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Bandai Flames On With New Fiery Action Figure Effect Stands

Tamashii Flame Effect Sets

Get ready to play with fire. This September Bandai will expand its Tamashii Nations Effect Impact line to include sprawling sets of both blue and red plastic "flame" for any fiery action figure display need.

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Books-A-Million Removes DC Titles From Shelves In Response To Kindle Fire Exclusives


Last week prominent bookstore chain Barnes and Noble raised its share of eyebrows when it responded to DC Comics' plans to sell 100 select digital titles -- including The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen -- exclusively on Amazon's upcoming Kindle Fire tablet by pulling those comics from store shelves...

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Barnes and Noble Pulls All Amazon Kindle-Exclusive DC Comics Titles from Stores [Updated]


Last week, DC Comics announced that it would be digitally releasing 100 backlist graphic novels exclusively on the Kindle Fire, an Amazon-owned e-reader, including classics like The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen...

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Amazon’s New Kindle Fire Has Digital Comic Readers In Mind


Amazon let loose its new lineup of Kindle readers today, but the arguably most impressive -- and the most sexy -- is the Fire, an iPad-like $199 multitouch tablet with an emphasis on multimedia entertainment...

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Link Ink: ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Returns, a 3-D Printer gets Kinect-ed and NYC Movies Come Alive


Musicals: Watch out now, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark reopens to previews on May 12. Never has the term "reimagined" been so welcomed by so many.

Digital: Yen Press is bringing Yotsuba&! to its iPad app... ...

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Parting Shot: Thor Helmet That Shoots Flames Sure to Cause No Problems


Finally, an accessory for the Thor fan who simply cannot go another day without self-immolating. (Via Newsarama)

Green Lantern Light-Up Retail Display Goes Down in Flames


DC Comics' Green Lantern franchise is so hot that pieces of it are literally on fire. Retailers received from DC's Senior VP - Sales Bob Wayne urgent instructions to unplug the "Green Lantern Animated Light Up Display" after one store's unit went up in flames...

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Hipster Superheroines: An Infinite Crisis of Irony


Recently, the Internet has been swept up with a series of images in which Disney's princesses -- particularly Ariel of The Little Mermaid -- are recast as hipsters, touting their own nonconformity while blasting others for being way too mainstream...

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Working Flamethrower Gauntlets Make Pyro Blush [Video]


It seems like every few months some enterprising inventor devises a new and interesting way of potentially burning down their neighborhood deftly manipulating fire. Until today, however, we hadn't seen a working unit so aesthetically comparable to the hardware sported by Marvel's evil mutant Pyro...

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Irish Teen Pleads Guilty to Burning Down Former School While Dressed as the Joker


Every kid experiences rough patches when, on some level, they wouldn't mind if their school burned down (not necessarily to hurt their peers or teachers, but to avoid going to class), but one Irish teen took that desire to the extreme by tapping into Heath Ledger's "The Dark Knight" anarchy and committing arson dressed as the Clown Prince of Crime...

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