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Street Fighter III
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WATCH: Capcom Retrospective Focuses on Street Fighter III

Videogame developer (and Arcade icons) Capcom has recently unveiled a new retrospective video series designed to promote the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. This time around, the retrospective takes a deep dive into one of the most critically-acclaimed (though not necessarily the most commercially successful) entry in to the franchise – Street Fighter III. Street Fighter III is a ...

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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 8

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here. Action Comics #591 If the cover isn’t clear enough for you, this issue has Superman fighting Superboy while the Legion of Superheroes watch from a safe distance and bet on which one’s going to come out on top. The issue also has Krypto the super dog, and some semblance of comic book continuity. In the interest ...

Superman and Supergirl share a scene in Superman: Unbound
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 6

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here. Superman #6 This is the second part of Superman vs. Huge Robot Mummy, which had superman getting knocked out by a giant robot discovered in an excavation in South America. And this is not your typical Science-powered robot – it contains the souls of 500 members of an advanced race that lived on Earth half a ...

Superman and Lex Luthor
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 4

You can check out the previous installments of this rather lengthy series here: http://www.toonbarn.com/tag/mxysuperman/ Superman #3 This issue has Darkseid, who is the ruler of the butt-end of the universe a.k.a. Apokolips, enacting a nefarious plan in which he transports Superman to his planet using some sort of teleport beam or something. However, the mighty Darkseid is completely baffled by ...

Maxwell Yezpitelok's Superman Retrospective '86 - '99
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Superman Retrospective ’86 – ’99 pt. 1

I’m more of a comics guy than a cartoon guy, but it turns out that a lot of comic book characters also have cartoon shows, so it kind of fits. This is going to be a thorough chronological examination of the best/worst period in Batman’s history, but I saw that Toonbarn already has way too much real estate devoted to the bats and it turns out that I had a more extensive library of ...

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