Monthly Archives: October 2014

“Krypton”. New TV Show with Man of Steel Writer David Goyer

We told you Warners was developing a Supergirl TV show. It was confirmed by others. We told you Fox was developing an X-Men TV show. It was also confirmed by others. And now? Something that may be inspired by the utter success of new television show Gotham in telling pre-Batman stories and getting an audience familiar with tales to come and ...

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Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn teaser trailer

 Another look at in-game environments and artwork from the first major FFXIV expansion Square Enix has announced the first Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn expansion, titled Heavensward. Set for release in spring 2015, the expansion was revealed over the weekend with a teaser trailer shown at the Final Fantasy XIV Las Vegas fan festival. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY ...

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Holy crap, this Doctor Doom figure is magnificent

You’d think a Doctor Doom figure wouldn’t be hard to get wrong – armour, mask, slap a cape on, done – but it’s still remarkable when a Toy company manages to get Latveria’s finest not just right, but pretty much perfect like 3A have. This 1/6 scale Doom is gorgeous – the detailing is amazing, and he even has LED’s ...

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Over 700 Golden Age comic books in Knight Library

The Knight Library comic book collection has 700 plus comic books that would have cost around $70 dollars in 1940 (10 cents per issue), but because comic books were meant to be disposed of and were under appreciated during the time, the total cost of the Gar Fox collection now is well over a couple hundred-thousand dollars. (Kenzie Yoshimura/Emerald) On ...

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Uncomfortable reunion in latest clip from an all-new episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Agents Fitz and Simmons share an uncomfortable reunion in the latest clip from an all-new episode of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” premiering Tuesday, October 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET on ABC! Are you excited about this new episode? Post your thoughts below! Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of comics as well. Prefer the dark side to ...

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Quora Post: What do die hard Batman comic devotees think of the Dark Knight Trilogy?

Anselm Eruzen, Film Studies graduate. 435 upvotes by Abbas Halai, Chandru Gopalakrishnan, Nikhil Pingle, (more)   Been a Batman fan since forever.First off, why do people think that the character John Blake, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Robin? John Blake IS NOT Robin. His actual name is Robin and he takes the mantle of the bat at the end of ...

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Tribute by Ellen Renner review – spellbinding YA fantasy

In a richly imagined world ruled by a magical elite, teenage heroine Zara searches for a hidden truth that will blow her privileged society apart Two things make or break a fantasy novel: the magic and the world. In both these respects, Ellen Renner’s Tribute shares something with Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea books, stories that gave us an original conception ...

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Science-Fiction Classic Still Smolders

By Jon Michaud The abbey at Monte Cassino is situated atop a rocky hill about eighty miles south of Rome and was founded in 529 by St. Benedict of Nursia. It was there that the Benedictine order established the principles of Western monasticism. From Monte Cassino, monks went out and set up monasteries across the Christian world. Generations of scribes ...

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Epic Air New Zealand Middle Earth Safety Video

Perhaps Epic is too small a word!   Richard PaulAvid Science Fiction & Fantasy Lover. Big fan of comics as well. Prefer the dark side to the light. That’s just how I roll. http://scifant.com

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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Bring Smaug To Life

A new behind-the-scenes video from “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” has arrived online, showing what exactly Cumberbatch went through in order to become the menacing dragon mentioned in the title. He appears only toward the end of “Desolation of Smaug,” but the scenes between Bilbo Baggins and the slumbering, snarling, scaly sky-serpent are among the most memorable not just ...

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