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Superman/Batman movie: why we should be wary

This image shouldn’t be reassuring anyone just yet.

Yup, it’s happening – the Superman/Batman movie was announced this weekend at San Diego Comic Con.

Man of Steel director Zack Snyder is at the helm, and is co-writing the story with David S. Goyer, who is slated to write the screenplay. Henry Cavill is back as Superman, and is bringing Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane from the MOS cast. No word on Batman yet, but it won’t be Christian Bale.

I’m approaching the whole thing with some trepidation. Why?

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The 10 best cartoons based on comics

Animation studios really seem to be getting the hang of things on the small screen. In the last few years, audiences have been treated to a host of comic properties turned into well-realized animated shows. Alongside their blockbuster movie counterparts, comics are branching out faster every day.

Here’s a list of the ten best animated series based on comics:

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New York destroyed by comics: an interactive map

New York is featured in comics more than any other city. By proxy, it also gets destroyed more than any other city.

Click on the pins on the map below to see just how bad things would be for New Yorkers if they had to endure comic book battles on top of the rats and the roaches.

Are there events or places you’d like to see added to this map? If so, drop a comment below.

The Avengers crossover threat

Every Marvel fanboy’s silver screen wet dream is but a couple of weeks away.

On May 4, years of hinting and strategically planted ideas in a slew of comic book movies will culminate when The Avengers hits theatres.

Considering the success of Iron Man, Captain America and Thor, The Avengers will almost certainly make heaps of cash. But aside from the sheer spectacle of seeing all these characters onscreen at the same time, it’s also bringing crossovers to movie-goers in a huge way.

Click here to read more at Comics & Gaming Magazine.