Aug 10: Run's Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell with Jerry Craft

Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell with Jerry Craft Tuesday, August 10, 7PM ET Acclaimed comic artists Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell discuss Run: Book One, their highly anticipated sequel to the National Book Award–winning March, co-authored with the late Congressman John Lewis. Moderating their conversation is author-illustrator Jerry Craft, author of the award-winning graphic novel, New Kid. Online via Zoom....
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New book from Vanessa Bettencourt, formerly of Alexandria

Notfrombrazil - Last Summer Vacation Before Quarantine celebrates traveling before COVID changed the world. A trip to New York that focuses on locations and events. The perfect book for those who want to see NY for the first time or remember their visit. This book exists because my brother and my mother visited me in NY in 10th August 2019 to celebrate my brother's birthday. I want to publish it on 10th August 2021 to celebrate his birthday again.To my brother, Andre. ...
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Russian lies about Covid vaccines use cartoons, says DC-based NYT reporter

Russian Disinformation Targets Vaccines and the Biden Administration A new campaign appears to be spreading falsehoods about the potential for forced inoculations against Covid-19. By Julian E. Barnes A version of this article appears in print on Aug. 6, 2021 , Section A, Page 15 of the New York edition with the headline: Russian Disinformation Targets Vaccine Fears . https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/05/us/politics/covid-vaccines-russian-disinformation.html ...
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The Post's review of THE Suicide Squad

'The Suicide Squad' is the colossal monster movie James Gunn was born to make [in print as Still cynical and dreary, but it has heart] By Pat Padua Washington Post August 6, 2021 : Weekend 21 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/movies/the-suicide-squad-movie-review/2021/08/04/37afa3e4-ee5f-11eb-81d2-ffae0f931b8f_story.html (2.5 stars) [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Local comics fan, Randy Hall, RIP

Steve Conley noted his passing on his Patreon page - I recently learned that Patreon supporter Randy Hall passed away. I saw Randy often at comic book conventions up and down the east coast. A lovely guy who was always very supportive of my work. He will be very much missed. Wayne Arthur Hall Randy Hall July 16 2021 https://www.facebook.com/CaptainRandyHall/posts/10220782148287141 I'm sorry to say that Randy Hall...
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That darn Mike du Jour

Nothing comedic today [Mike du Jour by  Mike Lester] Judith Guy Washington Post August 7 2021 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/06/readers-critique-post-little-less-snarky-washington-cynicism-olympics-please/ I've always promised myself I wouldn't become the person who writes letters to the editor about the comics pages, but can we please be done with "Mike du Jour"? The strips during the week of July 18 about an uptight female diversity cop and the strip...
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Secret Origins v2 #6 - key reprint

Secret Origins v2 #6Secret Origins v2 #6, 1973 - Revealing the origins of popular characters, this DC bronze age series often reprinted their first appearances as well. This particular issue reprints the debut of Blackhawk from Military Comics #1 and the origin of the Legion of Super-heroes.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Keys / Secret Originsebay  >this issue [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Strange Worlds v3 #2 - Steve Ditko art & cover

Steve Ditko Strange Worlds v3 #2, 1959 - Steve Ditko's cover is not among his better efforts, clumsily squeezing the main figure into the frame. His story art is far better, illustrating the tale of a very small planet that flits around Earth, protecting people from natural disasters. Though well drawn, it's Ditko's inventive page layouts that stand out. His panel within panel technique (see [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Police Arrest Train Stabber Who Injured 10 & Wanted to “Kill a Happy Woman”

A violent stabbing resulting in ten people being injured (a rarity for Japan) took place on a Tokyo train, the 36-year-old male informing police that he wanted to “kill a woman who looked happy”, though it seems nearby bystanders who didn’t fit his criteria also applied. The male criminal, Tsushima Yusuke, swung around a knife […]
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Evolution Showed Why David Duchovny Deserved More Comedy Roles

Way back in 2001, I got to see a sneak peek of a little film called Evolution. I knew next to nothing about the flick other than it was directed by Ivan Reitman and starred David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, and Julianne Moore, which meant I found myself in the rare position of going into a film completely blind. While my expectations weren’t very high, I enjoyed the clever little comedy for its broad humor and goofy tone. Sure, a lot of the big moments fall flat, but there’s still enough good mater...
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The Whitest Kids U’ Know Co-Founder Trevor Moore Dead at 41

