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  • Some personalities are bigger than life. In the case of media, there are actors like Sir. Ian McKellen, writers like Herman Melville and artists like Jack “King” Kirby. While these people are all bigger than big, they also have one thing in common: bigger than life monsters. Whether they fought them in films, wrote about them in novels or drew them in comics, each one of these men knows what it is like to be tied inextricably to an enormous beast. With Pacific Rim: Uprising just around the corner, we wanted to take a look at some of the biggest baddest monsters to ever grace pop culture.

  • Welcome to Webcomics Week, our week-long celebration of, you guessed it, webcomics! Join us every day this week as we share our passion for this postmodern marriage between the venerable medium of comic books and the contemporary delivery system of the world wide web.

  • Every schoolchild knows that Julius Caesar murdered on the Ides of March (that’s March 15th, for the less classically inclined). But how did the homicidal conspirators come to such a date for their bloody intentions? Surely the scheduling must have been difficult. In fact, it may have gone something like this…

  • The adventurer-archeologist is a common story trope, traipsing through jungles and lost tombs in sexy outfits, firing guns and flashing whips, with a quip for every occasion. They’re ready for anything—except, apparently, the actual business of archeology. Here’s a peek at what it would be like if these action heroes acted like their real-world counterparts.

  • Middle names are like a secret. Sometimes, they can even be embarrassing for the owner. On this list we reveal the hidden middle names of certain fictional characters in pop culture.

  • If you’re an avid young adult reader of any age, chances are you’ve already dream cast your favorite YA books of the last year. But with more and more YA novels being optioned for film – and going into production! – the fun doesn’t stop with carefully curated Tumblr posts and fan trailers. Mark your calendars, YA fans. Because 2018 is going to be a busy year at the movies.

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