Avengers: Age of Ultron – First Look!

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  Marvel had planned to début the first trailer for the Avengers: Age of Ultron during last night’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but of course the internet happened, and we all got to see that a little earlier than they planned. Marvel wisely decided to put a better quality version of the trailer on their youtube page, and in doing so, set a record, notching over 34 million views in the first 24 hours (and … Continue reading

Future Imperfect – Marvel Keeps Going Forward By Looking Back

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  2015 is looking to be quite the event for Marvel Comics. Quite a few events actually, many of which call back on some of Marvel’s most successful storylines over the past 30 years, going back to the original comic event, Secret Wars.  In fact, the first announcement they made was for a new Secret Wars. The latest was announced today by Marvel. Based on the classic two-part Hulk story Future Imperfect, by Peter David … Continue reading

#MarvelEvent! The Complete Phase Three Announcement!

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After losing a bit of momentum to the Distinguished Competition recent scheduling announcement, Marvel Films put on a show as Kevin Feige took the stage at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles to show their rivals how fans deserve to find out about their upcoming projects, collectively known as Phase Three.  Feige’s thinking is that they should have fun with this sort of announcement, fans not stockholders need to be on the front line. … Continue reading

Will Benedict Cumberbatch be Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme?

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  Deadline has reported that Marvel wants Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch for the role the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange in their cinematic universe. That doesn’t mean that the Star Trek Into Darkness actor will be playing the part, though.  The Hollywood news site’s sources only said that Marvel wants him, and that negotiations will begin between the studio and the actor soon.   While Cumberbatch would be a fine choice to play the one time surgeon turned magical … Continue reading

Sitting Down With Constantine

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  At this year’s New York Comic Con, I got a chance to sit down with John Constantine. That is, I sat with the actor who be playing him this fall on TV.  The show premieres on Friday October 24, but I got to see an advance screening of the series’ pilot the first night of Comic Con.  At the show’s press roundtable, Matt Ryan the star of NBC’s new comic book series, Constantine, as … Continue reading