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DC Universe big bang: what’s coming next month

DC Universe big bang: what’s coming next month

DC fans will perhaps begrudgingly admit that Marvel’s properties, direct or otherwise, have saturated the market for a few years. DC definitely had a few good ones but few of those have stuck. Now the comics giant is making one giant gamble with DC Universe, a subscription service for all things DC. And it’s all going down mid-September but it won’t just be about streaming teen angsty series either.

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Nintendo Switch InkyPen app turns it into a comics reader

Nintendo Switch InkyPen app turns it into a comics reader

Very few will argue that the Nintendo Switch is a great gaming handheld/console/what have you. Many, however, will contend that it could be so much more than just a gaming device. It could be an all-around time killer/waster with video, audio, and web browsing support. Except Nintendo so far hasn’t allowed it. It may, however, be making an exception with an upcoming InkyPen app that will turn it into the content consumption device you least expected: a comic book reader.

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Deadpool Blu-ray DVD Digital Super Duper Cut Review

Deadpool Blu-ray DVD Digital Super Duper Cut Review

Take a quick peek at this newest last-ditch effort to get you to spend money on Deadpool 2. It's a plastic box with four different fancy disks inside it. One each for each of the most important characters other than Domino inside it. Because Domino was lucky enough to avoid getting her face plastered on a disk some poor goofball went out and bought from 20th Century Fox - lucky her!

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HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

HBO Watchmen series gets full season in 2019

Soon everyone will be able to "watch the Watchmen." On HBO, that is. The iconic graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons is getting a live-action TV series adaptation on HBO, with the network originally ordering a pilot last year and now confirming that a full season has been ordered. The show will premiere sometime in 2019, and features Damon Lindelof, co-creator of Lost and The Leftovers, as show-runner.

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The Dark Knight is 10 years old: Here’s an IMAX re-release

The Dark Knight is 10 years old: Here’s an IMAX re-release

A decade ago, the Batman film The Dark Knight was released unto an unsuspecting world populous. The Dark Knight was released on the 18th of July, 2008, and on a budget of $185-million, it brought in over $1-billion in box office revenue. Now, 10 years after its initial release, Batman: The Dark Knight is getting an IMAX re-release.

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This Teen TITANS trailer is for the children

This Teen TITANS trailer is for the children

If you watch the following series trailer and think it's not a film you'll ever want to see, you're not alone. Think of this amalgamation of elements to be something akin to Twilight or The Hunger Games - a book series made for young adults, then a film series made for adults. This is a DC Comics universe TV show by the name of TITANS, and it follows the lives of the characters most commonly known as the Teen Titans.

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5TIP: 5 more uses for your phone: Pages you’ve not yet turned!

5TIP: 5 more uses for your phone: Pages you’ve not yet turned!

The second in a line of ways and means with which you'll be able to unlock the full use of your smartphone is here today. The first of these came earlier this week, on the 11th of July, when we looked over some of the basics. There we activated the hidden developers menu in Android, took note of the Gyro Sensor, started to hit that Airplane Mode toggle, recorded a bit of audio, and were reminded of one of the most under-utilized apps in the world: Google Translate.

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Walmart exclusive DC “giant” comic anthologies kick off next month

Walmart exclusive DC “giant” comic anthologies kick off next month

DC has announced plans to launch exclusive "giant" comic books in Walmart retail stores on a monthly basis. These ultra-sized books will be anthologies containing both new and existing content, according to DC, which will deliver its first Walmart exclusive in July. More than 3,000 Walmart stores across the nation are participating in this exclusive delivery, the company says.

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GameStop comic book sales plan tipped to start this month

GameStop comic book sales plan tipped to start this month

GameStop, the video game retailer, will start testing the sale of comic books later this month, according to a new report. The retailer already sells physical and digital video games, gaming consoles and accessories, as well as game-related toys and trinkets. The leak suggests GameStop will offer comic books from Marvel, DC, Image, and Oni Press.

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Marvel reveals Create Your Own comics app with strict content rules

Marvel reveals Create Your Own comics app with strict content rules

Fans of the Marvel universe that want to create their own comics but lack the skill or technical abilities will soon have a new option. The company has announced it's collaborating with Tap Tap Comics to release a new app called Marvel: Create Your Own, which will let users choose a superhero, pose them, and add their own text and dialog. The app isn't available just yet, but is promised to be "coming soon."

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Hoopla Marvel deal brings digital comics to public library users

Hoopla Marvel deal brings digital comics to public library users

Hoopla has finally struck a deal that brings Marvel graphic novels and other published content to the public library app. This announcement comes a couple years after Hoopla made similar deals with Dark Horse, Image Comics, and DC Comics; it greatly expands the app's comics offerings, adding some of the most coveted content for anyone to access. All you need is a public library card.

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Netflix shows are about to get comic-book crazy

Netflix shows are about to get comic-book crazy

You always remember your first, and in Netflix's case that's probably going to be your first acquisition. Hard to believe, but that's only just happened now, almost two decades after Netflix was first founded back in 1997. The lucky acquisition? It's not what you might expect.

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