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On this week's Independent comics page, Karen gets some not-so-fatherly advice in Red Meat; O.J. Simpson cries foul in Roland and Cid; Charles Ramsey gets honored by The City; and Jen Sorenson marks a milestone.

1. Jack Reacher (Paramount)

2. Mama (Universal)

3. Safe Haven (20th Century Fox)

4. Silver Linings Playbook (Starz/Anchor Bay)

5. Broken City (20th Century Fox)

6. Gangster Squad (Warner Bros.)

7. The Impossible (Summit)

8. A Haunted House (Universal)

9. The Guilt Trip (Paramount)

10. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

On this week's Independent comics bonanza: Jen Sorenson tries to get some clean air; Roland and Cid do some inappropriate selling; The City puts its feet up; and Red Meat has an explosive time at the dairy.

1. Silver Linings Playbook (Starz/Anchor Bay)

2. The Guilt Trip (Paramount)

3. Broken City (20th Century Fox)

4. The Impossible (Summit)

5. A Haunted House (Universal)

6. Gangster Squad (Warner Bros.)

7. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

8. Promised Land (Universal)

9. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

10. Life of Pi (20th Century Fox)

This week on the Independent comics page: Roland and Cid discuss the scourge of assclowns in D.C.; The City attends a congressional hearing on the unemployment crisis; Red Meat takes a job at the zoo; and Jen Sorenson guest stars Rick Perry speaking out about fertilizer and regulation.

1. Gangster Squad (Warner Bros.)

2. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

3. A Haunted House (Universal)

4. The Impossible (Summit)

5. Promised Land (Universal)

6. Pawn (Starz/Anchor Bay)

7. This Is 40 (Universal)

8. Life of Pi (20th Century Fox)

9. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

10. The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (Lionsgate)

On this week's size-does-matter Independent comics page: The City, in a normal strip and a bonus strip, examines pressure-cooker background checks and Rush Limbaugh's thoughts on the Boston tragedy; Red Meat gets out the butter to keep the monsters away; Roland and Cid stock up on pot roasts before it's too late; and Jen Sorenson ponders buying an elected official.

1. Django Unchained (Weinstein/Anchor Bay)

2. This Is 40 (Universal)

3. Parental Guidance (20th Century Fox)

4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (New Line)

5. The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (Lionsgate)

6. Lincoln (DreamWorks)

7. Killing Them Softly (Starz/Anchor Bay)

8. Wreck-It Ralph (Disney)

9. Hotel Transylvania (Sony)

10. Stand Off (Ketchup)

Tens of thousands of music-lovers are enjoying the debut day of Coachella 2013's second weekend.

Independent music writer Brian Blueskye and photographer Noelle Haro-Gomez are on the scene, and will be there throughout the weekend. Check for regular updates.

Below are some pics of the action from day 1; more will be added throughout the day. (Last updated at 7:45 p.m.) Enjoy!

On this week's exciting Independent comics page: Red Meat clinches along with some bun-tightener videos; The City tackles the springtime phenomenon of Woo Girls; Roland and Cid wonder whether Anne Frank would have indeed been a Belieber; and Jen Sorenson examines gentrification.