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Swing Back Into A Theater This Weekend To Catch ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ On The Big Screen Including IMAX

One last chance to see ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ on the Big Screen!

Did you miss Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse in the theaters? Did you miss it in IMAX? Don’t worry! Co-director Rodney Rothman tweeted:

Well? What are you waiting for? Save me a seat!

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Alien 4K Should be Brilliant

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 26, 2019) –– In space no one can hear you scream. The terrifying sci-fi adventure, ALIEN, celebrates 40 years with an all-new 4K Ultra HD™ master, available April 23. A limited edition 4K UHDsteelbook of ALIEN 40th Anniversary Edition will also be available exclusively at Best Buy.

In the film that birthed the wildly successful ALIEN franchise, the crew of the deep space tug Nostromo awaken from stasis during a voyage home to Earth when their ship’s computer detects what is believed to be an alien distress signal coming from the desolate nearby moon, LV-426. While investigating, one of the crew, Kane (John Hurt), is attacked by an alien creature that latches to his face and he is rushed back to the Nostromo to receive medical treatment. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), the ship’s warrant officer, advises against Kane’s return due to quarantine regulations – but her orders are ignored by Ash (Ian Holm), bringing the Nostromo under threat from a mysterious, extraterrestrial apex predator with violent and lethal survival instincts.

The film was restored in 4K in 2018 by 20th Century Fox at Company 3/Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, supervised by Ridley Scott and Pam Dery, with the 4K scans were done at EFilm.

Matt Bomer on Playing a Gay Superhero in DC Universe Show ‘Doom Patrol’

Matt Bomer talks about playing a gay superhero in ‘Doom Patrol’

Matt Bomer talks about playing Larry Trainor, a.k.a. Negative Man, in the new DC Universe series Doom Patrol and how it differs from voicing (and nearly playing in real life) Superman.

People always say, ‘What about Superman,’ they bring that up constantly, and I think this character is just as, if not more, interesting… I’d never really seen a gay male superhero and what I love most about the character is that even though it’s a huge struggle internally for him, it’s not the sole thing that defines who he is, he’s such a multifaceted character, if it was just one stereotypical aspect of him I would have had reservations about it.

Matt Bomer

In the show as in the comics, Larry is a former ace pilot before an accident left him terribly scarred and with super powers; in the show, they’ve added a backstory of being a closeted homosexual with a lover on the airbase and a wife and kids back at home.

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TCM Showing the Skippy movie on Wednesday

TCM showing “Skippy” tomorrow night

Turner Classic Movies (United States feed) has scheduled the 1931 movie Skippy for this Wednesday, February 27th, at 10:15 pm. The movie is based on Percy Crosby’s comic strip Skippy, one of the comics that Charles Schulz had in mind when making Peanuts. Joseph Nebus tells you exactly why it’s so important to comics history:

Crosby supposed that kids had feelings and desires and interests that they took seriously, and that good stories would come from taking them seriously. Every comic strip that follows the child’s point of view owes something to it. It’s not only influential, though. It’s good. I mean, a lot of early comic strips are good, but you have to work a bit to understand them. Like, I enjoy George Herriman’s Krazy Kat, but if take any given day’s strip and ask me what the joke is I’ll often be in trouble. Not Skippy, though. Crosby’s sensibility is close enough to the modern one. There are exceptions, but you can look at the comic and understand what’s supposed to be funny. Clean up the dialogue and redraw it for modern comic strip art sizes and you could run it on a modern newspaper page.

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So Long to St. Mark’s Comics

St. Mark’s Comics (1983-2019) gets a NY Times sendoff

Damon Winter writes in the New York Times about the closing of the legendary St. Mark’s Comics in the East Village.

On Sunday, after 36 years in business, the store finally closed for good. I’d been buying comic books there since it opened, when I was 7 years old, but I had never known Mitch’s last name. To me and my younger brother, Jack, the guy in the store wearing glasses was always just Mitch. We didn’t talk much. Most of the time I knew what I wanted and where to find it. I remember when my mother first told me there was a store that sold nothing but comic books: It was a fantastical concept, unheard-of, dreamlike. I pictured an enormous, hushed, dim place, where comic books lay in rows of cubbyholes, like a candlelit library. St. Mark’s Comics wasn’t like that, but with its characteristic attributes of clutter and classic rock radio it was still a funky little temple of reverence.

