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Variant Cover Numbers Over the Past Five Years

Variant Cover Numbers Over the Past Five Years | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Following up on my post about how many new releases are variant covers, it occurred to me that I should look at the past few years to see if this measurement was typical. So I pulled roughly the same week from over the past five years.
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Man I HATE variants, this is what helped cause the comic book crash in the 1990's.

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ICv2: How Low Can DC Go?

ICv2: How Low Can DC Go? | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Daily coverage of the pop culture products industry, including toys (action figures, models and statues), anime (anime, manga, and Japanese imports), games (collectible card and roleplaying games or ccgs and rpgs), comics (comics and graphic novels), and movie and TV (licensed) merchandise. We feature business news, and in-depth analysis for retailers, publishers, manufacturers, distributors. Trade properties we cover include Star Wars, Star Trek, X-Men, Gundam Wing, Dragonball Z, Pokemon, Akira, Lone Wolf and Cub, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Mage Knight, Superman, Spider-man, JLA, Batman, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, J.R.R. Tolkien, Sailor Moon, Sandman, Harry Potter. Genres we cover include fantasy, science fiction, horror.
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Build your own life-size Star Wars BB-8 for less than $100

Build your own life-size Star Wars BB-8 for less than $100 | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
A 17-year old self-proclaimed 'tinkerer' has come up with a way for anyone who can't afford a BB-8 replica to build their own life-size version. Angelo Cas
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Star Wars Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base - SNL

Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) goes undercover as Matt, a radar technician, at Starkiller Base. Subscribe to the SNL channel for more clips: http://goo.gl/24RRTv Dow...
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‘Gotham’ Spinoff Series Is Up to DC Comics

‘Gotham’ Spinoff Series Is Up to DC Comics | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Fox CEO Gary Newman reveals he is open to the possibility of a 'Gotham' spinoff series, but it the decision would really be up to DC Comics.
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13 of Alan Rickman's best moments in film

13 of Alan Rickman's best moments in film | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Alan Rickman, the British star of film, stage and television, has died aged 69. His features and deep, drawling voice were instantly recognisable to audiences all over the world,  He was a leading man in films such as Truly, Madly, Deeply, starring opposite Juliet Stevenson; portrayed Hans Gruber - Bruce Willis' adversary in Die Hard - a part which was offered to him just two days after he arrived, aged 41, in Los Angeles.
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Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 May Have Found Star-Lord's Dad, And He's Perfect

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 May Have Found Star-Lord's Dad, And He's Perfect | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

Although the character’s identity is still a mystery, with production on the 2017 blockbuster set to begin early next year, casting has begun on finding the actor to play the dad. Now it appears that Marvel may have found their ideal candidate.

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Megalyn Echikunwoke cast as animal-powered DC hero Vixen on DC's Arrow

Megalyn Echikunwoke cast as animal-powered DC hero Vixen on DC's Arrow | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

It's a beastly job, but someone's gotta do it. The 32-year-old landed the role having provided the voice for the same character in the animated webisodes. She is set to appear in February

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How Henry Cavill Improved On Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent, According To Henry Cavill

How Henry Cavill Improved On Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent, According To Henry Cavill | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

Henry Cavill’s Clark Kent has his own way of making sure no finds out he’s Superman in the DC Extended Universe, and in his opinion, it’s a better approach than what Christopher Reeves’ Clark did in the original Superman...

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Awesome Art Picks: Batman, Wolverine, Harley Quinn, and More

Awesome Art Picks: Batman, Wolverine, Harley Quinn, and More | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

We searched the internet to gather up cool sketches and commissions from different comic book artists.

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How Ben Affleck's Batman Is Different From Christian Bale's

How Ben Affleck's Batman Is Different From Christian Bale's | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

When Ben Affleck takes over as Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice , comparisons are obviously going to be made with Christian Bale’s version.

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Two Marvel Characters Who Need Some Love and Attention

Two Marvel Characters Who Need Some Love and Attention | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

When you think of superheroes, which ones come to mind? Batman or Iron Man maybe, perhaps Captain America or the X-Men. These characters are constantly showing up on big screens everywhere.

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Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Episode 11 spoilers: Coulson to become a dark and savage assassin?

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Episode 11 spoilers: Coulson to become a dark and savage assassin? | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

Agent Coulson will turn into a dark, furious character after returning back top Earth?

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Matt Damon On Batman v Superman And Why He Won't Do A Superhero Movie

Matt Damon On Batman v Superman And Why He Won't Do A Superhero Movie | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

Matt Damon is one of the few Hollywood A-List actors who has never donned a mask or cape.

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More Money Comics - Investment and Speculation Potential of Marvel/DC Comic Books

More Money Comics - Investment and Speculation Potential of Marvel/DC Comic Books | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Comic-book Investing and speculation. Top Comic-books. Amazingly Secret Approach Novel Data Analysis for Comic Book Investing and Speculation
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WONDER WOMAN Is A 5000 Year Old Retired Superhero When BATMAN v SUPERMAN Begins

WONDER WOMAN Is A 5000 Year Old Retired Superhero When BATMAN v SUPERMAN Begins | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Some surprising new details have been revealed about Batman v Superman's Wonder Woman, and how her personality changes when switching between that and her Diana Prince persona!
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What the end of the Fantastic Four means for Marvel

What the end of the Fantastic Four means for Marvel | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Why space, inclusivity, and franchise filmmaking pushed Marvel's flagship superteam into irrelevancy
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Danny Trejo Hints At DC Anti-Hero Role

Danny Trejo Hints At DC Anti-Hero Role | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it
Danny Trejo Hints At DC Anti-Hero Role
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16 New Marvel Cinematic Universe Characters To Look Out For In 2016

16 New Marvel Cinematic Universe Characters To Look Out For In 2016 | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

A Sorcerer Supreme, a female assassin, Wakandan royalty... Yes, please.

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FLASH: Earth 2's Caitlin Snow and Barry Allen

FLASH: Earth 2's Caitlin Snow and Barry Allen | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

Recently we got a glimpse of Grant Gustin on set of the Flash as an alternative Barry Allen from the universe Earth 2, now set photos have made there way online showing off Caitlin Snow front he same universe.

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Live-Action Version Of Vixen Is Coming To Arrow This Season

Live-Action Version Of Vixen Is Coming To Arrow This Season | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

A lot of new faces from DC comics have been hitting the airwaves recently, and The CW’s Arrow will be bringing in yet another hero.

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How 3D Printing Helped Star Wars: The Force Awakens Zoom into Theaters

How 3D Printing Helped Star Wars: The Force Awakens Zoom into Theaters | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

3D printing has been one of Hollywood’s prop making secrets for a few years now, and the technology has been heavily deployed in everything from The Lord of the Rings: The Hobbit trilogy to Iron Man and all of the subsequent Marvel...

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Hot Toys 'Batman v Superman' Collectible Figures

Hot Toys 'Batman v Superman' Collectible Figures | Comic Book Trends | Scoop.it

With the highly-anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film nearly three months away from its silver screen debut, Hong Kong-based collectible figurine manufacturer Hot Toys unveils its latest...

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Why 2015 Was Another Good Year to Be a Geek | VICE | United States

From Marvel's diverse new comics to the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" reboot, a look back at the best of 2015's geeky pop culture.

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