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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...
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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...
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'The Amazing Spider-Man"

...minutesIt's been ten years since Tobey Maguire and director Sam Raimi gave us our first big-budget, big-screen glimpse at Marvel Comic's most popular hero, "Spider-Man." It's been five years since that series crashed and burned with the overstuffed...
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'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...
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Latest super hero movie is all fun

...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...the story of the Norse god of thunder, who, in the Marvel Comic's version, gets banished to Earth to be a superhero...
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...
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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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