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The buzz has translated into box office.

Iron Man soared to the top of the box office on Friday. According to Variety, after pulling in an estiamted $5.1 million in Thursday night screenings, the film collected an estimated $33.4 million on Friday, pushing its total to $38.5 million.

It's the third-best Friday box office in May history, trailing only Spider-Man 3's $59.8 million and Spider-Man's $39.4 million. In 2003, X2's first Friday brought in $31.2 million.

Estimates have the movie bringing in $95-$105 million for the weekend.

The film, which opened in 4,105 theaters, has benefitted from strong world of mouth.

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Fox has released five video clips from "Long John Peter," this Sunday's season finale of Family Guy.

The episode guest-stars Amanda Bynes.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"Yo ho ho! It's a pirate's life for Peter when he gets a pet parrot. But after raising hell in Quahog and terrorizing the neighbors, Peter accidentally kills his beloved pet. Meanwhile, Chris goes with Brian to the vet and falls for the lovely intern Anna (Bynes)."

Click on the thumbnails above for the clips.

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For covers and three- to five-page previews of DC Comics titles arriving in stores on May 7, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Detective Comics #844, Nightwing #144, Rann/Thanagar: Holy War #1, Gen13 #20, The Lost Boy: Reign of Frogs #1 and Number of the Beast #3.

For previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on May 7, CLICK HERE. - More Product. More Exclusives.


For previously posted July solicitations, click on the publishers' names below:

* Archie Comics.

* Avatar Presss.

* Bluewater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* Boom! Studios.

* Dabel Brothers Productions.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Desperado Publishing.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Oni Press.

* Radical Comics.

* Red 5 Comics.

* Top Cow Productions.

* Viper Comics.


* Transformers Animated joins Cartoon Network's weekday lineup beginning Monday. The series will air Monday-Friday at 6 a.m.

Upcoming episodes include "Mission Accomplished" on Monday; "Home is Where the Spark is" on Tuesday; "Total Meltdown" on Wednesday; "Blast from the Past" on Thursday; and "The Thrill of the Hunt" on Friday.

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

* Monday, April 28: Iron Man's Gwyneth Paltrow, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Smallville and First Looks.

* Sunday, April 27: Iron Man and Smallville.

* Saturday, April 26: DC Comics First Looks and Marvel Comics roundup.

* Friday, April 25: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Marvel First Looks, Iron Man movie and Boom! Studios First Looks.

* Thursday, April 24: Iron Man, Hellboy II: The Golden Army's Selma Blair, The Spectaculer Spider-Man's Vanessa Marshall, Battlestar Galactica, Smallville and Image Comics First Looks.

* Wednesday, April 23: Dynamite Entertainment for July, Desperado Publishing for July, Viper Comics for July, First Looks, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and The Simpsons. Slap up a slam dunk NBA Fathead today!

* Tuesday, April 22: The Incredible Hulk, Wanted, Speed Racer, Smallville, Avatar Press for July, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks, DC Comics First Looks, Virgin and Stan Lee team and Marvel roundup.

* Monday, April 21: Iron Man movie, Boom! Studios for July, First Looks, Family Guy, The Simpsons and from New York Comic Con: Vertigo, Top Cow and Boom! Studios.

* Sunday, April 20: From New York Comic Con: Incredible Hulk producers, Marvel's Cop O' Joe and Chesterquest panels; and Red 5 Comics for July.

* Saturday, April 19: From New York Comic Con: The Spirit, The Dark Knight, The Incredible Hulk, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Wanted and Make Mine Marvel panel; Image Comics First Looks, Smallville and Dabel Productions for July.

* Friday, April 18: From New York Comic Con -- DC Nation panel, Secret Invasion panel and Mondo Marvel panel; Marvel First Looks, Image Comics for July, Black Panther animated and The Spectacular Spider-Man.

* Thursday, April 17: Bongo Comics for July, Oni Press for July, Invincible Iron Man variant and Archie Comics First Looks.

* Wednesday, April 16: Platinum Studios' Atlantis Rising optioned, Stan Lee's Legion of 5, Radical Publishing for July, Transformers: Animated in May and Dark Horse First Looks.

* Tuesday, April 15: Marvel Comics for July, The Simpsons, DC Comics' Prototype and First Looks.

* Monday, April 14: DC Comics for July, Archie Comics for July, Smallville, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks and Battlestar Galactica.

* Sunday, April 13: Family Guy, The Spectacular Spider-Man and First Looks.

* Saturday, April 12: Dark Horse Comics First Looks and DC Comics First Looks.

* Friday, April 11: The Spirit, Marvel Comics First Looks, Image Comics First Looks, The Spectacular Spider-Man and Kabillion's Spider-Man.

* Thursday, April 10: Smallville, Batman Gotham Knight, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Comic Book Tattoo and Archie Comics First Looks.

* Wednesday, April 9: The Batman: Brave and the Bold's Diedrich Bader, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Bluewater Productions for August and First Looks.

* Tuesday, April 8: Top Cow Productions for July, The Spectacular Spider-Man and Marvel Comics roundup.

* Monday, April 7: Dark Horse Comics for July, Smallville, Voltron, Battlestar Galactica, The Simpsons, Invincible Iron Man, Freshmen and First Looks.

* Sunday, April 6: Iron Man movie and First Looks.

* Saturday, April 5: IDW Publishing for July, DC First Looks and Dark Horse First Looks.

* Friday, April 4: The Dark Knight, Speed Racer, Marvel First Looks, Ben Templesmith exclusive to IDW Publishing and Digital Webbing for June.

* Thursday, April 3: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Smallville, Marvel First Looks, Image First Looks, Red 5 First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Wednesday, April 2: Birds of Prey, Knight Rider, XIII, First Looks and American Flagg.

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