The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now

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The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy…and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its own story this much…

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We Do Not Deserve Scorpia

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It’s one thing to understand a villain. It’s another to love them so much, you’d actually be cool with their evil plans succeeding—only because it would hurt your heart so much to see them in pain. Scorpia may be the right-clawed woman to She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s main baddie, but she’s also the sweetest…

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Who Reviews the Reviewer?

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Writer Paul Constant made a career out of reviewing books. Now his very first comic, Ahoy’s timey-wimey high school drama Planet of the Nerds, is hitting shelves today—and it has him thinking about the relationship between being a critic and a creator. Check out his thoughts below, as well as a preview of Planet of…

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