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The Legends of Tomorrow Cheat Sheet You Absolutely Need

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As a huge Arrow fan, I’m freaking out just a little over the latest spinoff, Legends of Tomorrow, premiering January 21 on The CW. Well, OK, maybe I’m freaking out A LOT. But can you blame me?   Time travel! Romance! Hot guys in leather! I can’t wait. If you are new to The Flarrow universe (that’s Arrow and its spinoff, The Flash) don’t worry, I’ve got you covered —especially as these TV characters vary a bit from their comic book counterparts. Here’s a complete Flarrow guide to the many, many superheroes that make up the Legends team: Ray Palmer as The Atom Flarrow Backstory: Ray Palmer first showed up on Arrow last year as the brilliant billionaire who stole…

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From Captain America to Batman v. Superman: Superheroes Are Taking Over

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Forget about Hillary vs. Bernie. Never mind Trump vs. Carson. The real action online is in a slew of geek-tastic movie trailers that are dropping faster than late-Autumn leaves. Last week saw the release of the latest trailer for Captain America: Civil War, a movie that may as well be titled Avengers 3. As with most trailers, the cuts are quick, the action is lightning-fast, and you are compelled to watch it over and over and over again (Holy crap—it’s Black Panther! No! What happened to War Machine? And just what the heck is up with that crazy shield duet that Cap and Bucky are playing on Iron Man’s noggin?).     And then, just as our hearts were starting…

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Comic fans, welcome the rise of the superheroine

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Batman. Superman. Spiderman. There’s no denying that when we think of superheroes, our minds conjure up a vision of a man in a cape, swooping in to save his city. But what about the female heroes? From Batgirl to Wonder Woman, we know they’re out there – and it’s way past time for superheroines to get their fair share of the glory. Luckily, the rest of the world seems to agree. From television to books, it seems like superheroines have been popping up everywhere recently. Take Arrow, for example. The CW show about the classic DC Comics hero, Green Arrow, started as a crusade by one masked man. But since it first aired in 2012, the show has grown to…

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