The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The first trailer is here!
A new age in the Marvel Universe has started!
Check out what director James Mangold had to say about future Wolverine movies!
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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The trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has arrived, and it's filled withRead more >
"Easter eggs" – references to the larger Spider-Man universe and hints at what's to come.
Not sure if you caught them all? We've highlighted them in this episode of Wikia Fanno…
A small Japanese town is taken by strange attackers - and prepares for a siege. Can they take down The Wolverine?
For a deeper look at Logan's story, check out The Wolverine: Declassified on Facebook, Tumblr, and Snapchat!Read more >
Get ready for more X-Men, folks! Bryan Singer, director of X-Men: Days of Future Past has just announced that a new X-Men movie based on the famous apocalypse story arc will be coming in 2016! More news to come, but one source claims that 20th Centur…Read more >
Story I Read: “The Coming of the Sub-Mariner” (Fantastic Four #4 May 1963)
Sub-Mariner maybe the most politically important character of the early Marvel Silver Age. Every time I read one of his stories, I am astounded by the importance he holds in t…Read more >
The first trailer for the 2014 film The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hit the web (no pun intended) today!
Life is busy for Peter Parker – between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen, high school graduation can…
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Calling all dragon fans! Throughout the centuries, in lands far away and forgotten, mankind has battled dragons. Now, from Middle-earth, the Wizarding World, the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and many other realms, the great creatures have gathered to…
By: Julian Munds
Story I Read: “The Coming of the Plantman” (Strange Tales #113 Oct. 1963)
If I were to mention the Sixities, you’d probably associate the term “Flower Power,” with whatever other LSD fueled thoughts that might be inspired. But you may…Read more >
Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette clip from The Wolverine: Unleashed Extended Edition Blu-ray for a look at how the movie's fight scenes.
Tomorrow's the release day, do you have your copy pre-ordered?
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Okay, this latest review comes courtesy of Dryankee17 who asked me to review Sam Alexander as the newest Nova. As with previous reviews, I should probably clarify my position on the Novas right now. I know nothing of any other Nova. Sam was the firs…Read more >
Alrighty, today I'll be reviewing X-Men: Destiny requested by Mako100. Given the nature of the game I won't be doing an overview of the plot in any kind of detail, but a sufficiently vague retelling will be forthcoming.
Alright, the story opens with …
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Marvel Comics began life as "Timely Publications" in 1939, with comic books featuring Captain America, Namor the Sub-Mariner and the original Human Torch. Legendary comics writer Stan Lee was hired as an office assistant in 1939. Within two years, the 19-year-old Lee was promoted to editor of the Marvel Comics line, a post that he would keep until 1972.
Everything changed in 1961, when Lee and artist Jack Kirby created The Fantastic Four -- a new style of superhero comic that focused on the characters' internal drama as well as their heroic adventures. The style was a huge success, and the Lee/Kirby team went on to create the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, the Mighty Thor, the X-Men and the Avengers. The prolific Lee worked with artist Steve Ditko to create one of Marvel's greatest success stories, Spider-Man. Stan Lee's Marvel revolution extended beyond the characters and storylines to the way in which comic books engaged the readership and built a sense of community between fans and creators.
Today, Marvel has broken the barrier of comics, attracting new fans thanks to their notorious presence in animated series, video games and movies, of which Marvel's heroes are blockbuster stars, with Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, the X-Men and the Avengers becoming regular features of the summer movie season.
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