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Dan Didio Gone from DC, New, More Likable Executive Takes Over Company

Dan Didio Gone from DC, New, More Likable Executive Takes Over Company

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on April 1, 2013

Finally responding to the whines of butthurt fanboys, DC Comics has ousted glorious leader Dan Didio and brought in new talent to run the company.

Earth 2 #11 Preview

Earth 2 #11 Preview

By IvCNuB4 in Previews on April 1, 2013

As Dr Fate emerges as the latest hero on Earth 2, what other heroes make a most unexpected appearance?

Wondercon: Under the Dome Panel and First Look Video

Wondercon: Under the Dome Panel and First Look Video

By xaraan in News with Benefits on April 1, 2013

Panel Recap for Wondercon's Under the Dome Panel featuring Brian K. Vaughan plus video of the teaser shown.

The Outhouse Joins The White Knights: SPOILERS For The Walking Dead Season Finale

The Outhouse Joins The White Knights: SPOILERS For The Walking Dead Season Finale

By GHERU in Features on April 1, 2013

After years of fighting it, The Outhouse has been absorbed by the feels of the internets

Outhouse Named in Defamation Lawsuit, Satire Articles to Cease Immediately

Outhouse Named in Defamation Lawsuit, Satire Articles to Cease Immediately

By ThanosCopter in News with Benefits on April 1, 2013

The Outhouse has been accused of defamation by a number of prominent comic industry figures.

Action Comics #19 Preview

Action Comics #19 Preview

By IvCNuB4 in Previews on April 1, 2013

Andy Diggle and Tony S. Daniel reveal 'who is Superman's greatest enemy ?'

WINNER: Comic Of The Week - 3/27/2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1 by Brian Michael Bendis & Steve McNiven

WINNER: Comic Of The Week - 3/27/2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1 by Brian Michael Bendis & Steve McNiven

By GHERU in Features on April 1, 2013

WINNER: Comic Of The Week - 3/27/2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1 by Brian Michael Bendis & Steve McNiven

WINNER: Cover Of The Week - 3/27/2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1 Incentive Milo Manara Variant Cover

WINNER: Cover Of The Week - 3/27/2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1 Incentive Milo Manara Variant Cover

By GHERU in Features on April 1, 2013

WINNER: Cover Of The Week - 3/27/2013: Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 #1 Incentive Milo Manara Variant Cover

Game of Thrones- Valar Dohaeris

Game of Thrones- Valar Dohaeris

By Dr. Improbable in Features on March 31, 2013

All the best cowboys (and Sers) have Daddy Issues

IDW Announces Black Dynamite Comic, Then Immediately Announces They Will Kill Him Off

IDW Announces Black Dynamite Comic, Then Immediately Announces They Will Kill Him Off

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 31, 2013

Critics are outraged that the company plans to kill the prominent black hero before his first issue even hits the stands.

WonderCon: Axe Cop Trailer & Guest Cast Announced

WonderCon: Axe Cop Trailer & Guest Cast Announced

By Zechs in News with Benefits on March 31, 2013

More details for the animated Fox show based on the popular web comic were revealed at the WonderCon Panel.

80 Year Old Man Extremely Excited for IDW's Rocketeer/Spirit Crossover

80 Year Old Man Extremely Excited for IDW's Rocketeer/Spirit Crossover

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 31, 2013

The octogenarian was very pleased to read IDW's press release this morning in 24 point font on his Jitterbug smartphone.

True Blood Season 6 Teaser Promises

True Blood Season 6 Teaser Promises "Beginning of End," Brief Glimpses of Shirtless Man-Hunks

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 31, 2013

HBO released the first teaser for True Blood season six on the Facebook this morning.

Doctor Who: The Bells of St. John

Doctor Who: The Bells of St. John

By Dr. Improbable in Features on March 31, 2013

Attention bell fans: No bells appear in this episode. Sorry.

WonderCon: Cosplay

WonderCon: Cosplay

By xaraan in Features on March 31, 2013

Check out some of the cosplay going on this weekend at WonderCon in Anaheim.

WonderCon: Pacific Rim Panel

WonderCon: Pacific Rim Panel

By xaraan in News with Benefits on March 31, 2013

"Go Big or Go Extinct"

Rumor: Bruce Timm's Next Animated Project: Justice League TAS?!

Rumor: Bruce Timm's Next Animated Project: Justice League TAS?!

By Zechs in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

Rumors are breaking that Bruce Timm hasn't left DC Animation for good, and will return with a project sure to please fans hardcore fans of the DC animated universe.

Constantine to Headline Del Toro's Justice League Dark Movie

Constantine to Headline Del Toro's Justice League Dark Movie

By El Presidente in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

The family friendly star of DC's popular Constinatine comic book will be the main character in the upcoming film by Guillermo Del Toro.

Thrillbent Website Gets Overhaul, Embeddable Comics

Thrillbent Website Gets Overhaul, Embeddable Comics

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

Onward into the digital age with Mark Waid's Thrillbent!

Dial H #11 Preview

Dial H #11 Preview

By IvCNuB4 in Previews on March 30, 2013

What? The? Flash?

My Little Pony Gets Sexier: Manga on the Way

My Little Pony Gets Sexier: Manga on the Way

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

The cartoon horse franchise is apparently aiming to produce a generation of genetically engineered super creeps.

Dark Horse Sends Out Rambling Press Release About Mind MGMT

Dark Horse Sends Out Rambling Press Release About Mind MGMT

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

The company just wanted a reason to heap praise on the admittedly awesome comic book by Matt Kindt, so we wrote a rambling article in response.

