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All For the Wookiee: The Star-Warsiest Moments In Last Month’s Star Wars Comics


Welcome back to All For the Wookiee, where we take a look at the recent Star Wars universe offerings from Marvel and pick the most Star Wars-ish moments. This month we'll look at Hutt fanboys, killer cat-people, Sherlock Holmes in Space and a muder-bear celebration.

In this installment, we cover Star Wars #9 by Jason Aaron and Stuart Immonen, Lando #4 by Charles Soule and Alex Maleev, Kanan #6 by Greg Weisman and Jacopo Camagni, issue #9 of Darth Vader from Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca and the debut issue of the post-Return of the Jedi miniseries, Shattered Empire, by Greg Rucka and Marco Checchetto.

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Best Abs Ever (This Week): An Appreciation Of Male Comic Book Eye Candy

Eden Fesi-Stefano Caselli-hed

In the process of writing my article about muscles vs curves, and how the big dudes of superhero comics typically fail to represent the tastes of most androphile women, I gathered a collection of images and recommended artists from my correspondents that illustrate the sort of art they'd love to see more of -- but which there's sadly very little of compared to all the T&A fan-service targeted at straight men.

I had far too many recommendations to put in the article, so I've compiled the collection (and a few personal favorites) into a very special one-off post. The collection includes pin-ups, fan art, sketches, and some traditional superhero art from artists who aren't afraid to put a little male eye candy in their work!

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Marvel Puts A Halt To Punisher Fan Film [Video]

Punisher The Dead Can’t Be Distracted

It looks like fans excited by the prospect of a high-production-value film adaptation of writer Greg Rucka and artist Marco Checchetto's recent run on The Punisher will have to wait for something officially sanctioned by Marvel.

The publisher has issued a cease-and-desist order against filmmaker Mike Pecci for his planned film, The Dead Can't Be Distracted, which he says could have been the pilot to a full Web series. That won't be happening now, at least without some serious intervention from Marvel itself.

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The Punisher, Daredevil and Spider-Man to Team in Marvel’s ‘The Omega Effect’


Marvel's arguably most famous street level heroes will cross each other's paths in a big way this April as "The Omega Effect" ripples through Avenging Spider-Man, Daredevil and The Punisher. Beginning in Avenging Spider-Man #6, co-written by Greg Rucka (The Punisher) and Mark Waid (Daredevil), Reed Richard's Omega Device, which holds secrets of five of Marvel's most prolific criminal organizations, will fall into Daredevil's hands...

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It’s Frank Castle Versus The Vulture In ‘The Punisher’ #3 [Preview]


On sale this week from Marvel Comics is The Punisher #3, continuing Greg Rucka and Marco Checchetto & Matt Hollingsworth's compelling new take on the vicious vigilante. In keeping with the series' focus on the external effects of Frank Castle's brutal war on crime, the Punisher himself continues to be silent. No...

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Greg Rucka Returns to Superheroes with Risky, Rewarding ‘Punisher’ #1 [Preview]


On sale now is the first issue of Marvel Comics' all-new Punisher series. Written by the venerable Greg Rucka (Batwoman: Elegy, Queen & Country, Gotham Central) with gorgeous artwork by Marco Checchetto and colorist Matt Hollingsworth, the series diverges from Frank Castle's recent adventures in the exhilaratingly insane (i.e. ...

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‘The Punisher’: First Look at the New Series by Greg Rucka [Preview]


The writer (or co-writer) of such lauded DC Comics superhero titles as Batwoman: Elegy, 52 and Wonder Woman, Greg Rucka unceremoniously left the publisher in 2010 to concentrate on his creator-owned material (like excellent Stumptown)...

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Parting Shot: A Wine-Stained First Look at Greg Rucka’s ‘Punisher’ #1


A first look at Greg Rucka's new upcoming Punisher book, with gorgeous art by Marco Checchetto where a mysterious woman finds her hands stained with wine... or blood? (via Steve Wacker)

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