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Books or eBooks? We say: Yes, Please!

Books or eBooks? We say: Yes, Please!

By Beth MishlerJune 14, 2012

Writer Jonathan Franzen made headlines awhile back when he dissed eBooks, saying they don’t have the same degree of permanence as plain ol’ books. When books are in electronic format, he said, it “always feels like we could delete that, change that, move it around...”...More  →

Graphic Detail: Batwoman Vol. 1: Hydrology Hardcover

Graphic Detail: Batwoman Vol. 1: Hydrology Hardcover

By Eric GarneauJune 14, 2012

Graphic Detail reviews a new graphic novel or trade paperback collection every week. Batwoman is one of the best series in DC Comics' New 52, and basically one of the best comics on the stands right now period. Don't believe me? Then check out Batwoman vol....More  →

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Gets a Motion Comic

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Gets a Motion Comic

By Robert IsenbergJune 14, 2012

It's been a wild decade for classic-character mashups, but none has proven its mettle like Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. We love us some Sense and Sensibility and Seamonsters, Space Nazis, and Django Unchained. There's nothing like combining a vintage character with a zany modern twist....More  →

The 5 Graphic Novels That Changed My Life

The 5 Graphic Novels That Changed My Life

By Eric GarneauJune 14, 2012

Being that it's Book Week, a lot of the SparkNotes and MindHut crew are talking about books they've read that have changed their lives. Since I typically write about comics on these blogs, I thought it'd be appropriate for me to pay tribute to a...More  →

4 Reasons Spidey Will Never Be in an Avengers Movie
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4 Reasons Spidey Will Never Be in an Avengers Movie

By Scott GreenstoneJune 14, 2012

We can't count the amount of times we've heard in the past couple of months, "Why wasn't Spider-Man in the Avengers movie?" The climactic scene of The Avengers takes place in New York, so why wasn't Spider-Man around to help protect his beloved city? Was...More  →

INTERVIEW: The Scientist's Guide to Alien Invasion Movies

INTERVIEW: The Scientist's Guide to Alien Invasion Movies

By Becky FerreiraJune 13, 2012

With Men in Black 3, Battleship and Prometheus released weeks apart, it seems aliens are once again the preferred agents of apocalyptic events this year. But why the perennial fear of those with whom we share our glorious galaxy? Do we really think that humans—a...More  →

Comics Catch for June 13, 2012
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Comics Catch for June 13, 2012

By Eric GarneauJune 13, 2012

Each week Comics Catch compiles short reviews of new comics worth reading....More  →

5 Stephen King Books That Deserve Film Adaptations

5 Stephen King Books That Deserve Film Adaptations

By Crystal HudsonJune 13, 2012

Stephen. King. Rocks. That's just a fact. Much of his body of work has already been made into movies, and rightly so. Unfortunately, the vast majority of those movies have failed to live up to their source materials. And not in the "the movie...More  →

Top 5 Ancient Astronauts

Top 5 Ancient Astronauts

By Robert RunyonJune 13, 2012

Prometheus cleaned up over last weekend, and is probably the most popular movie about ancient astronauts ever made. Of course, not many people know what that means. The ancient astronaut theory holds that extraterrestrials visited Earth some time in the past and created life or...More  →

Blogging RPGs: How D&D Saved My Life

Blogging RPGs: How D&D Saved My Life

By Allison EmmJune 13, 2012

When I first set out to learn the mother of all RPGs, I confess I thought it would do little more than provide a delightful evening of fun each week. It might help me think in a more imaginative and strategic nature, but nothing truly...More  →