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REVIEW: "Goliath" by Scott Westerfeld, and a Retrospective On the Series

By Paul KirschJuly 6, 2012

Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan locked in my engagement to a degree that I can only describe as Downton Abbey-esque. When I read the first book, there was no question of whether or not I would pursue the series to its conclusion. It was simply a matter...More  →

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TRAILER: Second Total Recall Trailer

By Beth MishlerJuly 6, 2012

Hey look! There's a brand new trailer for Total Recall! It’s the second trailer released for the film, and while it’s not much more revealing than the first, we do learn that Kate Beckinsale gives good wife, and that those butt-kicking skills she picked up...More  →

TRAILER: Second Total Recall Trailer
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This Character Needs a Comic: The New Warriors

By Steven RomanoJuly 6, 2012

Marvel Comics has always had a propensity for creating series featuring the super heroic youth element of the Marvel Universe. Combating both super villainous threats and the drama-fueled tribulations of adolescence, we have seen a number of teenage hero teams follow in the footsteps of...More  →

This Character Needs a Comic: The New Warriors

The Greatest Real Superpowers

By Robert RunyonJuly 5, 2012

If you are a geek, chances are you’ve thought of it. What would you do if you had superpowers? Would you just keep them a secret and try to live a normal life? Would you use it to create a life of supervillainy and luxury?...More  →

The Greatest Real Superpowers

LOOK: This is The Cover of J.K. Rowling's Next Book

By Brandon SpecktorJuly 5, 2012

Yep, here it is! All red and yellow and minimalistic. Let's spend a minute together, taking it in. ... Okay, enough of that. Let's gab. Previous press releases and interviews have already revealed a few things about JKR's upcoming novel, The Casual Vacancy. We know it's a novel...More  →

LOOK: This is The Cover of J.K. Rowling's Next Book

The 5 Most Influential Atari Games

By Steven RomanoJuly 5, 2012

The 40th birthday of Atari, Inc. happened last week on the 27th—the video game publisher that helped shape the modern home video game console as we know it with the Atari 2600. Although it was quickly overshadowed by superior consoles such as ColecoVision and the...More  →

The 5 Most Influential Atari Games
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Four Creepy, Ancient, "Magic" Books that Really Exist

By ChauntonJuly 5, 2012

Mysterious, sacred, and often secret texts are a frequent prop of horror and fantasy tales. True Blood has the Vampire Bible, Grimm has the journals of previous generations of hunters (as does Supernatural), and everything seems to have the Necronomicon. If you want to get...More  →

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Hungrier Games: The Movies That Inspired the Hunger Games

By Robert RunyonJuly 5, 2012

There was a joke that went around when The Hunger Games first came out in March that went like this: Q: What do they call The Hunger Games in France? A: Battle Royale with Cheese....More  →

Hungrier Games: The Movies That Inspired the Hunger Games

Graphic Detail: Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes Hardcover

By Eric GarneauJuly 5, 2012

Graphic Detail reviews a new graphic novel or trade paperback release every week. If you like geeky things, you've probably accepted by now that crossovers just happen. Aliens and Predators? The Justice League and the Avengers? The Flintstones and the Jetsons? At some point, two things...More  →

Graphic Detail: Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes Hardcover

Comics Catch: A Roundup of New Comics Worth Reading

By Eric GarneauJuly 5, 2012

BOOK OF THE WEEK: Animal Man #11: While titular hero Buddy Baker's stuck in the limbo-like realm of the Red, the rest of his family's back on Earth and under a serious threat from the Rot, the Red's natural enemy. Buddy's got to get back...More  →

Comics Catch: A Roundup of New Comics Worth Reading