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The_Punisher_1_Maleev_VariantMay the Fourth Be With You!

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone excited for? What are folks getting? Sound off in the comments below!

While you decide on that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

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Comics Alliance – ‘Empress’ Movie in the Works Based on ‘Kingsman’ Author’s Comic Book Series – Seeing as to the success of his previous films, is anyone surprised?

Kotaku – LEGO Avengers’ Black Panther DLC Really Milks The Whole Cat Thing – Anyone playing this?

Al.com – These vintage comic books played a role in Alabama’s civil rights movement  – Some very cool comic history. Some we’ve covered, a lot we haven’t.

Yahoo Sports – Caros Fodor to take on ‘crime-fighting’ brother ‘Phoenix Jones’ in WSOF – Well ok then.


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The Beat – Panther

ICv2 – Poptropica: Mystery of the Map

Newsarama – The Punisher #1

Newsarama – Best Shots Advance Reviews: 4001 A.D. #1, 3 Floyds: Alpha King #1

Real Life Hero Phoenix Jones Does the Ice Bucket Challenge

If you’ve been on social networks you’ve probably seen the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about, and money for ALS research.

It’s been about a week since the dump cold water on your head, or donate $100 to ALS research really kicked off, and the real life hero Phoenix Jones has decided to take part, except he has decided to up the game a bit.

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It’s new comic day tomorrow. Do folks go on this Wednesday, or do you wait until Free Comic Book Day this Saturday?

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Bleeding Cool – Seattle Police And Phoenix Jones – A New Chapter I’m wondering how long until someone gets really hurt?

Kotaku – Arkham City’s Batman Actor Won’t Be Back For The Next GameThat sucks.

Robot 6 – AOL pulls plug on ComicsAlliance Pour one out…

IGN – Next Scribblenauts Is a DC Superheroes Game Want!


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CBR – Rachel Rising #16

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The weekend is almost here! How are folks planning on spending it?

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Bleeding Cool – Phoenix Jones To Create His Own Batman Inc, And Expand To The UK Ok then.

Kotaku – These Superhero Suits Cost US$200,000 I want this movie to come out in the US!


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Comic Vine – Age of Ultron #5

Comic Vine – Avenging Spider-Man #19

ICv2 – The Case of Charles Dexter Ward TP

Comic Vine – Fearless Defenders #3

The Beat – Hawken: Genesis

CBR – Hawkeye #9

Comic Vine – New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes #1 – TPB

Comic Vine – Star Wars #4

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The weekend is here! I’m spending it catching up on comics and doing a bit of organizing. What’s everyone got on their schedule?

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Bleeding Cool – Phoenix Jones Is Recruiting – But Clark Kent Or Peter Parker Need Not ApplyDo you get dental with that?

CBR – Telltale Games Shuffles Into 2013 With More “Walking Dead” MOAR!

Kotaku – Comic Books’ Disastrous Self-Censorship Offers a Lesson for Games Publishers, Too Best to not repeat the past.


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Comicvine – Alpha: Big Time #1

ComicsAliiance – Star Wars #1

Talking Comics – Sweet Tooth #40

CBR – Thor: God of Thunder #4

The Beat – The Beat Reviews for 09/0113: Ghosts Galore

Phoenix Jones Vs. Drunk Racist… Fight!

Phoenix Jones is probably one of the most well known real life super heroes out there, operating in Seattle, Washington. Jones recently took on some drunken racists which was caught on the video above. Jones had called 911 in hopes of defusing the situation. But, the aggressive individual he faced followed him home wanting to fight. Jones acknowledged there was a chance of serious injury to his opponent, as Jones is trained in martial arts. “He is certain a jury would have exonerated him since the men agreed to fight.”

Police had hoped the folks would have gone their separate ways, and had to defend their handling of the situation. SPD Sgt. Sean Whitcomb explained why officers didn’t step in.

I can guarantee you that if our officers would have gone in there to get that party moved along, and if they would have refused, there probably would have been some sort of forced response there. Then the conversation would be second guessing officers for being too heavy handed with people that have been drinking.

I’m not going to second guess the officers who were out at the scene and who had a much broader perspective of everything else that wasn’t captured by that phone camera.

City ordinances prohibit any “unwanted physical contact as assault, and fighting in public is unlawful if it creates substantial risk of injury to a bystander or damage to someone else’s property. In this case, they were on the sidewalk with little threat of harm to anyone else.” So feel free to fight in Seattle as long as you don’t injure bystanders or the surrounding property.

(via Bleeding Cool)

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For our readers in the US, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  For those living abroad, HAPPY THURSDAY!  That is all….

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CBCNews – Graphic novel wins Quebec children’s book prizeCongrats!

The Beat – More Occupy Comics reports: Sarah Glidden in MiamiNice to see what’s going on in Miami.

Bleeding Cool – Marc Andreyko, on Manhunter and Being OutAn interesting read.

Bleeding Cool – Police Drop All Charges Against Phoenix JonesI know what someone is thankful for.

CBR – Millar Draws A Line On Digital DistributionCan’t everyone get along?


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IGN – Batman: The Black Mirror

IGN – Fantastic Four #600

Complex – Review: “Fantastic Four” Celebrates Its 600th Issue In Grand Fashion

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The weekend is almost here!  Yay!  My plan is to catch up on writing reviews, what about you?  While you decide on that, here’s the news you might have missed.

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Spinoff Online – Universal Chief Unloads on Wolfman, Cowboys & AliensSome honesty here.

ICv2 – Comics in Turnaround?I remain skeptical for the direct market.

Gizmodo – Exclusive: All Marvel Digital Comics Will Be Available Same Day as PrintKind of shocked this didn’t happen sooner.

Screenrant – Interview: comiXology CEO David Steinberger on Digital Comics, Pricing, & The New 52A pretty decent interview.  Worth the read.

Comics Alliance – ‘Real-Life Superhero’ Phoenix Jones Loses Job, Prohibited from Working with ChildrenForget bad guys going after your family, the first issue is keeping your job.

Kotaku – Should You Buy Batman: Arkham City’s Nightwing Bundle Pack? No. – The first weakness in Batman’s pretty damn strong armor.

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CBR – Action Comics #3

CBR – Fear Itself #7.1

IGN – Comic Book Reviews for 11/2/11

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