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Movie Trailers: The Avengers

Marvel has been teasing us with glimpses for years, used to set-up the release of the highly anticipated superhero flick, "The Avengers." Now, they finally unleash the film's first trailer. Via Apple, movie/comic fans get the first taste of what's to come from the upcoming film, where several heros combine powers -- including Iron Man, The Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Captain America. Below is the official synopsis from Marvel: When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency...
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Good Wood NYC, Archies Comics Team Up For Collaborative Collection

Good Wood NYC released a new series of projects this week, via a collaboration with iconic comic book company, Archies Comics. Good Wood is known for their custom wooden jewelry, while Archie Comics is a comic book publisher that has been around since the late 1930s and are known for its many series featuring the fictional teenagers including Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle and Jughead Jones to name a few. The collaboration boasts a line of exclusive Archies Comics products, each featuring dynamic artwork, popping colors, and unique style that Archies is known for...
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Movie Trailers: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Marvel recently premiered the debut trailer for the sequel to the 2007 superhero film "Ghost Rider" on iTunes. The film, which stars actor Nicolas Cage, see the return of Johnny Blaze in "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance." In the successor to the first film, Johnny -- who is still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter -- is hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young boy from the devil. While Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider once again...
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‘Black Dynamite’ Comic Sells Out, Publisher Says Second Run On The Way

Following its release in late March, the first issue of Black Dynamite: Slave Island -- the comic addition of the big screen film -- has officially sold out. But, the people behind the comic announced this week a second printing of the issue, so fans don't need to worry. Ape Entertainment announced Tuesday (April 26) that a second run of Slave Island is on its way, scheduled for an early May release, giving fans who missed the instant sell out...
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‘Black Dynamite’ Creators Take Movie Into Comic Book World, L.A. Release Day Coming

The creators of the 2009 blaxploitation spoof film, "Black Dynamite," are taking the film to the comic book world with the first issue hitting stores in early April. Ape Entertainment, in partnership with Ars Nova, will be releasing the original 48-page one-shot, Black Dynamite: Slave Island, inspired by the major motion picture, which hit theaters in 2009. The comic will pick up where the movie ends. "We pick right up where the movie left off and continue...
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Baller Links: Kanye Wanted Coverart Banned, ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Coming, Olivia Munn

Various times during the week, BallerStatus.com's team scours the Internet, hitting major websites and cool blogs, for random stories of interest. Whether it be serious news, a awesome video clip, a random blog entry, or even some photos, we post and link to the interesting tidbits of the day. Inside is the latest from today --- including Kanye West wanting his coverart to be banned, Olivia Munn's Maxim cover, and "Ghostbusters 3" ...
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Movie Trailers: Green Lantern

The upcoming Green Lantern movie, starring Ryan Reynolds as the green-suited superhero, in one of the latest comic book adaptations coming to the big screen. The new trailer dropped this week ... and the movie is due out in 2011. Take a first look, and for more info, visit GreenLantern.com. Below is the film synopsis: In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps...
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Iconic ‘Annie’ Comic Strip Comes To An End After 85 Years

After an 85-year run, the long-running comic strip "Annie" will come to an end this summer. But, it will not totally disappear said Tribune Media Services. The company said this week that the iconic redheaded orphan close the curtain in the newspaper world on June 13th, but they will re-launch her digitally...
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‘Venom’ Spin-Off Film In The Works

The "Spider-Man" series has been so successful for Columbia Pictures, that a spin-off with the super villian Venom is taking shape. Gary Ross -- who's last film was 2003's "Seabiscuit" -- has inked a deal to write and direct the "Venom" film, while he rewrites "Spider-Man 4" for the studio.
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