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  1. Meet Silk, Marvel’s Newest Female Asian-American Superhero

    It's about time.

    Crime-fighting superhero, female, Asian American, and kick-ass. What more could you ask for from Cindy Moon, AKA Silk?

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  2. Do Yourself A Favor And Watch Two Full Episodes of The Japanese Spider-Man

    Yeah yeah yeah, wow!

    Do you love kitschy action adventure television from the '70s? Do you love Spider-Man? Do you love giant robots and motorcycle racing? Sit down: we have a wonderful surprise for you.

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  3. Webheads, Check out Reports From the Dan Slott Comic-Con Panel Moderated by Our Own Jill Pantozzi

    Is your spider-sense tingling?

    Our own Jill Pantozzi moderated the spotlight panel on The Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott, where they talked about all the important topics, like what Slott always wanted to be when he grew up—which most of us would probably like to be, too—and the difficulty of getting fart jokes into Ren and Stimpy.

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  4. Stephanie Brown Is Returning To DC, A Captain Marvel Re-Launch And More Comic News From NYCC

    Holy Rusted Metal Batman!

    Some very interesting news came out of New York Comic Con this past weekend. Particularly as it pertains to a few female comic book characters we love. All that and another new project we think you might, explained like after the jump.

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  5. Things We Saw Today: Easy Baby Cosplay

    Things We Saw Today

    Got a bald baby? Perfect unisex Captain Picard cosplay. (Geeks are Sexy)

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  6. Race & Gender: The Doctor Who Casting That Might Have Been

    The World Doesn't End Because the Doctor Dances

    The Doctor Who casting reveal this past Sunday drew 6.2 million viewers on BBC One alone but the result wasn't quite as shocking as many had expected considering the fanfare. While star Jenna Coleman said the 50th anniversary celebration is "quite a transformation episode and it very much changes the direction of where the show is going in quite a big way," she never said anything about the 12th Doctor being much of a departure. But post-announcement, we heard a few things about the possibilities (or lack thereof) for a different actor to take on the famous role and are now lamenting the might-have-beens. 

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  7. Spider-Man: Threat or Menace? Man in Spidey Costume Punches Woman

    Say it ain't so, Spidey! Say it ain't so! Police say 35-year-old Philip Williams was arrested yesterday for punching a woman in Times Square. Why does that concern us? He was dressed as Spider-Man when he did it. Between J. Jonah Jameson and Dan Slott, Spidey's been getting all the bad press he can handle right now. This is the last thing old webhead needs right now.

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  8. Prep Yourself for the Release of Superior Spider-Man #1 With 50 Years of Trivia [Video]

    Whether you gracefully accepted it as the next bold step in the hero's storied legacy or drove yourself to giving up on reading anything from Marvel Comics forever -- which really translates to about two weeks, let's not kid ourselves -- there's no denying that the upcoming transition of the role of the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is a historic milestone for the web-slinger, with the new Spider-Man's madcap adventures in altruism starting tomorrow in Superior Spider-Man #1. As is the case with the renumbering of any comic series featuring a popular character, people who don't typically pick up funny books will fight inhibition and see what all the geeky hubbub is about, even if they're not up on the years of complex continuity. In an effort to save these valiant few the time spent reading back issues and collected editions, the fine folks at ComicVine have together a nifty video highlighting the important moments of Spider-Man and a certain villain's 50-year conflict that led to the controversial change in direction.

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  9. A Video Tribute to Amazing Spider-Man #700 [VIDEO]

    My Spidey Sense Is Tingling

    MTV Geek! has put together this video tribute to Amazing Spider-Man #700, featuring several persons involved in the comic (including writer Dan Slott), Stan Lee (of course), Norman Reedus (I approve), and several of the cast members of Jersey Shore. Well... they are on an MTV show, so that makes sense... I guess. Anyway. Fair warning: Do not watch this if you have not already read Amazing Spider-Man #700. Don't even click the jump, as the preview frame of the video tells you what happens. There are going to be spoilers in the comments, too. Basically, if you A) haven't read it or B) don't already know what happens, click away from this story right now lest ye be spoiled.

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  10. My Spoiler Senses Are Tingling: The Identity of the Superior Spider-Man Revealed

    Since revealing that The Amazing Spider-Man would end its near 50-year run with issue #700 and restart fresh with The Superior Spider-Man #1, Marvel Comics teased their legion of unwavering Spidey devotees with the knowledge that the wise-cracking hero and his spirited sense of carpe diem would be done away with in favor of an edgier, stronger, and smarter Spider-Man that can apparently shatter mere stone with his fingertips. "Wait," cheeped the little fanboys and girls, "what could possibly turn our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man into a calculating, take-no-prisoners vigilante?" We have the startling answer, and if you're not bothered by massive spoilers and want to see what the geeky hullabaloo is all about, web swing past the jump to ruin the surprise for yourself.

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  11. Outraged Fans Threaten the Life of Amazing Spider-Man Writer Dan Slott on Twitter

    We've all had that feeling of nerd rage at some point in our lives, though the exact extent of this ire varies from person to person. The common denominator among these moments of displeasure is that they've always been triggered by things such as changes to a particular continuity's status quo or a company's mishandling of a beloved intellectual property. While we're entitled to our opinions, there is such a thing as going too far in expressing them. Such was the case when irate fans took to Twitter and began threatening Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott over the series' final storyline in issue #700. At this point, however, calling this nerd rage is a large understatement.

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  12. Things We Saw Today: Game of Thrones Beer

    Things We Saw Today

    For those who want to add a little edge to their game of beer pong. (And by edge I mean decapitation.) (Entertainment Weekly)

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  13. Law & Order Actress Angie Harmon Is Ready To Play Another Lawyer: Marvel’s She-Hulk

    Consider the Following

    Angie Harmon currently stars as Detective Jane Rizzoli in the TNT crime-drama, Rizzoli & Isles, but you may remember her from the long stint she did on NBC's Law & Order as Assistant District Attorney Abbie Carmichael. As it turns out, Harmon is itching to get back into law. Superhero law to be more specific. Harmon wants to play Jennifer Walters, a.k.a. She-Hulk. And yes, she already posted a picture of herself as She-Hulk to show us how serious she is. 

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  14. Things We Saw Today: The League of Extraordinary Funny People

    Things We Saw Today

    TV is coming back soon, but 30 Rock won't be returning until 2012 to accommodate Tina Fey's new baby. In the meantime, we can look forward to a fancy lady-oriented Thursday night lineup on NBC and check out this League of Extraordinary Gentlemen mashup by illustrator Alex Ross. (via Popped Culture)

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  15. Amazing Spider-Man Writer Dan Slott Says the Revamped Musical Rocks

    Cautiously Optimistic

    If there's anyone who might be able to offer an informed opinion on a Spider-Man musical, it's a Spider-Man writer. The much-maligned Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark returned to Broadway this week after a major overhaul that included a new script and book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, a comic book writer who has actually written Spidey stories. And now, The Amazing Spider-Man writer Dan Slott is calling him "the hero who saved Spidey" in his Tweeted review of the revamped show. Wow -- really??

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