The comedy world is in mourning as The Whitest Kids U’ Know co-founder Trevor Moore has passed away at just 41-years-old after an accident. “We are devastated by the loss of my husband, best friend and the father of our son. He was known as a writer and comedian to millions, and yet to us he was simply the center of our whole world,” said Moore’s wife Aimee Carlson and the Moore family in a statement. “We don’t know how we’ll go on without him, but we’re thankful for the memories we do have that...
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Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin Fervently Licking All the Cream

Azur Lane: Bisoku Zenshin‘s 13th bonus episode will cater to the interests of those who admire attractive women as the superb Sirius and her colossal breasts take center stage, the desirable flesh heaps causing the girl to spill cake on herself as a certain someone comes to lick the cream off her chest. For those […]
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Interview: Andy Milonakis Talks King Knight, Anthony Bourdain’s Influence, and Meeting Kanye

Wiccan comedy film King Knight is set to premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival tomorrow, August 8, 2021. The film is directed by Richard Bates, Jr. and stars an ensemble cast that includes Matthew Gray Gubler, Angela Sarafyan, Andy Milonakis, Kate Comer, Johnny Pemberton, Josh Fadem, and more. RELATED: King Knight Exclusive Key Art From Richard Bates Jr.’s Comedy Movie “King Knight is an outsider’s outsider comedy starring Matthew Gray Gubler and Angela Sarafyan as Thorn and Willow, husband-and...
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Girls Frontline Anime Promising Explosions & Heavy Gunfire

Another in-depth dive into the Girls Frontline anime has been uploaded online as the show has touted its supreme gun-based violence and myriad of cute female characters, the nonstop action sure to effectively compel fans of the gacha game. The rather serious and dramatic trailer, which also has some English subtitles: The Girl’s Frontline anime […]
Tags: Guns, Drama, Trailer, Anime, Anthropomorphisation, Image Gallery, Adaptations, Girls Frontline, Asahi Productions, Heavy Gunfire

Walker ‘Drive’ Promo & Photos Preview Intense Season 1 Finale

Ahead of the intense Walker Season 1 finale, The CW has released the promo and photos (available in the gallery) for next Thursday’s episode titled “Drive.” The final episode of the season will air on August 12 and will be available to stream on The CW app and CWTV.com the following day. Written by Seamus Kevin Fahey & Anna Fricke and directed by Steve Robin, the official synopsis for Episode 1.18 reads: “Walker’s (Jared Padalecki) world is shattered after receiving shocking news that changes ev...
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Internet radio presenter Graham Hart jailed for racial comments

An online radio presenter has been sentenced to 32 months’ imprisonment for using antisemitic language and racial slurs on his live radio show. Graham Hart was sentenced on 6th August 2021 at Truro Magistrates’ Court after he pleaded guilty in June 2021. An investigation by the Devon and Cornwall Police was made into eight radio shows broadcast on the internet between 18 July 2016 and 24 December 2020 in which 69-year-old Hart was either a presenter or guest. The CPS proved that Graham Hart s...
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How Jungle Cruise Producers Built a Cinematic World for a Theme Park Ride

With a $90 opening weekend, Jungle Cruise has set the standard for the theme park ride to movie pipeline.Read more...
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Limerick-Off Monday – Rhyme Word: WRAP or RAP at the end of any one line (Submission Deadline: August 21, 2021)

It’s Limerick-Off time, once again. And that means I write a limerick, and you write your own, using the same rhyme word. Then you post your limerick(s) as a comment to this post and, if you’re a Facebook user, on Facebook too. I hope you’ll join me in writing limericks using WRAP or RAP at the end of any one line. (Homonyms or homophones are fine.) The best submission will be crowned Limerick-Off Award Winner. (Here’s last week’s Limerick-Off Award Winner.) Additionally, you may write themed l...
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Limerick-Off Award (475)

It’s time to announce the latest Limerick-Off winners based on submissions (on this blog and on Facebook) in the last Limerick-Off. Congratulations to SJAAN VANDENBROEDER, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: I went to a door store to see What choices were open to me. A sign on their stock Read, “Pick Your Own Lock.” But I want one that comes with a key. Congratulations to TIM JAMES, who wins the Special Writing Style-Themed Limerick Award for this funny limerick: Mark Twai...
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Ishikei Bunny Girl Chie Ero-Figure the Epitome of Feminine Allure

