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Guess who turns 50 this year? — Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Walmart, The Jetsons, Andy Warhol’s art…and more

I guess 1962 was quite a year to be born!

From an L.A. Times article – Turning 50 in 2012

  • Tom Cruise
  • Demi Moore
  • Jim Carrey
  • Spider-Man (the character)
  • Incredible Hulk (the character)
  • Jon Bon Jovi
  • Axl Rose
  • The Jetsons
  • Walmart
  • Target
  • “Sex and the Single Girl” by Helen Gurley Brown
  • John Stewart (comedian)
  • Andy Warhol’s first art show
  • Rolling Stones (band)
  • Bob Dylan’s debut album
  • See the full list and photo gallery

 

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Mondo posters for John Carter, The Dark Knight Rises, Amazing Spider-Man

I’m sitting here at Comic-con and I keep hearing about these Mondo posters. They are beautiful and the web is buzzing about them, but I can’t find out where they come from. The Mondo website is empty and the Twitter account gives only a few details away. Yet here they are and they are beautiful.

 

 

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5 hilariously ridiculous things that show up in every comic book

#5 Pained Corpse Gripping

Nothing is more traumatic in the world of comic books than destroying acres and acres of residential and commercial real estate for years on end, only to have one of your friends die in the process. Look how sad Cyclops is in this picture. He’s so sad, he’s lost control of his eye beams, which I think he controls in the way you or I might control a fart. Like it’s there and he can hold it in most times but if he pushes, there it goes. He just grief farted out of his eyes.

 

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Top 20 Comic Books of 2011

  1. Justice League #1
  2. Batman #1
  3. Action Comics (Superman) #1
  4. Justice League #2
  5. Batman #2
  6. Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #160
  7. Green Lantern #1
  8. Justice League #3
  9. Action Comics #2
  10. Detective Comics (Batman) #1
  11. Batman #3
  12. Flash #1
  13. Fantastic Four #587
  14. Fear Itself #1
  15. Superman #1
  16. Green Lantern #2
  17. Justice League #4
  18. Amazing Spider-Man #666
  19. Action Comics #3
  20. Batman #4

 

Overall sales for Comics, Trade Paperbacks, and Magazines for 2011:

$417 million (down less than 1% year-over-year)

 

* Data represents books sold to North American comics shops as reported by Diamond Comic Distributors

8 highly anticipated movies of 2012 – Hunger Games, Hobbit, Snow White, Prometheus

 The Hunger Games

The Avengers

Directed by Joss Whedon one of the best talents in Hollywood if you’re a geek. From the Buffy TV show to Firefly and the first X-Men movie. His full filmography.

Snow White and the Huntsman

Kristen Stewart goes from playing an emo-vamp to a warrior Snow White. I’m in.

Prometheus

Space epic directed by Ridley Scott.

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Just Released: New Batman, New Spider-Man Trailers

I’m locked into Comic Con right now. With so much material and glam I just can’t get enough.

Starting with some top Hollywood talent in 2011 discussing their favorite moments (Jon Favreau).

And, now the studios fighting each other to get out the best trailer. Check out these two and let me know which one wets your pants..

The Dark Knight Rises

The Amazing Spider-Man

Movie Posters

You know me, I love to reward those who hit the bottom of the page. Check out these just released movie posters!