2014 Summer Movies Spuds- Part 1: ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ and Other Mini-Reviews

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     Summer Movie Spuds are mini-movie reviews for the latest summer releases and rated on a scale of 1 to 5 potatoes. They will be posted the first or second week of the following month (i.e. May’s reviews will appear in June.)

Summer’s here, which means barbeques, vacations, and Summer Movie Spuds! May kicked off the 2014 Summer Movie Season on a sound note via “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” and never skipped a beat by unraveling a variety of cinematic choices from a certain monster’s comeback to time-traveling mutants. Based on what I saw, May was a solid month consisting of exciting and captivating films with the exception of one dud. More

Top 10 Comic Books for Feb. 12: ‘The Walking Dead’ Overpowers Another Week

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It’s almost Wednesday, and that means a whole new crop of comic books are on their way. So, what looks good this week?

My Top 10 Comic Books for Feb. 12 include the second half of “All-Out War” commencing in “The Walking Dead,” “Batman” taking a trip into the future (while also setting the stage for “Batman: Eternal”), and Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk receiving an All-New Marvel NOW! series by writer Charles Soule and artist Javier Pulido. More

Top 10 Comics for Feb. 5: Lex Luthor Tries to Save the Day

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It’s almost Wednesday, and that means a whole new crop of comic books are on their way. So, what looks good this week?

My Top 10 Comic Books for Feb. 5 include Lex Luthor and some frenemies attempting to stop the Crime Syndicate once and for all, things getting stranger (and more exciting) as writer J. Michael Straczynski’s new “Twilight Zone” comic continues, and Wolverine beginning a new chapter of his life… by working for a revered criminal. More

Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 29: ‘Serenity’ Flies Toward New Adventures

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It’s almost Wednesday, and that means a whole new crop of comic books are on their way. So, what looks good this week?

My Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 29 include the continuation of Joss Whedon’s sci-fi series, “Serenity”/ “Firefly,” the Ultimate Marvel Universe’s world-shattering “Cataclysm” reaching its penultimate issue, and Deadpool trying to navigate his way through the zombiepocalypse (zombie apocalypse). More

Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 22: War Still Rages On in ‘The Walking Dead’

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It’s almost Wednesday, and that means a whole new crop of comic books are on their way. So, what looks good this week?

My Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 22 include Rick’s community being invaded by Negan as their deadly war continues, director George A. Romero returning to comics with his brand new zombie epic, “Empire of the Dead,” and the beginning of the end for writer Mike Carey and artist Peter Gross’ literary adventure, “The Unwritten.” More

Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 15: Daredevil and the Fantastic Four Rule the Week

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It’s almost Wednesday, and that means a whole new crop of comic books are on their way. So, what looks good this week?

My Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 15 include Matt Fraction’s final issue of “Fantastic Four,” Constantine and company’s battle against Blight bringing them face-to-face with The Sprectre, and the X-Files’ Lone Gunmen investigating some familiar faces (like the Crow and the Ghostbusters) in IDW Publishing’s newest event series. More

Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 8: More ‘Walking Dead’ and a Batman Milestone

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It’s almost Wednesday, and that means a whole new crop of comic books are on their way. So, what looks good this week?

My Top 10 Comic Books for Jan. 8 include several writers and artists honoring Batman’s 75th anniversary with a giant-sized issue of “Detective Comics,” one of the Marvel Universe’s best and deadliest spies, Natasha Romanova, starring in a brand new ongoing series, and things only getting worse for our favorite Archie characters as zombies continue to overrun Riverdale. More

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