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12 Moments That Defined 2013′s Year In Nerd

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If you want a recap article dealing with horse burgers, the children of the ruling class and twerking, keep scrolling. My review of the year is purely to do with all things in the realm of geek. And... more

How Much Can Superheroes Claim?

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Action movie actors have been risking their lives for the sake of entertainment since the early days of silent cinema. Whether it be jumping off buildings or crashing cars, stunt-work continues to be... more

10 Actors Who Should Play Superheroes

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Superhero films are now a legitimate option for well-regarded actors. We’ve had Oscar winners playing Batman, Catwoman, Mystique, Rogue and Storm. But there are some rather obvious big actors and... more

How Loki’s Bringing Sexy Back To Marvel

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He’s existed in his current Marvel Comics guise since 1962. He’s been Thor’s chief villain for 50 years. But Loki is only just now hitting his peak of popularity. The probable answer as to why... more

7 Marvel Summer Events That Would Make Amazing Movies

7 Marvel Summer Events That Would Make Amazing Movies
Summer-long event comics have become something of a benchmark in the comics industry, particularly in the past decade. Take an ensemble cast of heroes, pit ‘em against a threat that no single... more

Nerd Girls: How To Get That X-Men Punk Storm Look

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The past year or so has seen a somewhat surprising punk inspired trend spring into high-street stores, and whilst I've found this an absolutely glorious turn of events as it then made certain clothes... more

Nerd Girls: How To Get That Wonder Woman Look

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With Halloween fast approaching, my social media feeds are exploding with excited gore enthusiasts sharing ideas and starting to prep for the big day. Much as Halloween is an excuse for a lot of... more

8 Superheroes Who Became Terrifying Bad-Asses After Death

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In the world of superheroes it a good rule of thumb that if you don't see the corpse then the hero ain't dead. Even when you do see their charred remains being weeped over by their broken hearted... more

10 Sci-Fi/Superhero Fan Films That Outshine Hollywood

10 Sci-Fi/Superhero Fan Films That Outshine Hollywood
When you hear the term 'fan film' most people are immediately stricken by the idea that is the prevailing stereotype; a few brief scenes of grimly shot, badly scripted and poorly acted 'fan worship'... more

6 Superhero Weapons That Qualify As ‘Weapons Of Mass Destruction’

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There are some insanely cool weapons and gadgets that have been created within the Superhero genre that every single one of us would love to get our hands on if they actually existed. However no... more

5 Reasons Batman Is A Terrible Hero (But We Love Him Anyway)

5 Reasons Batman Is A Terrible Hero (But We Love Him Anyway)
Since he first appeared as a Bat-winged, pulp inspired (and notably gun wielding) crime fighter in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939 - Batman, created by Bob Kane and fleshed out to the degree that... more

Retrospective: DC Comics’ Hitman

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We all have our favourite Marvel and DC characters (The Punisher and Batman respectively), most of us  even have a favourite X-man (Bishop, hands down), but what about the smaller heroes and... more

5 Best DC Elseworld Tales That Screw With Continuity

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In 1989 Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola's Gotham By Gaslight tale, transplanting Batman from his regular setting of modern era Gotham city to a Victorian age where he hunted Jack The Ripper, ignited... more

6 Unforgivable Fan Boy Sins

6 Unforgivable Sins Of The Whingeing Fan Boy
Long before the superhero furore of the mid 2000's fan boys were largely confined to opinionating on their favourite comics and some fairly, for the period, top notch TV, while opining a time when... more

10 Craziest Moments Of SDCC 2013

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The San Diego Comic Con is the jewel in the nerd calendar – four straight days of exciting announcements, sneak peeks at upcoming films and TV shows, costumes that are better than anything you’ll... more

6 ‘Best Bits’ From Last Weeks Comics (12-07-13)

6 ‘Best Bits’ From Last Weeks Comics (12-07-13)
Ed’s note: Hi there avid comic book readers, welcome to Neil’s ‘Best Bits’, a nostalgic look back at last weeks ‘best bits’ in comics (in Neil’s humble opinion) . We’ve left it... more

5 ‘Best Bits’ From Last Weeks Comics (05-07-13)

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Ed’s note: Hi there avid comic book readers, welcome to Neil’s ‘Best Bits’, a nostalgic look back at last weeks ‘best bits’ in comics (in Neil’s humble opinion) . We’ve left it... more

How Would You Fix…Ghost Rider’s Origin?

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Ed’s note: Fan Fix by Nathan Adler, is one man, and one major fan’s tireless efforts to fix continuity in comics, in the ultimate chronicle of character histories and fan theory into... more