How to Get Started on Guardians of the Galaxy

So you just saw Guardians of The Galaxy in theaters, and want to know the best way to become a fan of the comics too? Look no further! Pete's Basement's got your back on where to get started. Read more »

Exclusive Legend Of Zelda Monopoly Out This Fall

Let it be known that I highly dislike Monpoly. It takes too damned long to play, and is boring as hell. Although, when this version comes out, I may be swayed to give it some attention. Read more »

Punisher: Dirty Laundry

If you're hard up for some good old fashioned Punisher kickassery, look no further than this YouTube gem starring Tom Jane.

And if you have seen it, watch it again! I just did!

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Punisher, Blade, and Ghost Rider in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

As of last year, Marvel Studios' head honcho Kevin Feige let it slip that the movie rights to The Punisher, Ghost Rider, and Blade have returned to MarvelRead more »

Mile High Comics Says Goodbye to SDCC!

Mile HIgh Comics, one of the nation's largest back issue retailers, is calling it quits at the San Diego Comic Con. Its hard to fathom one of the biggest names in Silver Age and Golden Age comics calling it quits at literally the biggest gathering of fans and professionals in the entire comics industry! But its happening. Read more »

Win 4 Day NY Comic Con Tickets from InvestComics

Get your cosplay on and you can win 4 Day passes to New York Comic Con. Pete's Basement is happy to take part in this awesome giveaway hosted by InvestComics.com. We'll be one of the teams judging your entries and picking a finalist, along with InvestComics, Zap Kapow, and Nerd Fu.

Head on over to their site for the official rules, then get to posting your best cosplay pics! What are you waiting for? Good luck!

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Marvel's Thor Will Be A Woman In October!

You read that headline right! Say hello to the Goddess of Thunder! Marvel's Thor will be a woman starting in October! Read more »

Hip Hop Family Tree Vol. 1 1970s-1981

Last month while walking dogs in a very busy Manhattan block a group of foreign girls stopped me and asked me what was something that New York City was famous for. I could have mentioned the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Times Square, Central Park or any of the most immediate landmarks that erupt from my mind; but instead I stepped back and approached it differently and then I answered “Hip Hop”. Their eyes got wide, I had given them an original answer, but it is one I hope that will become typical in the future. Read more »

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