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Nearly everyone who has ever put on a costume in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie will return in Avengers: Endgame. Yes, even the dead ones. Marvel Studios has assembled one huge roster of heroes. But during the history of the comic book Avengers, even more great champions have joined the team’s ever swelling ranks. You
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The final Dark Phoenix trailer for the final X-Men movie, at least while the mutants reside in their first cinematic home of 20th Century Fox, is here. As the purported new sizzle reel cut from CinemaCon, where it changed some minds, we’re not going to exaggerate when we say it’s the best looking Dark Phoenix
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Although Claudia Gray’s new Star Wars novel, Master & Apprentice, is the first of a new crop of Prequel stories, it feels regressive. Gray previously penned Bloodline, one of the most well-crafted Star Wars books of the new canon, but Master & Apprentice can’t compete with Bloodline’s tense reveals. Instead, it’s flat, even as it investigates some big topics like Jedi prophecy.  In
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There’s so much to look forward to in our speculative fiction future. Here are some of the science fiction books we’re most excited about and/or are currently consuming… Join the Den of Geek Book Club! Best New Science Fiction Books in April 2019 Finder by Suzanne Palmer Type: NovelPublisher: DAWRelease date: 4/2/19 Advertisement From Hugo
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Everything you love is problematic. There have been tons of great articles written about loving problematic things—and learning how to be OK with loving that thing while still engaging with what’s problematic about them—to the extent that the phrase “your fave is problematic” spawned an entry on Know Your Meme. This may be why, Mahit Dzmare,
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Cas Russell is back! Following the world-changing events of Zero Sum Game, the mathematically-minded mercenary is working to keep her city from erupting into violence in Null Set following the fall of the secret international organization of murderous telepaths known as Pithica. read more: An Interview with Author S.L. Huang We’re excited to present the
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, the legendary horror book series, is set for a pop culture resurgence that’s decades in the making as the August-scheduled Guillermo del Toro-produced live-action film attempts to vivify the dormant childhood nightmares of generations. However, there’s some crucial context pertaining to the film’s literary source material, which became a
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Tiamat’s Wrath is the penultimate novel in James S.A. Corey’s The Expanse series, and it certainly feels like an epic reaching its conclusion. James Holden, Naomi Nagata, Alex Kamal, Amos Burton, and Bobbie Draper are already legends of a former age after the 30 year time jump in Book 7, Persepolis Rising, and even though
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Sina Grace may seem new to Power Rangers, having just been announced as co-writer for the Go Go Power Rangers comic alongside Ryan Parrott, but he’s been with the franchise since the start of Boom’s run. He contributed a variant cover for the very first issue and even wrote/drew a short story, but now he gets to
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As we all know, Shazam is really Bally Batson, the young orphan boy who is pure of heart and worthy of the power of six mythological champions. But Billy isn’t the only mortal who was able to tap into the power of Shazam. There were a number of other Shazam family members, but today we
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Stephen King is the creator of many preternaturally terrifying villains. Vampires, devils, demonic clowns, aliens, witches, werewolves, dark wizards, and even a killer automobile or two, but it is his human monsters that are the most frightening. King’s serial killers, despots, murderers, bullies, and crooks of all types could be our neighbors, our friends, our
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With one magic word, Shazam has become one of the greatest superheroes in history. Billy Batson was imbued with the power of the wizard Shazam when he spoke that one magic word, Shazam! A fierce lightning strike would transform Billy into the World’s Mightiest Mortal. He first appeared in Whiz Comics #2 (1939) and was
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Stephen King is a master of the short story, able to dish out horror tales to make your skin crawl, astounding sci-fi, and even literary reflections aimed at more “sophisticated” readers. He’s done it all, with no sign of stopping.  Although I’ve had the tough task of picking 16 of my favorite King horror tales
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Author: Nina Allan Publisher: riverrun Released: 4 April 2019 Buy on Amazon If you like this, try… The Rift by Nina Allan A woman’s missing sister returns with an impossible story of another world “Unclassifiable” can be such a lovely thing. It’s easy to understand why we’re always in such a rush to put stories
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