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Comics on Our Pull List 12/23/09

Well, it appears that there will be a limited shipping schedule next week for comics. Which means most of us won’t be getting our fix for the week next week. I’m already planning a trip to pick up some trades on my to-read list to make up for the loss. However, for this week we’ve got some big issues to grab. Image United continues the …

Geek Chic: Why Ogling Sherlock Holmes’s Abs is Just Plain Wrong

As a movie, Sherlock Holmes is really only halfway there: A boneheaded action film smartly dressed up as an intellectual game of cat-and-mouse. A sophisticated chess match that is repeatedly interrupted by TNT detonations.

Don’t get me wrong: I had some fun here, mostly in the first half of the film. And it’s clear to me that …

New Comics for 12/23/09

Well it’s Christmas week and if you’re anything like me you’ll be traveling on new comic book Wednesday. I will be visiting Seattle for the first time and it has not yet been made clear to me if I will be able to kneel at the altar of the Local Comic Shop while I’m out there. Compound this with the fact that I’m hearing rumors that there …

Kick-Ass: Introducing Hit Girl

The trailer was spectacular and appears to stay true to Mark Miller’s comic, but like Peter Sciretta over at Slash Film points out, these posters aren’t doing the film justice. They’re actually misleading and kind of dumb looking. Here’s Chloe Moretz posing as Mindy Macready aka Hit Girl posing atop a building much like Big Daddy …

Doctor Who Weekend in America: Mars Edition

It’s Doctor Who weekend in the United States – when us lowly BBC America chaps get to finally catch up with our brethren across the pond.

Saturday night, The Waters of Mars hits the airwaves – the second of David Tennant’s final four episodes as doctor. The set-up: The year is 2059, the doctor finds himself inside the first …

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