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Blog: 'The Age of Ultron': The reviews are in

Apr 29, 2015

The reviews are in for "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" - and they're not...

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Flash, Aquaman, Green Lantern and more headed to big screen

Oct 16, 2014

Warner Bros./DC Entertainment filled in the details on their ambitious...

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Blog: 'Guardians' has explosive debut

Aug 4, 2014

Looks like Marvel’s gamble paid off big time. Marvel Studios’...

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“Arrow” expands its DC Universe of characters

Jul 9, 2014

TV Line and others have reported that Brandon Routh will join the third...

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“Arrow” expands its DC Universe of characters

Jul 9, 2014

TV Line and others have reported that Brandon Routh will join the third...

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Death comes to Archie. And Wolverine. And …

Jul 16, 2014

The death of Archie Andrews in “Life With Archie” this week has created...

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A new Thor, a new Cap and other Marvel-ous changes

Jul 18, 2014

It’s been a week of announcements from Marvel. An interesting tactic:...

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Celebrating Batman Day

Jul 23, 2014

Happy Batman Day! Yep, DC has proclaimed today Batman Day as part of its...

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Strong reviews for "X-Men: Days of Future Past"

May 22, 2014

The reviews are in for “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” And, so...

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Comics on the small screen

May 12, 2014

The networks have been busy the last week or so announcing their fall...

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Help celebrate Marvel's 75th anniversary

May 7, 2014

Marvel is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. In November, it...

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Free Comic Book Day is almost here

May 1, 2014

Saturday is, of course, Free Comic Book Day. Select comics are, yes,...

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A Justice League movie in 2018?

Apr 28, 2014

Warner Bros., in the form of Greg Silverman, president of worldwide...

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The death of Archie Andrews

Apr 8, 2014

The Archie Comics series titled “Life With Archie” will,...

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'The Winter Soldier' - the reviews are in

Apr 3, 2014

A lot of reviews are in for “Captain America: The Winter...

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Superhero fatigue: Is the big screen becoming too cluttered?

Mar 24, 2014

With Marvel’s heroes split up among movie studios, it almost seems like...

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Revisiting the 'City on the Edge of Forever'

Mar 6, 2014

If you’re a fan of the original “Star Trek,” you...

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In a Flash

Feb 28, 2014

Warner Bros. has released the first image of Grant Gustin in the Flash...

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Assembling a universe, Marvel style

Feb 27, 2014

While this could largely be Marvel patting itself on its back, this...

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' trailer debuts

Feb 19, 2014

Truth time: I’ve never really followed the adventures of...

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Casting news on the big screen and small

Feb 11, 2014

I’ve been catching up on casting news involving comic book...

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Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor

Jan 31, 2014

Well, that’s unexpected. Warner Bros. announced that Jesse...

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The mean streets of "Gotham"

Jan 14, 2014

Fox has revealed some details on “Gotham,” its in-the-works...

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The return of Peter Parker

Jan 13, 2014

We knew it was only a matter of time before Peter Parker – whose...

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A wedding invitation

Jan 3, 2014

It’s the wedding of the century! Or, at least, maybe, of the...

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Paul Rudd as Ant-Man

Dec 20, 2013

Paul Rudd, long rumored to be a favorite as the title character in...

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Want more Marvel TV? Look to Netflix

Nov 7, 2013

Looks like I’m going to have to start subscribing to Netflix....

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Comic & Toy Con in the Springs

Oct 16, 2013

The Colorado Springs Comic & Toy Con is this weekend at Embassy...

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75 years of Superman in two minutes

Oct 15, 2013

This is super cool: Zack Snyder, director of “Man of Steel,”...

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'Habit Heroes'

Sep 20, 2013

A special Iron Man comic book, the result of a partnership between...

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Long live the Legion!

Sep 10, 2013

I’ ve always had a soft spot in my heart for DC’s Legion of...

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Is He...?

Sep 4, 2013

Marvel sent out this cryptic teaser today. More information to come...

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A villain for the Avengers

Aug 29, 2013

Marvel has announced that James Spader will play the title villain...

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The new Batman

Aug 23, 2013

Warner Bros. broke the news late Thursday that Ben Affleck will play...

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'Kick-Ass 2' disappoints at box office

Aug 19, 2013

“Kick-Ass 2″ didn’t exactly kick you know what at the...

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A guy magnet?

Aug 9, 2013

You’ll find a story in Monday’s Gazette, at the back of the...

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"The Wolverine' No. 1 at box office, but results still disappoint

Jul 29, 2013

According to preliminary figures, “The Wolverine” was No. 1...

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Marvel's mutants and Sky Sox baseball

Jul 26, 2013

Looks like Saturday night is X-Men Night at Security Service Field as...

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Critics weigh in on 'The Wolverine'

Jul 24, 2013

  The reviews of “The Wolverine” are coming in....

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Superman, Batman together again - for the first time

Jul 22, 2013

For me, the biggest news out of Comic-Con concerned a couple of...

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"R.I.P.D." D.O.A?

Jul 19, 2013

The movie “R.I.P.D.” (a comic book adaptation, though...

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Covering Comic-Con

Jul 17, 2013

Many years ago, as The Gazette’s Comics Fan columnist, I covered...

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EW previews Comic-Con

Jul 15, 2013

The latest Entertainment Weekly has several pages devoted to a San Diego...

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Are you Inhuman?

Jul 12, 2013

I’ve always been a fan of the Inhumans. Looks like there’ll...

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Look for Summer this fall

Jul 11, 2013

According to The Hollywood Reporter...

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New Marvel initiative: Share Your Universe

Jul 9, 2013

Marvel has launched an initiative aimed at raising a new generation of...

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"Man of Steel" - my take

Jun 25, 2013

On vacation this week, so I got to see “Man of the Steel” on...

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Calling all zombies

Jun 19, 2013

A zombie crawl is planned for Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. at CK Comics...

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A super box-office showing

Jun 17, 2013

The official numbers are in: The AP reports that “Man of...

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Superman and EW, together again

Jun 14, 2013

Look who’s on the cover of the latest Entertainment Weekly!

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Archie and the zombie apocalypse

Jun 11, 2013

If watching Brad Pitt this summer in “World War Z”...

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Ditching the red undies

Jun 6, 2013

Stephen Colbert had an amusing rant on last night’s “The...

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Archie headed for the big screen

Jun 6, 2013

 Archie and the gang are hitting the big screen. Warner Bros. is...

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Del Toro joins 'Guardians' cast

Jun 4, 2013

Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro has joined the cast of Marvel’s...

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Top marks for 'Iron Man 3'

May 21, 2013

Finally saw “Iron Man 3.” My thoughts? (Don’t read...

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Making room for "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

May 14, 2013

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will air on ABC on...

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To "Infinity' and beyond!

May 13, 2013

“Infinity,” launching in August, promises to take readers to...

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Tony Stark vs. Gatsby

May 13, 2013

It was the invincible Iron Man vs. the Great Gatsby. Iron Man won, but...

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Bill Radford is a lifelong comic book reader who wrote The Gazette's Comics Fan column for a decade.

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