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The Weirdest and Most Wonderful Alternate Dimensions in the Marvel and DC Universes

Comics are filled with alternate realities — that’s why they call them multiverses, after all. While strange, most of these worlds are just variations of the primary universe, where Superman landed in Russia instead of America, or the radioactive spider bit Gwen Stacy, and so on. But underneath all those realities lies an altogether weirder set of alternate dimensions for heroes to visit, get stuck in, or be freaked out about. Here are our favourites from DC Comics and Marvel’s lengthy history. Read More >>

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Shazam! Cuts Loose in the First Official Photo of Zachary Levi in Costume

Despite the fact that we’ve seen set pictures of it, Zachary Levi’s defence of it, and terrible-quality Instagram pictures, this is finally our first official look at Warner Bros.’ latest cinematic DC Comics superhero... and his love of cola, apparently. Read More >>

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The World of Blade Runner Is Coming to Comics

Blade Runner 2049 may not have lit the box office on fire nearly as much as it should have, but its dystopian world is living on in the world of comic books. Read More >>

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The Handmaid’s Tale and Westworld Score Big in This Year’s Emmy Nominations

The 70th Emmys are upon us, which means its time for some of the biggest hits in genre entertainment on television to get their nods—and they’ve done so in spades this year, with tons of nominations for Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, and more. Read More >>

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The First Photos From M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass Are Hauntingly Beautiful

After that wild twist at the end of Split, we’ve been waiting for ages to see what M. Night Shyamalan could do when it came to smashing together James McAvoy, Samuel L. Jackson, and Bruce Willis for the Unbreakable sequel no one saw coming. And so far, the results are sinister and weirdly gorgeous. Read More >>

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Wizards of the Coast Is Making a Transformers Card Game

The company behind Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering is adding another card game to its tabletop roster, only it’s slightly less weird than fantastical loot-happy heroes or elemental-plane-hopping monsters summoners. It’s about those giant robots in disguise that you know and love. Read More >>

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The Perplexing Legal Saga of Stan Lee Continues With Dropped Pow! Lawsuit

Two months ago amid increasingly public turmoil about his private life, Stan Lee announced he planned to sue Pow! Entertainment—the media company he co-founded in 2001—for allegedly stealing his identity. Now, that’s no longer the case, as Lee has dropped the lawsuit in the wake of other legal battles the beloved comics icon is embroiled in. Read More >>

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Why Don’t We Have a Star Trek Show From The Aliens’ Point of View?

Very few Star Trek fans believe that the first seasons of Deep Space Nine—focusing on the unstable relationship between the Bajoran government, its spiritual leaders, and the only-sort-of welcome Federation—are its strongest. But it’s gotten me thinking lately that it could form the basis of a fascinating Trek show in its own right. Read More >>

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Ultraman is Coming to Netflix, Alongside The Return of Castlevania And Aggretsuko

Anime Expo is upon us, and Netflix is taking the opportunity to remind us that it has a metric buttload of anime and anime-adjacent shows on the way, with returning series like the bloody awesome Castlevania adaptation and the extremely cathartic return of Aggretsuko. But it’s also got a couple more surprises on the way, too. Read More >>

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The BBC is Heading to Court to Hunt Down a Doctor Who Leaker

Last week, an incomplete scene featuring Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor surreptitiously hit the web, giving fans eager for leaks and spoilers a taste of what to expect from the next season of Doctor Who. But while in the entertainment business leaks and spoilers are part and parcel of the industry, in this case, the BBC is none too pleased about it. Read More >>

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The New Star Wars Canon Desperately Needs More Books Like Tales From the Mos Eisley Cantina

The world of Star Wars was aflutter recently with drama about the future of Star Wars movie spinoffs that maybe-don’t-but-actually-do-oh-who-knows-anymore exist. But amid all that, one rumour of great interest focused on alleged plans for a spinoff film set in Mos Eisley Spaceport. It sounds silly, but it could’ve been a great idea. Read More >>

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Riff on the Classic Cartoon Theme Is Pretty Fun

If you’re still off put by the stylistic choices going into the latest iteration of the heroes in a half shell, the fact that the beloved theme song of the classic cartoon is getting a fast-paced modern remix for the new show is probably not going to assuage your concerns. But the more snippets we see of this show in action, the more we’re intrigued. Read More >>