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Avengers Assemble For Fan Chat Today + New Pics!

January 31, 2012 1 comment

 

Don’t forget, today’s the global fan chat via Twitter with director Joss Whedon and stars Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Clark Gregg (Agent Coulson) and recently added Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury). Fans can join in on the chat by following @Avengers and using #Avengers. The chat, which will last about 30 mins, begins at 11a.m. PST. Hit the jump for more details and some new pics!

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‘Batman’ to Receive Backup Stories Starting With Issue #8, Will Kick Off a Bat-Family Crossover

Well we finally have news about the first big crossover event in DC’s New 52, and I have to say it all sounds very exciting actually. As announced this morning on The Source, starting with issue #8, Batman will be receiving backup stories co-written by Scott Snyder and newcomer James Tynion IV with art by Rafael Albuquerque that will explore the history of the Court of Owls and lead up to the first crossover. Hit the jump for all the details.

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Um, What’s a “Dark Vador”? Marketing Fail!

January 5, 2012 Leave a comment

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With the upcoming release of The Phantom Menace in 3D, of course it’s time for companies to bust out promotional goodies for the geek in all of us. This is all good and well – I mean, who doesn’t still have their exploding Death Star toy from Taco Bell, right? What boggles the mind is how the marketing folks at Belgian fast-food chain Quick managed to screw up the frickin’ Lord of the Sith’s name. Have none of them seen any of them movies?!

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The Lion King Rises: When Pride Rock Is Ashes, You Have My Permission to Die

January 4, 2012 1 comment

This is just brilliant. Someone took the audio for the new trailer for The Dark Knight Rises and mashed it up with The Lion King, and it works. Very well done. On top of that, we have a teaser poster for this parody courtesy of Eric Tan. Hit the jump to check it out.

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