The Weekend Grab Bag 6/14/14

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Bruce Lee UFCWelcome to the first edition of The Weekend Grab Bag! E3 seems to be THE news of the week, with more views than anything else, but this week has been chock full of news, trailers, interviews, and columns. We’re heading into summer movie season, con season is well underway, and the latest event comics are coming at us at full speed, so the news will be flying around like crazy for the next few months. But how do you keep up with so much going on?

Sean’s new column THAT’S NOT ROTTEN! caused a bit of a stir, showing that Rotten Tomatoes’ reviled film The Counselor is not actually a bad film. There was a fantastic new trailer for the highly anticipated film Birdman! starring Michael Keaton in a role he knows all too well. And This Week In Crowdfunding brought us a campaign for some awesome toys we didn’t even know we wanted. There were probably some bits you missed as well, so here, for you, are the ten most read pieces of the week in no certain order, and ten you may have missed.

The most read pieces this week:

1. E3 An Electronic Playground

2. Cosplayer VertVixen – Interview

3. Glow-In-The-Dark, Holofoil, Chromium and Die-Cut – Comics In The Nineties Weren’t All Bad – The New Fantastic Four

4. Read About A Wrestling Legend in ‘Andre The Giant’

5. Napoleon Dynamite’s 10th Anniversary Interviews: Diedrich Bader!

6. THAT’S NOT ROTTEN! The Counselor Subverts Expectations En Route To Its Own Demise

7. First Look At The Birdman! Trailer

8. Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #23 Breaking up is Hard to do!

9. This Week In Crowdfunding – Retro Edition – Legends of Cthulhu Action Figures, Army Of The Lost Horizon Short Film

10. Reelin’ & Rockin’ – The Ramones Elevate Rock ‘n’ Roll High School Beyond Its Generic Frame

 

Some great pieces you might like:

1. Hanging Out In My Backyard With Kean Soo

2. The Open Book – 6/10/14

3. 22 Jump Street is the Rare Comedy Sequel That Delivers

4. What the HELL Did I Just Read: The Empty Man

5. The Comic Book Lover Stuart Sayger

6. Napoleon Dynamite’s 10th Anniversary Interviews: Co-Writer/Director Jared Hess!

7. LION FIGHT SIGNS THREE EAST COAST MUAY THAI STARS

8. 2014 J-POP SUMMIT WELCOMES DESIGNER OF HATSUNE MIKU VIRTUAL POP STAR

9. Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. – ‘Inhuman Nature’

10. DARK HORSE TO RE-RELEASE JOHN MUELLER’S OINK

 

Next week we have more news, reviews, columns, and interviews for you. Have a great weekend!

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