Marvel’s ‘Agents of SHIELD’ preview looks all kinds of awesome.

14 05 2013




Music to Your Brain

9 05 2013

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Happy Star Wars Day!

4 05 2013

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What happens when you look up Adam West in the phone book…

22 04 2013

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Originally posted on Twitter by @martinansin.

 





Film vs. Reality: The Cost of Exploring Space

16 04 2013

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What Happened?!

15 04 2013

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My glass is always half full. Of kryptonite.

6 04 2013

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Writing Contest: Be a Super Hero. Read!

5 04 2013

Here’s a great opportunity for students, especially those who love super heroes, courtesy of DC Comics and Capstone Publishing! The deadline for entries is coming up soon (April 15th), so there’s not a lot to spare. It’s open to grades 3 to 6, and prizes include a trip for four to tour both DC Comics offices and Warner Brothers Animation Studios. I may have to pretend that I’m a fifth grader so I can win this myself! Details for how to enter are below, and at the official site!

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DC_SUPERHEROES_EBLASTWho Is A Hero In Your Life?

Super heroes like Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman have super powers, like the ability to fly. They also have many human powers that make them heroic, like courage and imagination. Who is a super hero in your life? What makes that person special and what “super powers” does he or she have?

How It Works

If you’re in grades 3–6 , write about the real super hero in your life. Your submission should describe your hero and describe why that person is a hero in your eyes. Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, and heroism. The top five entries will be posted online, where kids from across the country will vote to determine the grand prize winner!

Official Contest Prize

A trip for four to:

    • An exclusive tour of DC Entertainment Offices
    • A VIP tour for four of Warner Bros. Animation Studios (including travel, lodging and transportation)
    • A collection of DC Comics and Capstone merchandise

Plus:

  • A collection of DC Comics and Capstone merchandise
  • The hero featured in the winning entry will win $2,500 to be donated to a charity of his or her choice
  • The top five finalists will win a set of Capstone’s Man of Steel chapter books!

(Full Details)

http://www.capstonesuperhero.com/contest.html?utm_source=Eblast&utm_medium=Announcement&utm_campaign=BeaSuperHero.READ





Newsarama: Legendary Artist CARMINE INFANTINO Dead at 87

4 04 2013

Report: Legendary Artist CARMINE INFANTINO Dead at 87

By Albert Ching, Newsarama Staff Writer
posted: 04 April 2013 06:25 pm ET

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Legendary comic book artist and editor Carmine Infantino has passed away at age 87, according to colleagues George Pérez and Arlen Schumer.

In a Facebook message, Pérez wrote Thursday afternoon, “So sad to learn of the passing of another comic book legend. Carmine Infantino was one of the great influential artists in the history of the medium and I will always look upon his Adam Strange, Flash and Space Museum stories as wondrous examples of fantasy made even m

DC Showcase issue 4, the first appearance of the Silver Age Flash.

DC Showcase issue 4, the first appearance of the Silver Age Flash. Art by Carmine Infantino

ore magical at the hands of a master. RIP, Carmine.”

Infantino’s comic book career started when he was a teenager, as an inker for USA Comics. Likely best known for his work on The Flash, Infantino illustrated the character’s adventures in various intervals fro

m 1947 to 1985. The debut of Barry Allen in 1956’s Showcase #4, written by Bob Kanigher and illustrated by Infantino and Joe Kubert, is generally considered the official start of the Silver Age of comics. The Flash #123, “Flash of Two Worlds,” was illustrated by Infantino and introduced Earth-Two, an enduring DC concept still in use.

At DC, Infantino served in a number of managerial positions, including art director starting in 1966, editorial director in 1967 and, from 1971 to 1976, publisher. During Infantino’s leadership period, DC hired in

fluential creators including Jack Kirby, Neal Adams and Denny O’Neil; and published first-ever Marvel/DC crossover Superman vs. Spider-Man. Infantino was also involved in the development of Superman: The Movie.

His co-creations at DC Comics include Barry Allen, Barbara Gordon, Wally West, Deadman, Elongated Man, The Human Target (Christopher Chance); and Flash villains Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd, Mirror Master, Weather Wizard, Reverse Flash, Captain Boomerang and many more. Infantino illustrated a number of Marvel series in the 1970s, such as Spider-Woman, Ms. Marvel, Nova, Star Wars, and a portion of the iconic “Demon in a Bottle” Iron Man storyline.

(Full Story)

http://www.newsarama.com/comics/carmine-infantino-passed-away-87.html





Dr. Doom does standup comedy…

2 04 2013

This is absolutely hilarious, especially that he’s telling jokes that are older than comedy itself.

Warning! NSFW! While positively ancient, some of the jokes still contain some saucy language and racy subject matter.