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If you’re a fan of franchise movies and genre shows, you probably have one, two or all of these dates circled on the calendar. Here are all the sci-fi, fantasy and comics-based films and television shows set to debut this summer. At the movies “Alien: Covenant,” May 19. Director Ridley Scott helms another film in the science-fiction franchise he helped create in 1979…

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“Fear the Walking Dead”When: Premieres with an extended 90-minute episode at 9 p.m. Sunday on AMC, continuing in that time slot weekly with 60-minute episodes through Sept. 27. A second season with 15 episodes will premiere in 2016.The setup: When sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes emerged from a coma after being shot in the premiere episode of “The Walking Dead,” he woke to a w…