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DC Comics Introduce… The Burgher Thing?

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A quick Google search of the word “burgher” will show you that the Merriam-Webster definition is “an inhabitant of a borough or town/ a member of the middle class/ a prosperous, solid citizen.” So what does DC Comics have in mind for their new character- The Burgher Thing? Well, supposedly the character is a previous avatar of the Green, which …

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Guardians of the Galaxy at Comic-Con!

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With San Diego Comic Con officially at an end, one movie has everyone here at Slack Jaw Punks super excited, and that movie is Guardians of the Galaxy. Director James Gunn led the panel for the film alongside actors Chris Pratt (Star-Lord/ Peter Quill), Zoe Saldana (Gamora), David Bautista (Drax the Destroyer), Karen Gillan (Nebula), Benicio Del Toro (The Collector), …

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Chuck Palahniuk: Talks Fight Club Sequel

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Slackjawpunks has just learned that the one and only Chuck Palahniuk has confirmed that he is working on a sequel to the acclaimed best seller Fight Club. But there’s always a catch right?  All be it but this catch is a cool one. According to his website the sequel will be spun into David Fincher’s movie and Marvel, DC and …

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Man of Steel Sequel To Feature Batman

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With San Diego Comic-Con in full effect, now is the time for big, exciting announcements to be made. So far, it seems like one of the biggest announcements to be catching the attention of DC Comic fans took place at the Warner Bros. panel, when Harry Lennix (General Swanwick from Man of Steel) took stage and read the following quote …

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Avengers 2 is now “Avengers: Age of Ultron”

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During the Marvel Studios panel at Comic-Con, director Joss Whedon announced that the title for the Avengers sequel will be Avengers: Age of Ultron. This may be a big shock for some fans (myself included) considering it shares a title with Marvel Comics’ publication from earlier this year, and isn’t an adaptation of an earlier Avengers story arc. Either way, …

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First look at Bishop in X-Men: Days of Future Past

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We finally have out first look at what some of the characters are gonna look like in Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. Here, we have Patrick Stewart as Professor Xavier, Ian McKellan as Magneto, Daniel Cudmore as Colossus, and newcomer Omar Sy as Bishop. Most of what we’ve seen so far are little hints and possible spoilers from …

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Top 5 Wolverine Comics

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With the new Wolverine movie coming out this month, I thought I’d make a quick list of semi recent comics for people who feel like they want to see more from the character. I’ve gotten some flack in the past from my lists, so let me just reiterate for those who may get butthurt, this is my opinion so if …

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V/H/S 2 Gets Comic-Style Posters!

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Back when V/H/S came out last year, they released a collection of posters for each segment done by some of the best comic artists around. Esad Ribic, James Stokoe, Jason LaTour, Tony Moore, and RM Guera all stepped up to lend their talents for the posters. Now that V/H/S 2 is out, they decided to do the same thing this …

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First Look at Rucka and Lark’s LAZARUS

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Next week, Image Comics will be releasing Lazarus #1 and by the looks of this preview, it’s gonna be a bloody good time. Greg Rucka (Gotham Central/ 52) and Michael Lark (Gotham Central/ Scene of the Crime) are teaming up once again to bring this story of a dystopian future where government is practically a thing of the past, and …

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COMICS: John Carpenter’s Asylum

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The Master of Horror, John Carpenter, has officially thrown his hat into the comic book field and is making himself at home with his new comic Asylum. Asylum is about a man who walks the streets of the City of Angels where demons and Lucifer wait in the shadows for an upcoming war. While it seems that publishers, and creators, …