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Reeling it in: Tiny superhero a huge surprise

"Ant-Man" Marvel Studios 1 hour, 57 minutes The early reviews for this week's latest Marvel Comics outing, "Ant-Man," were decidedly mediocre. Looking at sites like MetaCritic or Rotten Tomatoes you saw a lot of critics...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-22/reeling-it-in-tiny-sup
Arts & Entertainment
"Fantastic Four" is not as fantastic as it could be

...and off the screen. Three big-budget tries have produced nothing but epic misfires. Unless the rights revert to Marvel Comics, who seem to have the Midas touch when it comes to these kinds of films, I think the most fantastic thing about this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-12/a-fantastic-let-down
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Latest super hero movie is all fun

"Thor" Paramount Pictures 1 hour, 54 minutes You really have to hand it to Marvel Comics. As far as the comic books go, the company has always been quality, though it's a toss-up for most people as to whether...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051211/pul_828150277.shtml
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Movie review: Jackman owns 'The Wolverine'

...of Wolverine, or Logan, as he's called when people are feeling less formal, is one of the most popular in the Marvel Comics universe, so it's no surprise that comic book geeks and fanboys have very strong opinions about the cinematic road...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-07-31/movie-review-jackman-o
Arts & Entertainment
'The Avengers': Just what we wanted

...sentiment with regard to big budget superhero cross-over possibilities. Now, with "The Avengers," it's as if Marvel Comics -- now Marvel Studios, said, "You want us to take this seriously, OK. This is what you say you want. Now put...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2012-05-10/the-avengers-just-what
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Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperDC comics have 'Identity Crisis' 09/09/04

...has generated no apathy, that's for sure.'' In some ways, this also is a response to the popularity of rival Marvel Comics, which has such characters as Spider-Man and the Hulk, whose appeal comes from battles with personal woes as well...

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Mystical, magical Maleficent, now appearing

...story from a new perspective and from a different character's point of view. Similarly, I used to love a series of Marvel comics called "What if...?" What if Spider-Man became the Green Lantern? What if Iron Man battled the Fantastic Four...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-06-04-0
Arts & Entertainment
Going back makes new X-Men truly first class

...Class"Twentieth Century Fox2 hours, 12 minutes"X-Men" holds a special place in my heart. It was the first Marvel comics movie to really hit the right tone and was the precursor to a whole host of great superhero movies, influencing everything...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2011-06-09/going-back-makes-new-x
Arts & Entertainment
Film explores a more complex 'Man of Steel'

...That's not to say I didn't like the guy. I think everybody, on some level or another, likes Superman, but I was a Marvel comics reader, and "Superman" probably seemed a little broad compared to the angsty teen reality of "Spider-Man" or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-06-19/film-explores-a-more-c
Arts & Entertainment
Big Hero 6

Opens Friday, Nov 7, 2014 Synopsis: When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr. Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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