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You can see John Cena in HBO’s ‘Peacemaker’

In 1966, Charlton Comics introduced a character called the Peacemaker created by Pat Boyette and Joe Gill. The first issue of his solo series stated he was “a man who loves peace so much that he is willing to fight for it!” He carried a pistol—among other high-tech devices of violence—was dressed in blood red, …

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Pinoys join forces for ‘Mazinger Z’

Let’s be honest: Voltes V, for a variety of reasons, is pretty much the Philippines’ national super robot, even having connections to having been pulled during martial law and returning after the 1986 revolution. But Voltes V was not the only mecha (piloted giant robot) on Filipino TV at the time. “Mazinger Z” aired every …

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‘Trese’ goes Pop!

After becoming a bestselling komiks series, an international graphic novel series, a Netflix Original Anime, a playable character in a mobile game and a forthcoming six-inch articulated action figure with all the right accessories, what else could a Kris-wielding, coat-wearing paranormal investigator want? If you are Alexandra Trese, the protagonist of Budjette Tan and KaJO …

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The ‘Gundam’ movie set in the PH is finally here–and Jollibee is in it

After having its premiere moved around twice due to the pandemic and its release from the big screen to Netflix, “Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway” has finally debuted, and it was worth the wait, especially for Filipino Gundam fans. You see, the Philippines is the location of the animated film, a welcome convergence for the many …

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Clash of the movie titans

They did it, they really did it. Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment got the greatest monsters of the East and the West and did it well. Gareth Edward’s “Godzilla” (2014) and Michael Dougherty’s “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019) set up the landscape for the Monsterverse by bringing into an epic, modern setting the Kaiju …

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Count down to ‘TRESE’–and catch the first five minutes

The Netflix Original Anime series “TRESE,” based on Budjette Tan and KaJO Baldisimo’s comic book, is almost here–the series drops midnight (12 a.m.) on June 11 Manila time–and we can can all count down to the historic premiere together. In case you have been living under an enchanted rock, catch the official trailer here: Can’t …

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