X-Men: Apocalypse First Look – Psylocke, Storm, and More

Entertainment Weekly continues to follow up on all things Comic Con in their latest issue, which a cover feature on the latest Marvel Mutant Mania – X-Men: Apocalypse. The cover is the first official reveal of the movie’s big bad,En Sabah Nur a/k/a Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) alongside the master of all things metal, Magneto (Micheal Fassbender) and introduces Psylocke (Olivia Munn) in her first film appearance. The story finds Magneto, Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) and the rest of the X-Men during the 1980s, as they each try make lives for themselves, and mutant-kind in their own … Continue reading

Sitting Down With Marvel for a Cup O’ Joe at SDCC15

Marvel held it’s traditional “no holds barred” panel between fans  and Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada on Saturday in Room 6BCF, and fans turned up to talk with him and the creators of some of Marvel’s hottest comics to talk about what’s in store for your favorite heroes. On hand, Axel Alonso – Marvel Editor-in-Chief, Tom Brevoort – Marvel Senior Vice President of Publishing, C.B. Cebulski – Marvel’s Vice President of International Business Development & Brand Management, as well as writers,  Charles Soule (Star Wars: Lando, Daredevil), Cullen Bunn (Moon Knight, Magneto),  Kieron Gillen (Star Wars: Darth Vader)  and Greg … Continue reading

A Trekkie’s Take on Marvel’s New Star Wars Series

(If you search in Google for Marvels’ 2015 Star Wars, you will get many reviews of the new Star Wars comics.  Most of theses reviews are for the first issue or other individual floppies; this review is of the first six issues of the new Marvel Star Wars series.) I was born in the late 70’s and was too young to go to the theater and watch the original Star Wars films.  Because of that and my personal interests, I liked them, but loved more the Star Trek TV series. I tend to prefer my entertainment on a weekly serialized way (TV episodes) rather than a long, spaced out (no pun … Continue reading

She is Worthy. Marvel Reveals the Woman Wielding Mjolnir

Warning – Big Spoilers ahead if you haven’t read Thor #8 It has been a journey into mystery, the identity of the new Thor, but after seven issues, we now know who wields the mighty Mjolnir. Jane Foster, the one time comic (and current cinematic) love interest for the God of Thunder now holds the power of Thor, as shown in the final page of this week’s issue.   Marvel Editor in Chief Alex Alonso spoke with Marvel.com about the revelation, and when he knew that Foster was picking up Thor’s hammer.  “At the very outset. It was part of Jason’s (series writer … Continue reading

Marvel for her vs. Marvel for him

If you Google “Marvel clothing line”, it’s about a 90/10 split of male clothing to female clothing. If you go to Marvel’s online store, they have some T-shirts and tank tops for women (many are unisex), but there are few options. Despite past arguments on the subject, women are just as likely to be fans of superheroes as men, but for some reason it is a very underutilized market. Recently, Marvel released a fashion collection for men, which includes professional wear, reversible shirts, and jackets with secret pockets. Everything is sleek, and stylish. It’s Captain America meets Tony Stark meets … Continue reading