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    Disney Blu-ray Roundup: ‘The Pirate Fairy’

    The Pirate Fairy Directed by Peggy Holmes USA, 2014 I’m not typically fond of reviews in which the writer says, in effect, “This movie wasn’t made for me,” mostly because it seems like a way in which to award something a potentially undeserved free pass. This claim frequently crops up in reviews of family films […] More

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    Loki: Agent of Asgard #1 is a Treat for Old and New Fans Alike

    Loki: Agent of Asgard #1 Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Lee Garbett Colorist: Nolan Woodard Publisher: Marvel Comics Because of his appearances in both Thor films and The Avengers as well as a prominent role in Kieron Gillen’s fan-favorite runs on Journey into Mystery and Young Avengers, Loki has gained quite the cult following. Loki: Agent of Asgard #1 (Loki #1 from here on out) appeals to fans of the […] More

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    To Better Know a Villain: Loki

    Real Name Loki Laufeyson First Appearance Venus #6, August 1949 (historical); Journey into Mystery #85, October 1962 (modern). Powers and Abilities Loki is an accomplished sorcerer, capable of using magic to shapeshift, teleport, fly, generate energy blasts, ensorcell individuals, and more. Additionally, like most Asgardians, Loki possesses super-strength, durability, and longevity. He also has a […] More

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    Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 118: ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Friends, it’s hammer time. (Listen, someone was going to make that joke, so it might as well be made right here.) Yes, once more, your intrepid hosts of Mousterpiece Cinema jump into the ever-expanding pool known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This week, Josh and Gabe have their sights set on Marvel’s newest, Thor: The Dark […] More