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‘The Avengers’ Movie Poster Remix: We <3 the '80s

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And there came a week, a week unlike any other, when The Avengers movie opened on Friday, May 4 and every comic book fan on the internet found themselves united in talking about the same thing. In the spirit of this sensation, ComicsAlliance has tapped artist Chris Haley (Let's Be Friends Again, C

Parting Shot: ‘Elder Scrolls Adventures’ Imagines Skyrim as a Saturday Morning Cartoon

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If there are any fans of Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim who have actually been able to tear themselves away from the game and can read this, please enjoy this reimagining of the insanely immersive RPG as a Saturday morning cartoon from the '80s where a group of diverse and plucky children are sucked into an alternate fantasy dimension by a 3.5" 5.25" floppy disk! It's by the same guy who

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Parting Shot: What If Harry Potter Were an ’80s Teen Drama?

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The final chapter of the Harry Potter movies opens in theaters tonight, and while there's a timeless element to the orphan-boy-discovers-magical-destiny story, artist Lucy Knisley -- who also drew the fantastic posters retelling the entire series -- decided to imagine how the story might have looked in a different time. Specifi

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Ask Chris #10: Wolverine. And The True Beginning of 80s & ’90s Comics

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of Internet readers have to say. That's why we've given Senior Writer Chris Sims the punishment pleasure of stepping into the grand tradition of the Answer Man as he responds to your reader questions!

Q: I want to read more classic Wolverine stories. I've read Origin and Weapon X. Is Claremont/Miller mini any good

Batman Demands That You Shop at Zeller’s Immediately

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We all know that Bruce Wayne of Wayne Enterprises is a capitalist, but I had no idea how just strongly he believes in low, low prices until I saw this mid-'80s televisionad for Zeller's, a large department store chain in Canada, via TR.

In a commerc

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Ghostbusters: The Ghost of Christmas Specials Past

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This week, IDW will be releasing "Ghostbusters: Past, Present and Future." The holiday special issue, in which the team is hired by a stodgy old rich man to deal with three spirits that haunt him every Christmas, struck me as strangely familiar.

And no, I'm not talking about the obvious sense in that there's several dozen new reinterpretations of A Christm

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What If Harry Potter Came Out in the 1980s?

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Lucy Knisley ("French Milk") imagines what the "Harry Potter" might have looked like in the late 80s with a comic that makes the idea sounds surprisingly awesome, casting John Cusack as Harry, Christopher Lloyd as Dumbledore, with guest appearances from David Bowie, triumphant synth music, and Falkor the Luckdragon

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Magnificent Portraits of 80s Action Figures: Marvel, DC, TMNT, He-Man, Voltron, G.I.Joe

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Artist Robert Burden has painted a nostalgic series of portraits based around the action figures he played with as a child in the 1980s, including characters from Marvel and DC Comics, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "He-Man" and "Voltron

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