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5 Comedy Icons As Comic Book Superheroes

Beverly Hills Cop
Paramount

Comedic stars come and go. Some prove a flash in the pan, while others ride a good streak before their schtick eventually fizzles out. Only a select few reach legendary status in Hollywood.

In celebration of tonight's airing of the 2012 Comedy Awards on Comedy Central, our mate Old Red Jalopy designed these five faux comic book covers illustrating how we view five of these such icons: as heroes. Get More »

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2012 Comedy Awards Nominations: And the Punchline Goes To ...

Universal

Comedy Central announced the nominees for the second annual Comedy Awards earlier today and it was no laughing matter.

"Bridesmaids" and "Crazy, Stupid, Love." are about to face off in a two-way race for the most lauded flick, as each landed five nominations in the film categories.

"Midnight in Paris" followed with four nods, while "The Artist" and "Horrible Bosses" were close behind with three nominations each. Get More »

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18 Stars Share Their Favorite Comedy Movies

Just for laughs, we asked some of your favorite stars to share their favorite funny movies...

The 25 Funniest Movies Ever... This Millennium

Anchorman
DreamWorks

Everyone has their own personal favorite genre, but comedy is arguably the most universal. Have you ever met someone who's said, "I don't like to laugh"? Neither have we.

The past decade has seen filmmakers like Adam McKay and Judd Apatow rise from obscurity onto the A-list, while actors like Seth Rogen and Zach Galifianakis have gone from esoteric television shows to big-budget movies.

But enough talk. Read. Argue. Yell at us. You can debate the order of these films all you want, but you can't deny the humor of any of them. Get More »

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Big Stars Are Hilarz at the First Comedy Awards

Zach Galifianakis
Getty Images

You know what the world needs? Another Hollywood award show. We just don't have enough of those things. Luckily, the folks over at Comedy Central still have their wicked sense of humor, because that's exactly what they gave us on Saturday night, as the first annual Comedy Awards were given out in New York City.

The big winners? Tina Fey, Zach Galifianakis -- and your funny bone.

Looks like that new award show was a pretty good idea after all. Get More »

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Eddie Murphy to Be Honored with the First Comedy Icon Award

Eddie Murphy
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Forget recent flops like "Norbit" and "Meet Dave" and remember for a moment why Eddie Murphy is a comedy legend.

From his first appearances on "Saturday Night Live" to "48 Hrs.," "Trading Places," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Coming to America" and a lifetime of stand up, the comedian has secured his place on the top.

Comedy Central knows this well, as the the network has decided to grant the funnyman with the first-ever Comedy Icon Award, to be handed out at the inaugural Comedy Awards. MTV and Comedy Central teamed up for the new awards show to spotlight emerging talents and classic acts in the world of comedy. What better way to kick it off then by nodding to one of the greats? Get More »

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