Ishikei has arrived onto the figure scene once more as their original art of cute blonde Chie is now attainable in figure form, the luscious female wearing a bunny girl outfit that can of course be stripped off her body to expose her ginormous bosom – Chie’s beauty can be taken advantage of next February. […]
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Q*bert Creator Warren Davis ‘Amazed’ by RepliCade Mini Arcade, Looks Back at Career

Many companies put out home versions of arcade classics, as is the case with the upcoming Simpsons and X-Men cabinets from Arcade1Up. New Wave Toys, a manufacturer focused on retro collectibles, is following up its 1942 and 1943 cabinets with the Q*Bert x RepliCade, which is a mini arcade version of the game packed into a tiny package complete with a 4:3 display and HDMI out port. There’ll also be a “Warren Davis Edition” that includes additional cabinet detailing, simulated wear and tear, a Got...
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Tokyo 2021 Olympics Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Pays Tribute to Sailor Moon

The surprises contained within the Tokyo 2021 Olympics have yet to be fully depleted as a rhythmic gymnastics team from Uzbekistan paid tribute to the Sailor Moon franchise by performing to theme song “Moonlight Densetsu”, the power of anime and manga clearly spanning the globe. A video of the female team’s entire performance: The whole […]
Tags: Music, Japan, Events, Dancing, Olympics, Tokyo, Uzbekistan, Anime, Sailor Moon, Otaku

‘Enchanted’ Sequel ‘Disenchanted’ Has Wrapped Filming, So Sing a Happy Working Song

Disenchanted, the sequel to 2007’s surprisingly great (mostly) live action Disney princess film Enchanted, has just announced a wrap on photography via an Instagram post from director Adam Shankman. Shankman posted a picturesque photo of him and Amy Adams to his Instagram in celebration of the final day of shooting. Check it out below: I mean, it’s kind of rude to turn your back to us, Mr. Shankman, but I guess thanks for letting us know this thing is hit a big production milestone. As you ...
Tags: Movies, News, Instagram, Disney, Disney Princess, Amy Adams, Morgan, Maya Rudolph, James Marsden, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Menken, Yvette Nicole Brown, Shankman, Jayma Mays, Oscar Nunez

ARRL looking for an Emergency Communications Director…..again

If it seems like the ARRL just hired someone to manage emergency communications programs, you’re right. It was just about a year ago. I’m not sure what happened, but they’re looking to hire another one. See the job description below. It’s about as long a job description as I’ve ever read. If you are interested in this opening, send your resume and a cover letter to: [email protected] Position:  Director, Emergency Management (Salaried Exempt; reports directly to CEO) Major Duties and Responsibiliti...
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New to Amazon Prime Video - DARK ENCOUNTER

A year after the mysterious disappearance of an eight-year-old girl, a small town receives a visit from aliens. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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New to Arrow - THE CURED

Newly cured victims of a violent rage virus are reintegrated into an unaccepting society. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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The Daily Stream: LaKeith Stanfield Voices the Anime ‘Yasuke’ in a Feudal Japan with Magic and Mechs

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Series: Yasuke Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: A Black ronin finds himself tasked with protecting a young girl in a fantasy-tinged, alt-history version of 16th-century feudal Japan.  Why It’s Essential Viewing: It features the inimitable LaKeith Stanfield voicing an African samurai. It’s a loose blend of real Japane...
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New High Guardian Spice Trailer Once Again Lambasted, Crunchyroll Hiding Replies

Crunchyroll has revealed that the despised High Guardian Spice is in fact still in production as a new trailer has teased more of the highly generic show, prompting the usual critics to express their hatred for the “anime” and its negative traits and causing Crunchyroll to hide specific comments on Twitter. The rather bland magical […]
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Can’t get enough ‘Hedwig?’ Time to rock out with queer ‘Prey’

Prey for Rock & Roll Welcome to Screen Gems, our weekend dive into queer and queer-adjacent titles of the past that deserve a watch or a re-watch. The B-Side: Prey for Rock & Roll Actress Gina Gerson–hereto largely known for her role in the debacle Showgirls–doesn’t get enough credit. Gershon has appeared in more than a few bad movies over the years, and done some bad acting in them. On the other hand, when gifted with good material, she proves herself a capable, even awesome, leading lady....
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‘Night of the Animated Dead’: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Before there was The Walking Dead or any of its gazillion TV spin-offs, there was Night of the Living Dead. Soon there will be new animated version of George Romero’s classic, appropriately titled Night of the Animated Dead, and here’s everything we know about it. Night of the Animated Dead Release Date and Where You Can Watc...
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