messages.Read more...

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A Bosch tool set, Nutro pet food, Casper’s Memorial Day sale, and more kick off the best deals of the day.Read more...

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Michael B. Jordan, noted anime fan, is kinda-sorta getting to star in an anime! Only kinda-sorta though, as it’s anime-inspired rather than you know, actual anime, but still! Michael B. Jordan gets his own giant robot!Read more...

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Kiersey Clemons re-confirms her Flash role. A future Deadpool film could finally turn Morena Baccarin’s character into her comic book counterpart. Gotham will be adapting another comic book storyline for its final season. Plus, a sneak peek at the season finale of iZombie, and footage from the set of The Punisher.…Read more...

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There are many more mysteries of just how the Force works in Star Wars than there are examples of us seeing the ways it works across the entire movie saga. It’s still a relative unknown to both us as the audience and the denizens of the galaxy far, far away at large. But we kind of know one thing: how it doesn’t work.Read more...

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DC Comics has announced it’s bringing back its Supergirl ongoing series with a new creative team and a new adventure for Kara—one that’s taking her into the cosmos. But you can’t go to space without a fresh new wardrobe, can you?Read more...

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Warner Bros. has yet to release an official image of Zachary Levi as Shazam in Shazam!, but that didn’t stop the actor from giving fans a glimpse on his Instagram.Read more...

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Mere days after being canceled by Syfy, The Expanse may already be making a comeback.Read more...

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Ray Bradbury’s classic work of dystopian fiction eerily predicted some of the reality we now live in, but it didn’t anticipate everything. A new movie pulls Fahrenheit 451 into a new future extrapolated from where we are in 2018, while trying to hold on to the novel’s thematic pillars—a job it can’t quite handle…Read more...

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Shyriiwook, the given name of the Wookiee language, has always been a bit of a Star Wars mystery, if only because our experience with it is mostly the whines and growls of Chewbacca. But it turns out, before it gets turned into those famous roars on the set of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Shryiiwook sounds like a very…Read more...

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