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The CBI Retro-Review: Wonder Woman #304

Brought to you by The Comic Book Illuminati, OutrightGeekery goes back in time with a retro-review.

“Polaris means peril!”

Wonder Woman must make some choices in this issue. First she has to decide who to help first, save her beloved Colonel Steve Trevor, or Major Keith Griggs. Then she has to decide whether or not to enlist the help of Green Lantern when Dr. Polaris throws the gauntlet down by threatening to magnetically turn the Earth sideways off it axis.

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A Conspiracy: Marvel’s Movie Douchebaggery

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I see dots; I connect dots. This is A Conspiracy!

While I was a bit hesitant to buy into the conspiracy that Marvel Comics was doing away with a lot of the Fantastic Four and X-Men comics, promotion, merch, and pretty much anything else with a 4 or an X on it because of issues with movie licensing, the latest batch of news has pushed me over the edge, and I am now a believer. I guess it makes sense from a financial standpoint (although I still can’t get the numbers to add up) but, numbers aside, it seems like a pretty mean thing to do to us, the fans and readers. But, when I dug a little deeper into Marvel’s Movie history, the timeline shows just how cutthroat Marvel has been with cross-promotion in film.

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Valiant Week Hits the CBI

The best comic book group on Facebook (by far!), The Secret Society of the Comic Book Illuminati, began their celebration of the “Underdogs of Comics” with Valiant Week, a week-long celebration dedicated to everything from comic book publisher Valiant Comics. Continue reading Valiant Week Hits the CBI