Batwing #19 Preview

Batwing #19 Preview

By IvCNuB4 in Previews on March 30, 2013

Batwing quits — and what new member of the Batman family is ready to take his place?

Green Lantern #19 Preview

Green Lantern #19 Preview

By IvCNuB4 in Previews on March 30, 2013

Which one hero has the power to bring down all the Lantern Corps?

WonderCon 2013: James Robinson Spotlight

WonderCon 2013: James Robinson Spotlight

By IvCNuB4 in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

Robinson discusses past, present and future projects

Actual Good News: Tennant & Piper Confirmed For Dr. Who 50th

Actual Good News: Tennant & Piper Confirmed For Dr. Who 50th

By GHERU in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

BleedingCool is also reporting that John Hurt will also be involved in the special

Pope Francis to Skip Easter Mass, Watch Walking Dead and Game of Thrones Instead

Pope Francis to Skip Easter Mass, Watch Walking Dead and Game of Thrones Instead

By Jude Terror in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

The new pontiff is considering pushing the sacred holiday back to "after sweeps."

Wondercon: Scott Snyder Panel

Wondercon: Scott Snyder Panel

By xaraan in News with Benefits on March 30, 2013

Officially the panel was for Snyder's 'Batman Zero Year' Project, but he also talked about his regular Batman series, Talon, Superman Unchained and his new Vertigo Project.

Witch Doctor Mal Practice # 3 - Brandon Seifert Lukas Ketner

Witch Doctor Mal Practice # 3 - Brandon Seifert Lukas Ketner

By Arion in Reviews on March 30, 2013

  The tribulations of the hero can be many. Some writers will create easy problems for their characters to solve; others, however, will literally torture their protagonists in order to entertain us, the readers. As if we were in the Roman Coliseum, thirsty for blood and death. But, in the end, aren’t our favorite stories those in which the stakes are high and victory no longer seems to be a possibility? Certainly, in the third issue of Witch Doctor, Brandon Seifert does precisely that. He places Doctor Vincent Morrow in an almost impossible situation. And he raises the stakes, and failure seems the most possible outcome. And it all works quite nicely. Because, as readers, we experience the desperation of the protagonist and the obstacles he must surmount.  And the doctor isn’t the only one who is in problems. For the first time ever, Penny Dreadful, the invincible secret weapon, is subdued. At the end of the issue, the only man standing up is Eric Gast, but will he have enough resources to prevail?   Penny Dreadful defeated / Penny Dreadful derrotada As I have mentioned before, Lukas Ketner does a terrific job as penciler and inker of the series. Just a look at his suggestive cover tells us a lot about the risks the doctor will face in this issue, while making us remember all the Voodoo related folklore. The interior art, as usual, is superb. The fighting sequence between an army of Golems and Penny Dreadful is great, and so is the big panel in which we see her laying down, defeated, unconscious and with a powerful talisman in her neck. Another example of visual creativity comes when the enemy reveals his true self, and his companions shed their false skin, their human disguise, to appear as what they truly are: demonic monsters that defy our imagination. Of course, the scene in which we see Eric, completely alone, trying to hold his ground against a horde of monsters is quite memorable. There are only three issues left before the end of the miniseries, and I’m sure they’ll be amazing.    ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ the real enemy / el verdadero enemigo Las tribulaciones del héroe pueden ser muchas. Algunos escritores crearán problemas fáciles de resolver para sus personajes; otros, sin embargo, literalmente torturarán a sus personajes para entretenernos a nosotros, los lectores. Como si estuviésemos en el coliseo romano, sedientos de sangre y muerte. Pero, al final, ¿nuestras historias favoritas no son aquellas en las que todo está en riesgo y la victoria parece imposible?  Ciertamente, en el tercer número de "Witch Doctor", Brandon Seifert hace precisamente eso. Coloca al doctor Vincent Morrow en una situación casi imposible. El riesgo aumenta, y el fracaso parece un desenlace probable. Y todo encaja muy bien. Porque, como lectores, experimentamos la desesperación del protagonista y los obstáculos que debe superar.   Eric Gast Y el doctor no es el único en problemas. Por primera vez, Penny Dreadful, la invencible arma secreta, es sometida. Al final, el único hombre en pie es Eric Gast, ¿pero tendrá los recursos necesarios para prevalecer? Como he mencionado antes, Lukas Ketner hace un trabajo estupendo como dibujante a lápiz y a tinta. Sólo una mirada a su sugerente portada nos dice mucho sobre los riesgos que enfrentará el doctor en este número, mientras que nos hace recordar el folklor vudú. El arte interior, como siempre, es soberbio. La secuencia de lucha entre un ejército de golems y Penny Dreadful es grandiosa, y también lo es la viñeta grande en la que podemos verla sobre el piso, derrotada, inconsciente y con un poderoso talismán en el cuello. Otro ejemplo de creatividad visual está en la forma en que el enemigo revela su verdadera identidad, al desprenderse de su piel falsa, de su disfraz humano: son monstruos demoníacos que desafían nuestra imaginación. Por supuesto, la escena en la vemos a Eric, completamente solo, tratando de defenderse contra una horda de monstruos es más que memorable. Sólo quedan tres números para que termine la miniserie, y estoy seguro que serán asombrosos.   Originally Published at http://artbyarion.blogspot.com/2013/03/witch-doctor-mal-practice-3-brandon.html

Film Review: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'

Film Review: 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'

By Zechs in Features on March 30, 2013


Zechs has seen the G.I. Joe sequel. Does it fare better than its predecessor? Or is it another hit and miss for Hasbro?

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