Hail and farewell to yet another shop of my youth.

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DC Ending Walmart Exclusivity for '100-Page Giant' Comics

DC Ending Walmart Exclusivity for ‘100-Page Giant’ Comics

The DC 100-Page Giants have turned out to be very popular, and DC will be expanding the program, adding new titles and ending their exclusivity at WalMart. Dan DiDio says:

For those fans of the DC Giants at Walmart, have to clear up some misinformation making the rounds. Just want to let you know these books are doing well, so well that we are looking to expand the number of original pages in each book and include distribution to the direct market. Look for these and new titles later this year. The promise is to keep it one of the best values and reading experiences in the market.

Dan DiDio

Each 100-Page Giant to date has included 12-pages of original material alongside reprints of three full-length issues of recent comic book issues, with creators involved including some of DC’s biggest names including Tom King and Brian Michael Bendis.

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'Once and Future' Comic to Bring Arthurian Legend to Modern Day

‘Once & Future’ Comic to Bring Arthurian Legend to Modern Day

Kieron Gillen (Uber, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt) and Dan Mora (Klaus, Buffy The Vampire Slayer) are bringing the six-issue miniseries Once & Future to Boom! this August.

“I’ve been chewing over how the classic explorer adventure serial could operate in the twenty-first century for a while. [Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, Gillen’s Marvel series] transplanting the genre to space was one conclusion. Once and Future is another, taking a genre whose core has barely changed since the 19th century, and updating it for the now,” Gillen said in a statement from the publisher. “Adventure, romance, supernatural horror and too much bloody research, as always.”

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Gotham’s Lunatic Final Season Comes to Disc in June

The final episodes of the hit DC/WBTV series lay the foundation for the city’s iconic future as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment gets set to release Gotham: The Complete Fifth and Final Season on Blu-ray and DVD for $29.98 / $24.98 SRP. Out on June 11, 2019, the new release includes DC Super-Villain-filled extras that explore the characters and world of the Dark Knight that fans have come to know and love.

Gotham: The Complete Series, which includes all five seasons of Gotham will also be available for fans to own June 11, 2019 on Blu-ray and DVD for $112.99 / 99.99 SRP.

The fifth and final season of Gotham wraps up the iconic series in an unforgettable event that focuses on Bruce Wayne’s ultimate transformation into the Caped Crusader, while Jim Gordon struggles to hold together a city on the edge of chaos. Following the epic events of season four, the Legend of the Dark Knight resumes as Gotham City is divided between Gordon’s GCPD jurisdiction and some of the city’s most notorious villains such as Penguin, The Riddler and more. As the city’s heroes try to gain control and salvage what’s left of the deteriorating city, it teeters between good and evil, even as new DC Super-Villains, including Bane are introduced.


Carnage in Tyrone, PA as local man stole comics

Crime and Carnage does not pay!

Joshua A. Wiser, 33, is accused of walking into The Comic Vault, 1130 12th Avenue, on Feb. 7 with eight comic books he was trying to sell, including a collectible “Amazing Spider-Man” No. 361. According to Altoona police, the owner of the comic books discovered they were missing from his home and called the comic book store to alert the owner about the missing issues.

Amazing Spider-Man #361 is the first appearance of Carnage— is this what Trump was talking about in his inauguration speech?

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Win a “The Little Mermaid” Blu-ray Disc

It’s hard to believe that Walt Disney’s The Little Mermaid, credited with revitalizing the company’s animation arm, is turning 30. To celebrate the studio is re-releasing the film on February 26 as apart of their Bl-ray Signature series. They want you to be part of the party and have provided us with a copy of the Blu-ray disc to giveaway.

All you need to do is tell us which character in the film is your favorite and why. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., Monday, February 25. The contest is open only to North American readers and the judgment of the ComicMix judges will be final.