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  1. Entertainment

    Comics to Read After Last Night’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode “Turn, Turn, Turn”

    SHIELD changed things up this week by having more than one interesting thing happen in an episode, but they stuck to their guns in terms of pulling a lot more from the Marvel Cinematic Universe than its comic book one. Still, I'll do my best to give you some interesting follow up reading material.

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    Comics to Read After Last Night’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode “End of the Beginning”

    S.H.I.E.L.D. dribbled out another episode last night after yet another brief hiatus. Besides a loose tie-in with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, there were a few usable references to the existing Marvel universe. Here are the comics you should check out after watching the episode.

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  3. Entertainment

    Learn the History of the Term “Winter Soldier” and Why Ed Brubaker Used the Name in Captain America

    With Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming out soon I was curious about where the name "Winter Soldier" came from. It turns out it's a lot more than just a cool-sounding name comic book writer Ed Brubaker came up with. It has its roots in the Vietnam War and even goes back to Thomas Paine.

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    Comics to Read After Last Night’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode “T.R.A.C.K.S.”

    SHIELD is back from a pretty long hiatus to remind us that it's still around, and to prove that Joss Whedon loves trains. If you watched the episode, read our comic book recommendations. If you didn't watch the episode, maybe wait. There's a pretty big spoiler.

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    Comics to Read After Last Night’s SHIELD Episode “Seeds”

    Agents of SHIELD is back with a new episode, and this time they have actual references to actual Marvel comics and characters! That makes my job of recommending some comics to read after last night's episode "Seeds" a lot easier. Let's get started. (Spoilers. Obviously. Come on.)

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  6. Entertainment

    Comics to Read After Last Night’s SHIELD “The Magical Place”

    I've been covering Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. diligently every week trying to find comic book origins for events or characters on the show instead of doing a standard recap. Some weeks are more of a challenge than others. This week... I'm really reaching for something that ties in even a little bit.

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  7. Entertainment

    Learn Why Superheroes Wear Underwear on the Outside of Their Pants, Finally Understand Quail Man [Video]

    We all had a pretty good laugh growing up as Quail Man poked fun at superheroes wearing "underwear" outside their pants. Today I Found Out's new video will explain the very rational costume design reasons for the rather strange look by diving into comic book history, and they've got a few little-known facts about Superman for you, too.

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  8. Entertainment

    #FollowFriday: Kate Beaton (@beatonna)

    Wow, is it Friday already? Time flies when you're gorging yourself on holiday treats and trying to ignore your family's questions about your personal life. Speaking of which, the person we think you should be following on Twitter this time is Kate Beaton, whose recent family comics have been the highlight of our week.

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    Comics to Read After Last Night’s Agents of SHIELD Episode “Repairs”

    We won't lie to you, Internet. This week's episode of SHIELD didn't give us a whole lot to go on in terms of comics to recommend you read. We couldn't find comic equivalents for any of this week's characters, so we're going to have get creative this week. Ready? Let's do this.

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  10. Entertainment

    Superman Artist and Legion of Superheroes Creator Al Plastino Has Died

    Artist Al Plastino has died. Plastino was an iconic artist in the DC universe who drew Superman, Superboy, and created the Legion of Superheroes. Glen Weldon, author of Superman: The Unauthorized Biography remembered Plastino this morning on his Twitter account and Tumblr. Plastino was 91.

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  11. Entertainment

    Comics to Read After Last Night’s Agents of SHIELD “The Well”

    Last night's episode of SHIELD was the much-hyped tie-in with Thor: The Dark World, so if you want to get a better understanding of the episode (really just the cold open) then be sure to see the movie. As for the rest of the episode, here are some comics we think you should read, plus a little supplemental viewing material.

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    Comics to Read after Last Night’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 6 “F.Z.Z.T.”

    Last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD seemed to pull a lot more from the film universe than the comics one, but we've still managed to dig up some recommendations for you. We also have some new evidence to support our Agent Coulson theory.

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  13. Entertainment

    Adorkable: The Cute Girl Network by Greg Means, M.K. Reed, & Joe Flood [Review]

    While we were at New York Comic Con, the Geekosystem crew did a lot of things. We sat on panels, interviewed celebrities, partied with our friends at The Mary Sue... and picked up a lot of outstanding books. One of those books is The Cute Girl Network by Greg Means, M.K. Reed, and Joe Flood, which comes out from First Second on November 12th.

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    Comics to Read After Last Night’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 5 “Girl in the Flower Dress” [Updated]

    Last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD introduced a number of new characters, powers, and hinted at someone very important. As always, we dig through the back issues to bring you some comic book recommendations we think you should check out after the episode.

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    Comics to Read After Last Night’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 3 “The Asset”

    It's that time of the week again where we go over the events of last night's Agents of SHIELD (officially dropping the periods) and recommend some comics for you to read. There are few spoilers if you missed the episode, but if you're all caught up come learn about the new villain!

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