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Comic Book Spotlight: Clue #2
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Clue #2
Written by Paul Allor
Art by Nelson Daniel
Letters by Neil Uyetake
Cover by Derek Charm, Nelson Daniel, Nick Roche & Nelson Daniel
IDW Publishing
Release Date: July 19, 2017
Cover Price: $3.99

I certainly hope you took my advice last month and read the first issue of this series because Clue #2 is where the action is and I would hate to think you were not up to speed with the goings on after the death of A. Boddy. With so many suspects, though, it will be difficult for the two detectives on site to catch the villain. And now, one more person is found murdered!

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Comic Spotlight: Clue #1
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Clue #1
Written by Paul Allor
Art by Nelson Daniel
Letters by Neil Uyetake
Cover by Gabriel Rodriguez, Valentina Pinto
Dynamite Entertainment
Release Date: June 7, 2017
Cover Price: $3.99

I really shouldn’t have to even explain the concept here. Few people are unfamiliar with this game and hopefully they have even seen the amazing cult classic (or at least it should be) motion picture released in the eighties. Clue #1 is the very first comic adaptation of the Hasbro game of which I have a multitude of variations in my possession.

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FINALLY! ‘Barbie’ Movie Is Officially On The Way & We Couldn’t Be More Thrilled
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Turning toys and games into movies is no new deal. Dodgeball: An Underdog Story, Transformers, and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra have come and gone, with movies based on Battleship, Stretch Armstrong, Clue, Candy Land, Ouiji, Monopoly, and others still on the way. Adding to the party, Universal Pictures has announced that they have plans to take the legendary Barbie and turn her into a live-action movie, as well.

As crazy as these announcements always sound, this decision is a no-brainer, really. As her maker Mattel states, the toy celebrity has 99% worldwide brand awareness. You don’t have to be Good Will Hunting to know that’s pretty strong. The question here really is: what do you actually DO for a Barbie movie? The current plan to get going on finding some writers to take it on, but producer Laurence Mark isn’t worried, explaining that Barbie has had over 120 jobs over her 50-year existence, which opens the door to countless choices.

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New ‘Clue’ Movie To Be Directed By Gore Verbinski
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CluePirates of the Caribbean trilogy director Gore Verbinski has been tapped to helm a new big screen movie based on the board game Clue for Universal.

This of course isn’t the first time the game has been used to make a movie. In 1985, Tim Curry starred in Clue, which included all of our favorite characters at a mansion when naturally someone is killed. This sets off the investigation to find who did it, as well as many more murders. No word on if this new version will use the same formula, or if Verbinski and his writers will develop an entirely new murder mystery.

Along with the Ridley Scott-produced Monopoly movie, Michael Bay’s Platinum Dune’s Ouiji based movie, and the recently announced Candyland movie (also part of the same Universal/Hasbro deal as Clue), this makes for a veritable epidemic of board game/toy based movies.

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