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Comic-Con 2014

With great geek cred comes great responsibility. CNET heads to San Diego for Comic-Con 2014.

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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014

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eBay to auction very first Superman comic -- Action Comics #1

Up for auction on eBay starting August 14, the so-called "Holy Grail" of comic books could easily sell for close to $3 million.

By July 23, 2014

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Comets, comics and Cumberbatch in CNET UK podcast 410

Mankind has landed on a comet, and as if that's not enough GiffGaff has gone 4G while Benedict Cumberbatch takes the Turing test.

By November 14, 2014

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Comets, comics and Cumberbatch in CNET UK podcast 410

Mankind has landed on a comet, and as if that's not enough GiffGaff has gone 4G while Benedict Cumberbatch takes the Turing test.

By November 14, 2014

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The newest Marvel Comics writer? WWE wrestler CM Punk

For the first Thor Annual, set to come out this February, Marvel Comics has turned to WWE wrestler CM Punk to bring the God of Thunder to life.

By November 11, 2014

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Vintage letters to the editor show girls always loved comics

Letters from young fans of comic star fashion model-cum-amateur sleuth Toni Gayle from the 1940s are both endearing and fascinating.

By November 11, 2014

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Michelle MacLaren to direct new Wonder Woman movie

"Breaking Bad" and "Game of Thrones" director Michelle MacLaren is on deck to direct the new Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot.

By November 24, 2014

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'Star Trek' began filming 50 years ago

The crew of the Enterprise walked in front of cameras for the first time on 27 November 1964 -- but the legendary TV show nearly didn't make it to the screen.

By November 27, 2014

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'Calvin and Hobbes' creator Bill Watterson makes rare comics showing

Normally a very secretive guy, Bill Watterson has been surprisingly active this year. His latest comic for France's 2015 Angouleme International Comics Festival is amazingly good.

By November 6, 2014

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Albuquerque Comic Expo: Geeking good at my local comic con

Crave writer Amanda Kooser puts on a scarf, warms up her sonic screwdriver, and hits the Albuquerque Comic Expo to check out the Incredible Hulk and herds of cosplayers.

By July 1, 2014