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Faith and Fandom: One Man’s Quest to Take the Gospel to the Geeks

  Hector Miray is a man on a quest. As a pastor, his life’s mission is to spread the message of Jesus Christ. But Hector is no ordinary preacher. He writes devotionals that illustrate biblical themes using characters from DC Comics and popular shows like “Doctor Who.” Then he takes his work to a venue that few ministries have tapped ...

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“The Lego Batman Movie” Builds Witty Commentary on Superheroes

When Batman showed up as a mini-figure in “The Lego Movie” three years ago, he was easily “the most talented, most interesting, and most extraordinary person” in the movie. Now he returns to the Lego universe in “The Lego Batman Movie” and delivers a performance so metal that even Ozzy Osbourne will would have second thoughts about biting him. “The ...

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NYCC 2015: Marvel Announces “Obi-Wan and Anakin” Comic Book

Prior to the establishment of the Lucasfilm Story Group, the only way to find out more about the adventures (and headaches) of Obi-Wan Kenobi and his new apprentice Anakin Skywalker was to go to novels like Rogue Planet and the Jedi Quest young reader series. Now Marvel is revisiting those ten years between The Phantom Menace and Attack of the ...

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Rob-Con 2015: An Affordable Convention With Lots to Offer, August 1-2nd

Looking for an affordable convention with lots to offer? Check out Rob-Con in Bristol VA/TN! This weekend, convention guests can peruse many interesting booths featuring comic books, action figures, and franchise collectibles all while meeting artists, actors, and writers. The Con is named after the owner of Mountain Empire Comics Robert Pilk. Pilk, along with his business partner John Stone, started ...

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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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Renee Witterstaetter Discusses the “Business of Comics”

At the WizardWorld Comic Con in Raleigh, NC, Renee Witterstaetter took the time to go on the record with Legendarium Media. Witterstaetter worked as an artist, writer, and editor with DC, Marvel, and Topps Comics and now runs her own publishing company, Eva Ink.   Legendarium: What interested you in the comic book industry? Renee Witterstaetter: Oh, well, gosh, I’ve ...

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Invader Zim Is Back!

After over ten years, the misadventures of the dumber-than-the-average-extraterrestrial will continue this July, albeit in comic form. The Nickelodeon show Invader Zim became a cult favorite after its cancellation in 2003 for its irreverent and often dark humor, something that Nickelodeon has yet to reproduce. Support for the story of the incredibly incompetent alien trying to take over the Earth ...

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Jason Momoa’s Aquaman Is a Great Thing and Here’s Why

So, Zack Snyder released a preview of what Aquaman is going to look like in Batman v. Superman. Let me tell you why, despite the grumblings of the purists in the background, this is probably maybe the best thing ever. Take a look at Aquaman as he has been throughout the years: Superfriends (1973-1986) Justice League (2001-2004) New 52 comic ...

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Massive Star Wars Comic Sale at Dark Horse!

As most of you may know, Dark Horse will no longer be publishing or distributing Star Wars comic books after the first of the year due to the license being reverted back to Marvel. In a huge send off for the license, Dark Horse Digital is not only taking 50% off every single digital Star Wars issue, but they’re offering ...

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NYCC 2014: New Star Wars Rebels Comic

MILD SPOILERS FOR STAR WARS: A NEW DAWN BELOW! If you’re like me and wondering just how Kanan Jarrus, one of the lead characters in Star Wars Rebels, went from Jedi Padawan to disinterested laborer to freedom fighter, then you might want to head to your local comic shop in April 2015. Marvel announced at New York Comic-Con that a ...

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