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Steven Forbes
04-15-2014, 10:25 PM
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It’s another Tuesday! Summer’s coming, and with it, the summer movies. While technically not a summer movie, we’ve already had the Captain America sequel [which I consider to be the opening salvo to the summer tentpoles], and on the horizon are the Spider-Man and X-Men sequels, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles remake, and then there’s the Sin City sequel. And that’s just the comic book movies. There’s another Transformers on the horizon as well, as well as the Godzilla remake.

Those are the notable summer highlights for us comic book folks. Some of those are going to make a ton of money and be panned by the critics, and others will be heralded by critics but make a little bit of money. [It is the rare movie that gets lauded by critics and makes a ton of money.]

The same runs true for comics. So this week’s question is simple: critical or commercial acclaim—which do you want?

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