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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2: The Kotaku Review

When we last left Lego Marvel Super Heroes, the Avengers, X-Men and Fantastic Four had banded together to gather the cosmic doohickeys needed to finish story mode and get to the exciting free-roaming bits. Four years later, the X-Men and Fantastic Four are gone, but everything else is pretty much the same.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Marvel Cancels Comic Crossover with Defense Giant Northrop Grumman [Updated]

Marvel has reportedly ended its comics partnership with defense contractor Northrop Grumman, having previously cancelled Saturday’s New York Comic Con announcement event, after facing criticism for seemingly promoting war profiteering. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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When Thor And Hulk Teddy Bears Battle, Everybody Wins

With the November 2 release of Thor Ragnarok, the most exciting Thor film since 1988's The Incredible Hulk Returns TV movie, the folks at Build-A-Bear gird their cuddly line-up for battle with an online exclusive team of Marvel’s mightiest god and monster.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Could Do Without Story Mode

Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite arrives this week, bringing a revamped two-character tag-team battle system and cinematic storytelling to the long-running crossover series. The fighting is a blast. The storytelling could use some work. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Iconic Thor Creator Walt Simonson Talks About Jack Kirby, the Most Important Comics Storyteller Ever

Today is the 100th birthday of comics legend Jack Kirby, the artist who co-created many of Marvel’s most famous superhero characters, including Thor. In the video below, hall-of-fame creator Walt Simonson talks about Kirby and the impact his work had on his own career, and the medium of comics overall.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Stan Lee: “Bigotry and Racism are Among the Deadliest Social Ills Plaguing the World Today”

A lot of people causally dismiss comic books as “just for kids” but that’s because they’ve never bothered to read them. Aside from the bulging muscles and alien invasions, comics have been tackling social issues long before the internet cranked the volume up to 11. A large part of the reason for …Continue reading Continue […]

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What We Mostly Didn’t Like About The Defenders

The Defenders mini-series made its Netflix debut Friday, bringing together Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil and Iron Fist as Marvel’s street-level super team. We assembled Gita Jackson and Mike Fahey to discuss what worked, what didn’t, and how horrible Danny Rand is. So horrible.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What We Mostly Didn’t Like About The Defenders

The Defenders mini-series made its Netflix debut Friday, bringing together Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil and Iron Fist as Marvel’s street-level super team. We assembled Gita Jackson and Mike Fahey to discuss what worked, what didn’t, and how horrible Danny Rand is. So horrible.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is going to be all over the place.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is going to be all over the place. And time, for that matter. The Gamescom trailer for November’s sequel takes us on a tour of the game’s locales, from the Old West to New York City (regular and noir version), Asgard to Nowhere. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Which Avenger Is Going to Die in Infinity War?

Ohayo, my outstanding outgoing mail packages! Apologies for being late; all I can do is promise that it’s another extra-long installment, thanks to the abundance of great letters you guys keep sending me. So, this week: Some hard truths about the Avengers, some Wonder Woman plot holes filled, way more Tom Bombadil…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’s Story Demo Feels Like Awkward Fanfiction

It’s hard to combine characters from wildly disparate sources into one epic story without things getting absurd. The Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite story demo’s strategy is to embrace the goofiness.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s the time-twisting first trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2.

Here’s the time-twisting first trailer for Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2. Looks like temporal super villain Kang is doing something that’ll let us play with characters from throughout Marvel Comics’ entire timeline. Doesn’t seem like such a bad guy, that Kang. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is coming.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is coming. A teaser trailer for the latest all-star Lego Marvel game popped up on Facebook, giving us a brief glimpse of baby Groot and Doctor Strange, suggesting another game rooted in the cinematic universe. Look for more come May 23.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics

“Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means… new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the very first time, and it’s must-watch material for folks who want to see…Read more… […]

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Live Out Your Wolverine Fantasies With a Retractable Set of Popsicle Stick Claws

There are two great reasons to follow this tutorial which teaches you how to turn 15 wooden popsicle sticks into your own set of wearable Wolverine claws: 1) You get to run around pretending to be Wolverine, popping balloons and being awesome. 2) You have a great reason to eat 15 popsicles.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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