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This Week...: Arrow, Harley Quinn, Legends of Tomorrow, Ghostbusters & More

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It’s FRIDAY! Time to go over THIS Week with the Superheroes!

So right off the bat, let me give a shout out to Jay Taylor of the Square Comics, for not only autographing my copy of Centralia 2, not only sending me a copy of the 2014 Stormwatch Sketchbook, but for also putting this epic sketch of Harley Quinn from Atlantic City Boardwalk Con for sale. If you get a chance to check out of his stuff at www.onthesquarecomics.com

Now let’s check out this week’s news…

Saw the second Ghostbusters In Name Only trailer… and… yeah it still looks like crap. The humor is forced, the effects look stale, and it looks completely manufactured without soul or passion. Now I will still see the film, because if I’m wrong about it, I’ll admit it… but more than likely I’m going to be right, and I will want to rip it apart in glorious fashion.

Jeff Goldblum has joined the cast of Thor Ragnarok, playing the Grandmaster… seems to be a big time for Goldblum for blockbusters, w…

Let's Play Poker Night 2

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So what happens on a night where I just feel like taking it easy and vegging? Well I head on down to the Inventory to play some high stakes poker with the like of Brock Samson, Claptrap, Ash Williams and Sam... Of course that sounds like I'm insanse right? Well thankfully it's a video game... Poker Night 2 from Tell Tale Games.

It's basically computer poker with four opponents from four very different franchises... and yeah, this is the only setting that would make sense for them to appear in... well other than a comic book. Anyway this is the sequel to Poker Night at the Inventor... and it's straight up Texas Hold 'Em (with the option for Omaha Rules). Nothing fancy, just got to know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em... which I doubt, I try to bluff my way through every hand... I do know how to play poker, but the random factor always comes into effect.

Still the real charm of this game and its predecessor is the wi…