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‘Bang,’ ‘Plunge,’: This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Feb. 19, 2020: “Bang” # 1 (Dark Horse Comics) Writer Matt Kindt has done some of the most counterintuitive, eccentric work around, from Dark Horse’s “MIND MGT” to …

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‘Batman’s Grave,’ ‘Green Lantern,’ ‘Ascender’: This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Feb. 12, 2020: “The Batman’s Grave” # 5 (DC Comics) It is always outstanding when you get the best creators working on the most popular characters, and you …

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The secret history of Netflix’s ‘Locke & Key’

The mysterious key first appeared to Cartlon Cuse in 2008. The Hollywood producer, coming off the mind-altering commercial and cult following of “Lost” was reading a new comic book series, “Locke & Key,” published by IDW Publishing. It was written by Joe Hill, a successful and young horror writer—also the son of somebody named Stephen …

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This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Feb. 5, 2020: “Justice League” # 40 (DC Comics) Writer Robert Venditti and artist Doug Mahnke take over DC Comics’ premier super team with this first issue of …

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The top 10 Studio Ghibli movies you must watch on Netflix

The whimsy and the wonder are now here! The films of Studio Ghibli, the most creative animation studio in Japan are now available on Netflix in the Philippines starting today, February 1. Cofounded by the visionary director Hayao Hiyazaki in Tokyo in 1985, Studio Ghibli has released many of Japan’s most acclaimed and successfully anime, …

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This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Jan. 29, 2020: “Captain Marvel: The End” # 1 The latest in Marvel’s series of one-shots imagining the ultimate end of its most famous heroes sees Carol Danvers …

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This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Jan. 22, 2020: “Atlantis Attacks” # 1 (Marvel Comics) This five-issue series features the latest attack by King Namor of Atlantis against the heroes of the surface world. …

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Super-Analyzing the ‘Black Widow’ Special Look trailer

Ever since Scarlett Johansson first appeared as Natasha Romanoff in “Iron Man 2” back in 2010, fans have been clamoring for Marvel to make a solo “Black Widow” movie, a push that only got stronger after the character appeared as part of the Avengers super team in 2012’s “The Avengers.” The “Black Widow” movie has …

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How Gerry Alanguilan changed Philippine comics

If choices were pages being turned, then Gerry Alanguilan turned the pages of an entire chapter in Philippine comics—komiks. That’s why Alanguilan, who died last week at the age of 51, was the most important Filipino komiks influence in his generation. He changed komiks forever. He did this in three ways: First, Alanguilan fought to …

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Nothing grander than Komikon Grande

Komikon is about communion. It is the most important weekend on the Philippine komiks calendar—everyone has to be there; they must participate. It was not always this way: Komikon was not always here. The first Komikon was held on Oct. 22, 2005 at the University of the Philippines Bahay ng Alumni in Quezon City, the …

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