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Things that make you go huh?

According to, Jack Black is supposedly in the running for the starring role in a Green Lantern movie?!? Don’t get me wrong, I like Jack Black and think that he’s a funny guy and a fine actor. But Jack never ever struck me as superheroic.

So, in the attempt to illustrate my point, I super-imposed (Photoshop rules!) a photo of Jack next to an Alex Ross painting of GL….

Jack Black and Green Lantern

And now I’m having second thoughts… It almost looks like Alex had a younger buffer Jack Black in mind when he did this painting. What do you think?

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Marvel Us!

Marvel ComicsA couple of interesting items from the Marvel universe today. SPOILER ALERT! Don’t read if you are a Spider-Man fan not in the know…

It’s not terribly often that a comic book storyline makes the front page of, but apparently it’s big news even in the real world when Spider-Man decides to unmask himself for all the world to see.

“I’m proud of who I am, and I’m here right now to prove it,” the legendary webslinger tells a press conference called in New York’s Times Square, before pulling off his mask and standing before the massed ranks of reporters as newspaper photographer Peter Parker.

To catch up on the back-story of the current Marvel “Civil War” storyline, which is what ultimately forced Spidey to reveal his Pete Parker-ness, watch one of the cool Civil War video trailers.

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