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Spencer Connolly-

Spencer Connolly

About Spencer Connolly

Spencer Connolly is a Staff Writer for Screen Rant. With years of writing and journalism experience under his belt, Spencer joined Screen Rant in 2020. Prior to writing for Screen Rant, Spencer was a Photojournalist and News Producer. Throughout his career as a journalist and even his entire life, Spencer always had a deep love for comics and is now applying everything he has learned throughout his career to the fun and informative articles he writes for Screen Rant. You can follow Spencer on Twitter: @TheSpencerVerse.

Author Details

Spencer Connolly was a photojournalist right out of college before becoming a news producer. Writing and journalism are Spencer's focus, and comic books have always been his passion. Here at ScreenRant, Spencer is able to combine the two to produce informative and fun-to-read articles for a wide variety of fandoms. 

Industry Focus

Spencer writes for ScreenRant's Comic/Anime Section. While he enjoys reading and writing about practically all comic books from a variety of different publishers, there are a few topics he likes/knows about the most. 
Those topics include: 
Star Wars
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Blade Runner
Rick and Morty
Dragon Ball 

Favorite Media

Out of all the things Spencer writes about, his all-time favorite is Alien. Spencer is as close to expert-level as someone can be in terms of the wider Alien universe, including the Dark Horse conintuity, Ridley Scott's original vision for the franchise, and even the seemingly hellish inspiration behind the xenomorph design by H.R. Giger. Everything there is to know about Alien, Spencer knows it, and that knowledge is reflected in his articles. 

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Marvel's Star Wars Rebels Covers Celebrate Animated Series' 10th Anniversary

The impactful legacy of Star Wars Rebels is being honored with a series of variant covers by Marvel Comics celebrating the show's 10th anniversary.

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10 Most Powerful Characters Who Beat the Sentry (aka Marvel's Superman)

The Sentry has a reputation as Marvel's Superman for a reason, but despite that, he's not invincible. Here are the 10 Marvel characters who beat him.

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The Boys: 2 Members of the Seven Die from the Same Horrifying Mistake

2 members of the Seven died for the exact same reason, with The Boys' Billy Butcher delivering the killing blows both times - here's what killed them.

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Captain Marvel Reveals the 1 Hero She Doesn't Respect with a Brutal Insult

While there are a few superheroes in the Marvel Universe Captain Marvel clearly doesn't like, there's one in particular who she doesn't respect.

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10 Terrifying Sith Weapons That Prove They're More Interesting Than the Jedi (Ranked Weakest to Strongest)

Some Star Wars fans would argue that Sith are more interesting than Jedi, and in regard to Sith weapons, they'd be right. Here are the 10 deadliest!

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Quentin Tarantino's Description of Zorro Proves We Missed an Amazing Antonio Banderas Performance

Quentin Tarantino's sequel film to Antonio Banderas' Zorro never got made, and the comic only served to show fans exactly what they missed out on.

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Guardians of the Galaxy's New MCU Hero Is Secretly Thanos' Successor

The Guardians of the Galaxy recently added a few new members to the team in the MCU, and one of them is actually Thanos' successor in the comics.

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Vegeta's One Victory Over Goku Was Flipped by Dragon Ball Super

When Vegeta took on the villainous form of Majin Vegeta in Dragon Ball Z, he defeated Goku in a battle that was utterly flipped by Dragon Ball Super.

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Star Wars' Book of Ajax Reverses Yoda's "Anger Leads to Hate" Doctrine

Star Wars released a preview for an all-new story called The Book of Ajax which showed how the droid leader reverses Yoda's famous dark side warning.

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Thanos' Cosmic Title Reveals The Real Reason He's So Powerful in Marvel Lore

Thanos is one of the most powerful entities in the Marvel Comics universe, and his cosmic title is the reason behind his universe-ending strength.

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Luke Hinted At His 'Kylo Ren' Failure Long Before He Even Beat Palpatine

Luke Skywalker made a mistake with Kylo Ren that nearly threw the galaxy into darkness, but it was one he made already, long before facing Palpatine.

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Before King Kong, a Deadlier MonsterVerse Titan Challenged Godzilla's Alpha Status

King Kong challenged Godzilla in Godzilla vs Kong, but before that epic kaiju fight, another Titan did the same thing, one who was far deadlier.

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"The Avatar of Life": Drax Fulfilled His Cosmic Purpose in the MCU (Without Knowing It)

Drax's character in the MCU is vastly different from his Marvel Comics counterpart, but they do have one secret similarity that many fans missed.

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Doctor Who's Shayde Is the Coolest Companion TV Fans Never Met

The Doctor has no shortage of companions throughout the Doctor Who television series, but there's one TV fans never met who's the coolest: Shayde.

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Quentin Tarantino's Planned Django Sequel Brought Back an Unpunished Villain from the Original

Quentin Tarantino planned a Django Unchained sequel film that was turned into a comic book series, and that series brought back an unpunished villain.

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Hulk Just Proved He Knows Exactly How to Kill Wolverine

Wolverine is easily one of the hardest Marvel Comics heroes to kill given his adamantium bones and healing factor, but Hulk figured out how to do it.

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Star Wars' Smartest Character Admits the 1 Person Whose Knowledge Is "Irreplaceable"

As the Scourge's mind is augmented by its many droid thralls, Star Wars' new smartest character admits there's one being it must still possess.

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Venom Names the 1 Marvel Hero Even He Doesn't Respect

Venom's a villain-turned-antihero, so he really doesn't have room to criticize Marvel heroes, but he does anyway, as there's 1 he does not respect.

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Even Marvel Fans Forget The One '90s Hero More Extreme Than Deadpool

Back in the '90s, the X-Men introduced a member who was just as wild and crazy as Deadpool, but they had a power that made them even more extreme.

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Star Wars Improves an Empire Strikes Back Villain with a Thrawn-Level Feat

Thrawn's a villain with no equal, who some consider to be more threatening than Darth Vader, yet one OT Star Wars villain just proved to be his match.

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