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Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman Comics Are a Masterpiece. Here’s How to Read Them All.

After years of development, the long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman finally comes to screens. The Netflix series stars Tom Sturridge as Dream aka Morpheus aka Sandman, ruler of the Dreaming and master of Dreams. The series picks up as a something of a hybrid between a mad scientist and a petty magician named Burgess (Charles …

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Stressed is the Peacemaker

A kick-drum roll and a sing-along shout—that’s how every episode of HBO Max’s Peacemaker begins.  Set to the aspirational anthem “Do Ya Wanna Taste It” by Norwegian metal band Wig Wam, the opening credits of each episode feature the cast performing an elaborately choreographed dance number. Dressed in costume—from schlubby street clothes to the blue-and-black tactical gear of antihero …

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Get Ready for James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ With This Introduction to DC’s King Shark

When the trailer dropped for James Gunn’s upcoming film The Suicide Squad, we got a look at many DC Comics weirdos, including David Dastmalchian as Polka-Dot Man and even Starro, the Conqueror. But the stand-out character, by far, was King Shark, a human/shark hybrid voiced by Sylvester Stallone.  We won’t get to see the movie until August, but …

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Six Comics That Capture the Horror of Darkseid, the Ultimate Evil of Zack Snyder’s Justice League

After much ado, the vaunted Snyder Cut of Justice League debuts on HBO Max today, March 18th. While superhero fans are divided on the movie’s potential, horror fans have reason to be interested in this new take on the DC Comics’ greatest heroes. Instead of Steppenwolf, Darkseid will be the primary villain of the film.  Simply put, …

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Think Christian: Superman Smashes the Klan: Truth, Justice, and the Biblical Way

When people hear “Superman,” the words “truth, justice, and the American way” usually leap to mind. That phrase has not only been a key part of the hero’s lore since it was used as the intro for the immensely popular 1940s radio show The Adventures of Superman, but it also captures the look of Superman. He may be …

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Bloody Disgusting: “The Horror Highlights of Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey”

My full review of Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emanicipation of One Harley Quinn) will be coming soon. But in the meantime, check out this piece that I wrote for Bloody Disgusting.Each of the characters in the movie has found themselves in some pretty horrific situations. I got to trot out my nerd knowledge …

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