New Faces in Familiar Roles for X-Men: Apocalypse

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  Producer/Director Bryan Singer introduced the world to three actors joining the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse, all three will be playing characters introduced in Singer’s original X-Men film in 2000, and appeared in the next two sequels.   Meet our new and brilliant young mutants: @Alexshipppp as #Storm @SophieT as #JeanGrey and @TyeSheridan as #Cyclops. #XmenApocalypse — Bryan Singer (@BryanSinger) January 23, 2015   Alexandra Shipp will play Ororo “Storm” Munroe, originally played Halle Berry.  … Continue reading

Secret Wars: The End the Marvel Universe

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All good things… right? Comic book fandom received the news today that the Marvel Universe, which was introduced in 1961, would be coming to an end and along with Marvel’s Ultimate Universe.  Both Universe will reach their demise this spring in the upcoming Marvel event Secret Wars. On hand to make the announcement from Midtown Comics’ downtown location were Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, with Senior Vice President of Publishing and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort.  The … Continue reading

BBC/Netflix Deal Will Keep Doctor Who In Your Queue

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It’s okay Whovians,  you can relax. Popular internet streaming service Netflix will continue to stream the complete modern series of Doctor Who (at least up through the Matt Smith episodes) for the foreseeable future, according to Variety.com. No word yet when Peter Capaldi’s first season as the Doctor, the series’ eighth since returning in 2005, will begin streaming on the site.   Not only will Doctor Who (both the current, and collection of classic stories) … 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

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer leaked – WITH VIDEO

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  It was going to début during the October 28th episode of  Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, but like so many other things before it, the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer managed to worm its way out on to the World Wide Web. As quickly as sites could get the trailer online, among the first places to go live with it was comic news site, Comic Book Resources.  Disney asked them (in what I imagine was in the … Continue reading