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KATANA AT SUPER HERO HIGH (DC SUPER HERO HIGH GIRLS, BOOK #4) BY LISA YEE: BOOK REVIEW

Katana at Super Hero High DC Super Hero High Girls, Book #4 By Lisa Yee ISBN: 9781101940686 Author Website: http://www.lisayee.com/   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Caro Synopsis: Get your cape on with the DC Super Hero Girls(TM)–the unprecedented new Super Hero universe especially for girls! Readers of all … Continue reading

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SUPERHEROES ANONYMOUS BY LEXIE DUNNE: BOOK REVIEW

    Superheroes Anonymous By Lexie Dunne ISBN# 978-0062369123 Author’s Website: http://www.dunnewriting.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar Summary: Everybody in Chicago has a “superhero sighting” story. So when a villain attacks editorial assistant Gail Godwin and she’s rescued by superhero Blaze, it’s a great story, and nothing more. … Continue reading

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JENNIFER HARLOW AUTHOR OF JUSTICE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Vanessa   Be sure to read our review for Justice, book #1 in the Galilee Falls Trilogy here at OBS. *Beware of possible Spoilers* Vanessa: Justice is such a great original story, what inspired you to write it? Jennifer Harlow: I hate answering this … Continue reading

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JUSTICE (GALILEE FALLS TRILOGY, BOOK #1) BY JENNIFER HARLOW: BOOK REVIEW

Justice Galilee Falls Trilogy, Book #1 By Jennifer Harlow ISBN#: 9780989394406 Author’s website: http://www.jenniferharlowbooks.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Vanessa *Beware of possible Spoilers* Synopsis:  It’s hard being a regular police officer in Galilee Falls, a city with the highest concentration of superheroes and villains in the country. It’s even harder … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR DECEMBER 8TH: ‘WALKING DEAD’, ‘VAMPIRE DIARIES’ CLIPS, ‘DIRK GENTLY’, AND ‘ALPHAS’

Reflections on ‘The Walking Dead’ Season One by Alyse Wax at Fear Net The grave is still fresh on The Walking Dead season one, but we are already jonesing for more. With only a six-episode season, can you blame us? While we have the next eleven months to speculate on … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 24TH: TRUE BLOOD, SUPERNATURAL, SYFY PROGRAMING, AND MISFITS & HEROES

‘True Blood’ Scoop: Three Actresses Join Cast, Jessica Tuck Promoted To Series Regular! by Josh Wigler at MTV News Bon Temps is getting a whole lot weirder when season four of “True Blood” rolls around. In addition to the arrivals of actresses Fiona Shaw and Courtney Ford, three other actresses … Continue reading

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ARE SUPERHEROES BAD ROLE MODELS?

Source: io9 Apparently today’s superhero role models just don’t measure up to the ones of yesteryear. According to a psychology professor, boys exposed to superhero stories are learning that men “exploit women” and don’t have “the virtue of doing good for humanity.” The BBC says: Professor Sharon Lamb surveyed 674 … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR AUGUST 9: SUPERHERO GENRE ALMOST DEAD, CAMERON FILMING AVATAR SEQUELS BACK TO BACK & MORE

Source: collider DIRECTOR MATTHEW VAUGHN SAYS SUPERHERO GENRE IS ALMOST DEAD Director Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass) doesn’t think there’s much life left in the superhero genre.  Set to direct X-Men: First Class, Vaughn told LA Times’ Hero Complex, “It’s been mined to death and in some cases the quality control is not what … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS: MARVEL TO INTRODUCE SECOND-TIER SUPERHEROES VIA SHORT FILMS

Source: collider Disney’s Marvel Studios is looking to press its advantage over Warner Bros’ DC Entertainment in the Marvel-DC comic book cinema wars.  Only two years away from releasing the ambitious The Avengers, Marvel is looking to expand its cavalcade of stars.  All the familiar faces (Iron Man, Fantastic Four,Captain America, etc.) … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS PART 1: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4, SUPERHEROES ON SCREEN, TRON ART & MORE

Source: reelzchannel MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 4 GETS RELEASE DATE J.J. Abrams is going to be pretty busy for the next year with Paramount giving both his secret Super 8 project and Mission: Impossible 4 release dates for next year. Deadlinereports that Super 8 will open sometime in the summer, while MI:4 will be shifted from Memorial … Continue reading

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COMIC CON TO COME TO ANAHEIM?

Source: ocregister The city is making a bid to attract Comic-Con from its home base in San Diego to the Anaheim Convention Center starting in 2013. City officials confirmed Tuesday that they have submitted a proposal to Comic-Con board members, who have toured the Anaheim Convention Center in recent weeks. Comic-Con … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR FEB. 8TH: SCI FI WITHOUT SCIENCE, SUPERGIRLS, STEAMPUNK, NEIL GAIMAN, AND MORE

via Charlie Jane Anders at io9: The Best Science Fiction Would Work Without Any Science At All What makes a great science-fiction story work? Most people say the acid test is whether you can remove the scientific speculation and still have the same story. If so, it’s not science fiction. … Continue reading

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DC COMICS REORGANIZES AS DC ENTERTAINMENT

Via Heidi MacDonald at Publishers Weekly The winds of change once again blew over the comics industry last week as Warner Bros. announced a major restructuring and executive changes at DC Comics. The home of Superman and Batman will become part of a larger division called DC Entertainment, to be … Continue reading

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FANTASTIC FOUR REBOOT

variety.com has info about a Fantastic Four reboot: While Disney lays down a $4 billion bet on the future of Marvel’s superheroes, 20th Century Fox has already begun overhauling one of its big Marvel franchises, “Fantastic Four,” to take the property beyond the two films already made. Akiva Goldsman has … Continue reading

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