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WWE wrestler Batista will play a villian from the Phantom Zone in The CW's Smallville, The Continuum has learned.

Batista's appearance will be in the season's ninth episode, which will likely air during the November sweeps.

A one-time "world champion" in the WWE, Batista is nicknamed The Animal and is one of the most popular wrestlers in The CW's -- and formerly UPN's -- Friday Night Smackdown.

Look for more Smallville news this week here in The Continuum.

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The newest installment of The Comics Continuum at The Detroit News has been posted.

This one features IDW Publishing's Scarface: Scarred for Life mini-series.

To read the feature and other installments, CLICK HERE.

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For covers and five- to nine-page previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Sept. 20, CLICK HERE.

Titles include X-Men: First Class #1, Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #16, Blade #1, Exiles #86, Ultimate Fantastic Four #34, Sensational Spider-Man #30, Moon Knight #5, Wolverine #46, Union Jack #1, Stan Lee Meets Dr. Strange and Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. #8.

Look for more First Looks on Thursday here in The Continuum.

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For covers and three- to five-page previews of DC Comics titles arriving in stores on Sept. 20, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Birds of Prey #98, Catwoman #59, Checkmate #6, Claw the Unconquered #4, Deadman #2, Hellblazer #224, Krypto the Superdog #1, Shadowpact #5 and Wetworks #1.

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Warner Home Video has released an image of the box art for the upcoming DVD of the Supergirl movie.

The single-disc release is scheduled for Nov. 28. It will cost $14.97.

The 1984 film starred Helen Slater and Faye Dunaway.

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* To the right is a look at the Ghost Rider Flame Cycle from Hasbro's upcoming line based on the Ghost Rider movie.

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* Filip Sablik has been named vice president of marketing and sales at Top Cow Productions.

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In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Friday, September 8: The Batman Strikes!, Spider-Man animated, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer's Michael Chiklis, Oni Press' Wasteland, Devil's Due First Looks and Marvel's First Looks.

* Thursday, September 7: Family Guy, Civil War: Choosing Sides, DC First Looks, Archie First Looks and Marvel First Looks.

* Wednesday, September 6: Fantastic Four ratings, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, Blade: The Series, Heroes, Image First Looks, DC First Looks and Marvel First Looks.

* Tuesday, September 5: The Batman and Legion of Super Heroes episodes, Battlestar Galactica, First Looks and Runaways creators leave.

* Monday, September 4: Hellboy animated and First Looks.

* Sunday, September 3: From Canadian Fan Expo -- DC Comics' Big Guns, Mike Mignola and Geoff Johns.

* Saturday, September 2: Blade: The Series, X-Men: Evolution's Brad Swaile and Marvel's Civil War.

* Friday, September 1: Jim Lee at Canadian Fan Expo, The Batman, Legion of Super Heroes, Superman serials on DVD and First Looks.

* Thursday, August 31: Blade: The Series, Diamond Select/Marvel products for November, Smallville Season 5 DVD, Robert Kirkman press conference and Marvel First Looks.

* Wednesday, August 30: Fantastic Four animated, DC First Looks, Marvel First Looks, Image First Looks, Blue Water First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Tuesday, August 29: The Punisher DVD, The Batman season opener, Fantastic Four press conference, Smallville and Marvel First Looks.

* Monday, August 28: Virgin Comics for November, Viper Comics for November, The Batman and First Looks.

* Sunday, August 27: Spawn Series 30 action figures, Fantastic Four animated and First Looks.

* Saturday, August 26: Image Comics First Looks, Family Guy and Oni Press for November.

* Friday, August 25: Blade: The Series, Arcana Studio for November, Ghost Rider's Nicolas Cage and First Looks.

* Thursday, August 24: Devil's Due Publishing for November, IDW Publishing for November, Ultimate Spider-Man's Brian Michael Bendis, The Tick DVD and First Looks.

* Wednesday, August 23: Fantastic Four voice cast, DC First Looks, Marvel First Looks and Blade: The Series.

* Tuesday, August 22: Marvel Comics for November, Image Comics for November, Who Wants to be a Superhero?, Gen13, Civil War new printings and First Looks.

* Monday, August 21: DC Comics for November, Boom! Studios for November, Archie Comics for November, Spider-Man 3's Topher Grace and Wolverine: Origins' new arc.

* Sunday, August 20: The Simpsons and Smallville win Emmy Awards, The Spirit's Frank Miller and First Looks.

* Saturday, August 19: White Stripes on The Simpsons, Cyberforce/X-Men, Krypto the Superdog and First Looks.

* Friday, August 18: Smallville Season 6, Teen Titans for September, Fantastic Four for September, James McAvoy attached to Wanted movie, First Looks, Civil War checklist and Highlander.

* Thursday, August 17: Legion of Super Heroes' Shawn Harrison, Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo on Cartoon Network, Superman DVDs, Aspen Seasons, IDW's Angel: Masks, Moonstone Books for December, Top Cow First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Wednesday, August 16: Smallville: Season 6, Dwayne McDuffie at BET, DC First Looks, Image First Looks and Marvel First Looks.

* Tuesday, August 15: X-Men: The Last Stand DVD, The Batman Season 2 DVD, Blade: The Series, Marvel First Looks and Civil War books delayed.

* Monday, August 14: Dark Horse Comics for November, Teen Titans DVD, The Fountain and First Looks.

* Sunday, August 13: Hellboy animated, Spider-Man action figures and Triumph Comics First Looks.

* Saturday, August 12: Legion of Super Heroes, Spider-Man 3's Topher Grace, Family Guy, Smallville and Chuck Dixon writes for TightLip Entertainment.

* Friday, August 11: The Simpsons, HBO/Cinemax in October, Image First Looks, Devil's Due First Looks, The Tick on DVD and July sales.

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