Is Microsoft Buying Minecraft?

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  Here’s some news that gamers probably didn’t want to hear. It’s been reported by the Wall Street Journal that Microsoft is on the verge of purchasing Notch’s Minecraft IP for over 2 billion dollars.  Both representatives of Mircosoft and Mojang AB, the Swedish software company behind Minecraft have opted to not comment on the potential deal. What does this mean for the future of Minecraft?  Markus Alexej “Notch” Persson, the head of Mojang has historically … Continue reading

Dark Horse Star Wars Collections Coming From Marvel

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  Disney’s acquisition of Star Wars rang the bell on Dark Horse’s 20+ years of producing comics set a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Beginning in 2015, the license will revert back to Marvel, who produced Star Wars comics from 1977 until 1985. Today news comes from Marvel, that those Dark Horse comics will be represented in their oversized Epic Collection format. The first offering will be Star Wars Legends Epic … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, August 27, 2014

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        Another week, another Wednesday.  It’s like Christmas 52 times a year!   TOP OF THE STACK Rai #4  – Valiant Comics Writer:  Matt Kindt Art:  Clayton Crain What Valiant says: The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first … Continue reading

Marvel Celebrates 75 Years With Deadpool Variants

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  The year of variant covers continues. This time it’s Marvel turn. To celebrate their 75th Anniversary, Marvel Comics is doing a series of variant covers this October, featuring everybody’s favorite mutant merc with a mouth, Deadpool. The anniversary covers will feature Wade Wilson finding himself on  some of the Marvel Universe’s most historic covers.  Of course, he’ll be dropping some his signature fourth wall breaking brand of humor along the way. “We really wanted … Continue reading

Comics First Look: X-O Manowar #0 from Valiant Comics

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  Aric of Dacia, the 5th century Visigoth in possession of the universe’s most powerful weapon, the X-O Manowar armor barely survived the Armor Hunters attack.   But he has, and now in order for him to go ahead, he has to look back.  X-O Manowar #0, in stores October 8th from Valiant Comics, does just that. does just that, giving us the full story, from his days fighting for his people against the Roman Empire, … Continue reading