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Samantha King-

Samantha King

Author Details

Samantha King is a Comic News Writer, Peer Mentor, and Trainer for Screen Rant. She has a B.A. in English & American Literature with a concentration in Shakespeare and a minor in Creative Writing from UTEP. She also has a M.S. in Library Science from the University of North Texas. She discusses various media online, usually as TheRealWorldAccordingToSam. 

Industry Focus

Samantha is a Latina reader and gamer, always looking for new ways to share stories about her favorite diverse fandoms. She especially tends to write about Aliens, DC, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Batman, the Bat-Family, Marvel, symbiotes, Deadpool, Sailor Moon, Star Wars, WEBTOON, Crunchyroll, and Disney. However, Sam is always ready to tackle a new area of fandom! 

Favorite Media

As of late, Samantha's favorite comics and anime have been Demon Slayer, Pokemon, Sailor Moon, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, Star Wars Bounty Hunters, Spider-Verse-related series, Wonder Woman: Historia, and several runs of Deadpool. She loves Disney tie-ins, video game tie-ins, and is always eager to review brand-new series to connect stories to audiences that will love them. 

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Batman's Green Lantern Costume Proves He'll Never Overcome His Biggest Flaw

Batman's brief stint as a Green Lantern was enough to prove that green uniform just isn't his color. He always finds a way to do his own thing.

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Goblin Slayer Season 2 Release Date, Trailer & Latest News

The controversial hit anime, Goblin Slayer, will make its return in 2023. Here's everything we know about the second season so far.

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WEBTOON's Love Stories Is a Visually Spectacular Celebration of LGBTQ+ Love (Review)

WEBTOON released the three-episode Love Stories anthology for Pride Month, debuting a star-studded showcase of what love and romance can be.

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Spider-Man's Sidekick Has a Huge Upgrade on Peter Parker's Spider-Sense

Spider-Boy is a new addition to Marvel's Spider-Verse with classic Spider-Man abilities and a powered-up twist on Spider-Sense.

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Batman Finally Beat the Joker... By Turning into a Baby

Batman and Joker have been at odds for years, but now a DC manga series is revealing how the Dark Knight can defeat of Joker - in the weirdest way.

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IDW's KILL MORE Brings Unhinged Supervillains to Classic Crime Dramas

IDW's Kill More #1 starts strong and promises a bloody fest starring unforgettable villains in a futuristic, but familiar, police procedural backdrop.

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New Zombie Anime Subverts The Walking Dead's Art Style in the Best Way

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is altering the way zombie stories like The Walking Dead are told by using bright colors unusual for the genre.

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Every Johto Pokémon Unites in Impressive New Gen 2 Fanart

A fan has made a collage of all the second generation Pokémon from the Johto region, collecting over 100 species from the franchise's earlier days.

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Demon Slayer's Season 3 Finale Is Different From The Manga In One Amazing Way

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is an emotional story that has found lots of success, but the anime did something far better than the manga could.

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Sailor Moon Gets Married in Promo Video For New Movie

The Sailor Moon manga featured a wedding, which the latest film has adapted, staying true to the original story where previous series have not.

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Green Lantern Is a Better Hero Than Batman for 1 Simple Reason

Batman's operations in Gotham have long been personal, but his time as a Green Lantern proved that Hal Jordan will always be a more effective hero.

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Marvel's New Symbiote Puts a Terrifying Spin on Planet of the Apes

Marvel's symbiotes are being used for new experiments involving a chimpanzee, who could herald a symbiote-driven future similar to Planet of the Apes.

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Marvel's Cult of Carnage Finally Debuts Venom's Newest Child, Madness

While merging four symbiotes created Hybrid, Marvel has upped the ante by using even more symbiotes for the creation of Madness in Cult of Carnage.

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Moon Knight Cosplay Turns Batman into the Fist of Khonshu

Marvel and DC's comic universes have merged in a new Batman/Moon Knight cosplay that puts a mystical twist on the nickname "The Dark Knight."

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Your How-To Guide for Breaking Into Comics Is Coming to Kickstarter

Screen Rant is excited to exclusively announce the arrival of The Business of Freelance Comic Book Publishing by Gamal Hennessy on Kickstarter.

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Drizzt's Daughter Brie Stars in New Dungeons & Dragons/WEBTOON Collaboration

The Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting Forgotten Realms is returning in comic form thanks to a partnership between WEBTOON and Wizards of the Coast.

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Venom's Most R-Rated Healing Feat Just Made Deadpool Look Family Friendly

Venom's new healing factor is allowing the antihero to take on more grotesque injuries than he usually has in the past - marking a strange new era.

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Moon Knight Gets Mandalorian Armor in Marvel/Star Wars Crossover Cosplay

Moon Knight gets the Beskar armor he's always needed in a genius cosplay that drags Khonshu into the world of the Mandalorian.

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Spider-Man: 10 Best Comics Starring Across the Spider-Verse's Spot (Ranked)

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse introduced audiences to Spot, but the villain already has several incredible appearances within Marvel Comics.

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Image's DEAD ROMANS Is a Gripping Tale of Love & War Based in Real History (Review)

Dead Romans is on its penultimate issue and has already proven to be a compelling story centered on love and loyalty, set during a historic conflict.

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