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

A New Trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron Drops

May is getting closer and closer, so you can count on Marvel upping the ante with new Avengers: Age of Ultron info hitting the web. Today the dropped a new (third!) trailer for the film, one that reveals a little bit more about where Ultron (James Spader) comes from, and what side Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson_ will be on, at least when we first meet them. I could tell you all about it, but I am sure you’d much rather just watch it. So I’ll shut up now.  (Just a tip, make sure to stay all … Continue reading

Secret Wars: The End the Marvel Universe

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 upcoming eight-issue limited series Secret Wars will begin this coming May. “This is something we have been heading towards literally since the start of  Marvel … Continue reading

Avengers: Age of Ultron – First Look!

  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 is rapidly approaching 50 million).  But that left ABC without a draw for the weekly Marvel Cinematic Universe series, so Marvel added a little something … Continue reading