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Andy Poole

Some say that the pen is mightier than the sword, but Andy Poole brandishes both. He lives in Raleigh, NC where he writes fantasy stories from a second-story room doubling as a library and Medieval armory. His writing style is inspired from influences as varied as Victorian Gothic literature and 80s thrillers like Miami Vice. When he's not building new worlds or saving our own, he likes to interact with his followers through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/andypoolethewriter and Twitter at @andypoolewriter. You can also reach him at by email at [email protected]

Supervillains Steal the Spotlight in DC’s “Suicide Squad”

  The Avengers. The Justice League. Sometimes, situations get so bad that it takes more than one superhero to deal with them. And then there are times when the government is desperate enough to employ the very villains the heroes fought and caught in the first place—justified, of course, by “regulating” them.    This is the premise of “Suicide Squad,” ...

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Master and Padawan: New Hope through Mentoring

“Pass on What You Have Learned”   You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far, away to find Jedi Masters mentoring their Padawans. Ann has built such a relationship with Avery in the state of North Carolina. Their bond stands out for two reasons: First, Ann is Avery’s mentor mom, and second, Avery isn’t nearly as excited about ...

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How Your Guardian VidAngel Is Changing How We Watch Movies

Internet technology has come a long way in every sphere of life, including how we watch TV. Television show die-hards once gathered across cyberspace to discuss the latest nail-biting episode of their favorite shows. Now they can binge-watch entire seasons at a time through streaming services, ranging from subscription plans to video on demand (VOD). The rise of streaming posed ...

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Motives and Means Mar Morals in “Batman V Superman”

  “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln An alien ship hovers over the city. People panic, trapped in traffic and office buildings. Many try to run, jostling into each other before the threat from the sky unloads a deadly payload. One hero can stop the ...

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Indiana Jones 5: Disney gets cracking on new adventure

  The rumors are real: Harrison Ford will once more don the iconic fedora as Indiana Jones for a fifth screen adventure, according to an official announcement by Disney Tuesday. As Disney disinterred their plans for the new film, the public discovered that Ford will be joined by director Stephen Spielberg and producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. Fans can ...

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Rebooted Conspiracies: Review of the X-Files Revival So Far

  After a fourteen-year hiatus, “The X-Files” have been reopened for a special six-episode event on Fox, kicking off with a two-night special premier. Agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) are back investigating paranormal phenomena for the FBI, only this time their cases are more clandestine than before—the Files themselves are missing, and their assignments are ...

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The Highwayman Comes Riding in “Beyond the Mask”

The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees. The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding— Riding—riding— The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door. He’d a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his ...

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The Legend and Life of Sir Christopher Lee

Author’s note: It can sometimes be difficult to separate fact from fiction in a life as legendary as Sir Christopher Lee. The information below has been cross-examined and fact-checked to ensure accuracy.   Fans across the world mourned the recent death of Sir Christopher Lee. Beloved for his numerous film roles that included iconic performances of Dracula, Saruman, and Count ...

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Your Friendly Neighborhood Super Heroes at Free Comic Book Day 2015

  On May 2nd, 2015, Spider Man, Nightwing, and Zatanna assembled before Desert Dune Comics and Games in Fuquay-Varina, NC. These three heroes came in full gear to support their friend, Tim Rogers, and his store on 2015 Free Comic Book Day. They represented a larger team called Enchanted Wishes, a league of heroes and princesses whose mission is to ...

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From Archie to Marvel: An Interview with Tom DeFalco

  Tom DeFalco took time to go on the record with Legendarium Media at the Wizard World Comic Con in Raleigh, NC. He was formerly the editor-in-chief for Marvel Comics from 1987-1994. Legendarium: You have edited a variety of comics from Marvel regulars to licensed works such as G.I. Joe and a number of different narrative tones as well, from ...

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