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Marvel Anime!!

Greetings all — Operator here… Found some anime goodness that caught my eye. I’ll give you a hint: one has armor and the other has claws. Peep out the trailers after the jump.


Dark Horse Scores The Guild: Comics Ensue

Dark Horse announced at the San Diego Comic Con that they’re teaming up with the lovely Felicia Day to create a three part comic mini-series based on hit web-video franchise The Guild.  It seems Dark Horse’s Scott Allie is a fan, too: “Felicia’s amazing, and her writing will translate smoothly into comics. This’ll make a […]


Get Your Mass Effect Fix w/Dark Horse Comics

Bioware is teaming up with Dark Horse Comics to give you a much-needed Mass Effect fix: a four-episode comic book arc titled Mass Effect: Redemption. The arc will span the time between the end of Mass Effect and the beginning of the upcoming Mass Effect 2 and explains the disappearance of Shepard and his fight […]


Interest Your Younglings In Sci-Fi

You’re relaxing during your time off and an image of the opening credits of Star Wars: A New Hope scrolls through your mind. Or maybe it’s an image of ET’s glowing finger, the sound of Inigo Montoya saying “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die,” or an image of the […]


Ryan Reynolds Is The Green Lantern

Ryan Reynolds will portray Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in the new Warner Brothers movie to be directed by Martin Campbell and released in June, 2011, the studio announced. GWCers, of course, will remember Reynolds as Deadpool in this summer’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie. Reynolds will join the likes of David Boreanaz (Buffy, Angel), Michael Rye (Spider-Man, […]


GWC GWC Podcast #134

Tonight we wrap up our all-too-brief X-Men arc with an X3 re-watch. Highlights: we enjoy the first appearance of a sentinel in the movies, argue that Xavier may well have brought the wrath of the Phoenix upon the world by preventing her from learning and understanding her nature (the way he helps other mutants), question […]


Anyone Want To Unload A SW Legacy #16?

I’m totally engrossed in Dark Horse’s Star Wars series, especially Legacy. And though I’ve been able to track down almost all of the series locally in either trade paperback or back issues, for some reason #16 (above) eludes me. I’m sure I could order it from somewhere, but I thought I’d ask GWCers first. Anyone […]


Star Wars Legacy, KOTR, And Watchmen

Based on numerous recommendations from GWCers I’ve torn into Alan Moore’s Watchmen. Even though I’m only two chapters/issues in, it’s amazing how much popular sci-fi/comic culture draws from this story and the way it’s presented. It’s gritty, ugly, and often uncomfortable to read, but I can already tell that it’s going to give me new […]


AICN On Hulk, Wolverine, Superman, And Justice League

It’s been a banner day for superheroes over on Ain’t It Cool News today. Here’s a summary. Today they posted: Hulk and Wolverine pics from Empire magazine News that the Justice League flick is back on track for a 2009 release, with casting information (including Adam Brody as Flash and Common as Green Lantern) And […]


Manga: It’s Not Just For Kids

Danielle Leigh has written two interesting columns for Comics Should Be Good outlining her take on the state of manga in America, suggesting that the import simply won’t survive without expanding to include more adult subject matter that doesn’t include pornography. She makes a couple of very valid points — there’s manga targeting virtually every […]


New Star Wars Legacy Arc Ships Today

GWCers have recommended the Star Wars Legacy comics, and considering that the folks at Dark Horse are shipping the first issue of a new story arc today, now’s a great time to jump in and check ’em out. According to our friends over at, the new arc focuses on “the adventures of outlaw Admiral […]


Peter Hartlaub’s Eight Comics To Read Before You Die

San Francisco’s all alight with the wonders of WonderCon this weekend, and not to be left out, Chronicle writer Peter Hartlaub published his list of eight comics he recommends you read before you die. I know GWCers will agree with at least a few of these. Read on past the jump for his list.


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