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Margot Robbie Becomes Harley Quinn On Set Of ‘Suicide Squad’

Harley Quinn is, strangely enough, one of the most well-known and loved female characters in the DC universe, so it was big news when Suicide Squad was given the green light. And if the photo posted by director David Ayer on Twitter is anything to go by, Margot Robbie was able to capture the essence of Joker’s girlfriend. In looks, …

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The Avengers Sequel Will Have Record-Breaking Number Of Visual Effects

Special visual effects were what made the fight scenes of the film The Avengers look amazing, and its sequel will reportedly be benefiting from a record-breaking number of them. Avengers: Age of Ultron will be featuring over 3,000 visual effects shots in it, employing the most number of such effects in one film. The news was revealed in a keynote …

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X-Men: Apocalypse Will Reveal More About Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique Character

One of the most anticipated films of 2015 is X-Men Apocalypse, which is reportedly focusing on the character of Mystique, played by actress Jennifer Lawrence. The character saw major screen time in the previous installment of the series, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and is apparently going to be explored further in the new film, according to co-writer Simon Kinberg. …

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The Word’s Most Expensive Comic Book Was Just Sold On eBay

“History has been made on eBay,” a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews. We reported last month that Action Comics #1 – the comic book that introduced the world to Superman – was to go up for auction on eBay. It’s often considered the “Holy Grail” of comic books. There are believed to be about 50 unrestored original copies in …

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Marvel Introduces New Female Thor

It was announced today on The View by Whoopi Goldberg that Marvel Comics that the traditional male Thor character will be replaced by a new female Thor. According to Marvel’s Asgardian canon, the male Thor commits some sort of misdeed which renders him unworthy of wielding his enchanted hammer Mjolnir, and the lady Thor takes his place. Little is known …

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Amazon Acquires Digital Comics Company comiXology

Amazon announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire digital comic company comiXology. The site lets you buy and/or subscribe to digital comic books. It also offers a free comics section. It’s not hard to see why Amazon would be interested in owning it. Though the company has certainly turned into a juggernaut with its tentacles in many different …

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Microsoft Is Making Its Own Reader App [Rumor]

When it comes to reading eBooks on a Windows device, you really only have two options – Nook or Kindle. Now it looks like Microsoft wants to finally build a reader app to compete with those two options. Gizmodo reports that a new job listing on Microsoft’s site says the company is looking for an engineer to join its Music, …

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Jesse Eisenberg Cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman

After the reveal that Ben Affleck will play Batman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, it would seem that casting for the movie couldn’t get any stranger. That assumption has now been proven wrong. Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Jesse Eisenberg of Zombieland and The Social Network fame has been cast as Lex Luthor in Batman vs. Superman. …

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‘Star Wars’ Comics to be Published by Marvel

In a move that was fairly inevitable, Disney and Lucasfilm today announced that Marvel Entertainment will be publishing Star Wars comics for the foreseeable future. Marvel is a subsidiary of Disney, as it Lucasfilm, which was purchased in 2012 from George Lucas for over $4 billion. Starting in 2015 Marvel will have exclusive rights to both create and publish Star …

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Someone Gave Bitstrips a Bunch of Money

If you hate Bitstrips, you’re not alone. If you love Bitstrips, you’re also not alone. The popular Facebook app that allows users to create custom avatars and stick them in pre-designed comic situations has over 10 million active users. The app recently launched on both iOS and Android too. In the past couple of months, users have created over 30 …

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‘The Wolf Among Us’ Out Today on iOS

Telltale Games has announced that its latest adventure game, The Wolf Among Us, will be released for iOS devices today. The first episode of the game will be available on Apple’s App Store later today. The Wolf Among Us is Telltale’s follow-up to its popular 2012 adventure game The Walking Dead. In trying to recreate the success of The Walking …

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‘The Witcher’ Comic Books Coming Early Next Year

Video game comic books are beginning to become quite the trend. Even unproven games such as Ryse: Son of Rome are getting their own comics before they are even released. Today, though, Dark Horse Comics announced one of the most appropriate gaming comics in recent memory. The Witcher series will be serialized by the publisher in what it describes as …

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