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The Week in YES - 5/26

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The Song To Listen To


"Here" by Alessia Cara

The YA Book To Read


"Daughter of Deep Silence" by Carrie Ryan

The Comic To Enjoy


"Inferno#1" by Dennis Hopeless and Javier Garron

The Movie To See


"Aloha"
Directed by Cameron Crowe
Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams

The Trailer To Watch


"Knock Knock"

More To Say Yes To

This photo shoot


Matthew Lewis in "Attitude" Magazine

The Week in YES - 5/19

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The Song To Listen To


"Cinnamon" by Josh Herbert

The YA Book To Read


"From a Distant Star" by Karen McQuestion

The Comic To Enjoy


"A-Force #1"by G.Willow Wilson, Marguerite Bennett and Jorge Molina

The Movie To See


"Tomorrowland"
Directed by Brad Bird
Starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson

The Trailer To Watch


"Supergirl"

More To Say Yes To

This announcement


A "New Mutants" film will be directed by Josh Boone of "The Fault In Our Stars" fame.

This costume


Crossbones in "Captain America: Civil War."

The Week in YES - 5/12

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The Song To Listen To


"Propaganda" by Kat Vinter

The YA Book To Read

"Velvet" by Temple West

The Comic To Enjoy


"Nimona" by Noelle Stevenson

The Movie To See


"Mad Max: Fury Road"
Directed by George Miller
Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult

The Trailer To Watch


"Infini"

More To Say Yes To

These series pick-ups


"Supergirl" and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" ordered to series.

This announcement


Emily Van Camp reprises role as Sharon Carter in "Captain America: Civil War."

The Week in YES - 5/5

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The Song To Listen To


"I Can Change" by Brandon Flowers

The YA Book To Read


"The Heir" by Keira Cass
The fourth book in "The Selection" series.

The Comic To Enjoy


"Secret Wars #1" by Jonathan Hickman & Esad Ribic

The Movie To See


"Hot Pursuit"
Directed by Anne Fletcher
Starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara

The Trailer To Watch


"Aurora"

More To Say Yes To

This announcement


Adam Wingard (You're Next) to direct Death Note.

This other announcement


A sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service has been greenlit.

Manga Monday: Maria

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Maria the Virgin Witch (Volume 1)
Masayuki Ishikawa

Maria the witch uses her magical powers to stop war from brewing in France between various rulers.  She calls on monsters, uses succubi to seduce soldiers, and whatever else she needs to stop the pointless bloodshed.  Unfortunately, the archangel Michael is not amused with her efforts and tries to put an end to her meddling, so that no outside forces interfere with humanity's progress.  And so Michael puts a curse on Maria.  Maria, who, while obsessed with erotic literature, is still a virgin, can not lose her virginity, or she will lose her magical powers with it.

It actually takes the whole first volume to set up the entire premise of the book, which is kind of nice.  I like that it doesn't feel rushed, and that the story slowly unfolds around Maria and her friends, building toward her confrontation with Michael.  Ishikawa is not just a great storyteller, but illustrator as well.  There is a masterful blend of realistic and c…